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The Anniversary

Rise Above Turns 10

On the surface, its concept bordered on kitsch: a Yale-educated Brooklyn indie rocker was writing an album of "re-imagined" songs from Black Flag’s 1981 debut…
Lindsey Rhoades | September 11, 2017 - 1:33 pm

List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Dirty Projectors Dirty Projectors

Dirty Projectors' first new album in five years is stunningly evocative and wildly inventive, the sort of boundary-pushing album that comes along pretty infrequently. (Bon…
James Rettig | February 17, 2017 - 12:44 pm

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Dirty Projectors Play New Album In Full At First Show In Four Years

Dirty Projectors played the opening night of Brooklyn's Northside Festival last night and performed their new self-titled album in full, though not in order. As…
James Rettig | June 9, 2017 - 10:05 am

Watch Dirty Projectors Play The Tonight Show With The Roots, D∆WN, & Tyondai Braxton

Dave Longstreth may have reinvented Dirty Projectors as a solo project on the new self-titled album, but that doesn't mean he's rolling solo these days.
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2017 - 8:52 am

Amber Coffman – “No Coffee”

Earlier this week, Amber Coffman gave Stereogum a statement about her departure from Dirty Projectors, saying "it was never my intention or wish to leave…
Scott Lapatine | March 31, 2017 - 12:05 am

Amber Coffman Shares Statement About Her Departure From Dirty Projectors

Amber Coffman released her single "All To Myself" last fall and revealed plans to release her debut solo LP on Columbia. Now, as she prepares…
Chris DeVille | March 28, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Hear Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth Deconstruct “Up In Hudson” On Song Exploder

Dirty Projectors mastermind Dave Longstreth is such a meticulous composer that he's a natural for Song Exploder, the podcast on which songwriters pick apart and…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2017 - 10:15 am

Stream Dirty Projectors’ New Self-Titled Album

Dirty Projectors' new self-titled album is dense, polished, deeply self-referential, and really great. And it's currently streaming on Facebook Live. According to a press release,…
Chris DeVille | February 21, 2017 - 2:07 pm

Dave Longstreth Talks Shelved Kanye West x Paul McCartney x Dirty Projectors x Ezra Koenig Collab

Two years ago, the world was surprised to learn that Dirty Projectors mastermind Dave Longstreth had co-written the Kanye West/Paul McCartney/Rihanna hit "FourFiveSeconds." But that…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2017 - 8:54 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This has nothing much to do with music videos, but I saw John Wick: Chapter 2 last night, and you motherfuckers need to go see…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2017 - 2:30 pm

Dirty Projectors, Fleet Foxes Frontmen Discuss The “Both Bad And Boujee” State Of Indie Rock Today

Both Dirty Projectors mastermind Dave Longstreth and Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold are planning on releasing much-anticipated new projects this year. And that kind of…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2017 - 9:32 am

Dirty Projectors – “Cool Your Heart” (Feat. Dawn Richard) Video

Dirty Projectors are releasing their new self-titled album in a few weeks. Dave Longstreth mostly eschewed vocal collaborators this time around in favor of playing…
James Rettig | February 7, 2017 - 12:32 pm

Watch Priests, Dirty Projectors, Waxahatchee, Ted Leo, & More Play DC Anti-Fascism Protest

Donald Trump was unable to secure any relevant musical talent for his inauguration festivities, but a wealth of today's best musicians took the stage in…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2017 - 9:45 am

Dirty Projectors – “Up In Hudson”

Until now the Dirty Projectors have been cagey about what their new album would be called and when it would arrive, but in the meantime…
Chris DeVille | January 18, 2017 - 11:18 am
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