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2015 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am

2015 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2015

There are a couple of reasons this year has seen the release of so many great EPs: cheaper recording technology, easier distribution methods, the death…
James Rettig | December 2, 2015 - 11:00 am


Stereogum’s 50 Best New Bands Of 2015

Stereogum's Best New Bands list is back! After taking off last year, today we return with a rundown of the artists that have spent the…
Stereogum | October 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

More Florist stories

Florist – “What I Wanted To Hold”

At the beginning of last year, Band To Watch Florist released their debut full-length, The Birds Outside Sang, an evocative portrait that started off sounding…
James Rettig | July 19, 2017 - 3:31 pm

Hello Shark – “Drake Night” (Feat. Florist’s Emily Sprague)

Lincoln Halloran has been writing songs and performing as Hello Shark for almost a decade now. Delicate, his next full-length, is his first since moving…
James Rettig | August 11, 2016 - 11:21 am

Stream Florist The Birds Outside Sang

Florist's The Birds Outside Sang is the first of what will be many releases this year from the Brooklyn collective known as The Epoch. All…
James Rettig | January 22, 2016 - 11:40 am

Florist – “A Hospital + Crucifix Made Of Plastic”

We named four-piece folk-rock outfit Florist a Band To Watch last year off of the strength of their Holdly EP, and while that was superb,…
Collin Robinson | January 11, 2016 - 3:43 pm

Florist – “White Light Doorway”

The New York Band To Watch Florist make a hushed, specific form of DIY folk-rock, one that's both soothing an idiosyncratic. They released their Holdly
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2015 - 11:01 am

Florist – “The Birds Outside Sang”

Florist's Holdly EP -- the one that led us to name them both a Band To Watch and a best new band -- was actually…
James Rettig | November 19, 2015 - 12:25 pm

Stream Florist Holdly EP

Holdly is just a taste of the wonders that are sure to come on Florist's debut full-length, The Birds Outside Sang, due out on Double…
James Rettig | October 27, 2015 - 2:51 pm

Florist – “Cool And Refreshing”

Emily Sprague's lyrics have a way of making bold declarations and then slyly retracting. On "Vacation," the lead single from Florist's forthcoming Holdly EP, she…
James Rettig | October 21, 2015 - 1:21 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Another week, another development in the ongoing saga of the notorious Pizza Rat here in New York. Today, New York Magazine reports that rats across…
Stereogum | October 9, 2015 - 2:19 pm

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Florist

Florist's music centers on moments of specific intimacy. "Hold me when I'm starting to cry," Emily Sprague sings on "Holdly," the title track off the…
Caitlin White | October 6, 2015 - 12:31 pm

Stream The Le Sigh Vol. II

The Le Sigh had a magical release show in Brooklyn last night for their second zine and tape compilation that featured performances from Jawbreaker Reunion,…
James Rettig | December 22, 2014 - 9:21 am