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WHY? frontman Yoni Wolf is about to launch a short southern US tour, and he's marking the occasion with a limited edition covers tape called Snowjams. The project will be limited to 300 copies, and…   Read Story »
There are lots of words to toss around when Elliott Smith comes up -- brilliant, troubled, influential, tragic, one-of-a-kind -- each of which fit the music as much as the man. But if pressed for a…   Read Story »
It feels like a swift kick to the stomach to say, but on 10/21 it will be 10 years since iconic singer/song-writer Elliott Smith passed away. On that day this year, Cat Power, Zachary Cole Smith with…   Read Story »
The natural order of things goes something like this: A listener gets really into a musician, learns as much online as he can about that musician, maybe gets a tiny bit creepy about it. So leave it…   Read Story »
Yoni Wolf's WHY? dropped a new LP, Mumps, Etc., in October -- we shared album tracks "Jonathan's Hope" and "Strawberries" in the months leading up to the release, but today we've got a special treat:…   Read Story »
WHY?'s Yoni Wolf leads a caravan of colorful folks in the new clip for the new Mumps, Etc. single "Strawberries." Scott Fredette and Alex Parks direct. Watch it below. Mumps, Etc. is out 10/2…   Read Story »
Last month, we heard the first single from the forthcoming WHY? album, the lively, wobbly "Jonathan's Hope," and today yielded the second single, "Strawberries." "Itchin' like an intern with a…   Read Story »
In preparation for October's Mumps, Etc., WHY? put out an EP recently, something that re-established the dormant group's offbeat ways in the ecosystem. Today, they're giving us a taste of the new…   Read Story »
Join Yoni Wolf in his rap-sung crisis of self-realization (i.e. check out this WHY? track) as he struts and waves with friends in vibrant clothing against a white backdrop. This is the video for "Sod…   Read Story »
A while back, we caught up with WHY?'s Yoni Wolf for Progress Report. Here's Yoni on the new material: STEREOGUM: What can you say about the vibe of it? Does it feel more upbeat than the last…   Read Story »