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Of all the Area Codes we’ve done so far, Denver is the biggest city, so it’s probably not a surprise that it has one of the richer histories of anything in the series. Before the jam band craze of the early-to-mid ’90s, Denver was long established as a friendly, scenic city conducive to folk acts… More »

Save a bit of humidity, it is an undeniably autumnal day in NYC. It’s gray, it is wet, and it feels positively gauche to jam to anything that would feel right at a beach. So to help to fill the void created by expunging “sunny music” from your daily playlist, and to show solidarity with… More »

Last year, right around the time summer turned to fall, we at Stereogum published our list of the 40 best new bands of the year. The idea of a “new” band is a pretty nebulous one, since many of the kids we listed were probably planning out their musical ventures in their basements since they… More »

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Gauntlet Hair Break Up

"Gauntlet Hair has reached its end," the band wrote on Facebook today. "Thank you all for your support these past 4 years." The Chicago duo…
Liz Pelly | August 11, 2013 - 7:21 pm

Gauntlet Hair – “Bad Apple”

Next month, Chicago duo Gauntlet Hair release Stills, the new album of dark and gothy new wave that Unknown Mortal Orchestra's Jacobo Portrait produced for…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2013 - 12:36 pm

Gauntlet Hair – “Human Nature” Video

In the video for Gauntlet Hair's fluid "Human Nature," the band runs through their hometown Chicago, mostly through train stations, as well as into some…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 4, 2013 - 3:58 pm

Gauntlet Hair – “Human Nature”

For their new record Stills, Gauntlet Hair left Denver to return to their home city Chicago. The duo went on nostalgia benders and that's from…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 18, 2013 - 1:28 pm

Gauntlet Hair – “Righteous Black”

Here's the latest from Adult Swim's Singles Program, a track from Denver indie duo Gauntlet Hair called "Righteous Black." It's a roaring slice of the…
Corban Goble | July 30, 2012 - 12:52 pm

Gauntlet Hair – “Keep Time” Video

Assaultive Denver indie duo Gauntlet Hair mine a haunted vibe in the video for "Keep Time," a clip that finds them rummaging around industrial Portland,…
Corban Goble | November 2, 2011 - 5:47 pm

Stream Gauntlet Hair’s Debut LP Gauntlet Hair

We've posted "Keep Time" and "Top Bunk" from Denver pop collagists Gauntlet Hair's debut LP and also included them in our Best New Bands Of
Corban Goble | October 13, 2011 - 10:03 am

Gauntlet Hair – “Keep Time” (Stereogum Premiere)

Denver, CO duo Gauntlet Hair has been on the verge for some time now, thanks to their cacophonous, ramshackle reverb-pop gems. The Stereogum40 welcomed them…
Corban Goble | September 20, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: August 2011

We took last month off from our Monthly Mix series in favor of our midterm flashback/annual summer jams compilation Cruel Summer, which you should grab
Amrit Singh | August 9, 2011 - 10:03 am

Pictureplane’s Mtymx Rhinoceropolis Hype Package

Last night Travis Egedy, aka BTW Pictureplane, dropped us a line about the showcase he and his friends at the Denver DIY warehouse Rhinoceropolis curated…
brandon | March 12, 2010 - 6:07 pm