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Guys, Yeezus leaked. You don’t need music videos right now. You need to just play that real loud, let blood fill up your vision, luxuriate in the angry anxiety. If, however, you somehow need a break in between Yeezus sessions, or if you’re one of those weird and virtuous people who waits until it’s legal… More »

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix — MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. — in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so, for you, here is the month’s music, whittled down to its very best, via each of the aforementioned mediums, limited only… More »

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. The idea of a “new” band is a pretty nebulous one, since many of the kids we listed were probably planning out their musical ventures in their basements since they… More »

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Jesse Jenkins – “Hotel Rising”

If you've heard the daybreak psychedelia of Pure X's "Thousand Year Child," then you know why the Austin psych-pop group have developed something of a…
Caitlin White | May 19, 2015 - 12:58 pm

Pure X – “Sweet Janine” & “I Don’t Wanna Make Love (With Anyone Else But You)” (Eddie Rabbitt Covers)

Pure X put out their new album, Angel, earlier this year, offering soft psych-rock with songs like "Heaven," and it's a vibe they explore further…
Miles Bowe | June 3, 2014 - 2:14 pm

Pure X – “Heaven” Video

The laid-back Austin psych band Pure X released their Angel LP earlier this week, and today they've shared the video for the warm, amber-hued jam…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Stream Pure X Angel

The twangy and pastoral Austin psych band Pure X has morphed quite a bit in sound and structure while working their way up through the…
Chris DeVille | March 26, 2014 - 3:03 pm

Pure X – “Heaven”

Austin's Pure X will release their third album (and Fat Possum debut) next month. "Heaven" builds off of what we heard on "Starlight," embracing the…
James Rettig | March 7, 2014 - 5:29 pm

Pure X – “Starlight”

Respect Pure X's grind. The pillowy Austin psych band is less than a year removed from dropping Crawling Up The Stairs, their last album, and…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2014 - 1:57 pm

Pure X – “Thousand Year Old Child” Video

"Thousand Year Old Child" is a deeply pretty song from Crawling Up The Stairs, the new album by the gently expansive Austin fuzz-rock trio Pure…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2013 - 4:21 pm

Pure X – “Thousand Year Old Child”

"Thousand Year Old Child" is the third release from Pure X's upcoming LP Crawling Up The Stairs. It's a wispy, twangy heartbreak song seen through…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 24, 2013 - 12:49 pm

Pure X – “Someone Else”

The atmospheric Austin psych trio Pure X are getting set to release their sophomore album Crawling Up The Stairs, and we recently posted the song…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2013 - 11:40 am

Pure X – “Things in My Head”

Texas outfit Pure X return with new track "Things In My Head." The cut is somber and has a lowkey alt-country feel and a tinge…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 13, 2013 - 12:33 pm

Pure X – “Surface”

The ethereally dour and sultry "Surface," one of many great dreamcasting tracks from TX outfit Pure X's Acéphale debut LP, gets the video it deserves…
Amrit Singh | November 1, 2011 - 1:30 pm

Pure X – “Easy” Video

Austin trio Pure X's Pleasure makes for great summer listening -- the Bedhead vibe and shadowy production have a cooling effect even when the air-conditioner's…
brandon | July 21, 2011 - 9:30 am

Stream Pure X Pleasure

We've spoken highly of Pure X's Pleasure, an album that landed at the No. 11 of our Top 20 Albums Of 2011 So Far. It's…
brandon | July 5, 2011 - 3:15 pm

Download Stereogum’s Cruel Summer 2011 Mix

Here's the sequel to last year's popular heartbreak of a mixtape, Cruel Summer. That one was worn, forlorn, and sexual, it was the soundtrack arc…
Amrit Singh | July 1, 2011 - 3:23 pm

Stereogum’s Top 20 Albums Of 2011 So Far

We still have plenty of time and music left in 2011, but since we're at the halfway (or so) mark, we thought it made sense…
Stereogum | June 21, 2011 - 1:11 pm

Pure X – “Dry Ice” (Stereogum Premiere)

Pure X's Pleasure continues to provide just that. The Austin trio's sleepy, hazy followup to the reissued You're In It Now EP arrived out of…
brandon | June 15, 2011 - 9:19 am

Stereogum Monthly Mix: June 2011

June's started on a hot streak: It made sense to counter the sweat by opening this Monthly Mix of recent standout free MP3s with a…
brandon | June 9, 2011 - 10:25 am