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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 – “Mute”

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…
Amrit Singh | February 11, 2013 - 10:37 am
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Stereogum Monthly Mix: January 2013

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 a…
Amrit Singh | January 31, 2013 - 10:23 am
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Youth Lagoon – “Dropla”

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 i…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2013 - 10:36 am
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Youth Lagoon Wondrous Bughouse Details

Two years ago, a young Boise native -- who inexplicably recorded as Youth Lagoon despite having the straight-up awesome birth name of Trevor Powers --…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2013 - 10:41 am
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Pitchfork Festival 2012: Grimes, Danny Brown, Sleigh Bells & More

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,…
Corban Goble | July 15, 2012 - 2:06 pm
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Death Cab For Cutie with Magik* Magik Orchestra, Youth Lagoon @ Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles 5/7/12

Death Cab For Cutie are no strangers to playing with an Orchestra. Teaming up with the Magik* Magik Orchestra, Death Cab For Cutie worked through…
Andrew Youssef | May 8, 2012 - 5:07 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Not that many people released music videos in the first week of the year, though I can't quite figure out why. The world is back…
Tom Breihan | January 6, 2012 - 3:14 pm
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Youth Lagoon – “July” Video

Boise, ID's Stereogum40 alum Youth Lagoon and his buddy Tyler T. Williams hook up for another eerie, lyrical video, the creatively rendered clip for The
Corban Goble | January 4, 2012 - 12:03 pm
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The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 New Acts Of 2011

Having already revealed Your Top 10 Tracks and Your Top 10 Music Videos, next box to be punched on the Gummys' advent calendar is the…
Stereogum | December 14, 2011 - 12:21 pm
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Youth Lagoon Covers John Denver

Youth Lagoon covered John Denver's "Goodbye Again" for his Sirius XMU session, and the song, to an extent, reveals a touchpoint I hadn't noticed before.
Corban Goble | December 13, 2011 - 3:21 pm
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The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Music Videos Of 2011

The Gummy Awards rollout continues today with Your Top 10 Music Videos Of 2011, and while there's not a lot of surprises here, it's a…
Stereogum | December 13, 2011 - 9:24 am
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Youth Lagoon – “17” Unofficial Video

His clip for "Montana" was one of the year's best, and now Idaho indie rock heartwringer Youth Lagoon is back with a video for "17,"…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2011 - 11:04 am
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Area Codes: 208 – Boise, ID

Today, we're introducing a new series called Area Codes, and the focus of this biweekly feature is local music scenes across the United States and…
Corban Goble | October 13, 2011 - 12:44 pm
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Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands of 2011

Last year, right around the time summer turned to fall, we at Stereogum published our list of the 40 best new bands of the year.
Stereogum | September 13, 2011 - 12:26 pm
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Youth Lagoon – “Montana” Video

"Montana," a song from the young Boise bedroom-rock auteur Youth Lagoon, is a huge, surging tune, something that seems way too epic for a kid…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2011 - 2:38 pm
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Stereogum Monthly Mix: August 2011

We took last month off from our Monthly Mix series in favor of our midterm flashback/annual summer jams compilation Cruel Summer, which you should grab
Amrit Singh | August 9, 2011 - 10:03 am
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Youth Lagoon – “Montana”

22-year-old Boise multi-instrumentalist Trevor Powers records as Youth Lagoon. He recently signed to Fat Possum, who'll release his long-in-the-works debut The Year Of Hibernation thi…
brandon | July 8, 2011 - 1:21 pm
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