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This weekend, the Brooklyn-based record label Mexican Summer will celebrate five years in business with a two-day, indoor-outdoor festival featuring label artists, alumni, and friends at Pioneer Works Center for Art and Innovation in Red Hook. With a lineup that spans from living legends (Spiritualized, Ariel Pink) to underground mainstays (No Joy, the Fresh &… More »

I haven’t been charting it or anything, but I’ve been writing these lists for the better part of a year now, and despite a few slow weeks, they seem to get better all the time. So here’s something to chew on: We could be living through a new golden era of the music video, even… More »

Hey, everybody, it’s that time again! South By Southwest 2012. Are you ready? How’s your hashtag game? Can you feel the early-onset FOMO? As the Austin institution grows larger and larger, with more and more high-level acts (ahem) interjecting themselves into the fray, there’s still plenty of room for the groups that are just starting… More »

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Peaking Lights – “Beautiful Son” Video

"Beautiful Son" is the married Wisconsin dub-poppers Peaking Lights' ode to their one-year-old, and as a biased dad type, I think it's the prettiest thing…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2012 - 1:41 pm

Peaking Lights – “Beautiful Son”

The married Wisconsin dub duo Peaking Lights will drop their new album Lucifer next month, and we've already posted the early track "Lo Hi." The…
Tom Breihan | June 11, 2012 - 11:27 am

Nite Jewel – “One Second Of Love (Peaking Lights One Love Remix)”

"One Second Of Love" is the title track and first single from California dark-synthpopper Nite Jewel's new album. Wisconsin dub duo Peaking Lights, who have…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2012 - 10:35 am

Peaking Lights – “Lo Hi”

Married Wisconsin dub duo Peaking Lights have a new album called Lucifer coming out in June, and they've already posted a mix of album tracks
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2012 - 11:13 am

Preview Peaking Lights Lucifer

Last year, the married Wisconsin synth-dub duo Peaking Lights broke out with their album 936. They're already planning to unleash the self-produced follow-up album Lucifer
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2012 - 11:21 am

Peaking Lights – “Westbound”

The baby-toting Wisconsin dub duo Peaking Lights are just now finishing a breakout year, in which they dropped both the much-liked 936 album and, um,…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2011 - 11:28 am

Peaking Lights – “Hey Sparrow” Video

Today, Madison, WI husband/wife duo Peaking Lights unleash a verdant video for 936 standout "Hey Sparrow." Check out the Cam Archer-directed video down below.
Corban Goble | November 28, 2011 - 12:34 pm

Peaking Lights – “Marshmallow Yellow/Amazing & Wonderful” (Main Attrakionz Remix)”

The married Wisconsin dub duo Peaking Lights will soon release a new remix EP, and one of the contributions comes from the spaced-out Oakland rap…
Tom Breihan | November 14, 2011 - 2:05 pm

Ford & Lopatin – “I Surrender (Peaking Lights Bass Ship Remix)”

When two spacey, psychedelic home-electronic production duos get together, it stands to reason that the results should be extra-spacey and extremely psychedelic, right? In this…
Tom Breihan | October 12, 2011 - 5:44 pm

Smith Westerns – “End Of The Night (Peaking Lights Remix)”

The Wisconsin production duo Peaking Lights have remixed "End Of The Night," a languid glam-rock jam from Smith Westerns' recent album Dye It Blonde. In…
Tom Breihan | September 22, 2011 - 11:00 am

Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands of 2011

Last year, right around the time summer turned to fall, we at Stereogum published our list of the 40 best new bands of the year.
Stereogum | September 13, 2011 - 12:26 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: March 2011

The March edition of our Monthly Mix series runs the gamut from South London mixtape hip-hop, to lady-baiting R&B, pop, to lady-fronted arpeggiated-vocal ukulele/sax funk.
Amrit Singh | March 10, 2011 - 3:09 pm
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