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Stream Friends Manifest!

The slinky Brooklyn BTW Friends will soon release their debut album Manifest!, and we've already heard a bunch of early tracks like "Mind Control" and…
Tom Breihan | May 31, 2012 - 3:21 pm

Friends – “Home”

BTW Friends will issue their debut record, Manifest!, next week on Fat Possum, which they teased a while back with the lead single "Mind Control"
Corban Goble | May 31, 2012 - 10:02 am

Friends – “Mind Control” Video

Here is the video for "Mind Control," the first single from BTW Friends' first full-length album. Director Hir Muria conjures a dystopian vision which is…
Amrit Singh | May 15, 2012 - 10:36 am

Friends – “Mind Control”

BTW Friends generated a lot of attention last year thanks to singles like "Friend Crush" and "I'm His Girl" -- as well as the requisite…
Corban Goble | April 11, 2012 - 10:14 am


Stereogum’s 25 Most Anticipated Albums For Spring/Summer 2012

HBO's medieval drama Game Of Thrones premieres April 1, and this season's plot involves five different claims to the throne and these respective factions' ongoing…
Stereogum | March 29, 2012 - 10:32 am


The 25 Bands We’re Most Excited To See At SXSW 2012

Hey, everybody, it's that time again! South By Southwest 2012. Are you ready? How's your hashtag game? Can you feel the early-onset FOMO? As the…
Stereogum | March 9, 2012 - 11:24 am

Friends – “A Thing Like This”

This last year has been very good to Friends: The Bushwick band earned their BTW in April; they went big in October compliments of the…
Amrit Singh | January 12, 2012 - 5:07 pm

CMJ 2011: Class Superlatives & Our Finest Photos

We're on the other side of CMJ now, which you could probably tell by the uptick in the music news cycle, or by some bloggers'
Amrit Singh | October 24, 2011 - 6:19 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The two highest-profile videos of the week were almost certainly Rihanna's "We Found Love" and Coldplay's "Paradise." I didn't put either video on this list.
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2011 - 1:42 pm

Friends – “I’m His Girl” Video

The Brooklyn Band To Watch Friends now has a video for the catchy-as-hell bubblefunk single "I'm His Girl," and I'm not dissing at all when…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2011 - 10:37 am

Friends – “My Boo” (Ghost Town DJ’s Cover)

It's a nice moment for "My Boo" redos. Last month Balam Acab pitched "My Boo" through his distended down-tempo filter, giving the upbeat bass music…
Amrit Singh | September 21, 2011 - 12:29 pm

Friends – “I’m His Girl”

Band To Watch Friends posted their new track "I'm His Girl" earlier today in advance of its Halloween release. It's a Lykke Li-like groove accented…
Corban Goble | September 14, 2011 - 12:10 pm

Friends – “Friend Crush” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

It's "ESG-style polyrhythmic post-disco on a tropical-pop trip" that Bushwick BTW Friends fix on musically, and their visual aesthetic -- both onstage, and in this…
Amrit Singh | July 7, 2011 - 1:26 pm

Friends – “Friend Crush (Phone Tag Remix)”

Brooklyn-via-Texas project Phone Tag was one of the scene compatriots Friends name-checked in their BTW piece, which was a kind plug while also being another…
Amrit Singh | May 18, 2011 - 3:48 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2011

April's mix is female heavy and thematically clustered. It tips off with a track from each of our three most recent Bands To Watch. The…
Amrit Singh | April 8, 2011 - 5:18 pm