Michelle Laggan

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Ryshon Jones – “Joymance” (Stereogum Premiere)

If writing a song is like doing a math problem, then maybe the longer it takes to figure out, the happier you'll be when you…
Michelle Laggan | May 3, 2016 - 11:00 am

Klangstof – “Island” (Stereogum Premiere)

Klangstof -- an invented slang term merging "klang" (Norwegian for "echo") and "stof" (Dutch for "dust") -- is the musical identity of Koen, a native…
Michelle Laggan | April 26, 2016 - 11:56 am

Fraea – “Criminal” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Self described as "shadow pop," Fraea come across like a murkier Phantogram or Lapsley. "Criminal," from the Minneapolis duo's upcoming Bend Your Bones EP, is…
Michelle Laggan | April 26, 2016 - 11:07 am

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Nearly Oratorio

Simon Lam has a unique style that brings warmth and a subtle soulfulness to each of the three separate musical projects he's involved in. The…
Michelle Laggan | April 26, 2016 - 9:21 am

Stream Levitation Festival’s A Tribute To Pet Sounds Compilation (Stereogum Premiere)

There are very few people who deny the importance and general enjoyability of Pet Sounds. With his meticulous orchestration, arrangement, and attention to detail, Brian…
Michelle Laggan | April 22, 2016 - 10:06 am

Miracle Sweepstakes – “Diagonal Retreat” (Stereogum Premiere)

"Diagonal Retreat" is one of those simple, pleasant songs that feels like it should be listened to specifically on a sunny day. Thanks to some…
Michelle Laggan | April 20, 2016 - 9:38 am

BOYFRNDZ – “Going Under”

Following "Hiatus" and "Ghosted," Austin-based BOYFRNDZ have released a third single off of their upcoming album Impulse. Driven by prominent and fast-paced drums, "Going Under"
Michelle Laggan | April 18, 2016 - 7:14 pm

Joker – “Only You” & “No Face”

Bristol, UK producer Liam McLean has been releasing futuristic electronic music under the name Joker since 2007. Signing to 4AD in 2011 for the release…
Michelle Laggan | April 18, 2016 - 4:10 pm

Spray Paint – “Burn Barrel” (Stereogum Premiere)

Spray Paint released two LPs last year -- Punters On A Barge on Australia's Homeless Records and Dopers on their hometown Austin label Monofonous Press…
Michelle Laggan | April 12, 2016 - 9:34 am

Stream Morly Something More Holy EP

Since contributing her track "Maestrom" to Ryan Hemsworth's Secret Songs compilation last year, electronic artist Morly has been gaining momentum. We premiered her great In
Michelle Laggan | April 4, 2016 - 2:17 pm

Stream SMILE Rhythm Method (Stereogum Premiere)

SMILE are a Melbourne-based band that create easygoing lo-fi tracks with myriad inspirations. While some of the songs on their new album Rhythm Method move…
Michelle Laggan | March 30, 2016 - 9:53 am

Gregor – “Remorse” (Stereogum Premiere)

"Remorse is used all the time in murder cases; i.e. 'the cold blooded serial killer showed no signs of remorse.' For me, remorse isn't a…
Michelle Laggan | March 30, 2016 - 9:12 am

HAWK – “The Hunt” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

After receiving attention for "Once Told," a protest song about Ireland's abortion laws, London indie rockers Hawk have released a new video for their single…
Michelle Laggan | March 29, 2016 - 9:44 am

Stream Willis Earl Beal Through The Dark EP (Stereogum Premiere)

Willis Earl Beal made his new Through The Dark EP with Nathan Gibson, a musician he literally met on the street. A last-minute release prior…
Michelle Laggan | March 28, 2016 - 1:32 pm

The Gotobeds – “Real Maths:Too Much” (Stereogum Premiere)

Pittsburgh punk act the Gotobeds will release their first LP for Sub Pop, the cleverly titled Blood//Sugar//Secs//Traffic, this June. There are lot of ideas crammed…
Michelle Laggan | March 24, 2016 - 9:54 am

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