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Prepare To Be Spooked: It’s Christmas Album Time Again

It's late October, which means we're deep into the most terrifying season of the year: that moment when all kinds of musicians unveil their new…
Chris DeVille | October 25, 2018 - 12:40 pm


Empress Of Does What She Wants

Lorely Rodriguez writes about love in massive and minuscule ways. She measures it in the stars, she memorializes moments shared on a city stoop. Whether…
Margaret Farrell | October 18, 2018 - 11:00 am

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Empress Of – “I Don’t Even Smoke Weed”

Empress Of's Us is our reigning Album Of The Week. Lorely Rodriguez's sophomore album comes out this Friday, and in advance of its release we've…
James Rettig | October 17, 2018 - 10:12 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Empress Of Us

Near the end of "Everything To Me," the first song on the new Empress Of album Us, we hear the featherlight voice of Devonté Hynes,…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2018 - 12:05 pm

Empress Of – “Love For Me”

Lorely Rodriguez, the mastermind behind the reflective, bilingual pop project Empress Of, is finally about to follow up her great 2015 debut Me with a…
Peter Helman | September 26, 2018 - 9:31 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Picking the best songs of the week is an inexact science. I mean, obviously we're always 100% objectively correct, but that doesn't mean there isn't…
Stereogum | August 24, 2018 - 4:33 pm

Empress Of – “When I’m With Him” Video

Lorely Rodriguez, the fire that fuels the introspective pop project Empress Of, released her debut album, Me, back in 2015. In the years since, she's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 22, 2018 - 10:53 am

Stream The New House Music Covers Comp Featuring Empress Of, Kyp Malone, Honey Dijon, & More

Bring Down The Walls is a multi-disceplinary project between Creative Time, the Fortune Society, artist Phil Collins (not Genesis Phil Collins), and over 100 artists…
Julia Gray | May 6, 2018 - 10:43 pm

Empress Of – “Trust Me Baby” & “In Dreams”

Lorely Rodriguez released Me, her debut album of inward-looking electro-pop under the name Empress Of, back in 2015. Since then, she's collaborated with other left-field…
Peter Helman | April 11, 2018 - 12:02 am

DJDS – “Love” (Feat. Empress Of) (Lana Del Rey Cover)

DJDS and Empress Of teamed up to record a cover of Lana Del Rey's "Love," off of her new album Lust For Life. They sped…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 1, 2017 - 9:29 am

DJDS – “Why Don’t You Come On” (Feat. Khalid & Empress Of)

A couple months ago, production duo DJDS released "Trees On Fire," a great track featuring Amber Mark and Marco McKinnis. Today, they've shared another new…
James Rettig | August 29, 2017 - 12:23 pm

Empress Of – “Go To Hell”

Back in 2015, Lorely Rodriguez released her long-in-the-works debut album, Me, and she's popped up in a few different places since then, including with an
James Rettig | July 12, 2017 - 9:04 am

Blood Orange – “With HIm / Best To You / Better Numb” Video

Blood Orange has released a new short film that features three songs from last year's Freetown Sound. The tracks included in the clip are "With…
James Rettig | March 24, 2017 - 10:29 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am
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