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SXSW 2009: Thursday In Photos

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy Yesterday started off bright, early, and ecstatic with NJ's Roadside Graves at Peckerheads. The band seduced a 2PM crowd…
Amrit Singh | March 20, 2009 - 10:49 am

SXSW 2009: Wednesday In Photos

SXSW 2009 opened with a bit of bad luck turned good: It was too foggy for our flight to land in Houston, so they re-routed…
Brandon Stosuy | March 19, 2009 - 11:22 am

New Akron/Family – “Everyone Is Guilty” (Stereogum Premiere)

Pennsylvanian avant-folk trio Akron/Family make the jump from Young God Records to Dead Oceans with their fifth LP, Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free, this…
Scott Lapatine | March 3, 2009 - 3:37 pm

New Live Akron/Family – “Love, Love, Love (Everyone)”

Those hearty urban folkies Akron/Family gave us a taste of their recently released Love Is Simple earlier this summer, with the playful, rattling, and rootsy…
Stereogum | October 3, 2007 - 12:52 pm

How The Akron/Family Got Their Heart

We've already mentioned digging the gorgeous cover heart for Akron/Family's forthcoming Love Is Simple. Softies we are, though, could've sworn it was made of cotton…
Stereogum | August 9, 2007 - 11:43 am

New Akron/Family – “Phenomena” And Love Is Simple Album Art (Stereogum Premiere)

Through seemingly constant touring and regular work with Michael Gira's Angels Of Light, the urban folkies in Brooklyn's Akron/Family are a (mostly) bearded (always) busy…
Stereogum | August 3, 2007 - 11:47 am

New Akron/Family – “Gone Beyond”

Last spring, we were so blown away by psych-folk band Akron/Family's self-titled debut, we made 'em a Band To Watch. Since then, amid a marathon…
Scott Lapatine | August 23, 2006 - 1:10 pm

Hurricane Benefit Show At Bowery Ballroom

Last night, The Bowery Ballroom hosted a Salvation Army benefit concert to help hurricane victims in LA and TX. There were 6 bands/artists on the…
jed | October 4, 2005 - 3:06 pm

Band To Watch: Akron/Family

A few things to love about this song... It kicks off in 5/4 time, riding a persistent Jew's harp lick, then three minutes in shifts…
Stereogum | April 6, 2005 - 8:13 am
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