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Judging solely from the music she makes, it would be easy to assume that Marnie Stern resides on some other — presumably much more high energy — planet than the rest of us. Over the course of three frenetic albums, Stern has essentially created her own highly particular brand of rock music. Her songs are… More »

Back in 2007, the New York Times called Marnie Stern’s debut release, In Advance Of The Broken Arm, “The year’s most exciting rock ‘n’ roll album.” It was, too. Pairing blistering guitar riffs with jaw-dropping chops, a unique finger-tapping style and a layered vocal performance, Marnie sounded like no one else. She’s put out two… More »

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to know. But all across this great country we do know there were fireworks to be see… More »

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Check Out Craig Finn & Marnie Stern In Seamless Subway Ads

If you've been in the New York subway sometime in the past few years, chances are you've seen an ad for the online food ordering…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2015 - 2:26 pm

Julianna Barwick, Marnie Stern, Kip Berman, POP ETC Playing Benefit For Cancer-Stricken Surfer Blood Guitarist

Surfer Blood guitarist Thomas Fekete has been diagnosed with a type of rare and aggressive cancer called a sarcoma that will sideline him during the…
Caitlin White | May 1, 2015 - 2:08 pm

Watch St. Vincent Join Marnie Stern And Late Night’s 8G Band Again

All week, St. Vincent's Annie Clark is sitting in with the 8G Band on Late Night With Seth Meyers, filling in as bandleader for her…
Tom Breihan | August 13, 2014 - 10:10 am

Watch St. Vincent Play 8G Bandleader, Strand Of Oaks Perform On Seth Meyers

As previously mentioned, St. Vincent is subbing for Fred Armisen as band leader on Late Night With Seth Meyers for last night and tonight. She…
James Rettig | August 12, 2014 - 8:55 am

Check Out Marnie Stern’s Levi’s Ad

We recently saw Marnie Stern keeping up an old musical partnership by sitting in with Fred Armisen's 8G Band on Late Night With Seth Meyers.
Chris DeVille | April 15, 2014 - 2:18 pm

Watch Marnie Stern Sit In With Late Night’s 8G Band

When Fred Armisen was announced as bandleader and "curator" of Late Night With Seth Meyers' 8G band, it implied the lineup might change from time…
Scott Lapatine | March 8, 2014 - 11:12 am

Marnie Stern – “This Was It”

This summer's Adult Swim Singles Series has already been a pretty impressive bounty, including last week's offering from Lightning Bolt. As it begins to come…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 8, 2013 - 5:19 pm

Watch Marnie Stern Perform For Dogs

Marnie Stern is a dog person; we know this because she rarely goes anywhere without her tiny terrier Fig. And in a new Buzzfeed video,…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2013 - 9:15 am

Marnie Stern – “Immortals” Video

In the video for "Immortals," one of the many heavenly shredfests on her new album The Chronicles Of Marnia, we see the head-spinning guitarist and…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2013 - 12:33 pm

SXSW 2013 Tuesday: Japandroids, Divine Fits, Marnie Stern

The 'Gum crew got into Austin last night and made the most of SXSW Music's slow ramp-up into full on noise-overwhelming-the-signal mode. The options were…
Stereogum | March 13, 2013 - 1:52 pm

Stream Marnie Stern The Chronicles Of Marnia

On her excellent new album The Chronicles Of Marnia, the beloved New York shredder Marnie Stern replaces old drum-octopus co-conspirator Zach Hill with a new…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2013 - 12:55 pm

Watch Fred Armisen, Marnie Stern, Tim Harrington Et Al Cover TLC @ Bowery Ballroom

Last night, SNL/Portlandia's Fred Armisen played a solo show at Bowery Ballroom in NYC. He was joined by a grip of friends, including Marnie Stern,…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 20, 2013 - 5:20 pm

Marnie Stern – “Nothing Is Easy”

Next month, the finger-tapping shredder and hyper-fun songwriter Marnie Stern will release her excellently titled new album The Chronicles Of Marnia, and she’s already shared…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2013 - 9:33 am

Win A Date With Marnie Stern

To celebrate the release of Marnie Stern's upcoming album The Chronicles Of Marnia, Kill Rock Stars will send one lucky dude -- sorry ladies, guy…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 23, 2013 - 1:07 pm

Marnie Stern – “East Side Glory”

Two months from now, avant-shredder Marnie Stern gives us her new album The Chronicles Of Marnia, on which Oneida's Kid Millions replaces her usual drum…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2013 - 2:28 pm

Marnie Stern Announces The Chronicles Of Marnia, Shares “Year Of The Glad”

It's the return of Marnie Stern, the finger-tapping Upper East Side rock champion, and she's upping the self-referencing ante on 2010's Marnie Stern with a…
Amrit Singh | December 11, 2012 - 11:51 am

SXSW 2013 Initial Lineup Announced: Thurston Moore, Alt-J, Marnie Stern, More

Well, Fun Fun Fun Fest ended all of four days ago, so Austin, TX really has to get moving on the next big music festival,…
Michael Nelson | November 8, 2012 - 12:29 pm

“Don’t Stop Believin'” Turns 30

MTV isn't the only '80s rock relic turning 30. Released 7/31/81 (a day before the network's launch) on Journey's seventh studio album Escape, "Don't Sto…
Scott Lapatine | August 1, 2011 - 1:35 pm
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