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We just heard Tears For Fears add to their pile of modern indie covers with a take on Animal Collective's "My Girls." Now here are some modern indie musicians covering Tears For Fears. The team of…   Read Story »
It has been a bittersweet week over here at Stereogum HQ as we bid farewell to our good friend and super-talented colleague Claire Lobenfeld. Fortunately, we got a deep pile of new songs to distract…   Read Story »
As Audion, electro-architect Matthew Dear makes expansive, ascendant quilts of techno and new track "Motormouth" is one of his most intricate to-date. It's one of two new pieces that will appear on a…   Read Story »
When we posted Aussie duo Jagwar Ma's "The Throw" back in January, I noted its evolving waves of dance movements to Matthew Dear's journey-track "Black City." Nine months later, the two have linked.…   Read Story »
After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so,…   Read Story »
Superfans might disagree, but as far as I'm concerned, Tegan And Sara's newest album, Heartthrob, is also their best. And that album's best song is its third single, the devastating ballad "I Was A…   Read Story »
Next week, Michigan dance-music veteran Matthew Dear will release Beams, his follow-up to 2010's excellently smoky Black City. We've already heard two darkly glamorous tracks from the album, "Her…   Read Story »
The first track we heard from Matthew Dear's soon-to-be-released Beams, "Her Fantasy," saw the electo auteur delivering a dark techno-synthpop hybrid. "Earthforms" is even sparer and more…   Read Story »
Dapper dance music experimentalist Matthew Dear returns this summer with Beams, the followup to the excellent Black City LP. The slow techno of "Her Fantasy" is its first single, and today it has a…   Read Story »
In the video for "Her Fantasy," the excellent new slow-throb synthpop single from Matthew Dear, we see glamorous portraits of a cast of characters who look like they could've been pulled from the…   Read Story »