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“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 the most common Coachella archetype? The only data I have to…   Read Story »
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 up early on, admirably wailing…   Read Story »
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 band ran through a set comprised mostly…   Read Story »
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 brands. And we're throwing our own branded show (what's up, Taco Bell and…   Read Story »
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 tracks "Dropla" and "Mute"…   Read Story »
Trevor Powers' second full-length as Youth Lagoon is imminent, and comes with the squishy psychedelic title Wondrous Bughouse. True to form, then, the album's second single "Mute" is an expansive,…   Read Story »
By the end of last year, compiling Monthly Mixes became a sad task. Each month I'd scan in sadness, watching our strongest songs presented as straight-to-Soundcloud affairs, our music business…   Read Story »
Trevor Powers, the young Boise native and crafter of triumphantly warm bedroom-rock who records as Youth Lagoon, will release his sophomore album Wondrous Bughouse in about a month and a half, and…   Read Story »
Two years ago, a young Boise native -- who inexplicably recorded as Youth Lagoon despite having the straight-up awesome birth name of Trevor Powers -- released The Year Of Hibernation, a…   Read Story »
At ginormous festivals like Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza, it's pretty tough to craft a narrative -- when there's something like 200 bands playing over a weekend, it's next to impossible to really sew a…   Read Story »