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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 »

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix — MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. — in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so, for you, here is the month’s music, whittled down to its very best, via each of the aforementioned mediums, limited only… More »

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Eluvium Soundtrack Steve Jobs Trailer

Out of all the Steve Jobs biopics and documentaries we've been subjected to over the past few years, the upcoming Steve Jobs always had the…
James Rettig | September 15, 2015 - 10:33 am

Watch A Trailer For Inventions’ New EP Blanket Waves

Inventions is the atmospheric organic-ambient duo of Eluvium's Matthew T. Cooper and Explosions In The Sky member Mark T. Smith. The duo might have started…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 9:47 am

Inventions – “Escapers”

Inventions, the duo of Eluvium's Matthew T. Cooper and Explosions In The Sky's Mark T. Smith, are about to release Maze Of Woods, their second…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2015 - 1:32 pm

Inventions – “Peregrine (The Field Remix)”

Inventions are the duo of Matthew T. Cooper, who makes glassy organic ambient music as Eluvium, and Mark T. Smith, who makes triumphant instrumental post-rock…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2015 - 1:09 pm

Inventions – “Peregrine”

The peregrine falcon is the fastest animal on earth, a bird that can reach speeds of 200 miles per hour in flight. "Peregrine," on the…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2015 - 1:25 pm

Inventions – “Springworlds” Video

Last year, the ambient stargazers in Inventions -- Explosions In The Sky's Mark T. Smith and Eluvium's Matthew Cooper -- released their twinkling post-rock debut.
Patrick Hosken | February 5, 2015 - 12:43 pm

Inventions – “Springworlds”

Inventions -- the collaboration between Explosions In The Sky's Mark T. Smith and Eluvium's Matthew Cooper -- have announced the follow-up to their self-titled debut,…
James Rettig | January 13, 2015 - 11:14 am

Inventions – “Peaceable Child”

Two titans of dramatic, emotional instrumental music come together in the new project Inventions: Matthew Cooper, better known as Eluvium, and Explosions In The Sky…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2014 - 3:59 pm

Inventions – “Entity”

Inventions is the new side project of ambient music titan Matthew Cooper, otherwise known as Eluvium, and Explosions In the Sky member Mark T. Smith.
Tom Breihan | January 28, 2014 - 11:18 am

Stream Eluvium Nightmare Ending

Portland ambient music baron Matthew Cooper has been recording as Eluvium for a decade, though when we last heard from him, he was flirting with…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2013 - 9:34 am

Eluvium – “Happiness” (Feat. Ira Kaplan)

35 years ago Brian Eno wrote the famous rule that ambient music must be "as ignorable as it is interesting" on the back of hi…
Miles Bowe | April 30, 2013 - 3:32 pm

Eluvium – “Entendre”

Eluvium's forthcoming double-disc sprawl Nightmare Ending is full of achingly emotive acoustic ambient music, and we've already posted his tracks "Don't Get Any Closer" and…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2013 - 5:10 pm

Eluvium – “Envenom Mettle” (Stereogum Premiere)

The Pacific Northwestern ambient-music enigma, who's been recording as Eluvium for long enough to earn veteran status, is getting set to release Nightmare Ending, the…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2013 - 1:09 pm

Eluvium – “Don’t Get Any Closer”

It's hard to believe that this spring it will have been 10 years since we were introduced to the achingly beautiful music of Matthew Cooper…
Miles Bowe | February 19, 2013 - 5:08 pm

Stream Eluvium Similes

We’ve sampled a few gorgeous bits from Eluvium’s latest dash of hypnotic headphone candy, now you can hear the entire collection through the weekend over…
Amrit Singh | February 18, 2010 - 2:06 pm

Eluvium – “The Motion Makes Me Last” Video

With "The Motion Makes Me Last" and "Leaves Eclipse The Light," Portland's resident ambient master Matthew Cooper has given two fine, refined previews from the…
Amrit Singh | February 10, 2010 - 8:54 am

New Eluvium – “Leaves Eclipse The Light” (Stereogum Premiere)

First, download "The Motion Makes Me Last," the spacious, coruscating lead track from Matthew Cooper aka Eluvium's forthcoming fifth full-length Similes. It's great. A…
Amrit Singh | January 6, 2010 - 11:10 am

New Eluvium – “The Motion Makes Me Last”

Portland's ambient dramatist Matthew Cooper aka Eluvium has gradually refined and expanded his palette over four albums, his meditative pieces pivoting on fixed loops, pianos,…
Amrit Singh | December 3, 2009 - 3:48 pm