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Grizzly Bear’s 5th Album Will Be “More Adventurous”

In a new interview with The Standard, Ed Droste gave a quick update on how the new Grizzly Bear album is coming along. “We’re feeling more adventurous with the sonic directions, changing it up a little bit — not like, a techno dance album … it’s in the beginning stages,” he said. “Only a couple… More »

By: James Rettig / April 14, 2015 - 10:28 pm

Haim’s Family Band Rockinhaim Reunited Last Night With Help From Laura Marling, Ed Droste, Jenny Lewis & More

Before Haim were Haim, they were Rockinhaim, a band that Este, Danielle, and Alana played in alongside their parents Moti and Donna. The family reunited last night to perform at the benefit “Sam Jam w/ Haim and Friends,” a show dedicated to Sammi Kane Kraft, a friend of the Haim’s who was killed by a… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / April 3, 2015 - 5:43 pm

33 Musicians Discuss Their Favorite Radiohead Songs

From star-studded guest lists to an audible influence on several generations of bands, Radiohead’s fan base has always included quite a few of their fellow rock stars. We polled dozens of notable musicians about their favorite Radiohead songs, and this is how they responded. More »

By: Stereogum / March 10, 2015 - 10:42 am

Grizzly Bear Annotated Their Songs On Genius, Too

At the beginning of this week, Kendrick Lamar dropped his astounding new track “The Blacker The Berry,” and we wrote about how author Michael Chabon took it upon himself to annotate the rapper’s prose on Genius (fka Rap Genius). The site is attempting bring a more esteemed level of criticism into the fold, and it… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / February 12, 2015 - 2:25 pm

Diplo, Ed Droste, & Rostam – “Long Way Home”

Diplo just tweeted a link to “Long Way Home,” a new collaboration with Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste and Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij built around Diplo and DJ Dahi’s beat from Ty Dolla $ign’s “Stand For.” It’s an unexpected and monumental rock-star collab, and you can hear it below. More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 11, 2014 - 12:18 pm

The Week In Pop: The Cold Hard Facts On The Year In Pop

Now that December is upon us, publications are starting to roll out their year-end lists. In the preface to our own countdown of the year’s best albums, we noted how subjective that pursuit is, but there is a more objective way to determine what music ruled 2014: cold hard facts. And what do you know,… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 4, 2014 - 4:38 pm

Outside Lands 2013 Artist Portraits

San Francisco’s Outside Lands went down over the weekend with performances from Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails, Vampire Weekend, and more. (Check out our list of the 10 best things at the festival here.) In between shooting performances, our photographer Moses Namkung snapped some intimate moments with artists backstage. Check out his portraits of Chromatics,… More »

By: Stereogum / August 13, 2013 - 11:49 am

The 10 Best Things At Outside Lands 2013

Between music, comedy, food, and artwork, Outside Lands really is one of the more interesting American summer festivals. You checked out our coverage and photos from Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, and now we have The 10 Best Things we experienced at the festival, music-related or otherwise. Check out the countdown here. More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 12, 2013 - 5:41 pm

Stream McSweeney’s Flaming Lips Radio Show Feat. Ed Droste, Will Sheff, Bill Callahan & More

Here’s another thing that Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne can cross off of his increasingly insane to-do list: Record an hour-long radio drama about the human-head-shaped tumor on the inside of his leg. Coyne teamed up with McSweeney’s, KCRW, and producer Richard Parks to put together the show, entitled Wayne Coynes Human Head Shaped Tumor. More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 26, 2012 - 9:57 am

Album Of The Week: Grizzly Bear Shields

It’s not to say that the Album Of The Week selection for this second week of September has always been a foregone conclusion. This slate on September 18th is actually full of great efforts by a broad set of worthy artists, all situated in the upper echelon of their respective niches — see the laptop-enabled… More »

