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Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2019

Within the macro tradition that is year-end list season, we at Stereogum have carved out our own micro tradition: Every December, instead of publishing a…
Stereogum | December 10, 2019 - 11:00 am

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Echo In Eternity: The Indelible Mark Of Arthur Russell

In a 1987 Melody Maker review, music critic David Stubbs said that Arthur Russell's World Of Echo was "what is left when the Beat has…
Lindsey Rhoades | March 8, 2017 - 1:50 pm


The 11 Most Interesting Record Store Day Releases

Record Store Day is coming April 16. It began in 2007 and has grown into a indie record store and vinyl lover's version of Christmas…
jessica | March 30, 2011 - 5:25 pm

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Watch Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold Debut “Featherweight” & Cover Arthur Russell For Voter Registration Concert

Last night, a whole bunch of big-name indie-rock artists came together to play Vote Ready, A Concert For Voter Registration, organized by Live From Out…
Peter Helman | August 15, 2020 - 9:23 am

Watch The Tweedy Family Play My Bloody Valentine, Arthur Russell, & More In Livestreamed Covers Set

During quarantine, Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy has been doing some family bonding and putting it up online. With his wife and his songs, Tweedy has…
Tom Breihan | July 6, 2020 - 10:48 am

Hear Arthur Russell’s Previously Unreleased “You Did It Yourself”

The legendary cellist, composer, and avant-garde pop musician Arthur Russell died in 1992 of complications from HIV-AIDS. He left behind hundreds and hundreds of tapes…
Peter Helman | October 4, 2019 - 11:53 am

Hear Arthur Russell’s Previously Unreleased “Not Checking Up”

The disco experimentalist and avant-garde pop wonder Arthur Russell died in 1992, when he was 40. In life, he remained largely unknown for his entire…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2019 - 9:30 am

Preview 2 New Songs From Robyn & La Bagatelle Magique’s Love Is Free

We've already heard two tracks from Robyn's new La Bagatelle Magique project -- "Set Me Free" and the Maluca-featuring "Love Is Free" -- and now…
James Rettig | August 5, 2015 - 2:41 pm

Stream Arthur Russell Corn

A certain level of mysticism surrounds conversations about the cellist, vocalist, composer, and electronic music frontiersman Arthur Russell. He's the understated phantom father of oddball…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 1, 2015 - 11:25 am

Hear Arthur Russell’s “Ocean Movie” From New Collection Of Previously Unreleased Recordings

Legendary New York musician Arthur Russell's work was all over the map -- from classical to disco to experimental sound collage to folk -- and…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2015 - 2:13 pm

Red Bull Music Academy Announces NY Fest With PC Music, Arthur Russell Tribute, FKA Twigs, & More

Red Bull Music Academy is returning to New York City for the third year in a row for a month-long series of events. Highlights include…
James Rettig | March 9, 2015 - 11:04 am

Stream Various Artists Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell

The latest benefit compilation from the Red Hot Organization is Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell, and it features two CDs' worth of artists…
Tom Breihan | October 13, 2014 - 10:35 am

José González – “This Is How We Walk On The Moon” (Arthur Russell Cover)

Red Hot's Arthur Russell covers compilation has grown into an impressive and exciting release as star after star chimes in with their tributes to the…
Miles Bowe | September 16, 2014 - 4:39 pm

Robyn – “Tell You (Today)” (Arthur Russell Cover)

The list of stars on the new Arthur Russell tribute, Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell, is pretty blinding, but even among acts like…
Michael Nelson | September 3, 2014 - 4:09 pm

Hot Chip – “Go Bang” (Arthur Russell Cover)

Red Hot Organization is set to release a tribute album to the late dynamic powerhouse Arthur Russell. On the heels of Sufjan Stevens' sensual "A
Sadaaf Mamoon | August 13, 2014 - 3:14 pm

Sufjan Stevens – “A Little Lost” (Arthur Russell Cover)

Six months ago we heard about a pending Sufjan Stevens contribution to Red Hot's long-gestating Arthur Russell tribute comp, which also includes covers by Robyn,…
Chris DeVille | July 29, 2014 - 10:42 am