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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Those of us on the East Coast are about to spend the weekend buried in snow, scared to leave our domicile because nobody knows how…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2016 - 11:56 am

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33 Musicians Discuss Their Favorite Radiohead Songs

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…
Stereogum | March 10, 2015 - 10:42 am

Gummy Awards

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 50 Albums Of 2013

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
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2013 - 12:38 pm

More Youth Lagoon stories

Watch Video From The Final Youth Lagoon Concert

Trevor Powers announced that he was ending Youth Lagoon earlier this year, and last night, he played his final show as Youth Lagoon at London's…
Peter Helman | June 12, 2016 - 5:45 pm

Trevor Powers Ends Youth Lagoon

The Boise, Idaho psych-pop musician Trevor Powers has been making music as Youth Lagoon since 2011, and he's released three albums, with last year's Savage
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2016 - 1:24 pm

Youth Lagoon – “Rotten Human” Video

The Idaho psych-pop traveler Youth Lagoon released his Savage Hills Ballroom album last fall, and he's already made videos for the songs "Highway Patrol Stun
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2016 - 9:53 am

Watch Youth Lagoon’s Take Away Show

If you're unfamiliar with La Blogothèque's Take Away Shows, then you might want to get acquainted. The French blog puts a unique spin on the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 6, 2016 - 10:04 am

Youth Lagoon – “I’ve Seen”

Youth Lagoon has shared a new song recorded after the sessions for his most recent album, Savage Hills Ballroom. It's called "I've Seen" and clocks…
James Rettig | December 3, 2015 - 12:38 pm

Youth Lagoon – “Here’s Where The Story Ends” (The Sundays Cover)

Back in 2014, the English alt-rock band the Sundays revealed that they were working on new musice in a rare interview with American Airlines' Inflight…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 20, 2015 - 10:36 am

Youth Lagoon – “The Knower” Video

Trevor Powers released Savage Hills Ballroom, his third album as Youth Lagoon, last month. He's already given us one great visual for the album with…
James Rettig | October 5, 2015 - 10:15 am

Stream Youth Lagoon Savage Hills Ballroom

Trevor Powers, bka Youth Lagoon, announced his new album back in July, after he released a free 7" containing a new song titled "The Knower."
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 17, 2015 - 9:42 am

Youth Lagoon – “Rotten Human”

Trevor Powers' music has a chilling effect, finding a space in the darkest recesses of your mind and crystalizing them, drawing attention to all of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 8, 2015 - 1:18 pm

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

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

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's…
Peter Helman | July 9, 2015 - 10:39 pm

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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The 50 Best Albums Of 2013

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…
Stereogum | December 3, 2013 - 10:58 am

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 wondrous…
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

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

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

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

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

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

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 is…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 13, 2013 - 2:11 pm

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 things…
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

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

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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