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Swedish sibling two-piece First Aid Kit are known for their beautiful interpretation of rootsy American folk, so it only makes sense that they would choose Friends as their favorite TV show: a beautiful interpretation of the rootsy American sitcom. I spoke to Klara, one half of the Kit, about Chandler, Monica, Ross — heck, the… More »

I don’t want to bum anybody out, but summer’s almost over. With an emphasis on almost, meaning anything can still happen (aside from reclaiming that unbridled feeling of summer’s start and infinite possibilities; we’re definitely in the zone of finitude, with all its attendant reminders of our own corporeal mortality, now)! LIVE IT UP! Really. More »

This week saw a of new tunes from heavy-hitters (Beck with guest Kim Gordon), comeback cuts from old favorites (the Dismemberment Plan, Mazzy Star), and an odd cocktail of indie rock and rap (Black Noi$e’s remix of Unknown Mortal Orchestra with Killer Mike and Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire). What reeled us in this week? Another cross-genre… More »

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Friends – “A Thing Like This”

This last year has been very good to Friends: The Bushwick band earned their BTW in April; they went big in October compliments of the…
Amrit Singh | January 12, 2012 - 5:07 pm

CMJ 2011: Class Superlatives & Our Finest Photos

We're on the other side of CMJ now, which you could probably tell by the uptick in the music news cycle, or by some bloggers'…
Amrit Singh | October 24, 2011 - 6:19 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The two highest-profile videos of the week were almost certainly Rihanna's "We Found Love" and Coldplay's "Paradise." I didn't put either video on this list.
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2011 - 1:42 pm

Friends – “I’m His Girl” Video

The Brooklyn Band To Watch Friends now has a video for the catchy-as-hell bubblefunk single "I'm His Girl," and I'm not dissing at all when…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2011 - 10:37 am

Friends – “My Boo” (Ghost Town DJ’s Cover)

It's a nice moment for "My Boo" redos. Last month Balam Acab pitched "My Boo" through his distended down-tempo filter, giving the upbeat bass music…
Amrit Singh | September 21, 2011 - 12:29 pm

Friends – “I’m His Girl”

Band To Watch Friends posted their new track "I'm His Girl" earlier today in advance of its Halloween release. It's a Lykke Li-like groove accented…
Corban Goble | September 14, 2011 - 12:10 pm

Friends – “Friend Crush” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

It's "ESG-style polyrhythmic post-disco on a tropical-pop trip" that Bushwick BTW Friends fix on musically, and their visual aesthetic -- both onstage, and in this…
Amrit Singh | July 7, 2011 - 1:26 pm

Friends – “Friend Crush (Phone Tag Remix)”

Brooklyn-via-Texas project Phone Tag was one of the scene compatriots Friends name-checked in their BTW piece, which was a kind plug while also being another…
Amrit Singh | May 18, 2011 - 3:48 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2011

April's mix is female heavy and thematically clustered. It tips off with a track from each of our three most recent Bands To Watch. The…
Amrit Singh | April 8, 2011 - 5:18 pm

Band To Watch: Friends

After WU LYF's post-midnight US debut at Glasslands Friday night, folks slipped into the venue next door, 285 Kent St., to catch the tail-end of…
Amrit Singh | April 4, 2011 - 3:19 pm

Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Joey

“You know the difference between Friends and the John Kerry campaign? Friends has a theme.” And I’ll be so happy not to hear that stupid…
Stereogum | May 7, 2004 - 9:53 am
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