By: Amrit Singh / September 18, 2012 - 4:34 pm

Turntable Interview: Grizzly Bear

It’s been three years since Grizzly Bear’s Veckatimest dazzled fans. Now their wildly anticipated follow up Shields is due in stores on September 18th. The band has released two singles “Sleeping Ute” and “Yet Again,” ahead of the full-length giving listeners a hint at the haunting melodies, anxious rhythms, and dreamy hooks that make u… More »

By: Melissa Locker / September 7, 2012 - 10:25 am

What Grizzly Bear’s Been Up To Since Veckatimest

Yesterday, Grizzly Bear kicked off their new album cycle with “Sleeping Ute,” a tempestuous Rossen-penned gem that the comment section wanted to marry. (“I do!” – You guys.) The band’s still-untitled record comes 9/18 via Warp, and it is something we will probably talk about a fair bit around here, because it’s been three solid… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 6, 2012 - 9:55 am

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

It’s Good Friday and Passover, but it’s also regular Friday, which means it’s time to look at the highest and lowest rated comments of the past 7 days. Early this week was sort of slow for comments, but we made up for it with blog posts about Soundgarden and Kurt Cobain. 1994 4eva. Speaking of… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 6, 2012 - 2:26 pm

Stereogum Presents Feist’s Tour Polaroids

Though Feist’s worldwide tour of Metals won’t wrap up until next March, Leslie, tourmates Mountain Man and the gang took some time out to document the first leg with a Polaroid camera and film supplied to us by the Impossible Project. Special thanks to Graeme Flegenheimer for facilitating the project. Check out Leslie’s shots and… More »

By: Corban Goble / November 23, 2011 - 12:53 pm

Hear Feist Perform “Cicadas & Gulls” With Ed Droste

Though Feist played the CBC’s 75th anniversary show about a month ago, only recently has the audio surfaced. So, on that note, here’s Feist’s duet rendition of Metals cut “Cicadas & Gulls” alongside Grizzly Bear’s Ed Droste. Stream the performance below. More »

By: Corban Goble / November 8, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Serge Gainsbourg Tribute @ Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood 8/28/11

It was a beautiful evening at the Hollywood Bowl for the KCRW-sponsored tribute to Serge Gainsbourg curated by Beck. The all star line up included Ed Droste (Grizzly Bear), Victoria Legrand (Beach House), Mike Patton (Faith No More), Sean Lennon & Charlotte Kemp Muhl (The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger), Zola Jesus, Lulu Gainsbourg,… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / August 29, 2011 - 9:34 am

Stereogum Monthly Mix: March 2011

The March edition of our Monthly Mix series runs the gamut from South London mixtape hip-hop, to lady-baiting R&B, pop, to lady-fronted arpeggiated-vocal ukulele/sax funk. Or at least it runs that gamut within its first three tracks. There are plenty of collaborations (the lead harmonizers from Fleet Foxes and Grizzly Bear, harmonizing; PS I Love… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 10, 2011 - 3:09 pm

Download A Free Robin Pecknold EP (Feat. Ed Droste)

When Robin Pecknold has released solo material in the past it’s been under his White Antelope moniker. Today’s sneak-released three-song EP is credited simply to Robin Pecknold, tweeted from his @FleetFoxes account, with one track featuring stylistic forefather (forelderbrother?) Ed Droste of Grizzly Bear. Robin says that these “mellow jams” are distinctly not Fleet Foxe… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 7, 2011 - 3:14 pm

Wilco/Yo La Tengo @ KeySpan Park, Coney Island 7/13/09

In a few days the city’s indie kids will make their way out to Coney Island for the Voice’s annual Siren festival, chances are many of the same kids who made the trek last night to see Tweedy and Yo La and surprise guests Feist and Ed Droste at KeySpan Park last night. Wilco welcomed… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 14, 2009 - 10:17 am

Premature Evaluation: Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest

No secret we’ve been excited about this one for awhile. And as the band blogged, it’s no secret that a transcode of the album is burning up torrent sites a bit earlier than anticipated. On the other hand, between live shows and television appearances, the wait for a Yellow House followup’s seemed interminable, Grizzly Bear’… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 5, 2009 - 2:18 pm
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