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In Memoriam: The Bands We Lost In 2014

Since 2008 I've put together a holiday-time video tribute to the year's band breakups. It's a sad endeavor really, but there is a bright side.
Scott Lapatine | December 29, 2014 - 12:41 pm

Cassie Ramone – “Hangin On”

Earlier this year, Vivian Girls broke up, something that seemed to be looming as the years passed and the members moved on to other great…
Miles Bowe | July 10, 2014 - 1:10 pm

La Sera – “Losing To The Dark”

The Vivian Girls played their last show ever just a few nights ago, and now that band's former bassist Katy Goodman is already moving on.
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2014 - 3:45 pm

Watch Video From Vivian Girls’ Goodbye Concert

The Brooklyn indie-pop trio Vivian Girls announced their breakup earlier this year, and they found a nice way to send the band off: Reuniting with…
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2014 - 9:11 am

Vivian Girls Break Up

Over the course of seven years and three albums, the New York trio Vivian Girls developed a certain strain of Phil Spector-influenced DIY pop-punk, played…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2014 - 12:55 pm

The Babies – “Mess Me Around” Video

The Woods/Vivian Girls side project the Babies released their sophomore album Our House On The Hill last year, and it's one of those albums that…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2013 - 12:45 pm

Cassie Ramone – “I Don’t Really Wanna Go” (Stereogum Premiere)

Vivian Girls' Cassie Ramone goes somber with "I Don't Really Wanna Go." The track comes from a split 7" with Hunx and the proceeds for…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 21, 2013 - 1:34 pm

Stream The Babies Our House On The Hill

Next week, the Babies, the side project led by Vivian Girls’ Cassie Ramone and Woods’ Kevin Morby, will release their sophomore album Our House On
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2012 - 3:09 pm

La Sera – “Break My Heart” Video

In La Sera's video for "Break My Heart," a fuzz-popper from her recent Sees The Light album, the artifacts lying around Vivian Girl Katy Goodwin'…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2012 - 3:28 pm

The Babies – “Moonlight Mile”

The Babies, the lo-fi psych-rock band led by Vivian Girls' Cassie Ramone and Woods' Kevin Morby, will release their sophomore album Our House On The
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2012 - 12:08 pm

La Sera – “Real Boy”/”Drive On” Video

Vivian Girls bassist Katy Goodman records solo stuff as La Sera, and she's about to release her new album Sees The Light. We've already posted…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2012 - 10:40 am

La Sera – “Break My Heart”

Katy Goodman's La Sera project has another record due out later this spring, from which we previously heard (and saw the video for) lead single…
Corban Goble | February 15, 2012 - 12:59 pm

Play Vivian Girls’ Choose Your Own Adventure Game

Vivian Girls’ Katy Goodman is learning to code in Ruby and, for the sake of the exercise or probably just for fun, she made a…
Corban Goble | January 30, 2012 - 5:03 pm

La Sera – “Please Be My Third Eye”

Vivian Girl Katy Goodman is set to release her second LP as La Sera in March, and today she promotes that release with "Please Be…
Corban Goble | January 6, 2012 - 11:53 am

Katy Goodman Covers The Smiths (Stereogum Premiere)

Katy Goodman is a red-haired human being who, as Kickball Katy, plays bass in the Vivian Girls, and who, as La Sera, also makes solo…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2011 - 4:50 pm

Ex-Vivian Girls Drummer Now Ex-Best Coast Drummer

Ali Koehler, the former Vivian Girls drummer who left that band last year to join Best Coast, has now parted ways with Best Coast. O…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2011 - 5:21 pm

Vivian Girls – “Take It As It Comes” Video

When we posted the Vivian Girls' "Take It As It Comes," I called it "a girl-group pep talk featuring Grease-style spoken word." This chatty Travi…
brandon | July 26, 2011 - 9:32 am

Dunes – “Tied Together” Video

Here's a video from Dunes, the LA trio featuring ex-Mika Miko member Kate Hall. The affiliation is relevant for purposes of fingering their track "Tied…
Amrit Singh | July 20, 2011 - 1:56 pm

Vivian Girls – “Take It As It Comes”

Vivian Girls' "Take It As It Comes" is a girl-group pep talk featuring Grease-style spoken word.
brandon | June 28, 2011 - 10:54 am

Black Lips Made A Video On The Bruise Cruise

Black Lips just announced their next album, titled Arabia Mountain. It'll be out this summer, which makes this first video for "Go Out And Get…
jessica | March 3, 2011 - 2:26 pm
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