Pattern Is Movement

2015 In Review

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2015

It's time for our 8th annual Oscars-style montage of the year in musical breakups. If any of these bands are are unfamiliar to you, that…
Scott Lapatine | December 1, 2015 - 2:46 pm

Cover Story

Streets Of Philadelphia: How The Former “Sixth Borough” Became Rock’s First City

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…
Michael Tedder | June 8, 2015 - 11:38 am

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's…
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

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | October 11, 2013 - 1:04 pm

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

Best Covers

The 10 Best Indie Rock Beyoncé Covers

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…
Stereogum | October 14, 2011 - 10:24 am

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 collection…
Brandon Stosuy | November 17, 2010 - 12:43 pm

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

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's…
Brandon Stosuy | October 5, 2009 - 1:04 pm

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

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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Amrit Singh | April 2, 2008 - 6:04 pm