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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was a great, great week for music videos. And for some reason, a pattern emerged. To some extent, every one of the videos below…
Tom Breihan | March 2, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: January & February 2011

After a holiday break and an inclemently weathered January, our Monthly Mix series returns with a two-month/one-mix compilation that sets a defiant tone. If not…
Amrit Singh | February 2, 2011 - 11:56 am

More Wise Blood stories

Wise Blood – “Rome” (Feat. The Moon Baby)

Quirky pop producer Wise Blood dropped the weirdly awesome Babyland EP this past spring. Today, he sneaks in what is most likely a final one-off…
Collin Robinson | December 22, 2015 - 2:23 pm

Stream Wise Blood Babyland EP

"Cretin's Club" was the first shape-shifting single that we heard off Chris Laufman's (aka Wise Blood) newest offering, the Babyland EP, which is due out…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 28, 2015 - 6:18 pm

Wise Blood – “Cretin’s Club” (Feat. Priscilla Sharp) (Stereogum Premiere)

Last year, weirdo-pop auteur Chris Laufman, aka Wise Blood, produced an EP for fellow Pittsburgh oddball The Moon Baby. The experience of creating music for…
Peter Helman | April 15, 2015 - 11:08 am

Wise Blood – “Alarm” Video

If you heard Wise Blood's shimmering electronic bedroom-pop song "Alarm" in isolation, you might not expect that song's video to be a dark, unresolved crime…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2013 - 5:02 pm

Stream Wise Blood id

Wise Blood's odd-pop manifesto id is now available to stream before its release next week. It includes his poisonous "Universe Is Blessed," as well as…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 20, 2013 - 1:54 pm

Wise Blood – “Alarm” (Stereogum Premiere)

"Alarm" is another tune from Christopher Laufman, bka Wise Blood’s upcoming debut full-length id. It's the kind of off-kilter, multi-layered pop jam we've come to…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 12, 2013 - 11:41 am

Wise Blood – “Universe Is Blessed” (Stereogum Premiere)

Some of the cocktails on deck in Christopher Laufman, bka Wise Blood's "Universe Is Blessed" are as follows: a martini with olives on the side,…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 8, 2013 - 4:06 pm

Wise Blood – “Loud Mouths” Video (NSFW)

In Wise Blood's video for "Loud Mouths," the Pittsburgh weird-pop auteur survives a slow-motion car wreck, swaggers through a fancy-dress party, and encounters a naked…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2012 - 3:54 pm

Wise Blood – “Nosferatu” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Theo Anthony directs this clip for Wise Blood's dark pop track "Nosferatu," and the result is a druggy, hypnotic video that features the protagonist lurking…
Corban Goble | September 19, 2011 - 4:07 pm

Stream Wise Blood These Wings EP

Pittsburgh sample-pop maven Wise Blood's been around lately -- there was that cover for our Stroked comp, and that MP3 for his own "Nosferatu." Now…
Amrit Singh | August 24, 2011 - 10:51 am

Wise Blood – “Nosferatu”

Last seen putting a skewed spin on "Someday" for our tribute to the Strokes Is This It, here is Wise Blood with a new track…
Amrit Singh | August 16, 2011 - 4:26 pm

Stereogum Presents… STROKED: A Tribute To Is This It

The Strokes' debut album Is This It was first released on 7/30/01. To help us celebrate this 10th Anniversary, we asked some of our favorite…
Stereogum | July 26, 2011 - 9:30 am

Wise Blood – “@fuckwiseblood”

Wise Blood and his sample-centric, brooding R&B stomp-pop made our Must See of SXSW 2011 list, although it wasn't until the more recent, first-ever full-band…
Amrit Singh | May 25, 2011 - 12:28 pm

32 Must See Bands @ SXSW 2011

Come March every year, the same questions are asked, retreaded thought pieces get pitched: What does it mean to have a music industry festival in…
Stereogum | March 16, 2011 - 9:10 am