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Phosphorescent – “Ya Hey” (Vampire Weekend Cover)

While on tour in California last week, Matthew Houck stopped by California State University's KCSN with a dusky, stripped down cover of Vampire Weekend's Modern
Scott Lapatine | October 11, 2013 - 7:40 pm

Photos: Øyafestivalen 2013

In its 12th year, Øya Festival brought another diverse set of artists to Oslo's Medieval Park over four days last week. Among the performers were…
Stereogum | August 14, 2013 - 10:45 am

Phosphorescent – “Ride On/Right On” Video

Alabama native Matthew Houck, who records dusty, sweltering country pop under the stage name Phosphorescent, has released the music video for "Ride On/ Right On,"
Elliah Heifetz | August 7, 2013 - 12:00 pm

The Walkmen, Phosphorescent, Friend Roulette, Abadabad @ McCarren Park, Brooklyn 6/15/13

At a blacktop lot in McCarren Park on Saturday, a concert plugged along and the conversation turned to befuddlement: "Is this really a free show?"
Colin St. John | June 17, 2013 - 2:11 pm


Backtrack: Phosphorescent Pride

Recently, Matthew Houck, aka Phosphorescent, played at New York's Bowery Ballroom in celebration of the release of his latest album Muchacho, which is by no…
Sam Hockley-Smith | May 16, 2013 - 1:36 pm

Photos: TV On The Radio, Phosphorescent, Here We Go Magic @ BAM, Brooklyn 4/27/13

Over the weekend, the National-curated festival Crossing Brooklyn Ferry (named after the Walt Whitman poem) took place at the borough's sprawling venue BAM. Performers included…
Stereogum | April 29, 2013 - 12:13 pm

Watch Phosphorescent Play Fallon

Matthew Houck's synth-lined Muchacho single "Song For Zula" is a cinematic and pretty six-minute thing, built of swirling violins, a punchy little bass groove, and…
Amrit Singh | April 24, 2013 - 8:27 am

Photos: Phosphorescent, Strand Of Oaks @ Troubadour, West Hollywood 4/5/13

The Troubadour was completely sold-out for the stunning combination of Phosphorescent and Strand of Oaks. Phosphorescent have been gaining traction on their latest album, Muchacho.
Andrew Youssef | April 8, 2013 - 10:42 am

Phosphorescent – “Song For Zula” Video

Along with Djuna Wahlrab, Matthew Houck, the craggy-voiced country-rock rambler behind Phosphorescent, co-directed his own video for "Song For Zula," the stately and pretty first…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2013 - 2:34 pm

Stream Phosphorescent Muchaco

As Phosphorescent, the Brooklyn-based Alabama transplant Matthew Houck makes dusty-but-ebullient roots-rock that feels warm and dusty and lived-in, lighter on old-timey affectations than the stuff…
Tom Breihan | March 4, 2013 - 4:39 pm

Phosphorescent – “Song For Zula”

In a few months, Phosphorescent, the project run by the Brooklyn-based Alabama-transplant songwriter Matthew Houck, will follow up 2010's Here's To Taking It Easy with…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2012 - 11:45 am

End Of The Road Festival 2011 In Photos

Last week, the UK's Larmer Tree Gardens hosted a hilariously deep bill for the End Of The Road Festival, a lineup that featured Joanna Newsom,…
Corban Goble | September 7, 2011 - 10:39 am

End Of The Road Festival 2010 In Photos

This past weekend Larmer Tree Gardens, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, hosted the fifth annual End Of The Road Festival. This year's lineup continued the festival's peripheral…
Amrit Singh | September 13, 2010 - 4:19 pm

Phosphorescent – “It’s Hard To Be Humble (When You’re From Alabama)” Video

Natalie Johns of Dig For Fire TV shot a bunch of Phosphorescent shows, practices, and etc., and edited them together for Here's To Taking It
Brandon Stosuy | August 4, 2010 - 11:42 am