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Here it is, the first mix of The Last Year. So far we’ve had a flood of good music these first few weeks of 2012, which in fairness is probably just the result of bands wisely holding back on releasing things into the holiday void that is the winternet, but let’s be optimistic about it… More »

This month’s Remixtape begins with a wistful twist (Clams Casino, a Gold Panda redo of Lykke Li, Phone Tag tagging up Small Black’s “New Chain,” Creep working on Planning To Rock) and ends on a pop note (that Star Slinger remix of Alex Winston), with the middle dedicated to stranger and more beat-oriented musics. More »

After a holiday break and an inclemently weathered January, our Monthly Mix series returns with a two-month/one-mix compilation that sets a defiant tone. If not for the year, then for the persistently re-accumulating, gut-checking frost. The key elements (aside from recency and excellence) are electronics and sequence, with a late-mix flip to stringed instruments, before… More »

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Stream Translational Drifts: Moogfest Volume 1 Feat. Dan Deacon, YACHT, Julianna Barwick, & More Covering Electronic Music Influencers

Moogfest took this year off as they prepared to move to their new home of Durham, North Carolina after being nudged out of Asheville. But…
James Rettig | July 14, 2015 - 5:06 pm

Stream The Flaming Lips With A Little Help From My Fwends

The Flaming Lips' much-discussed tribute album to the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is finally here. Like their Dark Side Of The Moon
James Rettig | October 20, 2014 - 9:07 am

Flaming Lips’ Sgt. Pepper’s Tribute Tracklist Revealed: My Morning Jacket, MGMT, Miley Cyrus, Tegan And Sara, J Mascis, More

The Flaming Lips already announced the impending release of With A Little Help From My Fwends, their guest-heavy full-length tribute to the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2014 - 9:48 am

Watch Julianna Barwick Perform “The Harbinger” At The Andy Warhol Museum (Stereogum Premiere)

When listening to Julianna Barwick's music, especially her excellent 2013 album, Nepenthe, it's easy to forget that nearly everything you're hearing comes from her voice,…
Miles Bowe | June 6, 2014 - 1:46 pm

Bumbershoot Lineup 2014

The Bumbershoot Festival goes down in venues around Seattle every year on Labor Day weekend, and the lineup for this year's festivities on 8/30-9/1 just…
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2014 - 9:46 am

Julianna Barwick – “Meet You At Midnight”

The impressionist sound-sculptor Julianna Barwick is maybe not the first person you'd associate with the practice of slamming brews, but she has just teamed u…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2014 - 12:12 pm

Julianna Barwick – “The Harbinger” Video

Earlier this year Julianna Barwick released Nepenthe, a record that pushed her impressionistic vocal collages to a beautiful peak. The video for "The Harbinger" i…
Miles Bowe | November 13, 2013 - 11:33 am

Watch Julianna Barwick’s “Ash Day” Takeaway Show

Everyone knows Halloween is the best holiday of the year. Between the candy, the costumes, the horror movies, and that Ray Bradbury TV-special it easily…
Miles Bowe | October 31, 2013 - 11:08 am

Julianna Barwick – “Crystal Lake” Live At Judson Church Video

This video from Julianna Barwick's Nepenthe release show at Judson Church is the most exquisitely gorgeous sound I've encountered in a long time. Barwick conjure…
Chris DeVille | October 3, 2013 - 11:47 am

Julianna Barwick – “One Half” Video

The summer kicked off with Julianna Barwick's "One Half" from her upcoming album Nepenthe and comes to a close (yep, sorry) with a video for…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 8, 2013 - 11:34 am

Stream Julianna Barwick Nepenthe

Ambient soundscape architect Julianne Barwick will release her new album Nepenthe later this month. We’ve already gotten a glimpse into the record with “Forever” and…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 5, 2013 - 11:25 am

Julianna Barwick – “One Half”

Ambient-music soul-stirrer Julianna Barwick builds gorgeous landscapes out of her own voice, and her new album Nepenthe looms; we've already heard the early track "Forever."…
Tom Breihan | June 18, 2013 - 11:40 am

Julianna Barwick – “Forever”

Ambientist Julianna Barwick is gearing up to drop a new solo album Nepenthe at the end of the summer and has released a preview of…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 15, 2013 - 10:56 am

Julianna Barwick – “Pacing”

Julianna Barwick's looped, harmonic vocal tapestry work is unceasingly sublime, if occasionally difficult to differentiate on a piece-by-piece basis. As such it is always the…
Amrit Singh | February 8, 2013 - 11:19 am

OMBRE – “Tormentas”

Sound sculptor Julianna Barwick and lilting electro-folker Helado Negro have teamed up to form the new duo OMBRE, and they released Believe You Me, their…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2012 - 10:31 am

OMBRE – “Vistate”

Earlier this summer, we heard the first track from Helado Negro and Julianna Barwick's collaboration as OMBRE, the tranquil, sweeping "Cara Falsa." Today, they're dropping…
Corban Goble | August 15, 2012 - 10:08 am

OMBRE – “Cara Falsa” Video

Here's the simple, very hypnotizing video for OMBRE's (the experimental pop supergroup of Julianna Barwick and Helado Negro) warm and wide-eyed "Cara Falsa," in which…
Corban Goble | July 25, 2012 - 3:36 pm

OMBRE (Julianna Barwick & Helado Negro) – “Cara Falsa”

Labelmates Julianna Barwick and Helado Negro will combine to form OMBRE and the duo will put out a record called Believe You Me in August.
Corban Goble | June 6, 2012 - 5:44 pm

Korallreven – “Sa Sa Samoa” Video

In director Filip Nilsson's video for "Sa Sa Samoa," the Julianna Barwick collaboration from the Swedish ethereal-pop production duo Korallreven, we watch a guy with…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2012 - 2:25 pm