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Album Of The Week: EMA Exile In The Outer Ring

Erika M. Anderson has now spent a solid decade getting us ready for this historical moment. Back in 2007, Gowns, the noisy drone-folk trio that…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2017 - 12:05 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Today we ran a lot of features. Like, A LOT of features. Since it's the one year anniversary of Prince's death, we gathered some of…
Stereogum | April 21, 2017 - 5:50 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's SXSW week, so most of the Stereogum crew is in Austin right now. We've already thrown a couple parties of our own and attended…
Stereogum | March 17, 2017 - 5:02 pm

More EMA stories

Stream EMA Exile In The Outer Ring

Recording as EMA, the former Gowns leader Erika M. Anderson has released two albums of cathartic, gut-wrenching, personal rock music. Next week, she'll make it…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2017 - 8:55 am

EMA – “Blood And Chalk”

Erika M. Anderson is releasing her latest EMA album, Exile In The Outer Ring, later this month. So far, we've heard "Aryan Nation," "Breathalyzer," and…
James Rettig | August 8, 2017 - 12:17 pm

EMA – “Down And Out” Video

It's only going to be about another month before EMA comes out with her new album Exile In The Outer Ring, and today, she's shared…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2017 - 12:11 pm

EMA – “Down & Out”

Later this summer, EMA, the maker of beautifully cathartic underground rock music, will come out with Exile In The Outer Ring, her third solo album.
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2017 - 9:27 am

EMA – “Breathalyzer” Video

This summer, EMA is coming back with the new album Exile In The Outer Ring. The new album follows up 2014's great The Future's Void,…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2017 - 12:03 pm

EMA – “Aryan Nation”

Thus far this decade, the former Gowns frontwoman Erika M. Anderson, recording under the name EMA, has released two absolutely incredible solo albums; her 2011…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2017 - 10:33 am

EMA Shares Song About Ghost Ship Fire, Says New Album Is “Too Political” For Matador

A few months ago, dozens of people died when the Oakland DIY venue Ghost Ship caught on fire during an event. Erika M. Anderson, the…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2017 - 12:22 pm

EMA – “Soul On Fire (Redux)” (Danzig Cover)

EMA has a bit of a history with Glenn Danzig. She met him backstage at a Danzig concert when she was 18, and exactly five…
Peter Helman | June 23, 2016 - 6:41 pm

EMA – “Amnesia Haze”

EMA did the score for the film #HORROR, which was directed by Tara Subkoff and stars Chloe Sevigny and Natasha Lyonne. Today, she's shared "Amnesia…
James Rettig | November 20, 2015 - 10:24 am

EMA Takes On Gun Culture On New Song “Active Shooter”

America's recent epidemic of mass shootings seems to get worse all the time, and so does the feeling that the gun lobby is too strong…
Tom Breihan | October 13, 2015 - 10:03 am

EMA – “Black Boys On Mopeds” (Sinéad O’Connor Cover)

On her 1990 debut album I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got, Sinéad O'Connor sang about police brutality in the UK on the song…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2015 - 1:39 pm

2014 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2014

Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of…
Stereogum | December 2, 2014 - 9:39 am
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