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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I have very little doubt that, if I had actually seen it, Grimes' video for her Janelle Monáe collab "Venus Fly" would be on this…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2017 - 1:23 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

My fellow gummers, 'tis with a heavy heart that I let you know today is my last day on staff at Stereogum. I picked a…
Stereogum | January 13, 2017 - 5:22 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This list is never easy to make, but it gets a whole lot harder when some of our best artists release their videos in huge…
Tom Breihan | October 7, 2016 - 2:00 pm

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Stream Everything Is Recorded (XL’s Richard Russell) Close But Not Quite EP

XL Recordings label head Richard Russell's new project Everything Is Recorded is a focal point in this month's excellent New Yorker profile of the London-based…
James Rettig | May 12, 2017 - 11:02 am

Watch Sampha’s Short Film Process

After years of being one of the most exciting forces in music, the weary and emotive piano man Sampha finally released his debut album Process
Chris DeVille | March 31, 2017 - 9:51 am

Hear Sampha Cover Drake’s “Controlla” In The BBC Live Lounge

The introspective UK singer Sampha has recorded with Drake a number of times over the years, and on Drake's new album More Life, Sampha gets…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2017 - 9:00 am

Hear Two New Songs From Sampha & Richard Russell

Richard Russell is the man behind XL Recordings, and he's also a prolific producer in his own right. Russell worked with Gil Scott-Heron on I'm
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2017 - 10:47 am

Watch Sampha, Jenn Wasner, & Brandi Carlile Sing “Nothing Compares 2 U” In A Google Pixel Commercial

Sampha, who released his debut album earlier this month, appears in a Google Pixel commercial that aired during the Grammys broadcast. The ad features a…
James Rettig | February 12, 2017 - 11:10 pm

Stream Sampha Process

Sampha, the British soul singer, has a voice that's all textured, exquisite longing. He's spent most of his career lending that quality to other artists,…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2017 - 9:21 am

Sampha – “No One Knows Me (Like The Piano)” Video

This week, Sampha, the astrally-inclined British singer of textured and emotive soul songs, will finally release his full-length debut Process. And today, he's shared his…
Tom Breihan | January 31, 2017 - 10:46 am

Sampha Reveals Kanye West Co-Wrote “Timmy’s Prayer”

"Saint Pablo," one of the bonus tracks that Kanye West tacked onto The Life Of Pablo during his endless cycle of tinkering and updating, featured…
Peter Helman | December 5, 2016 - 8:09 pm

Watch Solange Sing With Sampha, Bill Murray Sing With Chicago Cubs On SNL

Solange brought her new album A Seat At The Table to Saturday Night Live last night, performing standout tracks "Cranes In The Sky" and "Don't…
Peter Helman | November 6, 2016 - 10:45 am

Go Behind The Scenes Of Solange’s New Album In A Seat At The Table, Beginning Stages

Solange just dropped the excellent A Seat At The Table, which will be sure to grace many a year-end list. It was made over the…
Collin Robinson | October 6, 2016 - 12:37 pm

Solange – “Don’t Touch My Hair” (Feat. Sampha) & “Cranes In The Sky” Videos

On Friday, Solange released her amazing new album A Seat At The Table. And tonight, she's shared videos for "Cranes In The Sky" and the…
Peter Helman | October 2, 2016 - 9:15 pm
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