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“Wicked Game” Ad Nauseam: 25 Years Of An Unlikely New Standard

Twenty-five years ago today, Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game" hit #6 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was the song's highest chart position, laying the foundation…
Ryan Leas | March 2, 2016 - 1:37 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Did nobody want to release a big, important video the same week that the Coachella lineup came out? Because there were no big, important videos…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2013 - 11:19 am

More Widowspeak stories

Widowspeak – “How’s It Going To Be” (Third Eye Blind Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

I'm not sure Third Eye Blind are necessarily due for widespread reappraisal, but I can't think of many other bands whose critical recognition (or lack…
Michael Nelson | September 15, 2015 - 11:59 am

Stream Widowspeak All Yours

Widowspeak are the country dream-pop duo of Molly Hamilton and Robert Earl Thomas, who soldiered through the decidedly non-glamorous life as musicians in Brooklyn for…
Caitlin White | August 31, 2015 - 1:03 pm

Widowspeak – “Dead Love (So Still)”

Widowspeak take the best parts of folk and shoegaze and twist them together in a lovely, non-threatening storm. The duo just finished up their summer
Grace Birnstengel | August 5, 2015 - 3:33 pm

Widowspeak – “All Yours”

Yesterday we premiered "Girls," the lead single off Widowspeak's new album All Yours, and I bemoaned the loss of an old interview I'd done with…
Caitlin White | June 10, 2015 - 11:25 am

Widowspeak – “Girls” (Stereogum Premiere)

Every once in a while it really irks me that AOL pulled most of their now-defunct music sites from the internet, because one of the…
Caitlin White | June 9, 2015 - 10:07 am

Widowspeak – “Calico”

Even though Widowspeak just put out their sophomore album Almanac at the beginning of the year, they're getting ready to release a followup EP. We've…
James Rettig | October 1, 2013 - 12:59 pm

Captured Tracks Five-Year Anniversary Festival @ The Well, Brooklyn, NY 8/31/13 & 9/1/13

Over the past five years, Brooklyn indie label Captured Tracks has delivered a meticulously curated output, from superstars-in-their-own-right DIIV, Wild Nothing, Beach Fossils, and Mac…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 3, 2013 - 4:44 pm

Widowspeak – “True Believer”

Brooklyn's Widowspeak will play the festival celebrating the five-year anniversary of their excellent label, Captured Tracks, next month, but before that arrives, they're dropping a…
Michael Nelson | July 10, 2013 - 1:21 pm

Watch Bat For Lashes, Widowspeak Perform Love Songs For Vogue

Valentine's Day being this week and all, Vogue is running a series of videos that show artists performing their love songs. That, in and of…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2013 - 11:26 am

Widowspeak – “Locusts” Video

Widowspeak have released a video breathy jam "Locusts" from their sophomore LP Almanac. The black and white clip feels part-cleaned up warehouse gig and part-Lynchian…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 22, 2013 - 3:01 pm

Stream Widowspeak Almanac

The spindly, folk-informed Brooklyn dream-rock duo Widowspeak will release their sophomore album Almanac next week, and it's a warm and likable record, a nice balm…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2013 - 12:38 pm

Widowspeak – “Thick As Thieves”

The float-happy Brooklyn reverb-head duo Widowspeak will release their sophomore album Almanac in a couple of weeks, and we've already posted their tracks "Ballad Of
Tom Breihan | January 8, 2013 - 4:57 pm

Widowspeak – “The Dark Age”

Brooklyn dream-rock duo Widowspeak will release their sophomore album Almanac next month, we've already heard their "Ballad Of The Golden Hour." Now here's the spindly,…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2012 - 5:22 pm

Widowspeak – “Ballad Of The Golden Hour”

Today, dreamy Brooklyn indie rockers Widowspeak announced that they'll be putting out their sophomore effort Almanac out on Captured Tracks this January. In tandem with…
Corban Goble | November 13, 2012 - 12:11 pm