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Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2016

We listen to a lot of music here at Stereogum -- it's sort of our job! -- and every year, we attempt to codify all…
Stereogum | November 1, 2016 - 12:00 pm

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Artist To Watch: Billie Marten

Every teenage balladeer hacking away at a guitar or piano imagines their songs unfolding into the kind of gorgeous sonic panoramas found on Billie Marten's…
Chris DeVille | September 23, 2016 - 10:34 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Last week's 5 Best Songs split the difference between chill and fidgety. The week before that, we had golden pop mingling with blaring bombast. This…
Stereogum | April 10, 2015 - 4:53 pm

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Billie Marten – “White Christmas”

Artist To Watch/Best New Bands honoree Billie Marten's debut album Writing Of Blues And Yellows has been one of my most constant comforts this year.
Chris DeVille | December 8, 2016 - 9:12 am

Band To Watch

Artist To Watch: Billie Marten

Every teenage balladeer hacking away at a guitar or piano imagines their songs unfolding into the kind of gorgeous sonic panoramas found on Billie Marten's…
Chris DeVille | September 23, 2016 - 10:34 am

Billie Marten – “Lionhearted” Video

Excellent British teen folk darling Billie Marten seemingly couldn't make a song that wasn't beautiful if she tried. Her debut full-length effort, Writing Of Blues
Collin Robinson | August 18, 2016 - 10:56 am

Billie Marten – “Lionhearted”

We've been gobsmacked by everything Billie Marten has released so far, and "Lionhearted" lives up to her standard of excellence. The teenage British folk singer…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2016 - 3:50 pm

Billie Marten – “La Lune” Video

Young folk musician Billie Marten is slowly but surely carving out a space for herself in an already-crowded field. Her string of singles over the…
James Rettig | June 17, 2016 - 10:19 am

Billie Marten – “Milk & Honey” Video

Sixteen-year-old Yorkshire folk-rock balladeer Billie Marten makes exceptionally gauzy, sweeping songs. Her latest offering was the gorgeous "Milk & Honey." It has one of the…
Collin Robinson | May 24, 2016 - 12:21 pm

Billie Marten – “Milk & Honey” (Stereogum Premiere)

With delicate, expansive ballads like "Bird" and "Heavy Weather," 16-year-old Yorkshire folk-rocker Billie Marten proved last year that she's talented beyond measure and wise beyond…
Chris DeVille | April 21, 2016 - 2:34 pm

BBC Announces Sound Of 2016 Longlist

Every year, the BBC assembles a crew of tastemakers who attempt to figure out which artists will have big years. They pick 15 artists for…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2015 - 9:23 am

Billie Marten – “Bird” Video

Billie Marten is 16-year-old folk prodigy from England. I fell hard for her early enormous track "Heavy Weather" and have been following closely since. "Hope…
Caitlin White | October 14, 2015 - 12:34 pm

Billie Marten – “Bird”

Earlier this year, we premiered Billie Marten's splendid and precise folk storm "Heavy Weather." Marten is just 15, so her ability to craft a song…
Caitlin White | September 24, 2015 - 12:49 pm

Billie Marten – “Heavy Weather” (Stereogum Premiere)

Forget what you know about 15-year-olds. "Heavy Weather" sounds like Billie Marten is holding a seance with Emily Brontë. It seems impossible that a teenager…
Caitlin White | April 6, 2015 - 3:36 pm