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Mark Linkous, the man behind Sparklehorse, committed suicide in 2010, and now Box Of Stars, a nonprofit that raises mental health awareness, hopes to honor him with a new tribute album called Last…   Read Story »
For this installment of Stereogum's web series Know Your Rites, we talked to Welsh rockers the Joy Formidable before they performed on the Honda Stage at this month's Austin City Limits. The trio…   Read Story »
The Joy Formidable played The Vic in Chicago last night. After sets from openers Kitten and Guards, the band rocked songs from their recent album Wolf's Law and 2011 debut The Big Roar. Max Herman…   Read Story »
If, say, you're the type of person who gets nauseous while watching found-footage movies, you might want to proceed with caution here. The Joy Formidable, the Welsh power-trio who would make stadium…   Read Story »
Here's yet another indication, if we really needed one, that Kendrick Lamar is a freshly minted star: This weekend, he made his debut as Saturday Night Live's musical guest, managing to shine on a…   Read Story »
Tomorrow, the wailing Welsh alt-rock power trio the Joy Formidable will drop sophomore album Wolf's Law. And on Friday night, the band played their charged-up festival-anthem single "This Ladder Is…   Read Story »
Early next year, anthemic British alt-rock trio the Joy Formidable will release Wolf's Law, their sophomore album. And in the new video for their churn-soaring first single "This Ladder Is Ours,"…   Read Story »
Here's the clip for Welsh trio the Joy Formidable's new single "Wolf's Law," a black-and-white visual that gets pretty Tree Of Life-y and complements to the epic feel of the song, which is a big,…   Read Story »
Earplugs were definitely required for an evening full of fuzz guitars and piercing feedback as the triple bill of The Joy Formidable, A Place To Bury Strangers and Big Black Delta rolled into the…   Read Story »
Last night, Welsh power trio the Joy Formidable showed up on the Late Show With David Letterman to blast through a seriously kinetic version of their single "Whirring." Bands don't usually look this…   Read Story »