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The 5 Best Music Videos Of The Week

Guys, Yeezus leaked. You don't need music videos right now. You need to just play that real loud, let blood fill up your vision, luxuriate…
Tom Breihan | June 14, 2013 - 2:35 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2013

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a…
Amrit Singh | April 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm


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

More Pure X stories

Stream Jesse Hard Sky

While Jesse Jenkins' main project Pure X seems to be on hold, he's recorded a wonderful new solo album, Hard Sky, that's out at the…
James Rettig | June 19, 2017 - 3:27 pm

Jesse – “Luck”

Pure X's Jesse Jerome Jenkins is releasing his first solo album, Hard Sky, in a couple weeks, and so far he's shared the title track
James Rettig | June 8, 2017 - 11:41 am

Jesse – “De-pression”

Last month we learned Pure X's Jesse Jerome Jenkins was releasing his debut solo album Hard Sky, and we heard its album-closing title track. Today…
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2017 - 2:17 pm

Jesse – “Hard Sky”

Jesse Jerome Jenkins V of the seemingly inactive Austin, TX-based band Pure X (their most recent album was 2014's Angel) is releasing his first solo…
James Rettig | April 12, 2017 - 11:30 am

Jesse Jenkins – “Hotel Rising”

If you've heard the daybreak psychedelia of Pure X's "Thousand Year Child," then you know why the Austin psych-pop group have developed something of a…
Caitlin White | May 19, 2015 - 12:58 pm

Pure X – “Sweet Janine” & “I Don’t Wanna Make Love (With Anyone Else But You)” (Eddie Rabbitt Covers)

Pure X put out their new album, Angel, earlier this year, offering soft psych-rock with songs like "Heaven," and it's a vibe they explore further…
Miles Bowe | June 3, 2014 - 2:14 pm

Pure X – “Heaven” Video

The laid-back Austin psych band Pure X released their Angel LP earlier this week, and today they've shared the video for the warm, amber-hued jam…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Stream Pure X Angel

The twangy and pastoral Austin psych band Pure X has morphed quite a bit in sound and structure while working their way up through the…
Chris DeVille | March 26, 2014 - 3:03 pm

Pure X – “Heaven”

Austin's Pure X will release their third album (and Fat Possum debut) next month. "Heaven" builds off of what we heard on "Starlight," embracing the…
James Rettig | March 7, 2014 - 5:29 pm

Pure X – “Starlight”

Respect Pure X's grind. The pillowy Austin psych band is less than a year removed from dropping Crawling Up The Stairs, their last album, and…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2014 - 1:57 pm

Pure X – “Thousand Year Old Child” Video

"Thousand Year Old Child" is a deeply pretty song from Crawling Up The Stairs, the new album by the gently expansive Austin fuzz-rock trio Pure…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2013 - 4:21 pm

Pure X – “Thousand Year Old Child”

"Thousand Year Old Child" is the third release from Pure X's upcoming LP Crawling Up The Stairs. It's a wispy, twangy heartbreak song seen through…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 24, 2013 - 12:49 pm

Pure X – “Someone Else”

The atmospheric Austin psych trio Pure X are getting set to release their sophomore album Crawling Up The Stairs, and we recently posted the song…
Tom Breihan | March 25, 2013 - 11:40 am