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There is nothing in the world like a great fall album. The fall album is a hard thing to define or quantify. You can mostly hear it for what it isn’t. Great summer albums are flush with joy and life and romance and the promise of new possibilities. They’re charged-up, and they have places to… More »

Another week, another development in the ongoing saga of the notorious Pizza Rat here in New York. Today, New York Magazine reports that rats across the city are now vying for our measly online attention spans by fighting over delicious dollar slices in the Subway… 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 »

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Majical Cloudz – “Game Show” Video

Last month, Majical Cloudz released Are You Alone?, a stark and powerful new album. The two members of the group directed the album's first two…
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2015 - 12:32 pm

Photos: Majical Cloudz Are You Alone? Release Show @ National Sawdust, Brooklyn 10/21/15

Majical Cloudz played a release show last night at Brooklyn's National Sawdust to celebrate their sophomore album, Are You Alone?, which we named Album Of
Stereogum | October 22, 2015 - 12:21 pm

Majical Cloudz – “Downtown” Video

Majical Cloudz's last album, Impersonator, was a bummer -- a raw, emotive, inimitable bummer. It spoke to a lot of people, but for those who…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 7, 2015 - 10:16 am

Majical Cloudz – “Are You Alone?”

"Silver Car Crash," the first single from Majical Cloudz's new album Are You Alone?, drew heavily from the Smiths' "There Is A Light That Never…
Chris DeVille | September 21, 2015 - 10:34 am

Majical Cloudz – “Silver Car Crash” Video

We named the debut single off of Majical Cloudz's forthcoming album one of the best songs of the week not long ago for its ability…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 9, 2015 - 11:24 am

Director Of Unreleased Majical Cloudz Video Says The Weeknd Ripped Him Off

Director Mitch Moore has accused the Weeknd's Grant Singer-directed “Can't Feel My Face” music video of ripping off an unreleased video he made for Majical…
James Rettig | August 25, 2015 - 11:16 am

Majical Cloudz – “Silver Car Crash”

There are unmissable echoes of the Smiths' classic "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out" in "Silver Car Crash." The first single from Majical…
Chris DeVille | August 12, 2015 - 10:09 am

New Majical Cloudz Album Are You Alone? Out This Fall

In 2013, the Canadian duo Majical Cloudz released the austere, stunning Impersonator, the album that got them out of DIY spaces and into arenas, opening
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2015 - 9:19 am

Watch Majical Cloudz Peform A New Song At FORM Arcosanti

Hundred Waters held the second iteration of their FORM Festival this weekend in the eco-city of Arcosanti, located in the Arizona desert. Majical Cloudz were…
James Rettig | May 27, 2015 - 10:38 pm

Majical Cloudz – “Your Eyes”

Largely on the strength of their absorbing, lovely 2013 album Impersonator, the Montreal duo Majical Cloudz went from playing DIY loft spaces to opening for
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2014 - 2:31 pm

Hear The Unearthed Grimes & Majical Cloudz Collaboration “Voignamir,” About An Obese Cat

Grimes and Majical Cloudz's Devon Welsh have been buddies for some time -- at least since 2009 because that's the date of this old collaboration…
Chris DeVille | July 17, 2014 - 10:43 am

Majical Cloudz – “Savage (Tim Hecker Remix)”

Majical Cloudz are currently poised for exposure to a massive new audience now that they're going to open for Lorde on her North American tour.
Miles Bowe | June 30, 2014 - 3:26 pm

Lorde Is Taking Majical Cloudz On Tour

Lorde is one of the most powerful forces in pop right now in part because her music appeals across genre lines. Her singles mostly snap…
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2014 - 11:01 am

Majical Cloudz – “Love Soul” Interactive Video

Like the November non-album single "Savage," Majical Cloudz' new "Love Soul" has been a part of the band's live set for some time. As frontman…
Michael Nelson | February 14, 2014 - 10:14 am

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 50 Albums Of 2013

Starting today we're rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2013 - 12:38 pm

Majical Cloudz – “Savage” Video

"Savage," a new song that the Canadian duo Majical Cloudz shared last month, wasn't on their indelible 2013 album Impersonator, but it's certainly as sparse…
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2013 - 3:27 pm

Stereogum’s 50 Favorite Songs Of 2013

Determining the year's best albums is, admittedly, a subjective pursuit. But even more than an albums roundup, a list of songs is an intensely personal…
Stereogum | December 12, 2013 - 1:09 pm