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Wasted Days

I. THE MARKET STREET BRIDGE It began with the tattoo on Tim Showalter's forearm. An arch from a bridge I'd seen countless times…
Ryan Leas | February 2, 2017 - 11:36 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Year-end season is officially upon us! We published our 50 Best Albums Of 2016 and 25 Great EPs lists this week, and Ryan Leas graced…
Stereogum | December 2, 2016 - 6:06 pm


7 Memorable Sets From Bonnaroo 2015 Thursday & Friday

By its early reputation and the sheer nature of it, Bonnaroo should be a complete mess. But the staff are universally nice and the people…
Ryan Leas | June 13, 2015 - 7:34 pm

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Hear Strand Of Oaks Talk Hard Love, Cover Springsteen On Lance Armstrong’s Podcast

The definitive Strand Of Oaks interview this album cycle? That's definitely the Stereogum cover story by Ryan Leas. But don't sleep on Timothy Showalter's conversation…
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2017 - 8:22 pm

Strand Of Oaks – “I Know You Know You’re Evil”

Timothy Showalter, the Midwestern rocker who records under the name Strand Of Oaks, recently released a new album called Hard Love. But "I Know You…
Peter Helman | April 2, 2017 - 12:43 pm

Watch Strand Of Oaks Look Like A Lion On Conan

Last month, Timothy Showalter, the Midwestern singer-songwriter behind the band Strand Of Oaks, transformed himself into a full-on rocker for the release of Hard Love,…
Tom Breihan | March 30, 2017 - 9:27 am

Strand Of Oaks – “Cry” Video

Strand Of Oaks have shared a video for "Cry," a track from Tim Showalter's new album, Hard Love. (We recently did an extensive cover story…
James Rettig | March 7, 2017 - 10:25 am

Hear Strand Of Oaks Cover The Stone Roses, Primal Scream, & Phish For Lagniappe Sessions

Last week, Timothy Showalter, the raw Midwestern rock 'n' roller who records as Strand Of Oaks, released his new album Hard Love. And after the…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2017 - 10:16 am

Strand Of Oaks – “Rest Of It” Video

Next month, Tim Showalter's Strand Of Oaks project returns with the hotly anticipated new album Hard Love, and we've already posted the video for the…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2017 - 10:16 am

Anti-Trump Charity Project Offers 100 New Songs From Artists Like Angel Olsen, Mitski, Toro Y Moi, & Mountain Goats

Our First 100 Days is a charity project that will release one new song per day for the first 100 days of Donald Trump's presidency.
James Rettig | January 13, 2017 - 11:45 am

Watch Strand Of Oaks’ Solo Piano Performance Of “Radio Kids”

"Radio Kids" is the tremendous lead single from Strand Of Oaks' highly anticipated new album Hard Love. The studio version of the song is a…
Chris DeVille | December 28, 2016 - 9:35 am

Strand Of Oaks – “Radio Kids” Video

A teaser video earlier this week suggested Strand Of Oaks might be prepping the follow-up to 2014 breakthrough HEAL, and sure enough, they are! Tim…
Chris DeVille | December 1, 2016 - 9:58 am

Watch A Teaser For Strand Of Oaks’ New Album

Strand Of Oaks' most recent album, HEAL, made our Best Albums Of 2014 list, so suffice to say we're excited to see where the Tim…
James Rettig | November 29, 2016 - 12:40 pm

Father John Misty Responds To Strand Of Oaks’ Subtweet, XPN Criticism Of His Fest Lecture

This past weekend, Father John Misty had what he's described as a "kind of a full meltdown" while onstage at the XPN Festival in Camden,…
Tom Breihan | July 25, 2016 - 8:59 am

Dark Blue – “Delco Runts”

Philadelphia's Dark Blue is a supergroup of sorts, comprising John Sharkey III of Clockcleaner, Andrew Mackie Nelson of Ceremony, and Mike Sneeringer of Strand Of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 21, 2015 - 4:22 pm

Eliza Hardy Jones – “Criminal” (Stereogum Premiere)

You might know her as the keyboardist and vocalist for Strand Of Oaks, Buried Beds, and Nightlands, but now Philadelphia's Eliza Hardy Jones is releasing…
Cady Siregar | December 18, 2015 - 9:03 am
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