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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 – “Five Seconds” Video

Twin Shadow's video for the excellent synthed-out summer jam candidate "Five Seconds" is an utterly badass pastiche of B-movie tropes, in which band frontman George…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2012 - 8:56 am
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Stereogum Monthly Mix: May 2012

Some months, you get blockbuster bands releasing big singles in stream-only format. May was not like that -- May was a good month for freely…
Amrit Singh | May 30, 2012 - 3:25 pm
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Hooray For Earth – “No Love (Twin Shadow Remix)”

Twin Shadow renders Hooray For Earth's "No Love" as a ravey, pulse-pounding dance jam in his remix of the True Loves standout. Download it below.
Corban Goble | May 21, 2012 - 12:26 pm

Crossing Brooklyn Ferry @ BAM, Brooklyn 5/3/12

The National-curated Crossing Brooklyn Ferry kicked off its weekend-long fest last night and Thursday’s slate featured performances from the likes of the Walkmen, Sharon Va…
Stereogum | May 4, 2012 - 12:37 pm

Twin Shadow – “Five Seconds”

In February, our T. Cole Rachel spoke with Twin Shadow's George Lewis, Jr., about his as-of-then-untitled album. From their chat: STEREOGUM: Does the…
Corban Goble | May 1, 2012 - 10:42 am
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Twin Shadow Covers Peter Gabriel

For no discernible reason, dapper Twin Shadow frontman George Lewis has done a gorgeous cover of Peter Gabriel’s “Here Comes The Flood,” a song from…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2012 - 1:21 pm
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Neon Indian – “Hex Girlfriend (Twin Shadow Remix)”

In celebration of Record Store Day (4/21), Neon Indian will put out a 10'' for Era Extraña single "Hex Girlfriend" which features a remix by…
Corban Goble | March 5, 2012 - 9:29 am
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The National-Curated Crossing Brooklyn Ferry Fest Announces Lineup: The Walkmen, St. Vincent, Beirut, The Antlers, More

In January, Brooklyn Academy of Music announced that it would host a spring festival curated by the National's Bryce and Aaron Dessner, and today that…
Corban Goble | February 29, 2012 - 5:36 pm
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Stream The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart Acid Reflex Remix EP

For Record Store Day, the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart will put out a four-track remix EP called Acid Reflex, from which we've already…
Corban Goble | February 27, 2012 - 5:30 pm
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Progress Report: Twin Shadow

Name: Twin Shadow Progress Report: George Lewis, Jr. -- aka Twin Shadow -- goes to California to get busy on his new record.
T. Cole Rachel | February 16, 2012 - 1:53 pm
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Sinkane – “Jeeper Creeper”

Yeasayer's Ahmed Gallab has an incredibly colorful back story, one that starts in Sudan before Omar El-Bashir took over and has since made stops i…
Corban Goble | November 28, 2011 - 4:48 pm
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WIM – “See You Hurry” MP3, Video, Twin Shadow Remix

Aussie indie rockers WIM wade in a variety of styles, crafting unfurling, operatic songs like first single "See You Hurry" as well as plucky ode…
Corban Goble | November 1, 2011 - 12:24 pm

Horrors, Twin Shadow On Lady Gaga Remix LP

Gaga is set to drop a slate of products on 11/21 and 11/22, including a remix CD, a deluxe repackaging of her 2011 LP Born
Corban Goble | October 21, 2011 - 3:23 pm
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Twin Shadow – “Changes” (Bagarre Cover)

Over the past year, Twin Shadow's added a ton of muscle to his live show, and that swagger is reflected in his new cover song,…
Corban Goble | September 15, 2011 - 4:23 pm
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Pitchfork Festival 2011: Saturday Recap

Pitchfork Fest Friday inspired thoughts about the intimate and situational appeal of much of today’s crop of independent artists, and the challenges inherent to translating…
Amrit Singh | July 17, 2011 - 2:28 pm
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Twin Shadow Does “Tyrant Destroyed” Live @ RAD Studio

This moody black, white, and neon Twin Shadow performance comes from a new series featuring bands playing at RAD Studio in Bushwick. The effects i…
jessica | June 16, 2011 - 10:27 am

Artist Polaroids From Bonnaroo 2011

Festival photography is generally delivered from the vantage of the photo pits, and so we did, but this year we decided to present a more…
Amrit Singh | June 13, 2011 - 7:28 pm
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Bonnaroo 2011 Photos: Thursday & Friday

The 10th annual ‘Roo is underway. Here are Randy Cremean’s great pics of some of the notable sets from the first two days of thi…
Scott Lapatine | June 11, 2011 - 3:28 pm
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Twin Shadow Makes TV Debut On Fallon

Jessica Alba obsession Twin Shadow performed a beefed-up, rocked-out, at-times messy "Castles In The Snow" on Jimmy Fallon last night. Considering Questlove's somewhere just outside…
brandon | May 6, 2011 - 4:44 pm
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Scenes From Coachella ’11: Kanye & More From Sunday

Sunday at Indio featured CSS, Delorean, HEALTH, Lightning Bolt, OFF!, the Strokes, a riot-free Death From Above 1979, MEN, Twin Shadow, Wiz Khalifa, and others,…
brandon | April 18, 2011 - 10:03 am