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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 seen… More »

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Marnie Stern Covers “Don’t Stop Believin'”

It's fitting that Perpetua came upon this, since it was his great interview with Marnie that framed its significance: until now, the ruler of the…
Amrit Singh | October 30, 2008 - 10:20 am

Stereogum’s Top 8 From CMJ ’08

The crew here managed to fly through some 70+ sets of music last week, and boy is our abilty-to-wade-through-the-sadness-that's-passing-for-buzzed-up-indie-rock tired. There's a very scientific formula…
Amrit Singh | October 27, 2008 - 3:20 pm

CMJ ’08: It’s A Photo Wrap

The crapshoot buffet of 25 minute sets from overextended bands is now closed, thanks. When you're out all day and all night, you encounter lots…
Amrit Singh | October 27, 2008 - 2:19 am

CMJ ’08: Stereogum Late Night @ The Studio At Webster Hall

We got a late start in inaugurating the new Studio at Webster Hall, but it was worth the wait. Scheduled for midnight to 4AM, our…
brandon | October 22, 2008 - 12:20 pm

Stereogum Late Night @ CMJ 2008

Stereogum's 2008 CMJ event is a jam-packed show taking place midnight to 4 a.m. on Tuesday, 10/21. It's at the brand new venue The Studio
brandon | October 13, 2008 - 11:45 am

New Marnie Stern Video – “Transformer”

When posting Marnie Stern's "Transformer," I said something about how the way she approaches songwriting feels like she's stumbling upon something for the first time,…
brandon | September 30, 2008 - 3:12 pm

New Marnie Stern – “Ruler”

We extolled the virtues of Marnie Stern's This Is It And I Am It And You Are It And So Is That And He Is
brandon | September 10, 2008 - 1:46 pm

New Marnie Stern – “Shea Stadium” (Stereogum Premiere)

We're not too far off from the release of Marnie Stern's follow-up to last year's In Advance Of The Broken Arm. And I learned something…
Amrit Singh | September 2, 2008 - 8:49 am

New Marnie Stern – “Transformer” & This Is It And I Am It And You Are It And So Is That And He Is It And She Is It And It Is It And That Is That Album Art

With Marnie Stern you know what you're going to get before you listen, but that doesn't make it any less thrilling. Her sophomore album's very…
brandon | August 13, 2008 - 9:34 am

SXSW: Thursday In Austin

Not sure what the contributing factors were, but it seemed like everybody was a little frustrated yesterday down at SouthBy; people showing up to the…
Stereogum | March 16, 2007 - 9:06 pm

An Eruption Of Virtuosity In Indie Rock

There's an aesthetic shift brewing in indie rock, or so says a great piece in the New York Times exploring the virtuoso guitar accumen of…
Stereogum | March 12, 2007 - 6:32 pm
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