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The Sophtware Slump Turns 20

Jed The Humanoid may not be one of science fiction's most iconic tragic figures, but his obscurity only emphasizes the sadness of his story. As…
Chris DeVille | May 29, 2020 - 9:45 am

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Remembering 8 Strange Christmas Covers On The 40th Anniversary Of Bing & Bowie

Not only have we really hit the post-Thanksgiving boiling point for Christmas music ubiquity, we've also landed on the 40th anniversary of one of the…
Nate Patrin | November 30, 2017 - 4:07 pm


Jason Lytle On The Pains Of Touring, The Weather, And Why Being Solo Is Better Than Being In Grandaddy

For someone who kind of hates touring and would rather be hanging out in the woods than playing shows, Jason Lytle has already had a…
T. Cole Rachel | October 22, 2012 - 12:38 pm

More Grandaddy stories

Grandaddy Announce The Sophtware Slump Reissue Including Solo-Piano Version Of The Album

Grandaddy's magnificent second album The Sophtware Slump recently turned 20 years old. To celebrate, the quirky, proggy, synthy West Coast indie-rock cult favorites are reissuing…
Chris DeVille | August 28, 2020 - 9:20 am

PUP – “A.M. 180″ (Grandaddy Cover)

Loving all this Grandaddy nostalgia content lately! I published my own retrospective on the band's 2000 masterwork The Sophtware Slump back in May, and shortly…
Chris DeVille | August 5, 2020 - 10:00 am

Ryley Walker – “The Go In The Go-For-It” (Grandaddy Cover)

Three years ago, when Grandaddy bassist Kevin Garcia died, Ryley Walker shared the band's song "The Go In The Go-For-It" on Twitter, writing, "Grandaddy was…
Chris DeVille | May 19, 2020 - 9:04 pm

Grandaddy – “Bison On The Plains”

Last year, the reunited late-'90s early-'00s indie-rockers Grandaddy released Last Place, their first album in 11 years. And today, they're back with "Bison On The…
Peter Helman | November 19, 2018 - 12:49 pm

Jason Lytle – “Color Of Dirt”

Next month, Grandaddy frontman Jason Lytle is teaming up with Kramies and Little Wings' Kyle Field for a lo-fi three-song split single appropriately entitled 3ingle.
Peter Helman | October 25, 2018 - 2:58 pm

Grandaddy – “Brush With The Wild” Video (Feat. Jonah Ray)

Earlier this year, reunited Californian psych-poppers Grandaddy came back with Last Place, their first new album in 11 years. Today, they've got a new video…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2017 - 9:43 am

Watch Indie Supergroup BNQT Make Their TV Debut On Seth Meyers

Last month, the indie supergroup BNQT -- which includes members of Band Of Horses, Franz Ferdinand, Grandaddy, Midlake and Travis -- released Volume I, their…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2017 - 10:20 am

Grandaddy Cancel Tour Following Bassist’s Death

Earlier this week, Grandaddy bassist and founding member Kevin Garcia died after suffering from a massive stroke. He was just 41, and he started out…
Tom Breihan | May 4, 2017 - 11:34 am

Grandaddy Bassist Kevin Garcia Dies After Massive Stroke

Grandaddy bassist and founding member Kevin Garcia has died after suffering a massive stroke yesterday. He was 41. The band announced the news on Facebook,…
Peter Helman | May 2, 2017 - 11:14 pm

Grandaddy – “That’s What You Get For Gettin’ Outta Bed” VR Video

Grandaddy released their most recent album, Last Place, earlier this year and today they're presenting us with a video for the song "That's What You…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 25, 2017 - 3:05 pm

Beck – “Can’t Help Falling In Love” (Elvis Presley Cover) & Grandaddy – “Love Hurts” (The Everly Brothers Cover)

Resistance Radio is a compilation of modern artists covering classic songs from the postwar era, produced by Danger Mouse and Sam Cohen for the Amazon…
Chris DeVille | April 7, 2017 - 12:10 am

BNQT – “Unlikely Force”

BNQT is a new indie supergroup that was conceived of by Midlake’s Eric Pulido and features the following members as vocalists: Band Of Horses’ Ben…
James Rettig | March 23, 2017 - 11:13 am

Stream Grandaddy Last Place

Grandaddy, the late-'90s/early-'00s Californian masters of lightly psychedelic tech-blues power-pop, released their last album 11 years ago. They've broken up and reunited, and now they're…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2017 - 9:19 am
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