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Kanye West’s new video for “Lost In The World” is being positioned as a collaboration with a filmmaker rather than a “music video,” and that’s good, since it’s a pretty shitty music video. If there’s a sure bet in music videos, it’s Mr. West, who tends to have a ton more vision and audacity than… More »

Of all the Area Codes we’ve done so far, Denver is the biggest city, so it’s probably not a surprise that it has one of the richer histories of anything in the series. Before the jam band craze of the early-to-mid ’90s, Denver was long established as a friendly, scenic city conducive to folk acts… More »

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Progress Report: Husband and wife duo turned trio put the finishing touches on their Cape Dory follow up.

Cape Dory — the debut album from Denver-based duo Tennis — was one of early 2011’s most charming success stories. Not only was the record a sweet listen — 10 tracks of… More »

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Artist Portraits From Shaky Knees 2015

Shaky Knees Festival went down in Atlanta this weekend, and we sent two photographers to capture portraits and live shots of some of the performers…
Stereogum | May 11, 2015 - 11:46 am

Tennis Claim Marmara Hotels Licensed Their Song And Now Refuse To Pay

Well, this is a little different. Usually when companies want to use someone’s music in a commercial but can’t, they just use it anyway without…
James Rettig | April 30, 2015 - 6:11 pm

Tennis – “Mean Streets” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Earlier this month, Tennis dropped a typically sunny, jaunty new song called "Easter Island" that didn't make last year's Ritual In Repeat album. It will,…
Patrick Hosken | April 24, 2015 - 9:42 am

Tennis – “Easter Island”

The married duo of Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley started their indie-pop band Tennis after embarking on a long sailing trip together, and their new…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2015 - 10:04 am

Karen O, Sky Ferreira, Duran Duran, And A Dozen More Artists Paid Tribute To David Lynch (And Die Antwoord Heckled The Whole Time)

Amongst the shabby, shuttered vaudeville theaters that line Broadway in Los Angeles, the Theatre at Ace Hotel burns bright. A line stretched from the theater…
Molly Bergen | April 2, 2015 - 11:05 am

Jim James, Karen O, Wayne Coyne, Sky Ferreira, Twin Peaks To Play David Lynch Tribute Concert

On April 1st, the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles will host a celebratory concert to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the David Lynch Foundation. The…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 10, 2015 - 7:12 pm

Tennis – “I’m Callin'” Video

Back in August, we premiered "I'm Callin'," a groovy track off Tennis' most recent full-length release, Ritual In Repeat. Now the husband-and-wife indie-pop duo…
Ethan Jacobs | October 16, 2014 - 12:32 pm

Tennis – “I’m Callin'” (Stereogum Premiere)

Tennis, the romantically intwined pop-rock duo of Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley, are readying the release of third album Ritual In Repeat. Above you'll find…
Chris DeVille | August 13, 2014 - 3:27 pm

Tennis – “Never Work For Free”

Denver indie-poppers Tennis have only been putting out records for a few years, but they aren't wasting any time in cranking out material, and they've…
Tom Breihan | June 3, 2014 - 12:22 pm

Tennis – “Cured Of Youth” Video

Tennis, the smooth-sounding husband and wife duo of Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore, dropped their Small Sound EP last year, and now share a music…
Miles Bowe | April 15, 2014 - 2:01 pm

Tennis – “Mean Streets” (Stereogum Premiere)

Husband and wife band Tennis are back with slow rocker "Mean Streets." The cut comes from the Denver-based duo's upcoming EP Small Sound, which was…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 1, 2013 - 12:07 pm

Tennis – “Guiding Light” (Television Cover)

Earlier this year, Denver indie-poppers Tennis released their Young And Old album, and as a thank-you to people who enjoyed it, they've now released a…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2012 - 4:06 pm

Watch Tennis On Conan

On last night's episode of Conan, Denver indie-poppers Tennis reported for musical-guest duty. On the show itself, they played the Young & Old track "High…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2012 - 10:03 am

Tennis – “My Better Self” Video

Here's the clip for Tennis's "My Better Self," a video that willfully conjures up a Twin Peaks roadhouse vibe. Chris Osborn and Matthew Shorr direct.
Corban Goble | April 30, 2012 - 9:57 am

Watch Tennis On Letterman

Tennis swung by The Late Show With David Letterman last night to play Young And Old cut "It All Feels The Same." Watch it below.
Corban Goble | April 10, 2012 - 9:54 am

Watch Tennis Play Leno

Last night, Denver indie duo Tennis played Young & Old standout "Origins" on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. Watch the performance below.
Corban Goble | March 22, 2012 - 9:26 am

Tennis – “Origins” Video

Intrigue on the mountain for Tennis' clip for Young And Old standout "Origins," where a gunman on skis wreaks havoc. Though it looks like old…
Corban Goble | February 14, 2012 - 5:06 pm

Stream Tennis Young & Old

Denver indie-pop crew Tennis are about to release their new album Young & Old out into the world. Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney produced the…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2012 - 11:14 am