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I won’t lie: This was a rough week. Some weeks are rough because there are so many great albums that, when I pick one, I’m doing a disservice to all the others. And then some weeks are rough because there’s just nothing going on. This is one of those weeks. We haven’t seen a release… More »

Let’s take a moment for Dave Brockie, better known as Gwar’s Oderus Urungus, who died suddenly earlier this week. For decades, Brockie helped to pioneer a distinctly DIY music-video aesthetic. With no YouTube and no TV channels willing to play their videos, Gwar went full-on disgusting, turning every video into a mini-Evil Dead video and… More »

This week, we saw two bizarre-yet-totally sensical collabs from !!! with Main Attrakionz and Icona Pop and Zebra Katz, and they are talking points, for sure, indicative of how there are truly no longer any barriers to break when it comes to genre melds — that even the most bombastic performers can link up with… More »

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Beverly – “Planet Birthday”

"Planet Birthday" is the latest from Frankie Rose and Drew Citron's debut album as Beverly, Careers. The song presents a breathy yet aggressive take o…
Chris DeVille | June 16, 2014 - 3:35 pm
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Beverly – “Honey Do” Video

Earlier this year, Frankie Rose took a break from her solo career and, along with Drew Citron, formed the indie-pop duo Beverly. They announced their…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2014 - 1:38 pm
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Small Black – “Lines Of Latitude (Dave Harrington Remix)”

Guitarist Dave Harrington is Nicolas Jaar's bandmate in the elegantly restrained electro-psych duo Darkside, and he may also be Jaar's peer in creating woozily pretty…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2014 - 4:39 pm
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Beverly – “You Can’t Get It Right”

Frankie Rose was an integral part of Vivian Girls, Crystal Stilts, and Dum Dum Girls, and last year put out a solo album that included…
Miles Bowe | May 1, 2014 - 4:20 pm

Small Black – “Real People” (Feat. Frankie Rose) Video

New York synthpoppers Small Black will release their new EP Real People next week, and the title track, like first single "Lines Of Latitude," ha…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2014 - 9:28 am

Small Black – “Lines Of Latitude” (Feat. Frankie Rose)

Last year, the Brooklyn synthpoppers Small Black released their album Limits Of Desire, one of the best and most underrated examples of giddy sunkissed New…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2014 - 10:39 am
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Beverly – “Honey Do”

The former Vivian Girls/Crystal Stilts/Dum Dum Girls member Frankie Rose has been releasing some wonderfully swoony indie-pop solo albums over the last few years, and…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Frankie Rose – “Sorrow (Small Black Remix)”

Last month, the postpunk and garage-rock scene veteran Frankie Rose released Herein Wild, her third solo album and her second album of evocative, swirling new…
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2013 - 11:06 am

Watch Frankie Rose Play “Into Blue” On A NYC Rooftop

Yesterday, former Dum Dum Girls/Vivian Girls/Crystal Stilts member Frankie Rose performed "Into Blue", a song off of her forthcoming record Herein Wild, on a roofto…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 23, 2013 - 11:22 am
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Stream Frankie Rose Herein Wild

Frankie Rose (formerly of Crystal Stilts, Dum Dum Girls, and Vivian Girls) has been putting out some excellent singles in anticipation of her upcoming solo…
Miles Bowe | September 17, 2013 - 11:31 am
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Frankie Rose – “Street Of Dreams” (The Damned Cover)

Frankie Rose, the former Vivian Girls/Crystal Stilts/Dum Dum Girls supporting player, went chiffon new wave on last year's solo album Interstellar, and it was awesome.
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2013 - 11:46 am
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Frankie Rose – “Sorrow”

She'd already gone solo, but last year, the former Vivian Girls/Crystal Stilts/Dum Dum Girls supporting player Frankie Rose completely broke out and became her ow…
Tom Breihan | August 1, 2013 - 4:28 pm

Teen Daze – “Union” (Feat. Frankie Rose)

Here's a new single from Vancouver producer Teen Daze, a fuzzy, big-sounding number called "Union" that features vocals from Frankie Rose. Hear it below.
Corban Goble | September 14, 2012 - 9:25 am

Frankie Rose – “The Fall (Fort Romeau Remix)”

British dance producer Fort Romeau upends Frankie Rose's Interstellar cut "The Fall," turning it into a shuffling, percussive slab of dance music, one in which…
Corban Goble | August 31, 2012 - 10:02 am

Frankie Rose – “Know Me” Video

The lush, lilting new-wave track "Know Me" is one of the highlights of Frankie Rose's pretty-great Interstellar album, and its new video is an 80s-style…
Tom Breihan | July 30, 2012 - 1:36 pm
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Frankie Rose – “Apples For The Sun (The Go! Team Remix)”

Here' the Go! Team's remix of "Apples For The Sun," where the Brighton group equips Frankie Rose's Interstellar jam with some bells and whistles a…
Corban Goble | May 1, 2012 - 2:26 pm

Frankie Rose – “Night Swim” Video

Frankie Rose's extremely likable new-wave move Interstellar has already yielded one video, for "Gospel/Grace." Now there's another one, for the rippling, sighing "Night Swim," and…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2012 - 10:14 am
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