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Shit got ridiculous this week. Lana Del Rey blew up a helicopter. FKA twigs did the art-film equivalent of pulling a Beyoncé. Paul Thomas Anderson made a music video. What the fuck was I supposed to do with all this? There were too many great videos this week. Last week wasn’t a bad one, but… More »

HEALTH don’t sound much like a punk band these days. Really, they didn’t sound much like a punk band when we first met them, nearly a decade ago. The early HEALTH were recognizably a product of L.A.’s freewheeling warehouse scene, but even in a comparatively open-minded punk-rock context, they stood out. Their sound was spacey… More »

A couple of Best Videos Of The Week ago I mentioned how nearly every good clip that week was too long, too nude, or too violent to make it on to MTV; one was even removed from YouTube, verification wall or not. But looking back on 2009’s picks, it’s easy to notice that this year’s… More »

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HEALTH Visit Daytrotter

The raucous LA quartet is bundling fun prizes (intoxicated video chat, bag of cat hair) with random copies of Get Color. If that hasn't convinced…
Scott Lapatine | August 26, 2009 - 11:47 pm

HEALTH Offer Ridiculous Golden Ticket Sweepstakes

When we presented you with HEALTH's "We Are Water," I mentioned Get Color was one of the most satisfying releases of '09, finding the guys…
brandon | August 18, 2009 - 11:19 am

New HEALTH – “We Are Water” (Stereogum Premiere)

To date, the intensely danceable "Die Slow" and its accompanying Pictureplane remix have been the focus of our Get Color postings. The onetime BTW and…
brandon | August 14, 2009 - 9:11 am

HEALTH/Black Lips @ Williamsburg Waterfront, Brooklyn 7/26/09

There were some great sets at the Pool Parties free show at East River State Park yesterday, but blistering HEALTH and raucous Black Lips sets…
Amrit Singh | July 27, 2009 - 11:19 am

HEALTH Release Get Color Details

The more danceable "Die Slow" seemed to win over a number of people who once considered HEALTH a bunch of formless noisemakers. Which was a…
brandon | May 20, 2009 - 4:30 pm

New HEALTH – “Die Slow” & “Die Slow (Pictureplane Remix)”

Jessica's Progress Report let us know to expect HEALTH's standard ghostly, there-for-the-atmosphere vocals soldered to a more (because they always sorta were) danceable beat on…
brandon | April 6, 2009 - 1:51 pm

Progress Report: HEALTH

NAME: HEALTH PROGRESS REPORT: Prepping their sophomore album, Get Color (Lovepump United) for release late summer or early fall, "...barring total apocalyptic economic collapse."
jessica | March 27, 2009 - 5:32 pm

New Crystal Castles Video – “Crimewave (Crystal Castles VS. Health)”

Most remix type things should never be downloaded, let alone get a video. But Crystal Castles' slinky, Nintendo bleepy makeover of HEALTH's "Crimewave" -- a…
Amrit Singh | August 29, 2008 - 2:58 pm

Pitchfork Music Festival 2008: Sunday In Photos

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy Aaaaand we're back. Quite a weekend in Chicago, and this is the post to put a Fork…
brandon | July 21, 2008 - 3:07 am

Crystal Castles Brought Their Strobe Light To NYC This Week

On the walk home from Pianos (to see Port O'Brien and Delta Spirit, should have some pics later), we passed a very sold out Mercury…
Amrit Singh | March 26, 2008 - 5:20 pm

HEALTH Tear Up The Volume Stage At Stereogum’s SXSW Party

Most everyone that was lucky enough to be standing in the vicinity of HEALTH's frighteningly awesomely set this past Saturday were equally dumbstruck, sweaty. The…
Amrit Singh | March 20, 2008 - 12:43 pm

SXSW: Saturday In Photos

This is it everybody, the last photo post of SXSW '08. That means it's time for our superlatives, so welcome to our list of the…
Amrit Singh | March 17, 2008 - 8:35 pm

SXSW: Saturday Party Picks

As far as we can tell, there are two must-see parties today. Not to be too shameless, but one of them is ours. We're not…
Amrit Singh | March 9, 2008 - 10:41 pm

Stereogum & PASTE Present The Dell Lounge @ SXSW 2008

So, we're pretty excited. Three days, great bands, free drinks all day, new club on 6th St. (right next door to…
Amrit Singh | February 27, 2008 - 6:37 pm

New HEALTH Video – “Heaven”

Now that we think about it, the opening movement of BTW HEALTH's "Heaven" definitely connotes gliding through the air on a pair of really long…
Stereogum | November 27, 2007 - 9:42 am

New Mae Shi Video – “Run To Your Grave”

In the self-directed, color-coordinated video for the Mae Shi's "Run to Your Grave," the Los Angeles spazz-popsters get some help from BTW HEALTH, 14 Year…
Stereogum | October 30, 2007 - 4:07 pm

Quit Your Day Job: HEALTH

We've already spoken a couple times about the thrilling kitchen-sink noise-pop of L.A.-based Band To Watch HEALTH. So far, though, no real word on the…
brandon | October 24, 2007 - 5:12 pm

New HEALTH – “Heaven (NARCTRAX Remix)”

Still catching our collective breaths after Band To Watch/recent-Sub Pop signees No Age's amp-climbing, audience-participating set last night at the Bowery Ballroom -- more on…
Stereogum | October 18, 2007 - 10:33 am

Band To Watch: HEALTH

Slate might be talkin' about Portland as an indie mecca, but as far as we can tell, Los Angeles is doing some pretty good lobbying…
brandon | September 14, 2007 - 4:34 pm
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