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Seven years ago, covering CMJ for the Village Voice, I tried to go see High Places at the Cake Shop in New York, and I got their early enough to see the final song of the band that was before them on…   Read Story »
Three years ago, the former Gowns singer Erika M. Anderson went solo as EMA and released her debut LP Past Life Martyred Saints, one of the most forceful and cathartic indie rock albums in recent…   Read Story »
We're officially a week into spring, and in New York City, at least, it's actually almost starting to feel like it. Somehow, though, this week's 5 Best Songs might be the darkest collection we've…   Read Story »
In about a week and a half, Erika M. Anderson will release The Future's Void, her second solo album, and it is incredible. We've already posted "Satellites" and "So Blonde," the album's first two…   Read Story »
If you're willing to spend a small eternity on line to get in, Austin's Central Presbyterian Church is one of the great places to catch a show at SXSW. The acoustics are pristine, people are more…   Read Story »
The music gods were really kind this week. We had maybe a dozen legit songs in contention for this week's 5 Best, and and when we finally narrowed it down five, we could barely even find a way to…   Read Story »
This spring, the former Gowns leader Erika M. Anderson will give us The Future's Void, her second album as EMA, and you should be excited. The searing industrial-influenced first single "Satellites"…   Read Story »
The majestic, gothic, epically tense "Satellites" is the first single from The Future's Void, former Gowns leader Erika M. Anderson's second album as EMA. The LP follows the heart-shattering 2011…   Read Story »
We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums.…   Read Story »
We just published our 50 Favorite Songs Of 2013, but this week reminded us that the year ain't over yet. On Wednesday, both EMA and Burial dropped new songs that would have commanded serious…   Read Story »