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Look, we gotta observe protocol over here. Everybody knows that new Pope track is fire, but it dropped too late to be eligible for this week’s list. Sorry! We can get into that one next week. This week, though, this is what ya got. More »

It’s been an exciting week for highly-anticipated new music. Joanna Newsom announced her next album and released an impeccable single, then Majical Cloudz presented the first song off of Are You Alone?. Just yesterday, FKA Twigs dropped her monstrous EP out of nowhere and this morning Neon Indian unveiled his VEGA INTL. Night School details. More »

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 »

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Joanna Newsom Tells Paper A Penis Joke, Wears Pretty Clothes

Longtime New York magazine Paper is launching its annual "Beautiful People" issue, with Joanna Newsom on the cover. Over at the site, they have some…
brandon | April 2, 2008 - 4:48 pm

Joanna Newsom @ BAM, Brooklyn 2/1/08

By Amrit Singh Usually when I fall for an artist, I'm left a love-blinded fool, a sorry slave to a surge of endorphins,…
Amrit Singh | February 4, 2008 - 3:51 pm

Devendra Banhart Makes Lindsay Lohan A Mixtape

Who would've guessed that when Devendra Banhart isn't showing folks around his crib or popping a Spiritual Boner on Conan, he'd be busy making mixtape…
Stereogum | October 17, 2007 - 2:41 pm

Joanna Newsom Unveils New, Untitled Song In Brazil

Just this weekend, we were talking about J News, how we missed her and the Ys Street Band, how last we'd seen her was with…
Stereogum | October 8, 2007 - 10:42 am

SXSW: Last Day In Austin

As promised, here's our last photo roundup of the shows we hit and folks we pestered on the streets of Austin during this year's South…
Stereogum | March 19, 2007 - 8:02 pm

Joanna Newsom Has Sense Of Humor After All

Word from Drag City is that folk faerie Joanna Newsom delivers a new EP on 4/24. It’s got one new track, “Colleen,” and reworks of…
Stereogum | March 8, 2007 - 11:49 am

The Coke Side Of Life

A lot of you guys are writing us to complain that Clipse wasn’t higher on Pfork’s list (we didn’t write it!), but coke-rap is so…
Stereogum | December 20, 2006 - 11:51 am

Pitchfork’s Top Albums Of The Year

Most of you probably figured Pitchfork’s Top Albums list would feature some combination of Joanna Newsom, The Hold Steady, and TV On The Radio i…
Stereogum | December 19, 2006 - 9:39 am

DJ Joanna Newsom Does NPR

Head to NPR for a great podcast session with Joanna Newsom, where she spins some songs near to heart and answers questions about Van Dyke…
Stereogum | December 4, 2006 - 4:33 pm

Joanna Newsom Rebuts Your Claim

When we showed you guys the cover to Joanna Newsom’s Ys, some of y’all debated the image’s quality and authenticity. Well we all know the…
Stereogum | November 27, 2006 - 2:57 pm

Bridges & Balloons (Oh Shit)

P4K’s got a cool interview with Colin Meloy up today. The Decemberists frontman gives props to Lily Allen, thumbs down to Fergie, and claims album-of-the-year…
Stereogum | October 30, 2006 - 11:54 am

Two Shows With Joanna On Sale

Tickets on sale to see the (not-freak) folkie and her massive harp at an early (5PM doors!) and late (doors at 9:30PM) show at Webster…
Amrit Singh | October 11, 2006 - 6:14 pm

Freak Folkies Love Private-Press Records, But Leave Joanna Out Of It

This weekend, the New York Times profiled the burgeoning market for rare, often folk, private-press releases, recorded in the '60s and early '70s, and produced…
Amrit Singh | October 9, 2006 - 12:17 pm

Ys Watercooler

If you too have heard Ys, what do you think of orchestral Joanna? How does it stack up to Milk-Eyed? Hypothetically, you know, ’cause it’…
Scott Lapatine | August 31, 2006 - 11:29 am

MP3 Blogging Etiquette

I’ve been doing this Stereogum thing for a number of years now. And there are a number of tacit rules that the music blogging community…
Scott Lapatine | August 31, 2006 - 10:17 am

Joanna Newsom’s Ys

A few minutes from Joanna’s “Only Skin,” live at McCarren Park last Thursday, can be viewed at YsTube. The album track is seventeen minutes, so…
Scott Lapatine | August 28, 2006 - 6:10 pm

More About Joanna Newsom’s Ys

You probably read that Drag City is releasing Joanna Newsom’s Ys on 11/14. It’s got only five songs (55 minutes total). It was recorded with…
Scott Lapatine | August 17, 2006 - 12:47 pm

Stereogum Readers Poll: Miss Indie Rock 2005

The “indie rock hottie” poll took forever ’cause none of you spell the same way. And then I had to research who was in what…
Scott Lapatine | December 22, 2005 - 6:22 pm

Stereogum’s Top Catorce Of 2004

As usual I was unable to narrow down my favorite releases of the year to just ten. So here are Stereogum’s 14 favorite discs of…
Stereogum | December 23, 2004 - 9:11 am

A Little Britain

Stream NME’s “CoolList” here. 1. Goldie Lookin’ Chain “21 Ounces” 2. Kaiser Chiefs “I Predict A Riot” 3. The Futureheads “First Day” 4. The Rake…
Stereogum | December 12, 2004 - 7:55 pm