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For tUnE-yArDs, "Water Fountain" isn't just the stickiest song from the 2014 album Nikki Nack. It's also the name of Merrill Garbus' group's new nonprofit fund, which raises money to assist with…   Read Story »
As tUnE-yArDs, Merrill Garbus pulls musical inspiration from around the world, and a song like "Water Fountain" brings a tribal dance-music intensity that doesn't quite compare to anything else. DJ…   Read Story »
On the most recent episode of the British live-music show Later With Jools Holland, tUnE-yArDs came though and played "Water Fountain," the joyously dazed and rhythmically complex song from their new…   Read Story »
This was a ridiculously stacked week, and there were plenty of truly badass videos that I just couldn't find room for here. So: Apologies to Ryan Hemsworth, A$AP Rocky, King Tuff, Corbu, the Tropics,…   Read Story »
TUnE-yArDs' video for "Water Fountain" channeled the loose and colorful glee of Merrill Garbus' new album so well that it's a bit of a bummer it's taken this long to see another video from Nikki…   Read Story »
Glastonbury, the world's biggest and wettest music festival, is going down this weekend and despite what M.I.A. claims the BBC has been broadcasting bits of all the performances from the legendary…   Read Story »
tUnE-yArDs' Nikki Nack came out this week, and last night Merrill Garbus and crew stopped by The Tonight Show to perform "Water Fountain" with the monster couch from the song's Pee-wee's…   Read Story »
A few years back, a critical mass of musicians started making R&B steeped in the sort of art-damaged signifiers indie rock has traditionally claimed as its own. This wasn't the first time rhythm &…   Read Story »
Nikki Nack is the third album of giddy, euphoric art-pop from Merrill Garbus, better known as tUnE-yArDs, and if anything, she's only become more unhinged and ecstatic and freewheeling with time. Her…   Read Story »
The playground-stomping "Water Fountain" gets an appropriately child-friendly video, with Merrill Garbus acting as our kooky schoolteacher in a zany after-school special. There's an overabundance of…   Read Story »