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2014 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2014

Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of…
Stereogum | December 2, 2014 - 9:39 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

This past week brought Memorial Day, and with it, the unofficial start of summer. It also meant a four-day work week, but even with the…
Stereogum | May 30, 2014 - 3:47 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: EMA The Future’s Void

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…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2014 - 4:11 pm

More EMA stories

EMA – “Soul On Fire (Redux)” (Danzig Cover)

EMA has a bit of a history with Glenn Danzig. She met him backstage at a Danzig concert when she was 18, and exactly five…
Peter Helman | June 23, 2016 - 6:41 pm

EMA – “Amnesia Haze”

EMA did the score for the film #HORROR, which was directed by Tara Subkoff and stars Chloe Sevigny and Natasha Lyonne. Today, she's shared "Amnesia…
James Rettig | November 20, 2015 - 10:24 am

EMA Takes On Gun Culture On New Song “Active Shooter”

America's recent epidemic of mass shootings seems to get worse all the time, and so does the feeling that the gun lobby is too strong…
Tom Breihan | October 13, 2015 - 10:03 am

EMA – “Black Boys On Mopeds” (Sinéad O’Connor Cover)

On her 1990 debut album I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got, Sinéad O'Connor sang about police brutality in the UK on the song…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2015 - 1:39 pm

EMA – “3Jane” Video

Earlier this year, EMA released the great album The Future's Void, which explored ideas about technology and industrial music and where our privacy ends. She's…
Tom Breihan | November 25, 2014 - 12:54 pm

Check Out EMA’s New Hive Zine Back To The Void

EMA's excellent new album The Future's Void does a lot of things. And this is one of those things: It combines an old pasted-together sense…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2014 - 12:44 pm

EMA – “False Flag”

Erika Anderson, aka EMA, already put out one of our favorite albums of the year, but that hasn't stopped her from releasing even more music.
Miles Bowe | September 11, 2014 - 6:19 pm

Watch A Very Intense EMA Make Her TV Debut On Letterman

At this point, we're used to seeing indie bands catapult from relative obscurity to national TV exposure. But if you've every been lucky enough to…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2014 - 10:12 am

EMA – “Drown”

Almost two months ago, EMA gave us The Future's Void, a deep and powerful album about, among other things, technology and the things it can…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2014 - 3:15 pm

Stream EMA The Future’s Void

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…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2014 - 10:30 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | March 28, 2014 - 2:55 pm

EMA – “3Jane”

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…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2014 - 11:17 am

EMA Lights Up The Darkness At SXSW

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…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2014 - 2:35 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | February 28, 2014 - 2:54 pm

EMA – “So Blonde” Video

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.
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2014 - 11:10 am

EMA – “Satellites” Video

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…
Tom Breihan | January 21, 2014 - 11:00 am

List

The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

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.
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | December 13, 2013 - 12:33 pm

EMA – “Satellites”

My favorite album of 2011 was Past Life Martyred Saints, the gutwrenching and crazy-intense solo debut from the former Gowns leader EMA, and it wasn't…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2013 - 10:13 am

Zola Jesus, EMA @ Natural History Museum, Los Angeles 3/2/12

Touring behind her well received album Conatus, Zola Jesus stopped by the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles, and filled the hall with haunting vocals amongst…
Andrew Youssef | March 5, 2012 - 2:32 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

My two favorite music videos this week were slow, lyrical depictions of combat sports full of squalid shots of slovenly audience members and slow-motion images…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2012 - 12:15 pm

EMA – “Take One Two” Video

Today, Erika M. Anderson, the woman who made my favorite album of 2011, releases her "Take One Two" single, a benefit for the anti-bullying nonprofit…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2012 - 2:46 pm

Gummy Awards

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 New Acts Of 2011

Having already revealed Your Top 10 Tracks and Your Top 10 Music Videos, next box to be punched on the Gummys' advent calendar is the…
Stereogum | December 14, 2011 - 12:21 pm

Watch EMA’s Take Away Show

For its Take Away Shows video series, the French website La Blogothèque records artists performing acoustically, without microphones, in locations around Paris. For the latest
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2011 - 9:05 am

EMA – “Angelo”

EMA's digital single of the harrowing Past Life Martyred Saints track "Marked" is out today, and the B-side is a stomping pill-addled howler named "Angelo."
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2011 - 4:17 pm

Watch EMA Cover The Violent Femmes’ “Add It Up”

EMA has pretty impeccable taste in covers: Robert Johnson, Danzig, Nirvana, "Crimson And Clover." And on her recent covers, she's been making like Ethan Hawke…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2011 - 3:18 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We actually got a ridiculous number of strong, visually striking music videos this week: everything on this week's list is pretty much must-see. And it…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2011 - 4:32 pm
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