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There’s a small plastic turtle on the dashboard of Cayetana’s old blue van. Her name is Tracy. She wears red glasses and does a little side-to-side dance. The van’s name is “Fast Car,” after the Tracy Chapman hit that the band cranks every time they head out to the next show. They’re aware it’s a… More »

Our weekly track countdown is still a toddler when it comes to Stereogum franchises, but it’s already teeming with vets. And a couple of repeat performers have made the list this week, one with a previously-unheard cut (following the recent debut of their acclaimed full-length) and another with a song that’s been floating around i… More »

It’s going to be impossible to claim that Beyoncé Knowles has “quietly” put together a vicious song catalog, stocked with everything from heart-wrenching ballads to shamelessly fun bangers, but she has done it without some of the fanfare associated with other pop stars. And, you know, the musical work is stellar; it makes a to… More »

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Pattern Is Movement – “Save Me”

Shaking Through -- the same project that gave us that great Mutual Benefit track a few weeks back -- has shared its next song. It'…
James Rettig | May 16, 2015 - 12:58 pm

Pattern Is Movement – “Climb To Me” (Stereogum Premiere)

Pattern Is Movement are always exploring interesting new sounds (and putting out awesome covers), and judging from this new single, their upcoming self-titled album will…
Miles Bowe | March 5, 2014 - 11:44 am

Pattern Is Movement – “Suckling” (Stereogum Premiere)

Last week we heard Philly duo Pattern Is Movement's cover of D'Angelo's "Untitled (How Does It Feel)"; now it's on to new originals. A whole…
Chris DeVille | October 8, 2013 - 12:04 pm

Pattern Is Movement – “Untitled (How Does It Feel)” (D’Angelo Cover) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Pattern Is Movement have been covering D'Angelo's "Untitled (How Does It Feel)" live for a few years now, but this is the first time we…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 30, 2013 - 2:02 pm
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The Forms Return With EP Featuring The National, Dirty Projectors, Pattern Is Movement, Craig Wedren

The Forms, now the duo of vocalist/keyboardist Alex Tween and multi-instrumentalist Matt Walsh, are releasing a new "remix" EP, Derealization, in February. The six-song collectio…
brandon | November 17, 2010 - 12:43 pm
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Pattern Is Movement – “Light Of The World”

It's been a minute since we've heard from Pattern Is Movement, last seen jamming with the Roots and D'Angelo at Brooklyn Bowl late in 2009,…
jessica | February 12, 2010 - 11:33 am
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Wu-Tang Meets The Indie Rock

We've seen indie rockers reach out to hip-hop's most recognizable collective (or at least the most recognizable hip-hop collective to indie rockers). But lately, it'…
brandon | October 5, 2009 - 1:04 pm
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Pattern Is Movement Cover Beyoncé

Antony has his own show-stopping version of “Crazy In Love,” now Stereo-favorites Pattern Is Movement throw their twist on his take, building on “the beauty…
Amrit Singh | April 9, 2009 - 11:38 am

Broken Social Scene And Land Of Talk Join For “7/4 (Shoreline)” At NYU

Well not all of Land Of Talk -- and as is generally the case, not all of Broken Social Scene. Last minute distractions kept me…
Amrit Singh | September 5, 2008 - 12:57 pm
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New Pattern Is Movement Live Video – “Sound Of Your Voice”

Man, how good is Pattern Is Movement? I get the sense that far too few people have seen or heard much from the experimental Philly…
Amrit Singh | July 28, 2008 - 2:00 pm
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ENJOYED: The Reviews Are In!

It's entirely possible you don't check Stereogum as often as we do, so drag your mouse to this link and click to download our tribute
Amrit Singh | April 2, 2008 - 6:04 pm
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Stereogum Presents… Enjoyed: A Tribute To Björk’s Post

Stereogum’s complete 12-track Enjoyed comp is live and ready to be downloaded (for free). Yep, 12. Because No Age cooked up an excellent alternate take…
brandon | March 31, 2008 - 9:16 am

5. Pattern Is Movement – “Enjoy”

Pattern Is Movement On "Enjoy" "Björk's music informs nearly every one of Pattern is Movement's songs. We've always been completely enamored with her ability to…
jim | March 28, 2008 - 2:32 pm
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Quit Your Day Job: Pattern Is Movement

Philadelphia duo Pattern Is Movement are about to release their unclassifiable third album All Together. Looking too deeply into childhood influences can get dicey, but…
brandon | March 19, 2008 - 2:03 pm
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Stereogum’s Texas Music Trivia – Round 2

In addition to shooting a ton of performances in Austin last week, we subjected many of our favorite acts to Texas music trivia. You saw…
Stereogum | March 19, 2008 - 11:37 am
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SXSW: Wednesday Featured Showcases

You don't need us to tell you that if you want to see R.E.M. tonight you should have started lining up at Stubb's two day…
Amrit Singh | March 9, 2008 - 1:59 pm
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SXSW: Wednesday Party Picks

No more pussyfooting -- it's SXSW time. The day parties are starting like now. Since those of you that are Austin bound will spend your…
Amrit Singh | March 9, 2008 - 1:58 pm
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