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Next week Midlake will release Antiphon, the band’s fourth album and their first since the departure of former singer Tim Smith. Fans have already had the chance to preview the first two singles, “Antiphon” and “Provider,” and you can currently give the entire record at test spin over at NPR. Given early responses, it appears… More »

This year in music was great and we’rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No offense, 30 Seconds To Mars. While the Gummys’ virtual poll booth remains open for a few more days (did we mention filling out the ballot enters you to win the… More »

We rarely conduct interviews at Stereogum. Bands inevitably answer the same questions over and over again, and that’s no fun for anyone. But if we could catch our favorite musicians between album promo cycles, they might have new insights to share, whether they’re in creative mode or just taking a breather. With that in mind,… More »

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Midlake Form Supergroup Banquet With Members Of Band Of Horses, Franz Ferdinand, Grandaddy

Four members of Midlake, spearheaded by Eric Pulido, have formed a new supergroup called Banquet, and have recruited Band Of Horses' Ben Bridwell, Franz Ferdinand's…
James Rettig | December 16, 2015 - 1:49 pm

Watch St. Vincent Attempt To Identify Songs By Her Biggest Influences In A Cruel Listening Test

Annie Clark has always been open to talking about her musical influences, from Miles Davis to Steely Dan. She even got to collaborate and release…
James Rettig | August 27, 2014 - 10:41 am

Midlake – “The Old & The Young” Video

The video for Midlake's "The Old & The Young" matches the band's pastoral-psych sound and was shot on the English-countryside childhood home of director Oliver…
James Rettig | January 14, 2014 - 3:16 pm

Stream Midlake Antiphon

We've heard a few selections from Midlake's forthcoming Antiphon, their first with frontman Eric Pulido replacing former singer Tim Smith, including the title track (plus…
Chris DeVille | October 28, 2013 - 1:41 pm

Midlake – “Antiphon” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Midlake have been pushing on since their recent lineup changes and will be putting out a new album next month. We've already heard "Provider" and…
Miles Bowe | October 22, 2013 - 11:49 am

Midlake – “Provider”

The florid, contemplative Texan folk-rock band Midlake parted ways with frontman Tim Smith last year, but the band is still going with guitarist Eric Pulido…
Tom Breihan | September 20, 2013 - 9:06 am

Midlake – “Antiphon”

Midlake will release Antiphon, the follow-up to 2010's The Courage Of Others and their first album since the departure of former frontman Tim Smith, later…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 8, 2013 - 4:56 pm

End Of The Road Festival 2011 In Photos

Last week, the UK's Larmer Tree Gardens hosted a hilariously deep bill for the End Of The Road Festival, a lineup that featured Joanna Newsom,…
Corban Goble | September 7, 2011 - 10:39 am

Midlake – “Rulers, Ruling All Things” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

The Courage of Others is a pretty, brave record. (It's your courage, Midlake, not someone else's...) A lot of longtime fans seem(ed) confused/put off by…
brandon | September 10, 2010 - 12:51 pm

Jason Lytle & Midlake – “I Need You” (America Cover) Live Video

At different times, Midlake and The Sophtware Slump-era Grandaddy were getting Radiohead comparisons. Both have moved on from the label (for better or worse) or…
jessica | June 10, 2010 - 11:42 am

Midlake @ The Belly Up, Solana Beach 3/2/10

The second show of Midlake's The Courage Of Others support tour brought a good bit of Denton, TX (openers Matthew And The Arrogant Sea also…
Amrit Singh | March 4, 2010 - 10:09 am

Download Midlake’s Denton Sessions

Forget what you've heard: The '60s Brit folk-nodding The Courage Of Others is a beautifully downcast, pleasingly oddball trip. The Guardian had the band do…
brandon | February 3, 2010 - 2:17 pm

Stream Midlake’s The Courage Of Others

Midlake's long-awaited third LP trades in the Fleetwood Mac for British and stoner folk, occasionally epic builds with an eye toward environmental issues. "Roscoe" it's…
Amrit Singh | January 26, 2010 - 10:17 am

New Midlake – “Acts Of Man” & “Rulers, Ruling All Things”

Midlake really did it this time. It's not to say the Dentonites spent every last second of the past three years working exclusively on their…
Amrit Singh | December 14, 2009 - 10:11 am

Midlake The Courage Of Others Revealed

Three years ago, Midlake released The Trials Of Van Occupanther, a sweetly harmonized, intimately rocking sophomore album that took them far away from their native…
Amrit Singh | October 27, 2009 - 1:35 pm

Quit Your Day Job: Midlake

Eric Pulido plays guitar in Midlake: The Texas band, who last released The Trials of Van Occupanther two years ago, are currently at work on…
brandon | October 1, 2008 - 11:44 am

Premature Evaluation: The New Pornographers – Challengers … And Live @ Battery Park, 7/4/07 … And “Myriad Harbour” MP3

Yesterday the New Pornographers helped us celebrate independence, today we return the favor and independently help celebrate the New Pornographers. The free Fourth Of July…
Stereogum | July 5, 2007 - 7:03 pm