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Q&A: Kurt Wagner On How Hip-Hop & Audio Technology Inspired Lambchop’s FLOTUS

Brown's Diner may not look like much, but it's a Nashville institution. A low, gray, unassuming building with barely any windows, it sits near a…
Stephen Deusner | August 18, 2016 - 9:31 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

My two favorite music videos this week were slow, lyrical depictions of combat sports full of squalid shots of slovenly audience members and slow-motion images…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2012 - 12:15 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: January 2012

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,…
Amrit Singh | January 20, 2012 - 6:41 pm

More Lambchop stories

Lambchop – “NIV”

Lambchop are not messing around with the titles this time, by which I mean they are most definitely messing around with the titles. Their new…
Chris DeVille | August 16, 2016 - 1:22 pm

Lambchop – “The Hustle”

Nashville alt-country veterans Lambchop are following up 2012's great Mr. M with a new album called FLOTUS -- which stands for For Love Often Turns
Peter Helman | August 9, 2016 - 10:21 am

Watch Yo La Tengo Play With Lambchop, Danny Ray Thompson, The Necks’ Chris Abrahams, & Others At Big Ears Fest

The fifth iteration of the Big Ears Festival, which focuses on avant-garde, ambient, and improvisational music of all genres, took place in Knoxville, Tennessee over…
Peter Helman | April 3, 2016 - 10:36 pm

HeCTA – “Sympathy For The Auto Industry” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

The delectably pulsating disco beats of "Sympathy For The Auto Industry" are probably the opposite of what you’d expect from three members of prolific alt-country…
Charles Innis | September 23, 2015 - 4:00 pm

HeCTA – “Sympathy For The Auto Industry”

HeCTA are a curious beast: A disco-house side project that features three members of the long-running Nashville orchestral alt-country band Lambchop, including frontman Kurt Wagner.
Tom Breihan | August 11, 2015 - 10:58 am

HeCTA – “The Concept” Video

Lambchop have been making orchestral, soul-flavored Americana for decades, so it's a bit of a surprise that three band members, including frontman Kurt Wagner, have…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2015 - 10:37 am

Neutral Milk Hotel, Destroyer, Lambchop Playing Merge 25 Festival

Five years ago, when the estimable North Carolina indie Merge Records turned 20, it threw itself a big anniversary festival, and now it's doing the…
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2014 - 10:15 am

R.I.P. Marc Trovillion

Marc Trovillion, the original bassist of Lambchop, died of a heart attack on October 10th at age 56. Trovillion was at his home in Chattanooga,…
Liz Pelly | October 19, 2013 - 5:05 am

Hear Lambchop Cover Squidbillies Theme

Adult Swim's Squidbillies attracts a pretty high caliber of guest -- Todd Barry, Lucinda Williams, Chad Ochocinco -- so really, Lambchop is just one more.
Michael Nelson | August 6, 2012 - 4:14 pm

Watch Lambchop Play Fallon

Nashville alt-country heroes Lambchop were last seen on late night TV in 2004 when they played Conan (it was their second appearance on that show;…
Scott Lapatine | May 28, 2012 - 1:28 pm

Lambchop – “2B2″ Video

After helming Lambchop's great wrestling-themed "Gone Tomorrow" video, director Zack Spiger returns to direct the band's mellow, meditative "2B2" video, which shows the Nashville alt-country…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2012 - 12:17 pm

Lambchop – “Gone Tomorrow” Video

Nashville veterans Lambchop now have a video for their beautifully sprawling seven-minute country-soul ramble "Gone Tomorrow," and it's a good one. In director Zack Spiger's…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2012 - 2:43 pm

Lambchop – “Gone Tomorrow”

Nashville alt-country mainstays Lambchop are gearing up to release album number 11 Mr. M, and we've already posted album opener "If Not I'll Just Die."
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2012 - 12:54 pm

Lambchop – “If Not I’ll Just Die”

Early next year, Kurt Warner's Nashville alt-country orchestra Lambchop will release Mr. M, their 11th album. Below, download "If I'll Not Just Die," the album's…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2011 - 12:02 pm

Lambchop – “Came Home Late” (Stereogum Premiere)

Lambchop's Turd Goes Back: Essential Tracks from Secret Secret Sourpuss & Big Tussy is a collection compiling prolific band-leader Kurt Wagner's "early recordings" from two…
Brandon Stosuy | June 24, 2011 - 4:08 pm

KORT (Lambchop’s Kurt Wagner & Cortney Tidwell) – “Wild Mountain Berries” (Stereogum Premiere)

KORT is the Nashville-based and bred project of Lambchop's Kurt Wagner and singer-songwriter Cortney Tidwell. (Combine his first name with hers, etc., though they could've…
Brandon Stosuy | November 23, 2010 - 3:49 pm

Stream Shins, Bright Eyes, National Covering Merge Classics

Merge Records turns 20 this year and the celebration is well underway. Last week we told you about the five-day summer fest in North Carolina
Scott Lapatine | April 8, 2009 - 1:55 am

Neko Case, Britt Daniel On New Crooked Fingers EP

The Your Control EP, fronted by the Forfeit/Fortune duet between Eric Bachmann and Neko Case, is out digitally today with no physical release planned. In…
Brandon Stosuy | March 4, 2009 - 10:35 am

Lambchop Covers Dylan In A Black Cab

In this Black Cab Session (lucky no. 67), Lambchop Kurt Wagner covering Bob Dylan's "You're A Big Girl Now." He starts by mentioning Bob Dylan's…
Brandon Stosuy | November 24, 2008 - 12:53 pm

New Lambchop – “National Talk Like A Pirate Day”

Tomorrow's International Talk Like A Pirate day, everybody. Get psyched I guess? Yeah me neither. But any excuse to pause and appreciate new Lambchop is…
Amrit Singh | September 18, 2008 - 6:37 pm

New Lambchop – “Slipped Dissolved And Loosed” & OH (ohio) Album Art

For more than 20 years, Kurt Wagner and his revolving cast have continued honing Lambchop's idiosyncratic, charming Southern yarn-spinning. There's a new album on the…
Brandon Stosuy | July 2, 2008 - 9:04 am

SXSW Video: Lambchop W/ Tosca String Quartet @ Habana Calle 6

Following a superb set from Toronto pop-noir instrumentalists Hylozoists, the orchestral vibe grew more intimate with the arrival of Austin's Tosca String Quarter, on hand…
Stereogum | March 16, 2007 - 7:03 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

MP3s Of The Week

I haven't delivered any good music in a while. And I know we all want to Save Ferris Grambo. So here's what's rocking my iTunes…
Stereogum | February 19, 2004 - 4:44 pm