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On The Surprising Endurance Of Sade’s “By Your Side”

Ever since the Nigerian-born, English-bred singer/composer Sade Adu released her 1984 debut LP, Diamond Life, she and her eponymous band have released countless high-charting hits…
Nate Patrin | February 23, 2017 - 10:01 am

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FIR – “Summer Wasn’t There” (Stereogum Premiere)

FIR incorporate the songwriting skills of Brent Rademaker of Beachwood Sparks and Matt Piucci of Rain Parade, the vocals of the Allah-Las, and the instrumental…
Sadie Bell | April 6, 2016 - 10:46 am

GospelbeacH – “Sunshine Skyway” (Stereogum Premiere)

Maybe I just have The Grateful Dead on the brain since the band played their final reunion shows last weekend, but their influence was the…
Caitlin White | July 7, 2015 - 10:03 am

Beachwood Sparks – “Make It Together” (Stereogum Premiere)

In these ultra-nostalgic times, L.A. country-rockers Beachwood Sparks are in the ultra-nostalgic position of being a retro band whose own initial late-'90s psych revival now…
Chris DeVille | September 18, 2013 - 10:59 am

Beachwood Sparks – “Forget The Song” Video

Beachwood Sparks may have disappeared for more than a decade between albums, but the band's sweet psychedelic county still sounds vital. We first heard the…
Michael Nelson | July 18, 2012 - 2:33 pm

Beachwood Sparks – “Sparks Fly Again”

The bucolic L.A. country-rock band Beachwood Sparks, whose early-'00s records on Sub Pop presaged the success of Fleet Foxes by nearly a decade, are back…
Tom Breihan | May 31, 2012 - 10:49 am

Beachwood Sparks – “Forget The Song”

Last seen reuniting at SP20, LA's Beachwood Sparks return from a nearly decade-long recording hiatus with the full-length alt-country collection The Tarnished Gold this summer.
Scott Lapatine | April 12, 2012 - 10:58 am

SP20: Sub Pop’s 20th Anniversary Benefit Festival Partial Lineup Announced

We mentioned Sub Pop's 20th Anniversary a ways back -- well, it's officially time to party (especially if you live in the Pacific Northwest). The…
Brandon Stosuy | April 15, 2008 - 3:36 pm