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Following up a set from Drake would be a tough job for anyone, and the bill for Saturday’s Governors Ball did seem a little sparse for the second full day. Still, New Yorkers and others who had trekked to the city specifically for the festival came out in droves on Saturday — at least the… More »

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 of music, of making sense of a whole year, is a fool’… More »

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 week’s list. But some of the best videos of the week weren’t dark or spooky at all. They were technicolor… More »

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Sharon Van Etten – “Teen Angel” (Donovan Cover)

Next month, Rock The Cause Records will release a Donovan tribute album called Gazing With Tranquility that will feature contributions from the Flaming Lips, Hamilton
James Rettig | September 15, 2015 - 10:01 am

Neil Young Tribute Concert Lines Up Ryan Adams, Sharon Van Etten, Body/Head, Patrick Carney, & More

This fall, NYC's Bowery Ballrooom is hosting the first-ever Neil Fest, a two-day tribute concert event organized by the same people who previously brought u…
Peter Helman | August 26, 2015 - 9:23 pm

Sharon Van Etten – “Words”

A few years ago, the great stand-up comic Tig Notaro was diagnosed with breast cancer. And in an instantly legendary stand-up set at Largo i…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2015 - 11:02 am

Heather Woods Broderick – “Mama Shelter”

Heather Woods Broderick is a gentle, vulnerable singer-songwriter who renders enormous topics into delicate, soulful psych-folk. She's been touring with Sharon Van Etten as a…
Caitlin White | June 11, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Sharon Van Etten – “I Always Fall Apart” & “Pay My Debts”

Next week, Sharon Van Etten will release I Don't Want To Let You Down, a five-track EP that serves as an extension of last year'…
James Rettig | June 1, 2015 - 9:37 am

Sharon Van Etten, Lucius, & Kelela Model For Madewell

It’s sometimes a little weird when ostensibly indie artists team up with brands to model clothes — take DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith doing so for…
James Rettig | May 19, 2015 - 10:06 am

Sharon Van Etten – “Remembering Mountains” (Lyrics By Karen Dalton) (Stereogum Premiere)

How many albums full of songs sung by Karen Dalton exist? Not many, technically, yet relics and stories from the folk singer's short life kee…
Caitlin White | May 12, 2015 - 11:32 am

Sharon Van Etten – “Just Like Blood”

Sharon Van Etten has a new EP called I Don't Want To Let You Down coming out next month, and she debuted its title track
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2015 - 11:27 am

Sharon Van Etten Announces I Don’t Want To Let You Down EP

Sharon Van Etten will release a new EP called I Don't Want To Let You Down this June. Among the many collaborators are the War…
Chris DeVille | April 8, 2015 - 10:45 am

The National – “Sunshine On My Back”

The National are getting in on this whole "surprise music" thing. No, they haven't shared an entire new album, but an unannounced single called "Sunshine…
Chris DeVille | April 2, 2015 - 9:48 am

Watch Sharon Van Etten Move A Superfan TV Anchorman To Tears

Sharon Van Etten is on tour promoting her latest offering, Are We There, which made our 50 Best Albums Of 2014 list and is one…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 12, 2015 - 2:33 pm

Hear Indie Folk Supergroup Sounds Of The South Play “Trials, Troubles, Tribulations” From MusicNOW – 10 Years Comp

For the past decade, the National’s Bryce Dessner has been helping to put together Cincinnati’s MusicNOW Festival, which regularly features acts from the National’s orbit…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2015 - 1:03 pm

Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders – “To Keep And Be Kept” (Feat. Sharon Van Etten)

Jack Ladder is an Australian bandleader with a big, decadent, surly voice that invites inevitable comparisons to his countryman Nick Cave, and he's also got…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2015 - 9:52 am

Watch Sharon Van Etten Play Surprise New Single “I Don’t Want To Let You Down” On Ellen

Sharon Van Etten had a huge year last year, with her album Are We There establishing her as one of our greatest rootsy indie rockers.
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2015 - 8:18 am

Watch Deer Tick And Sharon Van Etten Cover Lou Reed In Brooklyn

Providence roots-rockers Deer Tick are celebrating their 10th anniversary with a six-day residency at New York's Brooklyn Bowl, where they're sporting yellow bowling shirts and…
Peter Helman | December 29, 2014 - 2:50 pm

Watch The Treacly Trailer For Anne Hathaway’s Brooklyn Folk Scene Drama Song One, Featuring New Music By Jenny Lewis

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 retur…
James Rettig | November 12, 2014 - 3:04 pm

Sharon Van Etten – “Your Love Is Killing Me” Video

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…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2014 - 1:33 pm
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