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31 Essential Shoegaze Tracks

"Shoegaze" was not initially meant as a compliment. Like "impressionists" (used dismissively by an art critic in 1874), "Krautrock," or more recently "deplorable(s)," the phrase…
Zach Schonfeld | June 14, 2017 - 12:17 pm

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Galaxie 500 Songs

If rock-critic clichés never existed, Galaxie 500 would have had to invent them. Named after a classic model Ford that none of the band members…
James Jackson Toth | April 15, 2014 - 10:56 am

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10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Galaxie 500 Songs

If rock-critic clichés never existed, Galaxie 500 would have had to invent them. Named after a classic model Ford that none of the band members…
James Jackson Toth | April 15, 2014 - 10:56 am

Hospitality – “Going Out” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

It's been almost exactly five years since we named Hospitality a Band To Watch, and today, as they release their second full-length Trouble, we have…
Chris DeVille | January 28, 2014 - 9:52 am

Dean Wareham – “Holding Pattern”

The former Galaxie 500/Luna frontman Dean Wareham has been in the game for about a quarter century, but he hasn't released a proper solo full-length…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2014 - 2:33 pm

Joanna Gruesome – “Tugboat” (Galaxie 500 Cover)

Joanna Gruesome are pretty brave to cover "Tugboat" by Galaxie 500, one of the dearest songs by a band that has generated intensely passionate fans…
Miles Bowe | November 13, 2013 - 3:08 pm

Dean Wareham – “Love Is Colder Than Death”

Dean Wareham, the former frontman of Galaxie 500 and Luna, is probably more famous for his warm, gauzy guitar tone than for anything else. But…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2013 - 12:37 pm

Ryan Adams Covers Galaxie 500

So many covers today! Here's another one: Ryan Adams, playing live at Boston's Orpheum this weekend, doing a lovely solo-piano cover of Galaxie 500's classic…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2011 - 4:50 pm

Dean & Britta Revisit Yo Gabba Gabba!, Galaxie 500

No one is happier than I am to hear that the hip Nick Jr. series Yo Gabba Gabba is changing its tunes. The show airs…
Scott Lapatine | August 17, 2010 - 12:12 pm

Damon & Naomi Revisit The Sub Pop Years

It wasn't so long ago I posted about Galaxie 500 reissuing their original three albums and, in the process, brought up Damon Krukowski and Naomi…
Brandon Stosuy | July 27, 2009 - 11:21 am

Galaxie 500 Reissue Original Three Albums On Vinyl

If you don't own them already, Today, On Fire, and This Is Our Music are available on vinyl and as digital downloads in various bonus…
Brandon Stosuy | June 30, 2009 - 9:15 am

Liz Phair Reviews Dean Wareham’s Black Postcards: A Rock & Roll Romance For The NY Times

A couple weeks ago, inspired by a discussion of Dean & Britta's "You Turn My Head Around" video, one 'Gummer was talking about Dean Wareham's…
Brandon Stosuy | April 7, 2008 - 9:35 am