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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 strings and glossy electronic beats. Yet in the…   Read Story »
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 the redemptive closer "Radiomind" we've heard quite…   Read Story »
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 called her break-up album, she's said it…   Read Story »
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 one self-titled 2011 album together. Mirah herself…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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 Salt-N-Pepa's "Push It," basically one of the most…   Read Story »
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 musicians assisting…   Read Story »
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.…   Read Story »
(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 to three tracks and she…   Read Story »
(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 to three tracks and she…   Read Story »