Ian Cohen

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Interview

Local H On Music-Biz Bullshit, Toxic Nostalgia, And 20 Years Of Pack Up The Cats

Tracking Down is a Stereogum franchise in which we talk to artists who have been out of the spotlight for a minute.
Ian Cohen | October 3, 2018 - 2:30 pm

Interview

Tigers Jaw Look Back On Their Scranton Beginnings & Their Self-Titled LP 10 Years Later

I know this is a big ask because it sounds like a throwaway gag from The Office, but I beg of you, loyal Stereogum reader:…
Ian Cohen | September 18, 2018 - 2:01 pm

Cover Story

In The Garage: Joyce Manor Share The Scenes And Stories Behind Million Dollars To Kill Me

Buyer/streamer/downloader beware: There is not a single pop-punk song on Joyce Manor's new album, Million Dollars To Kill Me. There's a good chance most will…
Ian Cohen | August 21, 2018 - 9:57 am

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Young Jesus

John Rossiter came of age as an emo kid in the Midwest, so it goes without saying that he’s had some formative Saddle Creek experience.
Ian Cohen | August 14, 2018 - 10:00 am

Interview

Are Gang Of Youths Too Earnest For America?

David Le'aupepe isn't one for small talk. That much was obvious when Gang Of Youths dropped a 77-minute album that begins with a song named…
Ian Cohen | July 5, 2018 - 11:14 am

Interview

Foxing Present The Apocalypse

Foxing got hit by a runaway truck at 50 mph. They played the next night and released a Dido cover as a fundraiser for their…
Ian Cohen | June 19, 2018 - 9:45 am

Interview

Wild Pink Are Making The Leap Whether They Know It Or Not

"I just saw something happened with Kanye, right?" This is John Ross’ way of saying he’s not particularly plugged into the pop culture…
Ian Cohen | May 30, 2018 - 11:00 am

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Spielbergs

Ever hear a new band that’s so truly, madly, and deeply your shit that it immediately seems like a prank?
Ian Cohen | April 26, 2018 - 9:15 am

Interview

A Look Inside The Insular World Of Lord Huron

Ben Schneider, as is his tendency, is trying to remember the night we met. The Lord Huron mastermind believes it took place after a show…
Ian Cohen | April 16, 2018 - 10:40 am

Interview

My Son, Have You Grown: Braid Talk Frame & Canvas 20 Years Later

The late '90s were a heady time for hopeful, plucky alt-rock hits that would forever soundtrack senior class montages, and I’m not sure I’ll ever…
Ian Cohen | April 6, 2018 - 1:18 pm

Interview

How Bottoming Out And Falling Through The Cracks Inspired Spirit Night’s Dylan Balliett To Rise Above

If you've done so much as read this website today, odds are you've experienced the emotional polarity of modern music consumption -- the giddy thrill…
Ian Cohen | March 22, 2018 - 3:07 pm

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: awakebutstillinbed

Shannon Taylor is the creative force of a band named awakebutstillinbed and she just put out a record titled...deep breath here...what people call low self-esteem
Ian Cohen | March 1, 2018 - 11:07 am

Sounding Board

The Low-Key Legacy Of Duster, Your Favorite Indie Band’s Favorite Indie Band

Every time I’ve tried to explain how Duster has emerged as one of the most influential bands of the past decade, it sounds like I’m…
Ian Cohen | February 23, 2018 - 11:10 am

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Jouska

Doug Dulgarian has lived in Philadelphia for less than a year, and that's long enough for him to embrace the duality of the Philly thing:…
Ian Cohen | February 14, 2018 - 10:43 am

Interview

Tanner Jones On The End Of You Blew It!, The Grind Of Being In A Full-Time Band, & The “Emo” Stigma

The University Of Florida should probably just cancel classes on the final Friday of October -- at least stop pretending it isn't going to be…
Ian Cohen | November 30, 2017 - 10:34 am

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