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Pitchfork Festival 2011: Saturday Recap

Pitchfork Fest Friday inspired thoughts about the intimate and situational appeal of much of today's crop of independent artists, and the challenges inherent to translating…
Amrit Singh | July 17, 2011 - 2:28 pm
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Woods – “Find Them Empty”

"Find Them Empty"'s a companion single to Woods's recently released sixth full-length Sun And Shade. It was recorded this winter at Buttermilke Falls in Warwick,…
Brandon Stosuy | June 23, 2011 - 1:23 pm
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Zodiacs – “Faraway Friend”

Mike Sniper, the guy behind Blank Dogs and Captured Tracks, told us Zodiacs isn't really a band, it's "a studio project with a rotating lineup."
Brandon Stosuy | February 2, 2011 - 5:59 pm
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Ducktails & Panda Bear – “Killin The Vibe”

Panda Bear joins one of his many aesthetic offspring Ducktails (aka Real Estate's Matthew Mondanile) on this alternate bonus take of Ducktails III: Arcade Dynamics'
Brandon Stosuy | January 12, 2011 - 9:42 am

The Babies – “Wild I”

I don't think Cassie Ramone and Kevin Morby's Vivian Girls/Woods spinoff the Babies' "Wild I" is a play on VG's "Wild Eyes" -- that's a…
Brandon Stosuy | January 5, 2011 - 3:28 pm
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caUSE co-MOTION! – “Over You”

Jewelled Antler kingpin Glenn Donaldson has always had good taste in music (scroll) and a way with words. It's no surprise I like the blurb…
Brandon Stosuy | July 7, 2010 - 11:02 am

Woods – “Death Rattles” Video

Woods' downcast "Death Rattles" sounded like it needed a creepy video. I think they got one with "Death Rattles," which shows the main character crawling…
jessica | June 23, 2010 - 2:42 pm
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Woodsist Fest @ The Echo & Echoplex, Los Angeles 6/15/10

Over the last few years the Woodsist label's put together an impressive roster : Real Estate, Kurt Vile, Ganglians, and, of course, 'Gum Bowl headliner…
jessica | June 16, 2010 - 6:00 pm

The ‘Gum Bowl: Woods Live Video, Effi Briest & DJ St. Vincent Pics

You've seen photos of the celebrity bowling tournament, and the behind-the-scenes pictures. Soon you'll see the whole event in video highlights. But this one, and…
Brandon Stosuy | May 27, 2010 - 3:18 pm
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Stereogum & Videogum Present: The ‘Gum Bowl

Well this oughta be fun. A few things we love: Charity, bowling, music, and comedy. What we are doing about it: Combining all of them…
Amrit Singh | May 14, 2010 - 6:07 pm
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Titus Andronicus & The Babies Cover “The Sweater Song”

Late last week in Philadelphia, Titus Andronicus and Vivian Girls’ Cassie Ramone gave the Barbary a spirited cover of Weezer's beloved "Undone - The Sweater…
Brandon Stosuy | April 19, 2010 - 2:09 pm
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Woods – “I Was Gone”

At Echo Lake will be the fifth Woods full-length. This first sample from Echo Lake stays hypnotic without lulling, due to interplay between the song's…
jessica | March 11, 2010 - 6:07 pm
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Woods Debut New Tunes On Daytrotter

Woods performed three previously unreleased bits of their spacious helium-huffing psychedelia along with Songs Of Shame's "Where And What Are You?" when they stopped by…
Brandon Stosuy | October 7, 2009 - 4:15 pm

Fuck Yeah Fest 2009 In Photos

In its sixth year, Fuck Yeah Fest had the explicit intention of benefitting California's state parks, and implicit intention of scaring away media outlets afraid…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2009 - 12:36 pm
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New Babies – “Meet Me In The City”

According to their MySpace, Babies is the project of Vivian Girls' Cassie Ramone, Woods bassist Kevin Morby, Bossy drummer Justin Sullivan, and Stupid Party's Nathanael…
Brandon Stosuy | August 20, 2009 - 12:58 pm
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New Woods Video – “Where And What Are You?”

In their Michael La Burt-directed video for "To Clean," Woods dug deep into ritualistic over-eating, band-on-band violence, and a twitchy, almost birdlike performance of the…
Brandon Stosuy | July 24, 2009 - 11:45 am
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Wavves/Woods/Real Estate @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC 7/15/09

After the scene portrait painted by Woodsist and Captured Tracks on Independence weekend, a Bowery bill boasting Woods and Real Estate wouldn't register as a…
Amrit Singh | July 16, 2009 - 11:08 am
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Woodsist/Captured Tracks Fest @ 979 Broadway Backyard, Brooklyn 7/4/09

This past weekend was all about the USA, and nothing says America quite like a day full of shitgaze in a graffitied, degenerated yard under…
Amrit Singh | July 6, 2009 - 9:32 am
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New Woods Video – “To Clean”

Woods have been kicking around Brooklyn in various forms for some time, but it's the fourth full-length Songs Of Shame, with longstanding Vanishing Voices Jarvis…
Brandon Stosuy | June 16, 2009 - 10:10 am
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New Woods – “Rain On”

When James Toth, aka Wooden Wand, released Harem of the Sundrum And The Witness Figg in 2005, I coulda sworn (and did) that he was…
Brandon Stosuy | March 30, 2009 - 1:54 pm
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