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Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of it -- or even to hear all of it. The idea of imposing a narrative on 365 days…   Read Story »
Song One is a new film "set against the backdrop of Brooklyn's vibrant modern-folk music scene" that stars Anne Hathaway as an anthropologist who returns to New York after her musician brother ends…   Read Story »
Last week in this space, I wondered where the hell all the Halloween-themed videos were. They all finally showed up this week -- including a few today, which puts them out of contention for this…   Read Story »
Sharon Van Etten doesn't appear in her video for "Your Love Is Killing Me," a gorgeous song from her Are We There album. Instead, Carla Juri, the star of the new indie film Wetlands, plays a woman…   Read Story »
At this point, I have to imagine that most bands' backstage warm-up routines, before coming onstage, involve talking to little kids and their cameraphone-wielding parents. We see so many of these…   Read Story »
Todd Barry's podcast usually features comedians, but every now and then he'll invite a musician to join him for a conversation. Back in June we heard A.C. Newman and Barry reminisce about their…   Read Story »
Sharon Van Etten gave us the sweepingly beautiful album Are We There this past spring, and the Juan Maclean put out the Album Of The Week-honored In A Dream yesterday, so they're both strong artists…   Read Story »
Australian surrealist crooner Jack Ladder and his band, the Dreamlanders (including one of Stereogum's favorite weirdos, Kirin J. Callinan) will return with their fourth album, Playmates, this fall.…   Read Story »
Sharon Van Etten stopped by Jimmy Kimmel on Friday night to perform two songs from her fantastic new album Are We There. She did emotional and low-key performances of "Tarifa" and "Break Me." You can…   Read Story »
On Eight Houses, the new album from the Brooklyn duo She Keeps Bees, the band's fellow borough resident Sharon Van Etten shows up to add guest vocals to two songs. One of those songs is "Is What It…   Read Story »