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Roots Rock: How Woods Became An Indie Institution By Staying DIY

Spend enough time with Woods and eventually the band becomes more than a band. It is that, sure, and Woods' music is rich -- alternately…
Jonathan Zwickel | April 8, 2016 - 10:36 am
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Stereogum’s 14 Favorite Sets At Outside Lands 2014

Nearly 200 years ago, back when the shoreline dunes of San Francisco were considered uninhabitable, they came to be known as the Outside Lands --…
Chris DeVille | August 12, 2014 - 3:36 pm
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Backtrack: Woods At Rear House

Jobs were passed down generationally between strangers. One guy became an editor at a magazine, but used to be a music buyer at Mondo Kim's…
Sam Hockley-Smith | May 22, 2013 - 2:53 pm
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More Woods stories

Woods – “Know Your Minute” & Ultimate Painting – “Into The Darkness” (Stereogum Premiere)

DIY rock heroes Woods and Ultimate Painting are teaming up for a tour that launches this week, and to commemorate the occasion each band has…
Chris DeVille | April 20, 2016 - 12:37 pm

Woodsist Festival 2016 Lineup

Woodsist Festival is coming back to Big Sur, California for the seventh year this summer. Besides the obvious Woods, an indie institution whose own Jeremy…
Peter Helman | April 11, 2016 - 10:01 am
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Stream Woods City Sun Eater In The River Of Light

Woods have only been around since 2005, but in that time they've put out eight -- now nine -- albums, and show no signs of…
James Rettig | March 31, 2016 - 1:33 pm
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Woods – “Morning Light”

Brooklyn damn-near-legacy folk-rockers Woods are set to drop their ninth album, City Sun Eater In The River Of Light. They've already shared "Sun City Creeps"
Collin Robinson | March 23, 2016 - 6:17 pm
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Woods – “Can’t See At All”

Brooklyn's Woods are practically a legacy act at this point. They've released eight albums since their debut How To Survive In + In The Woods
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 23, 2016 - 12:03 pm
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Woods – “Sun City Creeps”

For just about a decade now, Brooklyn folk-rock crew Woods have been putting out intricately layered and gently trippy tunes, most recently on 2014's With
James Rettig | January 12, 2016 - 10:55 am
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The Best Rock Acts Of 2015 Celebrate Ground Control Touring At NYC Mini-Fest

Last night, the booking agency Ground Control Touring and the music site Noisey partnered to bring something like a five hour mini-festival to Manhattan's Webster…
Ryan Leas | December 3, 2015 - 12:37 pm
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Stream EZTV Calling Out

Brooklyn newbies EZTV (not to be confused with the torrenting service of the same name) recorded their debut full-length album, Calling Out, with Jarvis Taveniere…
Grace Birnstengel | July 6, 2015 - 3:51 pm
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Photos: Woodsist Festival Pioneertown 2014

This past weekend brought the Pioneertown edition of the Woodsist Festival, now in its second year. The label delivered several bands to the Southern California…
Miles Bowe | August 18, 2014 - 1:20 pm
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Woods – “New Light” Video

The prolific and consistently great Brooklyn folk rockers Woods released their latest album, With Light And With Love, earlier this year. Some of the band's…
James Rettig | July 24, 2014 - 3:15 pm

Woods – “Tomorrow’s Only Yesterday”

New York vibe-creators Woods released With Light And With Love, the latest in a long line of satisfying campfire-rock albums, earlier this year, and they're…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2014 - 11:45 am
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Woods – “Tambourine Light”

Just last month, Woods released With Light And With Love, an album of warm, inviting lazy-afternoon psychedelia. But the band still has plenty of sunny…
Tom Breihan | May 28, 2014 - 11:48 am
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Photos: Austin Psych Fest 2014

This past weekend Austin Psych Fest hosted a ton of great bands that generally would fall under the umbrella of being psychedelic. That is a…
Miles Bowe | May 5, 2014 - 4:33 pm
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Stream Woods With Light And With Love

Ever since January we've been hearing one new song per month from the upcoming Woods album With Light And With Love, and each of them…
Chris DeVille | April 8, 2014 - 3:49 pm
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Woods – “With Light And With Love”

The pastoral New York psych-rockers Woods, who are so consistently great lately that they're starting to be underrated, have a new album called With Light
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2014 - 1:52 pm
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Woods – “Moving To The Left”

Last month "Leaves Like Glass" became our first sample of Woods' new album With Light And With Love. Now they've shared "Moving To The Left"
Miles Bowe | February 11, 2014 - 1:32 pm
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Kevin Morby – “Harlem River” Video

As a member of both Woods and the Babies, Kevin Morby has spent serious time in the lo-fi trenches. Morby released Harlem River, his debut…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2014 - 12:17 pm

Woods – “Leaves Like Glass”

The expansive New York folk-rock band Woods has quietly been building a seriously lovable discography over the past few years, getting slowly better with every…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2014 - 10:19 am
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