All Mirah stories

Featured Mirah stories

Welcome to Backtrack, Sam Hockley-Smith’s new Stereogum column dedicated to a remembrance of great things past, of important records situated in the middle ground between Legendary Reissue Status and yesterday’s news. Backtrack will unfold as a crate-digger’s journey [or: in relation to itself], drawing connections to previous stops, celebrating artists’ seminal platters. It’s borne outMore »

This week’s clips from Arcade Fire, Rokysopp, Simian Mobile Disco, No Joy, and White Lies show off what’s possible when your videos don’t have to fit particular television formats and time limits. The suburban dystopias in Rokysopp’s and Arcade Fire’s extended videos are a little long and a little much for TV, especially with the… More »

More Mirah stories

Mirah – “Turned The Heat Off (The Blow Mix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Mirah's new album, Changing Light, is filled with big feelings and big sounds. The album was inspired by a breakup, and throughout you'll find sweeping…
Miles Bowe | September 29, 2014 - 11:01 am

Mirah – “Goat Shepherd”

Mirah's upcoming Changing Light has been described as her "breakup album." But not all breakups are the same, and within the bitter "Oxen Hope" and…
Miles Bowe | April 8, 2014 - 5:55 pm

Mirah – “Radiomind” (Stereogum Premiere)

Last month we heard "Oxen Hope," the debut single off singer/songwriter Mirah's Changing Light, her first solo album in nearly five years. Though it's being…
Miles Bowe | March 3, 2014 - 12:22 pm

Mirah – “Oxen Hope”

When last we heard from the Pacific Northwest singer-songwriter Mirah, she'd lined up with Thao Nguyen to form the duo Thao & Mirah; they released…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2014 - 10:40 am

Carrie Brownstein, Fred Armisen, Thao & Mirah Cover “Push It”

At a recent San Francisco stop on the Portlandia tour, Thao & Mirah joined the show's two stars, Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen, to cover…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2012 - 3:49 pm

Thao & Mirah Cover “Love Is A Battlefield”

Thao & Mirah just released their excellent self-titled debut as a team. The album was co-produced by tUnE-yArDs' Merrill Garbus and features several Bay Area…
jessica | April 28, 2011 - 5:54 pm

The ‘Gum Drop LXXI: Hear New Mirah, Win A Complete Set Of The 33 1/3 Book Series

(a)spera, Mirah's fourth solo album, is her first since 2004's excellent C'mon Miracle. It's solo, yes, but she's not alone: Longtime collaborator Phil Elverum contributed…
brandon | January 14, 2009 - 10:29 am

Mirah – “Gone Are The Days”

(a)spera, Mirah’s fourth solo album, is her first since 2004’s excellent C’mon Miracle. It’s solo, yes, but she’s not alone: Longtime collaborator Phil Elverum contributed…
brandon | January 13, 2009 - 9:13 am

New Mirah And Spectratone International – “Credo Cigalia” / “Community”

The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art commissioned Spectratone International, a.k.a. Lori Goldston and Kyle Hanson, along with one of our favorite Microphones, Mirah, to write…
Stereogum | July 30, 2007 - 1:21 pm