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The Long Island band Twin Sister have been on a serious role ever since they announced, a few month ago, that they’d inexplicably changed their name to Mr Twin Sister. The three songs they’ve shared since then — “Out Of The Dark,” “Blush,” “In The House Of Yes” — are all great. And they’re all… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 15, 2014 - 1:36 pm

Mr Twin Sister – “In The House Of Yes”

I’ve harped on this before, but “Mr Twin Sister” is not a good band name. But when the band formerly known as Twin Sister added that mystifying article to the front of their name, they also seemingly gave themselves a creative shot in the arm. The band’s self-titled album is out later this month, and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 10, 2014 - 9:34 am

Mr. Twin Sister – “Blush”

The Long Island indie-poppers Twin Sister recently made the baffling decision to change their name to Mr. Twin Sister, which, I think we can all agree, is not a good band name at all. But band names matter way less than the actual music coming out of those bands, and right now, Mr. Twin Sister… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 5, 2014 - 9:36 am

Mr. Twin Sister – “Out Of The Dark”

Twin Sister spent the early part of this decade developing a reputation as “Long Island’s dreamiest dream pop band” before saturating pop culture in unexpected ways such as being sampled on a Kendrick Lamar song and singer Andrea Estella co-starring in the Veronica Mars movie. They’re back with a new single called “Out Of The… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 27, 2014 - 10:15 am

Twin Sister’s Andrea Estella Replaces Leighton Meester In Veronica Mars Movie

And now for the latest step on Twin Sister’s march into unexpected pop cultural corners. Last year, Kendrick sampled the languorous Long Island quintet’s “Meet The Frownies” on good kid, m.A.A.d city’s Dr. Dre-produced “The Recipe,” though this step’s a bit bigger, and much more filmic: Lead singer Andrea Estella will replace Gossip Girl’s Leighto… More »

By: Amrit Singh / July 15, 2013 - 9:38 am

Northside 2012 In Photos

Northside registered some memorable moments this year, from Kitty Pryde living the meme at Knitting Factory to a sold out Cameo Lounge for Stereogum’s showcase (hat tip to Guards, for winning the night — and the fest’s — breakout act honors). Photographer wagz2it roved the north Williamsburgian terrain and assembled a spread of photos for… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 18, 2012 - 5:06 pm

Stereogum & Cameo Gallery Present A Northside Showcase Starring Twin Sister, Physical Therapy, Guards

Later this month, L Magazine returns with its ever-strengthening North Williamsburg-based Northside Festival. And for the first time, Stereogum will represent with a showcase. Congratulations to all of us! We did it. Our party will be on a Saturday night because that is a good party night, and it will be headlined by Twin Sister,… More »

By: Amrit Singh / June 1, 2012 - 12:06 pm

Kendrick Lamar – “The Recipe” (Feat. Dr. Dre)

Dr. Dre might not have too much to do with the current rap landscape, but he’s been singing the praises of the katana-sharp young Compton MC Kendrick Lamar since before most of us ever heard of him. And now that Kendrick is a part of Dre’s Aftermath roster, he’s got a rare Dre appearance o… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 2, 2012 - 11:31 am

Wild Nothing – “Nowhere”

It’s been a while since we heard from hazy VA indie rocker Wild Nothing, but that’s about to change as Jack Tatum & Co. (we assume) prep a 7” for release in February. The A-Side, “Nowhere,” just hit the web and it’s a definite curveball; it’s twangy! And I think there’s an accordion in it! More »

By: Corban Goble / January 27, 2012 - 1:12 pm

Twin Sister – “Bad Street (Lindstrøm & Prins Thomas Remix)”

Twin Sister’s “Bad Street” was already a lush, bubbling dance track. And now that the Long Island indie-pop crew have recruited lush, bubbling dance specialists Lindstrøm and Prins Thomas to remix the track, they’ve only amplified everything that made the song work, transforming it into a swirling eight-minute Balearic disco jam. Stream their reworking and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 7, 2011 - 3:04 pm

Twin Sister – “Kimmi In A Rice Field (Balam Acab Remix)”

Balam Acab tries his hand at a remix of Twin Sister’s sprawling “Kimmi In A Rice Field,” and he pretty much leaves the lustrous vocal alone, rather resolving to outfit the track with a twinkling, woozy stutter. It sounds like a “Kimmi In A Rice Field” music box, which isn’t at all a bad idea. More »

By: Corban Goble / November 7, 2011 - 11:30 am

CMJ 2011: Class Superlatives & Our Finest Photos

We’re on the other side of CMJ now, which you could probably tell by the uptick in the music news cycle, or by some bloggers’ (could be any bloggers, no way to know who I am talking about) bleary eyes and corresponding level of risibility. Stereogum threw a couple of parties early on, then shifted… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 24, 2011 - 6:19 pm

Heems – “I Want It Bad”

Das Racist’s Heems just posted a new “love song” to tumblr. It’s produced vy Mike Finito and samples “Bad Street” by Twin Sister, who rocked our CMJ showcase last night. Download below. More »

By: Scott Lapatine / October 20, 2011 - 8:33 pm

CMJ 2011: Stereogum, Domino, Ribbon Music, Todd P Showcase @ 285 Kent 10/19/11

Thanks to everyone who came to 285 Kent last night for our party with Domino/Ribbon Music, and Todd P, and the Software label. Hope everyone that wanted to get in, got in — I know it was a wet night to be on the sidewalk and shut out of a show. Many propers to all… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 20, 2011 - 2:32 pm

Stereogum CMJ 2011: John Maus, Oneohtrix Point Never Added To Animal Collective DJs, Titus Andronicus, Etc.

UPDATE: We are happy to announce that Four Tet has been added to this bill, and will DJ from 8-9PM (which is precisely the time there will be free vodka). Come early and often.

Iceland Airwaves is over, which means it must be time for CMJ. As promised, Stereogum’s parties this week featured… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 17, 2011 - 9:24 am

The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, Twin Sister @ Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa 10/9/11

A solid double bill of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart and Twin Sister made their way to California by stopping at the Detroit Bar. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart used their twin guitar assault to work through their catchy sophomore album Belong. Twin Sister impressed with their collage of ethereal keyboard… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / October 11, 2011 - 4:39 pm

Stereogum CMJ Parties 2011: Titus Andronicus, Animal Collective’s Geologist & Deakin, Twin Sister, More

Next week, NYC’s streets will be teeming with a mix of earnest collegiate indie rock aficionados and grizzled music biz veterans. There will be wonderful lineups at all sorts of venues, and if you pick the right show you may just see a band that will be written about on a blog the next day. More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 10, 2011 - 4:46 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

After last week’s bounty of videos, things slowed way down this week, and that’s too bad. The best video of the week was the one where the camera more-or-less holds steady on the band for almost the entire length of the clip. The second-best one is the crass TV-show tie-in. Still, there’s some fun stuff… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 1, 2011 - 12:45 pm

Progress Report: Twin Sister In Heaven

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Progress Report: Long Island’s dreamiest pop band release their full-length debut, In Heaven (which is still streaming in full).

Twin Sister are a band that seemed to spring up out of nowhere last year, quickly finding themselves sitting pretty on various “best of” lists on the strength of their ColorMore »

By: T. Cole Rachel / September 27, 2011 - 2:19 pm

Stream Twin Sister’s In Heaven

The last time we checked in on dreamy Long Island pop outfit Twin Sister, they were putting out the vibrant clip for In Heaven’s lead single, “Bad Street.” Now, we’ve got the entirety of Twin Sister’s new record available for streaming, and its apparent from early along that In Heaven is an especially mature, shar… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 19, 2011 - 9:16 am
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