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Young Magic – “Holographic” (Stereogum Premiere)

When we covered Young Magic at Brooklyn’s Northside Festival last year, it was clear they could blend samples and loops with confidence. Now they’re getting ready to release their second album, a follow-up to the trippy sunniness of Melt. Their newest song, “Holographic,” opens with waves of harp before locking into a chilled, hypnotic groove. More »

By: Miles Bowe / April 14, 2014 - 12:09 pm

Light Asylum, Young Magic, Psychic Twin, O Paradiso, Adventure @ Cameo Gallery, Brooklyn 6/16/13

It was clear things would be ending better than they began when I showed up in Williamsburg for the last day of Northside Festival. Everyone seemed to be in good spirits thanks to a false weather forecast — we showed up on Sunday expecting more rain and got surprised with a pretty nice day. Not… More »

By: Miles Bowe / June 17, 2013 - 4:27 pm

Young Magic – “Sparkly” Video

The Australia-born, New York-based bedroom popper Young Magic has a new video for the song “Sparkly.” Filmed on Australia’s East Coast by director Dylan Wiehahn, it’s a gorgeous mess of time-lapse cloud-billowing and swirly colors, all of it offered without context but unbelievably pretty regardless. Watch it below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 8, 2011 - 4:34 pm

CMJ 2011: Class Superlatives & Our Finest Photos

We’re on the other side of CMJ now, which you could probably tell by the uptick in the music news cycle, or by some bloggers’ (could be any bloggers, no way to know who I am talking about) bleary eyes and corresponding level of risibility. Stereogum threw a couple of parties early on, then shifted… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 24, 2011 - 6:19 pm