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Interview

Q&A: Tamaryn On Sexuality In Music, Top 40 Rap, And Her Rescue Dog + Watch Her Play “Cranekiss”

Tamaryn is a nomadic singer-songwriter whose music lives somewhere between dream-pop and shoegaze. She was born in New Zealand -- though her ancestors have no…
Grace Birnstengel | June 3, 2016 - 3:46 pm
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2015 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am
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Interview

Q&A: Jorge Elbrecht On What Producers Really Do, What Ariel Pink Is Really Like, And How Mainstream Pop Has Reached A State Of Idiocracy

For the better part of the past dozen years, Jorge Elbrecht has had a hand in creating some of the most beautiful, forward-thinking, and occasionally…
T. Cole Rachel | July 29, 2015 - 11:41 am
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More Tamaryn stories

Tamaryn – “Sugarfix” Video

Dream pop merchant Tamaryn had an excellent effort last fall in Cranekiss, her third full-length. Her sound is shimmering, airy and unearthly, and she's displayed…
Collin Robinson | April 14, 2016 - 12:01 pm

Watch Tamaryn Play “Hands All Over Me,” “Cranekiss,” & “Last” In A Last.fm Session

A month removed from her very good new album Cranekiss, Tamaryn and her backing band are featured in a new live session for Last.fm. They…
James Rettig | September 29, 2015 - 5:06 pm
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Stream Tamaryn Cranekiss

Tamaryn's been wowing us all summer with songs from her third full-length, Cranekiss, and now you can finally hear the whole thing in full. Early…
James Rettig | August 24, 2015 - 2:57 pm

Tamaryn – “Last” (Stereogum Premiere)

Our own Tom Breihan once said Tamaryn makes "head-blown desert-vista dreampop" and that's the only way I can imagine her now: standing majestic and windswept…
Caitlin White | August 4, 2015 - 11:37 am
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Tamaryn – “Cranekiss” Video

Tamaryn is moving into more weightless territory with her third album, and nowhere is that quality more apparent than on "Cranekiss," the track that gives…
James Rettig | July 16, 2015 - 3:52 pm

Tamaryn – “Softcore”

Tamaryn has been grinding out psychic glitter-pop for a few years now, but her upcoming third record, Cranekiss, feels like a high water mark for…
Caitlin White | June 30, 2015 - 11:12 am
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Tamaryn – “Cranekiss”

Tamaryn already waltzed into 2015 with the lust and glitter of "Hands All Over Me," a song so brimming with gauzy confidence that we chose…
Caitlin White | June 2, 2015 - 10:42 am
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Tamaryn – “Hands All Over Me” Video

Tamaryn's incredible new album Cranekiss is the pinnacle of gauzy, maximalist pop, and "Hands All Over Me" is the dreamy, psychedelic new single that I…
Caitlin White | May 18, 2015 - 5:40 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

All of this week's best songs boast a balls-to-the-wall letting go in their own respective ways. Some are aggressive, others are shy and muted, but…
Stereogum | May 1, 2015 - 6:34 pm
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Tamaryn – “Hands All Over Me”

The New Zealand-born singer-songwriter Tamaryn has already made a couple of albums of head-blown desert-vista dreampop, but Cranekiss, her forthcoming LP, promises to be a…
Tom Breihan | April 28, 2015 - 12:47 pm
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Dum Dum Girls – “Are You Okay” Short Film (Written By Bret Easton Ellis)

Dum Dum Girls didn't just make a music video for "Are You Okay," a humid sigh of a song from their new album Too True.
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2014 - 11:00 am
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Dum Dum Girls – “Too True To Be Good” Video

"Too True To Be Good" is an effects-pedal-happy dream-pop stunner from the very good new Dum Dum Girls album Too True, and now it follows…
Tom Breihan | February 19, 2014 - 11:05 am

Essay

Five Years In, Brooklyn Record Label Mexican Summer Deserves To Be Celebrated

This weekend, the Brooklyn-based record label Mexican Summer will celebrate five years in business with a two-day, indoor-outdoor festival featuring label artists, alumni, and friends…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2013 - 10:21 am
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Mexican Summer To Celebrate 5 Years With Fest, Book, LP

The Brooklyn-based label Mexican Summer will celebrate its five-year anniversary next month with a two-day festival at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, featuring some of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 16, 2013 - 11:29 am
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Jorge Elbrecht – “1/4 Circle Black” (Turning Shrines Cover) (Feat. Tamaryn)

One of the more under-the-radar offerings at Record Store Day tomorrow will be a reissue of the Face Of Another, a 1985 EP from Turning…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2013 - 1:46 pm

Tamaryn, Tropic of Cancer, Vum @ The Echo, Los Angeles 11/23/12

The Echo couldn't hold anymore people as a sold out audience witnessed¬†Tamaryn unleash a hypnotic set from their reverb-soaked sophomore album,¬†Tender New Signs. Guitarist Rex…
Andrew Youssef | November 26, 2012 - 11:00 am

Interview

Tamaryn On Tender Signs, Touring, And Why Making Music Is Like Magic

Last month, Tamaryn released Tender New Signs, the band's sophomore offering of echo-laden shoegaze gorgeousness. Moving into even more tripped-out territories than those occupied by…
T. Cole Rachel | November 6, 2012 - 3:57 pm
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