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There were more albums released in 2010 than could fit on all the lists released in 2010. (And there were many lists.) With that in mind, and certain ’10 records still ringing in our ears, we put our heads together and thought about some of last year’s favorites that, for some reason or other, didn’t… More »

With fall on the horizon, we’re escaping a slow summer and shifting into that final, fertile phase of the music year’s release cycle. Which makes it a ripe time to get some perspective on the year, in terms of the big records from past favorites, and here, the bands that have introduced themselves as new… More »

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Sylvan Esso – “Play It Right” Video

Sylvan Esso is the side project of Amealia Meath of Mountain Man and Nick Sanborn of Megafaun. A few years back, Mountain Man released a…
Taylor Law | April 28, 2014 - 11:21 am

Mountain Man – “Around And Around” (John Denver Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Back in 2010, the Vermont trio Mountain Man released the lovely, harmony-coated folk album Made The Harbor, which brought serious levels of bucolic charm. (Whe…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2013 - 11:04 am
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Sylvan Esso – “Play It Right”

Sylvan Esso, a collaboration project between Mountain Man’s Amelia Meath and Megafaun’s Nick Sanborn, dropped "Play It Right" today -- the lead track from the…
Elliah Heifetz | August 7, 2013 - 3:38 pm
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Sylvan Esso – “Hey Mami” (Stereogum Premiere)

Sylvan Esso is new project from Mountain Man's Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn of Megafaun. Their first single "Hey Mami" is the perfect synthesis of…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 15, 2013 - 12:17 pm

Alex Bleeker And The Freaks – “Leave On The Light”

When his day job has some downtime, Real Estate bassist Alex Bleeker has taken to gathering fellow-minded musicians to fill out the group of misfit…
Miles Bowe | March 26, 2013 - 2:29 pm
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Feist – “Cicadas And Gulls” Video

Feist's video for the Metals track "Cicadas And Gulls" isn't exactly a music video; it's more of a conceptual live performance. In the clip, Feist,…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2012 - 2:14 pm
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Stereogum Presents Feist’s Tour Polaroids

Though Feist’s worldwide tour of Metals won’t wrap up until next March, Leslie, tourmates Mountain Man and the gang took some time out to document…
Corban Goble | November 23, 2011 - 12:53 pm
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Watch Feist On Kimmel

On last night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live, Feist took over the show's big outdoor stage to perform the Metals single "How Come You Never
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2011 - 10:36 am

Hear Feist’s “Pine Moon” & Watch Her On Letterman, Yahoo!

Feist is staying ridiculously busy promoting Metals, performing up a storm and hitting the TV circuit. Last night she did Letterman with Mountain Man i…
Corban Goble | October 5, 2011 - 9:51 am
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Watch Feist Sing New Songs Onstage

Feist has a new album called Metals coming out, and we've already heard one song from it, "How Come You Never Go There." Last night,…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2011 - 4:49 pm
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BOBBY – “Ginger (Water Birth)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Montague, MASS indie-rock crew BOBBY features Mountain Man's Molly Sarle and plenty of sleepy, sunny hooks. Take a listen to "Ginger (Water Birth)" from their…
brandon | June 6, 2011 - 11:10 am

The Decemberists, Mountain Man @ Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles 2/12/11

Colin Meloy and his troops descended upon the Wiltern theater last week in support of their number one charting album The King Is Dead. Opening…
Andrew Youssef | February 18, 2011 - 1:52 pm

Jónsi, Mountain Man @ Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles 10/17/10

Broadcasted on NPR, Jónsi brought his auditory and visual experience to the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles. Mountain Man provided support with their triple layered…
Andrew Youssef | October 19, 2010 - 5:45 pm

Mountain Man – “Play It Right” Live Video

You already know Mountain Man sound great harmonizing live and on record. The Vermont-born trio's full-length debut Made The Harbor and the Sun Dog EP
brandon | August 24, 2010 - 2:38 pm

Mountain Man – “Honeybee” (Stereogum Premiere)

"Honeybee"'s the beautiful, brief opener on Mountain Man's new Sun Dog EP. The song should be familiar to fans of the band, but I love…
brandon | July 6, 2010 - 10:16 am

Mountain Man/The Middle East @ Mercury Lounge, NYC 5/19/10

You probably noticed with Mountain Man's "Soft Skin" that the trio's songs require some quiet to hear their harmonies. But the Vermont trio inspire silence…
Amrit Singh | May 20, 2010 - 2:23 pm
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Mountain Man – “Soft Skin”

As everyone mentions, Vermont trio Mountain Man doesn't include any men. What they don't always mention -- Molly Erin Sarle, Alexandra Sauser-Monnig, and Amelia Randall…
brandon | May 7, 2010 - 1:22 pm
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SXSW 2010: The Wrap Up

We saw a bunch of bands this past week. Not every set was memorable, but there were more than enough highlights to make the stiff…
stereogum | March 23, 2010 - 11:42 am
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