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It feels like a swift kick to the stomach to say, but on 10/21 it will be 10 years since iconic singer/song-writer Elliott Smith passed away. On that day this year, Cat Power, Zachary Cole Smith with…   Read Story »
On SXSW's third night, we threw a party that went almost until sunrise. It was a pretty good time! Thanks to all who braved the line and came to hang, and salute to our estimable lineup -- Lakutis,…   Read Story »
Last week, we announced our Range Life showcase, taking place at midnight on March 15 at the PureVolume house at 340 E. 2nd St. & Trinity, right in the middle of the brouhaha that is next week in…   Read Story »
"The Night" is the evanescent opening track from School Of Seven Bells' new one Ghostory, which we named Album Of The Week last week. Rewards is the producer and former Chairlift member Aaron…   Read Story »
Around midnight on the evening of March 15th, until well after every other bar in town has stopped serving legally intoxicating beverages, the Stereogum crew is throwing an Austin-based party with a…   Read Story »
A few months ago, we noticed that indie bands like Washed Out and WU LYF were covering the fuck out of Chris Isaak's almighty soft-focus smooth jam "Wicked Game," and we even got Chris Isaak himself…   Read Story »
Aaron Pfenning made a name for himself in the Brooklyn-via-Denver indie-pop iTunes pinup outfit Chairlift, and has busied himself since moving on from that project by making a new name for himself in…   Read Story »
Ex-Chairlift guitarist Aaron Pfenning is Rewards, a solo project that takes full-band form when on tour. (Last year, Rewards tours included a stint through the States with Warpaint, and through…   Read Story »
Rewards is Aaron Pfenning, who co-founded Chairlift and does solo stuff under this name. He's touring Europe with Brandon Flowers in September, and the UK and the U.S. with We Are Scientists for most…   Read Story »