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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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HAIM – “Edge” (Co-Written By Twin Shadow)

Last year, Twin Shadow released Confess, an excellent album of smooth, confident, idiosyncratic '80s-style pop music. This past week, HAIM released Days Are Gone, a…
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2013 - 1:21 pm

Watch Twin Shadow Play “Old Love/New Love” Live In Oakland

We first heard "Old Love/New Love" earlier this month when Twin Shadow put it out for the Grand Theft Auto V soundtrack, and while the…
Miles Bowe | September 30, 2013 - 11:57 am

Watch Twin Shadow Cover Tori Amos’s “Silent All These Years”

Lately, Twin Shadow main man George Lewis, Jr. has kicked off an online video series called UNDER THE CVRS, in which he posts himself singing…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2013 - 3:05 pm

The Music of Grand Theft Auto V Is Now On iTunes

The makers of Grand Theft Auto V have released a three-volume album of the game's original score and soundtrack. With 59 tracks in total, the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 24, 2013 - 3:37 pm

Twin Shadow – “Old Love / New Love”

As someone who spent basically all of 2003 cocooned up and playing Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, I learned very well how perfectly the exquisite…
Tom Breihan | September 13, 2013 - 11:34 am

Watch Twin Shadow Cover Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire”

Bruce Springsteen's "I'm On Fire" has been covered by a vast array of artists, from Johnny Cash to John Mayer, as well as Bat For…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 5, 2013 - 4:11 pm

Watch Twin Shadow Cover 10cc’s “I’m Not In Love”

"I'm Not In Love," 10cc's exquisite 1975 cheese-nugget, has long functioned as a certain sort of litmus test. If you are actually into the craft…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2013 - 2:10 pm

Watch Twin Shadow Debut “End Of The World” At Festival Nrmal

Last year, the elegant Brooklyn indie-popper Twin Shadow released the excellent sophomore album Confess, and he's already got new music in the works. Over the…
Tom Breihan | March 12, 2013 - 6:51 pm

Chad Valley – “I Owe You This” Video (Feat. Twin Shadow)

We've definitely exhausted the John Hughes Teen Dream sound over the past few years and while the universal interest in youthful bliss will never die,…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 28, 2013 - 2:25 pm

Sky Ferreira – “Everything Is Embarrassing (Twin Shadow Remix)”

Sexed-up, self-objectifying, emotionally disconnected haze-pop stars of the world unite! Sky Ferreira and Twin Shadow seem to have so much in common that they'd hate…
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2013 - 3:48 pm

Twin Shadow – “The Ones” Video

This summer, Twin Shadow released the very good sophomore album Confess. And today, they've released a digital single of the album track "The Ones" --…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2012 - 10:35 am

Solange – “Sleep In The Park (Twin Shadow Remodel)” (Feat. D’Angelo Lacy)

Last week, Solange put out her great new single "Losing You," a release paired with the B-side "Sleep In The Park." Today, Twin Shadow's uptempo…
Corban Goble | October 12, 2012 - 9:42 am

Twin Shadow Remixes Niki & The Dove (Stereogum Premiere)

Next month, Swedish pop mystics Niki & The Dove will hit the road with American new wave lothario Twin Shadow. And to celebrate that temporary…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2012 - 9:41 am

Twin Shadow, Poolside, Mini Mansions @ Glass House, Pomona 8/25/12

With their slot at FYF Fest quickly approaching, a warm up show of Twin Shadow along with Poolside and Mini Mansions sold out the Glass House…
Andrew Youssef | August 27, 2012 - 2:23 pm

Read Fiction From Twin Shadow: “The Night Of The Silver Sun”

Twin Shadow's awesome, biker-gang-related video for "Five Seconds" is based on fiction that George Lewis, Jr. himself wrote called The Night Of The Silver Sun.
Corban Goble | August 3, 2012 - 1:51 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The real best music video of this week isn't on this list, since it wasn't actually a music video at all. But Frank Ocean's performance
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2012 - 1:39 pm

Album Of The Week: Twin Shadow Confess

You may have already noticed this, but we're having a big week for new music. It seems weird to think that the big-leap sophomore album…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2012 - 3:13 pm

Twin Shadow – “Patient” Video

Amid all the well-justified noise about Frank Ocean and the Dirty Projectors, it's important to remember that Twin Shadow have another excellent album coming out…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2012 - 9:59 am

Stream Twin Shadow Confess

Confess, the brand-new sophomore album from New York's Twin Shadow, straddles some imaginary line between twee, romantic new wave and dark, pulsing late-'80s R&B --…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2012 - 10:56 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

BLOG GAME MARIO CHALMERS filling in for Tom this week, who had a kid or something (it's hard to know since Tom's baby boy --…
Corban Goble | June 22, 2012 - 2:09 pm