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Five Years In, Brooklyn Record Label Mexican Summer Deserves To Be Celebrated

This weekend, the Brooklyn-based record label Mexican Summer will celebrate five years in business with a two-day, indoor-outdoor festival featuring label artists, alumni, and friends…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2013 - 10:21 am
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The 25 Bands We’re Most Excited To See At SXSW 2012

Hey, everybody, it's that time again! South By Southwest 2012. Are you ready? How's your hashtag game? Can you feel the early-onset FOMO? As the…
Stereogum | March 9, 2012 - 11:24 am
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Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands of 2011

Last year, right around the time summer turned to fall, we at Stereogum published our list of the 40 best new bands of the year.
Stereogum | September 13, 2011 - 12:26 pm
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More Light Asylum stories

Light Asylum, Young Magic, Psychic Twin, O Paradiso, Adventure @ Cameo Gallery, Brooklyn 6/16/13

It was clear things would be ending better than they began when I showed up in Williamsburg for the last day of Northside Festival. Everyone…
Miles Bowe | June 17, 2013 - 4:27 pm

Light Asylum – “Heart Of Dust” Video

In the world of Shannon Funchess and Bruno Coviello, "face down in the river my love" is a lyric that obviously should be depicted via…
Amrit Singh | May 23, 2012 - 11:46 am
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Light Asylum – “Dark Allies” (Live On Snacky Tunes)

NYC twins Darin and Greg Bresnitz (Dinner With The Band, Finger On The Pulse) put out a live compilation companion to their web radio show,…
Corban Goble | May 15, 2012 - 1:19 pm

Light Asylum – “IPC”

Today the third track from Light Asylum's forthcoming self-titled debut surfaced, the uptempo clapper "IPC." Previously we've heard "Shallow Tears" as well as "Genesis" from…
Corban Goble | March 22, 2012 - 12:33 pm

Light Asylum – “Shallow Tears” & “Genesis”

Light Asylum will release their full-length, self-titled debut later this spring, and today yields that affair's lead single "Shallow Tears" -- a grandiose, starry industrial…
Corban Goble | February 14, 2012 - 5:45 pm
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Light Asylum – “Skull Fuct” Video

New Order drum patches, darkwave synths, black and white imagery, and a horse -- it's Shannon Funchess and Brother Bruno's Light Asylum dream bottled up…
Amrit Singh | January 18, 2012 - 12:06 pm
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Hear Two New Ford & Lopatin Tracks Feat. Shannon Funchess & Tamaryn

Their 2011 album Channel Pressure was all queasy synthpop, like a bad-dream memory of '80s PBS science-film soundtracks, but Ford & Lopatin go in a…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2011 - 2:32 pm
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CMJ 2011: Class Superlatives & Our Finest Photos

We're on the other side of CMJ now, which you could probably tell by the uptick in the music news cycle, or by some bloggers'
Amrit Singh | October 24, 2011 - 6:19 pm
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Watch IIII (Members Of Deerhoof, Man Man, Soft Circle, Lichens) & Light Asylum @ Union Pool, Williamsburg 9/3/11

This past weekend, NYC presented a number of only-in-NYC type concerts to help locals feel like they did some unique shit before the summer was…
Amrit Singh | September 7, 2011 - 1:02 pm

Remixtape

Remixtape Vol. 5

This month's Remixtape opens with a rework of the Miracles Club by Cut Copy, a pair of remixes by Grimes, a submission by Gwilym Gold…
Amrit Singh | June 28, 2011 - 5:31 pm
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Light Asylum – “A Certain Person” Video

Over the past two years, Brooklyn vet Shannon Funchess has gone from being Brooklyn's most recognizable backup singer (see: !!!, LCD, TVOTR) to fronting the…
Amrit Singh | June 28, 2011 - 10:30 am
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Northside Festival 2011 In Photos

This year was the L Magazine's third stab at its Williamsburg-based, CMJ-reminiscent Northside Festival. And from all accounts and perspectives, it was its most successful.
Amrit Singh | June 20, 2011 - 7:06 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: January & February 2011

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…
Amrit Singh | February 2, 2011 - 11:56 am
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Typical Girls – “Our Real Is Real” (Plus Brother Bruno Remix)

Typical Girls is the Slits-referencing solo project of Apache Beat's Ilirjana Alushaj. "Our Real Is Real," which includes production assistance from CFCF's Mike Silver, doesn't…
Brandon Stosuy | January 28, 2011 - 3:39 pm
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Light Asylum – “Dark Allies” & “Shallowtears” & “A Certain Person”

There's a bar on the block I live called The Woods. It's mostly a primo pickleback outpost that very occasionally utilizes a raised platform to…
Amrit Singh | January 26, 2011 - 4:43 pm
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