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Mary Lattimore – “Polly Of The Circus”

Last year, Mary Lattimore and Superchunk's Mac McCaughan teamed up for the collaborative ambient album New Rain Duets. Back in September, she shared the 15-minute…
Peter Helman | January 22, 2020 - 12:52 pm

Hear An Alternate Version Of (Sandy) Alex G’s “Bad Man”

(Sandy) Alex G released his latest album House Of Sugar late last year, and we named it the sixth best album of 2019. Today, he's…
Peter Helman | January 22, 2020 - 12:39 pm

Andy Shauf – “Neon Skyline”

Our reigning Album Of The Week is The Neon Skyline, Canadian studio-pop singer-songwriter Andy Shauf's concept album about running into an old flame who's back…
Peter Helman | January 22, 2020 - 11:54 am

Bonny Light Horseman – “Bright Morning Stars” (Feat. Justin Vernon)

Bonny Light Horseman is the new supergroup made up of Hadestown creator Anaïs Mitchell, Fruit Bats leader Eric D. Johnson, and Craig Finn/Josh Ritter/the National…
Peter Helman | January 22, 2020 - 10:51 am

TOPS – “I Feel Alive”

Last year, Montreal dream-pop four-piece TOPS launched their very own Musique TOPS record label and christened it with two new singles, "Echo Of Dawn" and…
Peter Helman | January 22, 2020 - 8:43 am

Ezra Koenig Talks Phish, Fits, Food On New Podcast Episodes

Ezra Koenig loves podcasts! The Vampire Weekend frontman has an online radio show of his own, Time Crisis on Apple Music's Beats 1, and in…
Peter Helman | January 21, 2020 - 4:03 pm

III Points 2020 Lineup

III Points is once again bringing a mix of forward-thinking dance music and indie rock to Miami's Wynwood Arts District.
Peter Helman | January 21, 2020 - 12:18 pm

Jackie Lynn – “Casino Queen”

Jackie Lynn is the fictional alter ego and side project of Circuit des Yeux mastermind Haley Fohr. Her 2016 self-titled debut under the moniker told…
Peter Helman | January 21, 2020 - 11:11 am

Porches – “Do U Wanna”

Late last year, Aaron Maine's DIY rock-turned synth-pop project Porches returned with a new single called "rangerover." And today, he's announced a whole new album,…
Peter Helman | January 21, 2020 - 10:28 am

Craig Finn Scoring AMC’s New Musical Dramedy National Anthem

The Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn is writing original music for a new show in development at AMC. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the upcoming…
Peter Helman | January 18, 2020 - 1:47 pm

Watch Sam Elliott Recite “Old Town Road” In Doritos’ Super Bowl Commercial

Sam Elliott is pretty much the American cowboy. With his spectacular mustache and drawling baritone -- the blueprint for Bradley Cooper's growly voice in A
Peter Helman | January 18, 2020 - 1:23 pm

Fyre Fest Documentary Star Andy King Finally Got Sponsored By Evian

Event producer Andy King emerged as the breakout viral star/meme of Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, Netflix's 2019 documentary about the spectacularly ill-advised…
Peter Helman | January 18, 2020 - 12:43 pm

Norma Tanega, Cult ’60s Singer/Songwriter, Dead At 80

Cult '60s folk singer-songwriter Norma Tanega has died, The New York Times reports. According to her lawyer, Alfred Shine, she passed away at her home…
Peter Helman | January 18, 2020 - 11:11 am

Esmé Patterson – “Shelby Tell Me Everything”

Folk-rock singer-songwriter Esmé Patterson isn't exactly a folk-rock singer-songwriter anymore. She began explore some synthier, dreamier pastures with some help from fellow Denver indie rockers…
Peter Helman | January 17, 2020 - 12:36 pm

Comments from Peter Helman

The Utopia soundtrack is so good! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JKH5Ep1vj8
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October 29, 2019 on The 13 Best Horror Scores Of The ’10s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uwarhzl76D8
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April 17, 2019 on Four Tet – “Teenage Birdsong”
Yes, we are a democracy now!
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April 2, 2019 on Album Of The Week: Weyes Blood Titanic Rising
Paris' biological father was Dr Arnold Klein, celebrity dermatologist. Prince & Paris carry the DNA of Debbie Rowe, & her long time boss & lover, who was Dr Klein. Prince & Paris thankfully carry no DNA by MJ.
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March 22, 2019 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjAvriTNJLk
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March 15, 2019 on Artist Portraits From Stereogum Range Life 2019
I pitched "Respect Motherfucking Craft Beer"
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March 8, 2019 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
To be fair, it did originally say "one of the best thing that either of them has ever done." I added an S.
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February 20, 2019 on Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Flat Tummy Tea”
I said *one of* the best things that either of them has ever done!
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February 20, 2019 on Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – “Flat Tummy Tea”
All band names should be Metal Gear Solid references
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February 19, 2019 on Album Of The Week: SPELLLING Mazy Fly
He had to prepare them for The Age Of Adz somehow!
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February 15, 2019 on Dark Was The Night Turns 10
So many good ones! Dirty Projectors and David Byrne's "Knotty Pine," the National's "So Far Around The Bend," Dave Sitek's Troggs cover...and I've always loved Sufjan's gonzo 10-minute electro-classical version of "You Are The Blood."
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February 15, 2019 on Dark Was The Night Turns 10
As a Friday Night Lights fan, I find the lack of "Devil Town" disturbing
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January 22, 2019 on 8 Memorable Daniel Johnston Covers For Austin’s Inaugural Hi, How Are You Day