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The first time I met with George Lewis Jr., the man behind Twin Shadow, it was a mild summer day in June of last year and we were sitting at a small outside table at a cafe on the Lower East Side. Though the Twin Shadow project was born in NYC, in Brooklyn, Lewis had… More »

On Tuesday we posted our 70 Favorite Songs Of 2014, but technically, 2014 isn’t over yet. (Yes, it’s true!) This week brought some real good songs, three of them from some heavy hitters who might have made a run at the big list if they’d arrived in time, or if we’d waited for them to… More »

After a couple of monster weeks, the music-video gods finally fell asleep on us this week, giving us warmed-over ideas and slopped-out murky execution and very, very little to get excited about. There are good videos on the list below, but many of them are videos that would’ve missed the top five during a busier… More »

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Twin Shadow – “Turn Me Up”

After releasing the amazing song "To The Top" this year, George Lewis Jr.'s Twin Shadow project largely fell silent, postponing an American tour and not…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2014 - 12:15 pm
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Twin Shadow Reschedules U.S. Tour, Signs To Warner Bros. For LP Out In Spring

Twin Shadow postponed a tour back in August, and he didn't really say why. Today, he's given up the answer: He wanted to put i…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2014 - 12:58 pm

Watch Twin Shadow Perform A Live Original Score To Public School’s Spring ’15 NYFW Runway Show

George Lewis, Jr. released his powerful latest single "To The Top” back in April, but we still don't have a release date for Eclipse, hi…
Scott Lapatine | September 7, 2014 - 10:35 pm
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Twin Shadow Postpones North American Tour

Twin Shadow has just announced via his website that he's postponing most of the tour dates associated with his upcoming North American "Eclipse Tour." You…
Peter Helman | August 13, 2014 - 3:06 pm
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Edgy And Dull: 20 Covers Of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire,” Rated

A few weeks back, we premiered Low's cover of Bruce Springsteen's "I'm On Fire," and it was great (more on that below). It's their contributio…
Ryan Leas | August 6, 2014 - 11:10 am
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Hear Twin Shadow Debut “Locked And Loaded” On Comedy Bang! Bang! Podcast

Twin Shadow recently stopped by the Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast as a musical guest and performed an acoustic version of a new song called "Locked…
James Rettig | August 1, 2014 - 8:44 am
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Zeds Dead – “Lost You” (Feat. Twin Shadow) Video

"Lost You," the Twin Shadow collaboration from Zeds Dead's upcoming Somewhere Else EP, now has a very colorful video by Grandson & Son. Behold it…
Chris DeVille | June 10, 2014 - 5:05 pm

Watch Twin Shadow Take “To The Top” To Conan

A few weeks ago, Twin Shadow shared an absolutely incredible new song called "To The Top," a towering mass of triumphant early-'80s-style pop craftsmanship, and…
Tom Breihan | June 4, 2014 - 8:47 am
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Listen To Twin Shadow’s Mix For Diplo’s Radio Show

The latest notable musician to contribute a mix to Diplo's BBC Radio 1 series Diplo & Friends are Zeds Dead and Twin Shadow. The ba…
Chris DeVille | June 2, 2014 - 5:03 pm

Zeds Dead & Twin Shadow – “Lost You”

Last month, Twin Shadow released a grand and amazing new song called "To The Top," and it seemed like it could be the first single…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2014 - 11:52 am
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Bumbershoot Lineup 2014

The Bumbershoot Festival goes down in venues around Seattle every year on Labor Day weekend, and the lineup for this year's festivities on 8/30-9/1 just…
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2014 - 9:46 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

There are times when it's easy to determine the 5 Best Songs Of The Week, and others when it gets a little tougher for u…
Stereogum | April 18, 2014 - 3:37 pm
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Twin Shadow – “To The Top”

Between Swans and the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, this has already been a ridiculously strong morning for new music. And now Twin Shadow…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2014 - 10:57 am
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Watch Twin Shadow Play In A Dumpster At SXSW

Funny Or Die just released a video parodying the secret popup shows of SXSW. It features Twin Shadow performing in a dumpster and is referred…
Miles Bowe | March 13, 2014 - 2:51 pm
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Goldfrapp – “Thea (Twin Shadow Remix)”

Apparently, Twin Shadow's George Lewis, Jr. isn't spending all his time lately coming up with songs to cover in his great UNDER THE CVRS video…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2014 - 11:37 am
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Twin Shadow (Feat. Samantha Urbani) – “There Is A Light That Never Goes Out” (The Smiths Cover) Video

So far in Twin Shadow's UNDER THE CVRS series, we've heard George Lewis cover 10cc, Bruce Springsteen, Tori Amos, U2, and 112. His latest offering,…
Scott Lapatine | February 13, 2014 - 11:34 pm
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Twin Shadow – “Cupid” (112 Cover)

In recent months, Twin Shadow's George Lewis, Jr. has been on an absolute tear, recording evocative covers of songs by 10cc, Bruce Springsteen, Tori Amos,…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2014 - 2:01 pm
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The 100 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2014

We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be.
Chris DeVille | December 23, 2013 - 11:23 am
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Watch Twin Shadow Cover U2’s “With Or Without You”

Lately, in his UNDER THE CVRS video series, Twin Shadow main man George Lewis, Jr. has been recording moody black-and-white versions of classic songs by…
Tom Breihan | November 27, 2013 - 8:48 am
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Twin Shadow – “Perfect Day” (Lou Reed Cover)

Since yesterday's news about the passing of Lou Reed, we've heard new covers from My Morning Jacket and Pearl Jam. Twin Shadow's George Lewis Jr.
Scott Lapatine | October 28, 2013 - 10:01 pm
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