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Don't you love Christmas music? I'm Jewish so mostly it makes me feel like I'm in a mall. But don't you love malls? I've been trying to get my daughter to listen to The Nutcracker, and that's been…   Read Story »
Damien Jurado's first single from the forthcoming Richard Swift-produced Maraqopa is a jazzy psych-rock jam, which, you know, is not the usual thing you expect from Jurado. Download "Nothing Is The…   Read Story »
A couple of months ago I suggested considering Damien Jurado's words on holy experiences and unknown darkness when listening to his ninth album Saint Bartlett. It provides a framework. As an example,…   Read Story »
The first thing I thought of when I heard "Cloudy Shoes" was Band Of Horses's "Factory." "Cloudy Shoes" feels more spiritual though. Maybe it's the echoing hand claps, or maybe the way he repeats…   Read Story »
Damien Jurado's simple, effective covers of Microphones' "Where Lies My Tarp?" and Low's "Murderer" made for good listening, while also offering interesting personal insights into the Seattle…   Read Story »
Microblogging service Twitter has signed up countless celebrities in recent months, and among them are some of our favorite musical artists: Trent Reznor! Colin Meloy! Ed Droste! Diddy! Stereogum…   Read Story »
After hearing "Gillian Was A Horse" from Damien Jurado's forthcoming Caught In The Trees, we contacted the Seattle singer-songwriter and asked if he'd want to premiere a track at Stereogum. Lucky for…   Read Story »
After hearing "Gillian Was A Horse" from Damien Jurado's forthcoming Caught In The Trees, we contacted the Seattle singer-songwriter and asked if he'd want to premiere a track at Stereogum. Lucky for…   Read Story »
"Gillian Was A Horse" has been floating around in one form or another since 2006, but its current, more polished state is what's showing up on Damien Jurado's next album Caught In The Trees, which…   Read Story »
Indiana-based indie label Secretly Canadian -- affiliated with the likes of Antony & the Johnsons, David Vandervelde, Jens Lekman, and Songs: Ohia -- is celebrating 100 releases over 11 years with…   Read Story »