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Radiohead Week

Stereogum Presents… OKX: A Tribute To OK Computer

For this #tbt chapter of Radiohead Week, we're reissuing (ha) our original track-for-track tribute to OK Computer. Stereogum's free, downloadable compilation was released in July…
Scott Lapatine | March 12, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Progress Report

Progress Report: The Twilight Sad

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The Twilight Sad's most recent LP has been out since February; this Progress Report has been on a crashed hard drive since before
T. Cole Rachel | April 17, 2012 - 4:54 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Lots of good music videos this week! Serial killers! Shadow-puppet dogs! Primary colors! Air rifles! Inexplicably clownish rap-star art direction! Members of the extended Stereogum…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2012 - 12:35 pm

More The Twilight Sad stories

Minor Victories – “Scattered Ashes (Song For Richard)” (Feat. The Twilight Sad’s James Graham) Video

Minor Victories is a supergroup comprising Slowdive’s Rachel Goswell, Editors’ Justin Lockey, Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite, and Hand Held Cine Club’s James Lockey. They released a…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 20, 2016 - 12:17 pm

Robert Smith – “There’s A Girl In The Corner” (The Twilight Sad Cover)

If you're listening for it, it's easy to hear the influence of the Cure in everything that gloomy Scottish postpunkers the Twilight Sad have ever…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2015 - 9:50 am

The Twilight Sad – “It Never Was The Same” Video

Melancholy Scottish rockers the Twilight Sad put out their fourth album, Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave, last year, but today…
Caitlin White | May 14, 2015 - 12:10 pm

The Twilight Sad – “I Could Give You All That You Don’t Want” Video

Scotland trio the Twilight Sad dropped their latest album Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave and gave the album track "Last
Collin Robinson | February 10, 2015 - 3:49 pm

The Twilight Sad – “The Airport”

Last year, permanently downcast Scottish indie rockers the Twilight Sad gave us their album Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave, and…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2015 - 1:32 pm

The Twilight Sad – “Last January” Video

The Twilight Sad's new LP, Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave, was released last week, and today the Scottish group gives…
Maggie Stamets | November 3, 2014 - 11:12 am

Stream The Twilight Sad Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave (Stereogum Premiere)

Scottish rockers the Twilight Sad are back with another set of sunken-hearted, sky-scraping guitar anthems. Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave,…
Chris DeVille | October 23, 2014 - 3:03 pm

The Twilight Sad – “Last January”

"Last January" is just about the perfect name for a Twilight Sad song, so wistful and frigid is the band's wide-angle guitar rock. The track,…
Chris DeVille | September 16, 2014 - 12:01 pm

The Twilight Sad – “There’s A Girl In The Corner”

It's been two years since No One Can Ever Know, the most recent LP from Scottish band (and Band To Watch back in 2006) the…
Miles Bowe | August 18, 2014 - 4:08 pm

Frightened Rabbit, The Twilight Sad @ Fonda Theater, Hollywood 3/13/13

Scotland triumphantly invaded Hollywood as a double shot of Frightened Rabbit and the Twilight Sad easily sold out the Fonda Theater. Frightened Rabbit ripped through…
Andrew Youssef | March 14, 2013 - 6:27 pm

The Twilight Sad – “Not Sleeping (Tom Furse Dub Mix)”

Earlier this year, the Twilight Sad released their stark, unforgiving, dance-inflected album No One Can Ever Know. And next week, they'll drop No One Can
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2012 - 9:47 am

The Twilight Sad – “Sick (Com Truise Remix)”

Last month, Scotland's the Twilight Sad announced the forthcoming release of No One Can Ever Know: The Remixes, on which a host of excellent artists…
Michael Nelson | October 8, 2012 - 3:08 pm

The Twilight Sad – “Nil (Liars Remix)”

At the beginning of the year, Scottish mopesters the Twilight Sad released their harsh postpunk album No One Can Ever Know, and now they're getting…
Tom Breihan | September 13, 2012 - 11:22 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Lots of good music videos this week! Serial killers! Shadow-puppet dogs! Primary colors! Air rifles! Inexplicably clownish rap-star art direction! Members of the extended Stereogum…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2012 - 12:35 pm

The Twilight Sad – “Another Bed” Video

The clip for the Twilight Sad's queasy, visceral postpunk banger "Another Bed" follows a creepily mustachioed video-store clerk who, in his spare time, uses dead…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2012 - 12:25 pm

The Twilight Sad – “Another Bed”

In the past, Scottish band the Twilight Sad has made the sort of slow-motion mope-rock that you might imagine just based on their name. But…
Tom Breihan | January 6, 2012 - 9:56 am

Monthly Mix

Stereogum’s Monthly Mix: October 2011

Alright, y'all know what time it is. It's the Halloweekend, and today we've got some of the best tracks from the last month that fit…
Stereogum | October 28, 2011 - 5:20 pm

The Twilight Sad – “Sick” (Stereogum Premiere)

A Soundcloud snafu had a lot of tracks temporarily and mistakenly going "public" earlier this month, so if you missed your shot at "Sick" when…
Amrit Singh | October 18, 2011 - 4:14 pm

The Twilight Sad – “Sick”

UPDATE: Whoops, looks like Soundcloud accidentally made this track available due to an internal glitch. It's been removed -- we'll letcha know when it's back…
Corban Goble | October 5, 2011 - 11:42 am

The Twilight Sad – “Kill It In The Morning”

Class of '06 BTW the Twilight Sad are mere months away from No One Can Ever Know, their third full-length for FatCat Records following 2009's…
Amrit Singh | September 21, 2011 - 11:09 am

The Twilight Sad – “The Wrong Car”

Scotland's soaring, smoldering emogazers the Twilight Sad, BTW Class of '06, are preparing a new 12" for release on FatCat this September, the follow up…
Amrit Singh | July 23, 2010 - 1:44 pm

The Anniversary

Meat Is Murder Turns 25

When I was in high school I had a Meat Is Murder t-shirt. The one with the lyrics to the album's title track on the…
Brandon Stosuy | February 9, 2010 - 8:38 am

New Twilight Sad Video – “Seven Years Of Letters”

This Adam Stafford-directed clip is the second video, for the second single, from the Twilight Sad's second album. It's in the same vein as the…
Amrit Singh | December 3, 2009 - 11:12 am

Twilight Sad Mugged

The Twilight Sad are the Twilight Angry in a thank you letter at MySpace that describes being pulled over and robbed at gunpoint by two…
Brandon Stosuy | November 16, 2009 - 3:11 pm

Monolith 2009 In Photos

While we were rocking the Catskills, enjoying what Wayne Coyne said was "the greatest collection of underground music ever assembled," dozens of other great indie…
Scott Lapatine | September 15, 2009 - 5:42 pm

New Twilight Sad Video – “I Became A Prostitute”

After releasing the excellent lead MP3 "Reflection Of The Television," Scottish emo-gazers the Twilight Sad made "I Became A Prostitute the first single from their…
Amrit Singh | July 7, 2009 - 1:34 pm

New Twilight Sad – “In The Blackout”

The "I Became A Prostitute" B-Side opens with a sludgy heaviness before exploding into a smeary, soaring anthem that one-ups its very good Forget The
Brandon Stosuy | July 2, 2009 - 8:07 am

New Twilight Sad – “I Became A Prostitute”

Joining Beirut in the race for 2009's best hooker-titled song, BTW and OKX alum the Twilight Sad have lined up "I Became A Prostitute" as…
Amrit Singh | June 29, 2009 - 1:18 pm
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