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Last week, Christopher Owens released the song “Selfish Feelings” along with unexpected news about a new solo album, Chrissybaby Forever. For those who’ve been following Owens’ career, it represents a scrappy return to form. Recorded in San Francisco with engineer J.J. Wiesler, Chrissybaby is arguably the most Girls-ish thing Owens has released since that band… More »

Last month, I lead into this saying how January has a bad reputation for new movies. But it’s really February that’s the wasteland, where we’re expected to survive on the fumes of the last glut of strong Oscar contenders that saw limited release in December and trickled out in January, and the consistent buzz burbling… More »

January has a bad reputation. Over the years, the pattern in which studios distribute their films has ossified, so that we automatically expect most “serious” Oscar contenders to be crammed in together towards the end of the year. This leaves January as the assumed garbage dump, the month-long wasteland where studios offload the projects they… More »

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Grimes & Bleachers – “Entropy”

Grimes first linked up with Fun. co-leader Jack Antonoff on "Take It Away," a 2014 song from Antonoff's solo side project Bleachers. And now they've…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2015 - 8:26 am
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St. Vincent – “Teenage Talk”

Earlier this year, we learned that St. Vincent would debut a new track on this season of Girls. That track aired over the closing credit…
James Rettig | March 9, 2015 - 9:01 am

New Grimes, St. Vincent Songs To Premiere On Girls

Billboard reports that a new song from St. Vincent and a new collaboration between Grimes and Jack Antonoff will appear in the new season of…
James Rettig | January 16, 2015 - 3:35 pm
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Miguel – “Simple Things” Video

"Simple Things" (or, if you prefer, "Simplethings") is the languid, beautiful song that the R&B star Miguel contributed to the soundtrack of the most recent…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2014 - 12:05 pm
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Christopher Owens – “Stephen”

Last year, after leaving his old band, the former Girls frontman Chrisopher Owens released the I-wish-it-was-better solo debut Lysandre. That album has its defenders, and…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2014 - 1:02 pm
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Christopher Owens – “It Comes Back To You”

Christopher Owens had an absolutely flawless run as the frontman of the San Francisco band Girls, but he dissolved his band in 2012. And last…
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2014 - 1:42 pm
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Lily Allen – “L8 CMMR”

After "Hard Out Here" and "Air Balloon," the Lily Allen comeback marches on. Along with people like Jenny Lewis, Cat Power, and Miguel, Allen ha…
Tom Breihan | February 6, 2014 - 12:49 pm
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Miguel – “Simplethings”

There are many good things about Super Bowl Sunday, but one big drawback was this: HBO yanked its original programming for the night, which meant…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2014 - 4:10 pm
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Cat Power – “Free (Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Some of the music on the new Girls soundtrack Girls Volume 2: All Adventurous Women Do is brand new (Jenny Lewis and Rostam Batmanglij's "Completely
Chris DeVille | January 24, 2014 - 12:21 pm
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Watch Kim Gordon On Girls

Last night, Girls returned for a third season on HBO, debuting two new episodes. This was great for many reasons, and one of those reaso…
Tom Breihan | January 13, 2014 - 12:19 pm
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Jenny Lewis – “Completely Not Me”

The third season of Girls premiered last night on HBO, and it featured a bouncy yet melancholic new Jenny Lewis song called "Completely Not Me."…
Chris DeVille | January 13, 2014 - 11:11 am
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Girls To Feature New Songs By Beck, Lily Allen, Miguel, Jenny Lewis

HBO's great Lena Dunham show Girls, which happily returns this Sunday, doesn't have one of those O.C. reputations as a show that breaks bands, but…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2014 - 10:00 am
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The Best Soundtrack Moments Of 2013

Maybe it's because I spend the bulk of my time reading and writing about music or talking with people who do the same, but a…
Ryan Leas | December 26, 2013 - 3:58 pm
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Kim Gordon Will Appear On Girls’ Next Season

Kim Gordon's post-Sonic Youth drone outfit, Body/Head, will soon release their debut album, Coming Apart, and in a recent interview she and bandmate Bill Nance…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 5, 2013 - 3:19 pm

Download Christopher Owens Lysandre: Acoustic Album

Earlier this year, the former Girls frontman Christopher Owens released Lysandre, his debut solo album. It was a puzzling record, thick on flowery ’70s singer-songwriter…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2013 - 9:06 am
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Christopher Owens – “Here We Go” Video

Lysandre, the debut solo album from former Girls frontman Christopher Owens, is a couple of months old now, and it never set the world o…
Tom Breihan | March 13, 2013 - 12:30 pm
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Watch Ezra Koenig’s Girls Cameo

Vampire Weekend frontman Eza Koenig made a cameo on last night's episode of HBO's Girls, in the same scene as the Lonely Island's Jorma Taccone.
Liz Pelly | February 18, 2013 - 10:36 am
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