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Following up a juggernaut like “Call Me Maybe” has got to be intimidating. There hasn’t been a song like that since, one that was so immediately pervasive and so utterly inescapable. The second that track hit, through a series of almost chance circumstances, it was swept up into the zeitgeist and spit out into ubiquity. More »

My first exposure to Sugarland was the video for “Stuck Like Glue,” a 2010 single that injected a shot of unexpected quirk to the heavily codified country radio landscape. I hadn’t paid close attention to mainstream country since I was a kid, but somehow “Stuck Like Glue” made its way into my browser and captured… More »

Starting today we’re rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum’s annual readers’ poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote for 2013’s best album, song, music video, new act, TV show, movie, and viral video. And you did! Thank you for listening! Best Album is the first category we’re revealing… More »

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Tegan & Sara – “On Directing” Video

Sara Quin stars in this video for "On Directing" (Tegan appears for her background vocals halfway through). It's a pretty simple clip: Lots of colorful…
jessica | July 27, 2010 - 10:31 am
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Tegan & Sara – “Turnpike Ghost” (Steel Train Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Steel Train opened for Tegan & Sara this winter, which may be where they got the idea for Terrible Thrills Vol. 1, an album of…
jessica | June 22, 2010 - 12:38 pm
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Tegan & Sara – “Alligator” Video

This Sara-penned track from Sainthood is a sparser affair than previously video'd song "Hell." So "Alligator" gets a fittingly minimalist treatment here. The Quin sister…
jessica | February 22, 2010 - 9:46 am
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New Tiësto (Feat. Tegan & Sara) Video – “Feel It In My Bones”

Dutch producer and remixer Tiësto doesn't show up until the shadowy end of this video for "Feel It In My Bones," his collaboration with Tega…
brandon | January 15, 2010 - 11:14 am
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Fucked Up & Friends Cover “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”

We waited all yesterday for this to pop up on iTunes and it's finally arrived... No strangers to the tradition of benefit recordings -- see…
brandon | December 8, 2009 - 10:11 am
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Tegan & Sara Give Conan “Hell”

The Quin sisters brought the non-spiritual song "Hell," the lead single from the non-spiritual LP Sainthood, to Conan last night. Take it to the end…
Amrit Singh | November 3, 2009 - 11:30 am
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Tegan & Sara/Laura Veirs @ The Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles 10/26/09

Sainthood is out today, and the guitar teachers of Tegan & Sara celebrated by performing the entire album at Los Angeles’s Orpheum Theatre last night.
Amrit Singh | October 27, 2009 - 10:14 am
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New Tegan & Sara Video – “Hell”

It's Tegan & Sara/Vampire Weekend Monday... Sainthood may have a bigger, more forceful band sound, but the Jamie Travis-directed video for "Hell" features the Qui…
brandon | October 26, 2009 - 11:03 am
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Guitar Lessons From Vampire Weekend, Tegan & Sara, The National

If you're tired of practicing old folk tunes, Beatles songs, Mel Bay, or whatever, Q TV's new series "How To" With Q features various indie…
Stereogum | October 26, 2009 - 9:09 am
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The ‘Gum Drop CXI: Hear New Charlotte Hatherley, Win Tegan & Sara’s ON/IN/AT

Ex-Ash guitarist and recent Bat For Lashes touring guitarist Charlotte Hatherley recorded her third solo album (and Minty Fresh US debut) New Worlds in a…
brandon | October 21, 2009 - 11:18 am
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Stream Tegan & Sara’s Sainthood

Most fans were into “Hell”‘s “bigger and more forceful” full-band sound. Listen to T&S’s sixth album at MySpace to see if the Quins and their…
brandon | October 20, 2009 - 9:26 am
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New Tegan & Sara – “Hell”

Our first listen of this track came from Tegan & Sara's recent set at Rifflandia festival, where the sisters Quin debuted Tegan's "Hell," from the…
Amrit Singh | October 6, 2009 - 9:18 am
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Tegan & Sara Debut Six Sainthood Songs At Rifflandia

When Jessica caught up with Sara Quin for a Progress Report we found out: ? [Quin] isn't worried about performing the songs on Sainthood, though…
brandon | September 28, 2009 - 9:36 am
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Tegan & Sara Unveil Sainthood Artwork, Tracklist

The other day we posted the Quin sisters' collab track with Tiësto, but that was just a little stopgap until Tegan & Sara release their…
Amrit Singh | August 26, 2009 - 12:47 pm
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New Tiësto (Feat. Tegan & Sara) – “Feel It In My Bones” (Stereogum Premiere)

Dutch DJ Tiësto's fourth studio album Kaleidoscope comes with a variety of collaborative vocal guests spots including Jónsi of Sigur Rós, Kele of Bloc Party,…
brandon | August 18, 2009 - 12:54 pm
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Progress Report: Tegan & Sara

NAME: Tegan & Sara PROGRESS REPORT: Listening to mixes for their sixth studio album, Sainthood, out October 27. Recorded at Sound City in Va…
jessica | July 31, 2009 - 1:24 am
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Death Cab For Cutie/Tegan & Sara/The New Pornographers @ The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles 7/5/09

While we spent our Independence weekend in very lo-fi environs, Death Cab For Cutie hosted a ritzier affair, inviting fellow indie rock darlings Tegan…
Amrit Singh | July 6, 2009 - 5:22 pm
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Stereogum’s Favorite Artists’ Favorite Things In 2008

We love year-end lists, it's really a shame that no one made any this month. To remedy that, we asked a handful of our favorite…
Scott Lapatine | December 24, 2008 - 12:36 am
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Tegan & Sara On Proposition 8

For the next six weeks, T&S are blogging at Spinner, where with each installment they’ll be writing about one of three themes: laugh, rage, cry.
brandon | November 12, 2008 - 11:59 am
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Tegan & Sara “Call It Off” On Letterman

The Sisters Quin flashed a simple, touching video for the simply touching "Call It Off" not so long ago which had Tegan literally wound u…
Amrit Singh | October 8, 2008 - 11:58 am
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