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From star-studded guest lists to an audible influence on several generations of bands, Radiohead’s fan base has always included quite a few of their fellow rock stars. We polled dozens of notable musicians about their favorite Radiohead songs, and this is how they responded. More »

Starting today we’re rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum’s annual readers’ poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote for 2013’s best album, song, music video, new act, TV show, movie, and viral video. And you did! Thank you for listening! Best Album is the first category we’re revealing… More »

Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop’s Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year’s big warm-weather crossover hits were soft and breezy and immaculately produced and comforting pieces of throwbacky, slick pseudo-R&B. Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” drove the narrative, but it also encompassed Bruno Mar… More »

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Youth Lagoon – “Highway Patrol Stun Gun” Video

The day my ex-boyfriend and I broke up, we had tickets to a Youth Lagoon show that we didn't want to waste. So we went…
Grace Birnstengel | August 10, 2015 - 1:12 pm
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Youth Lagoon – “The Knower”

Last week, Trevor Powers released a free surprise Youth Lagoon 7-inch to a select few record stores worldwide, which contained a new song called "The…
James Rettig | July 13, 2015 - 9:42 am
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New Youth Lagoon 7″ Free In Some Record Stores Tomorrow

Besides a single one-off for Lefse’s Space Project compilation, Youth Lagoon hasn’t released anything since 2013’s Elephant 6-indebted Wondrous Bughouse. But it looks like that’…
Peter Helman | July 9, 2015 - 10:39 pm
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Logan Hyde – “Bloated” (Stereogum Premiere)

Logan Hyde spent the past few years touring as the guitarist for Youth Lagoon, but he recently returned to Boise to record his solo debut…
Chris DeVille | January 15, 2015 - 10:58 am

Youth Lagoon – “Worms”

Youth Lagoon's take on indie pop has always been spacey, but it's never been literally spacey, at least not like that. The new compilation The
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2014 - 10:38 am
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Youth Lagoon – “Raspberry Cane” Video

"Raspberry Cane" was the cathartic peak on the back half of Youth Lagoon's Wondrous Bughouse, and now animator Stephen McNally has provided an appropriately wondrou…
Miles Bowe | August 13, 2013 - 1:17 pm

Outside Lands 2013 Saturday: Nine Inch Nails, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Grizzly Bear, & More

Saturday at Outside Lands was a typical second day at festivals. The sets ran smoother, there were less technical problems, and the crowds seemed a…
Miles Bowe | August 11, 2013 - 3:12 pm
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Stereogum’s Cruel Summer 2013 Mix

This week, for the 237th time, our country tis of thee will celebrate its Miss Independence. Which means that this week, for the fourth time,…
Amrit Singh | July 3, 2013 - 2:09 pm
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Sasquatch! 2013 Friday: Vampire Weekend, Macklemore, Youth Lagoon, & More

Driving to the Sasquatch! Festival on Thursday I opted to skip out on I-90 from Seattle and instead drive way up north and take Route…
Miles Bowe | May 25, 2013 - 4:15 pm
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Coachella 2013 Weekend 2: Friday’s 5 Best Things

Peel back the surface and look past the picturesque valley backdrop. Forget about the gorgeous, sun-kissed young folk wearing next to nothing (or, on occasion,…
Aaron Lariviere | April 20, 2013 - 6:40 pm
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Watch Youth Lagoon & Hundred Waters Full Sets From Stereogum’s SXSW Party

For our SXSW party at Hype Hotel last month, we brought out Sky Ferreira, Kitty, and others, including Youth Lagoon and Hundred Waters. If you…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 16, 2013 - 4:13 pm
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Youth Lagoon – “Mute” Video

The young Boise filmmaker Tyler T. Williams and the young Boise wonder-pop auteur Youth Lagoon have made some great videos together before, and now they've…
Tom Breihan | April 16, 2013 - 12:58 pm
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Coachella 2013 Friday: Blur, Modest Mouse, Grinderman, & More

“It’s the homeland!” one of the girls on the hotel shuttle yelped as we neared the festival. It really begged the question -- who i…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 13, 2013 - 2:11 pm
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SXSW 2013: Stereogum Range Life, Featuring Youth Lagoon, METZ, Sky Ferreira, Hundred Waters, Bleeding Rainbow, Lakutis

For an afternoon, Stereogum got the keys to the Hype Hotel, bringing at all-over-the-place lineup of performers to the cavernous space. Bleeding Rainbow opened thing…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2013 - 2:59 pm

Youth Lagoon, Eddi Front @ Bowery Ballroom 3/6/13

Youth Lagoon celebrated the release of their new album Wondrous Bughouse last night at NYC’s Bowery Ballroom. After a performance from opener Eddi Front, the…
Stereogum | March 7, 2013 - 3:08 pm
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Stereogum Range Life 2013 Lineup

In a few weeks we join the herd and migrate south by southwest to Austin, where the bands are second in number only to the…
Amrit Singh | February 27, 2013 - 10:55 am
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Stream Youth Lagoon Wondrous Bughouse

Youth Lagoon, Trevor Powers's expansive and triumphant bedroom-indie project, is about a week away from releasing the sophomore album Wondrous Bughouse, and the two early…
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2013 - 11:14 am
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