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2015 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am

2015 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2015

There are a couple of reasons this year has seen the release of so many great EPs: cheaper recording technology, easier distribution methods, the death…
James Rettig | December 2, 2015 - 11:00 am


Stereogum’s 50 Best New Bands Of 2015

Stereogum's Best New Bands list is back! After taking off last year, today we return with a rundown of the artists that have spent the…
Stereogum | October 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

More Florist stories

Emily A. Sprague – “Piano 2 (Mount Vision)”

Late last year, Florist's Emily A. Sprague released a really great ambient album, Water Memory. It's very calming and soothing, and it's become one of…
James Rettig | September 18, 2018 - 10:48 am

Emily A. Sprague (Florist) – “Water Memory 1″

Earlier this year, Emily Sprague released a new album with her folk project Florist, If Blue Could Be Happiness, and she's just announced that she'll…
James Rettig | December 6, 2017 - 3:23 pm

Stream Florist If Blue Could Be Happiness

On Florist's debut album, 2016's The Birds Outside Sang, Emily Sprague explored feelings of unease and comfort during the process of recovery; its follow-up, If
James Rettig | September 25, 2017 - 12:53 pm


Florist – “Understanding Light”

In a few weeks, Florist are releasing their sophomore album, If Blue Could Be Happiness -- the follow-up to last year's great The Birds Outside
James Rettig | August 31, 2017 - 11:05 am

Florist – “Glowing Brightly”

Last month, Florist announced that they'd be following up their 2016 debut LP, The Birds Outside Sang, with a new album called If Blue Could
James Rettig | August 8, 2017 - 11:19 am

Florist – “What I Wanted To Hold”

At the beginning of last year, Band To Watch Florist released their debut full-length, The Birds Outside Sang, an evocative portrait that started off sounding…
James Rettig | July 19, 2017 - 3:31 pm

Hello Shark – “Drake Night” (Feat. Florist’s Emily Sprague)

Lincoln Halloran has been writing songs and performing as Hello Shark for almost a decade now. Delicate, his next full-length, is his first since moving…
James Rettig | August 11, 2016 - 11:21 am

Stream Florist The Birds Outside Sang

Florist's The Birds Outside Sang is the first of what will be many releases this year from the Brooklyn collective known as The Epoch. All…
James Rettig | January 22, 2016 - 11:40 am

Florist – “A Hospital + Crucifix Made Of Plastic”

We named four-piece folk-rock outfit Florist a Band To Watch last year off of the strength of their Holdly EP, and while that was superb,…
Collin Robinson | January 11, 2016 - 3:43 pm

Florist – “White Light Doorway”

The New York Band To Watch Florist make a hushed, specific form of DIY folk-rock, one that's both soothing an idiosyncratic. They released their Holdly
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2015 - 11:01 am

Florist – “The Birds Outside Sang”

Florist's Holdly EP -- the one that led us to name them both a Band To Watch and a best new band -- was actually…
James Rettig | November 19, 2015 - 12:25 pm

Stream Florist Holdly EP

Holdly is just a taste of the wonders that are sure to come on Florist's debut full-length, The Birds Outside Sang, due out on Double…
James Rettig | October 27, 2015 - 2:51 pm