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Superchunk Dig Up Triumphant “Born To Run” Cover In Honor Of Album’s 40th Anniversary

Bruce Springsteen's Born To Run is 40 years old today, and we're all celebrating the best way we know how. In Stereogum's case, we ran…
Chris DeVille | August 25, 2015 - 4:01 pm

Crooked Fingers – “Bad Blood” Video

Crooked Fingers hasn't released an album since Breaks In The Armor, which came out in October 2011, so it's decidedly odd to see the band…
Michael Nelson | December 5, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Crooked Fingers – “Our New Favorite” Video

Kids! Kids are the best. As someone who's about to have his second, I am helpless before a music video that shows kids doing kid…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2012 - 4:33 pm

Crooked Fingers – “Typhoon”

Now that they've reunited, Eric Bachmann is back to fronting the '90s indie overlords Archers Of Loaf. But he's not stopping with his Crooked Fingers…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2011 - 11:42 am

Neko Case Performs “This Tornado Loves You” On Letterman

Dave doesn't kiss just any musical guest's hand (even though "Karen O is like rad, man"). Last night the Late Show host seemed particularly charmed…
Scott Lapatine | April 16, 2009 - 4:00 am

Stream Shins, Bright Eyes, National Covering Merge Classics

Merge Records turns 20 this year and the celebration is well underway. Last week we told you about the five-day summer fest in North Carolina
Scott Lapatine | April 8, 2009 - 1:55 am

Neko Case, Britt Daniel On New Crooked Fingers EP

The Your Control EP, fronted by the Forfeit/Fortune duet between Eric Bachmann and Neko Case, is out digitally today with no physical release planned. In…
brandon | March 4, 2009 - 10:35 am

New Crooked Fingers Video – “Let’s Not Pretend (To Be New Men)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Crooked Fingers' Forfeit/Fortune is out tomorrow. When we posted "Phony Revoluations," I mentioned Eric Bachmann's pretty obvious shift from Archers' rambunctious indie rock to Crooked's…
brandon | October 6, 2008 - 10:52 am

New Crooked Fingers – “Phony Revolutions”

Eric Bachmann's a pretty reliable songwriter. Not everything he does is great, but between his early Archers Of Loaf days to Crooked Fingers -- I…
brandon | September 11, 2008 - 9:55 am

Valentines For Your iPod

100% Stereogum-recommended legal MP3s from newish and upcoming albums. Crooked Fingers – “Call To Love” Audible – “Sunday Bell” Damon And Naomi – “Love (Live)”
Stereogum | February 14, 2005 - 9:21 am