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2011 was the year music learned to float. Actually, that's not true at all; music has been reaching for feelings of tidal drift since the first Gregorian monks figured out how to chant, or maybe…   Read Story »
Girls are the latest band to take part in the "For No One" video series, in which artists play their songs for an audience of zero (cameramen not included). In their edition, the San Francisco band…   Read Story »
Girls' lead singer Christopher Owens, who is basically a song factory, announced that his band was readying a single called "Lawrence" last week, and now that track is available to stream. Recorded…   Read Story »
Girls frontman Christopher Owens is a human great-song factory who churns out swoony heartripping nuggets so quickly that he never gets around to recording many of them. About a year ago, the man…   Read Story »
Last week, internet fight-starter Lana Del Rey performed on the British TV show Later With Jools Holland. And Girls frontman Christopher Owens, another songwriter who translates classic 20th-century…   Read Story »
We actually got a ridiculous number of strong, visually striking music videos this week: everything on this week's list is pretty much must-see. And it does my heart good to see that two of them come…   Read Story »
The crowd at the 9:30 Club in D.C. last night pretty much went nuts for the opening surf-guitar sputter of Girls' souped-up single "Honey Bunny," a pretty clear sign that they've got another "Lust…   Read Story »
Over the weekend, Girls crammed their entire touring band, including backup singers, into the Nashville record shop Grimey's to play an in-store set. Video of the show went out live on Ustream, and…   Read Story »
When Girls appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon last night, they had an organ player and a trio of female backing singers with them. How awesome is that? If any band in indiedom has the…   Read Story »
Girls' excellent sophomore album Father, Son, Holy Ghost is out tomorrow on True Panther. And now a bonus track from the album's European edition is making the internet rounds. It's a starry-eyed…   Read Story »