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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Half Waif Lavender

Some songs are spells. The ones Nandi Rose Plunkett casts as Half Waif conjure meaning out of everyday human experience. Through her lens, a walk…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 24, 2018 - 11:43 am

Interview

Enough Apocalypse

This place used to be a big part of Nandi Rose Plunkett's life. This is where her life happened. Nearby, that's where she lived as…
Ryan Leas | April 23, 2018 - 10:46 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's been cold enough in New York this week that finding the inspiration to leave the office to take a walk and get away from…
Stereogum | February 9, 2018 - 4:24 pm

More Half Waif stories

Interview

Enough Apocalypse

This place used to be a big part of Nandi Rose Plunkett's life. This is where her life happened. Nearby, that's where she lived as…
Ryan Leas | April 23, 2018 - 10:46 am

Stream Half Waif Lavender

Nandi Rose Plunkett has been recording as Half Waif since at least 2012, the date of her earliest Bandcamp release. A lot of that music…
Chris DeVille | April 19, 2018 - 10:34 am

Half Waif – “Back In Brooklyn”

Half Waif impressed us a whole lot last year with her form/a EP, and her upcoming album Lavender is shaping up to be even better.
Peter Helman | April 10, 2018 - 10:30 am

Half Waif Says Pinegrove’s New Album Skylight Is Still Coming Out, Band Is Already Working On The Next One

Late last year, shortly after sharing a new single, Pinegrove frontman Evan Stephens Hall responded to a private accusation of sexual coercion by issuing a…
Peter Helman | March 14, 2018 - 8:26 pm

Half Waif – “Torches”

Last month, we got our first taste of the new Half Waif album, Lavender, with "Keep It Out," which topped our best songs of the
James Rettig | March 6, 2018 - 10:18 am

Half Waif – “Keep It Out” Video

Half Waif's Nandi Rose Plunkett will release a new album in April titled Lavender. The full-length follows last year's striking form/a EP, and lead single…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 6, 2018 - 11:03 am

Happy New Year From Half Waif And A Dancing Julien Baker

Thanks to her catalog of emotionally charged indie-rock ballads and a seemingly endless series of thoughtful interviews (including a recent Stereogum cover story), Julien Baker…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2018 - 10:44 am

2017 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2017

If you've been reading Stereogum for long enough, you may have noticed something about your Stereogum staffers: We don't agree on shit. We argue constantly,…
Stereogum | December 11, 2017 - 11:49 am

2017 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2017

Over the last couple years, we've seen the rise of the "mini-album," an inexplicable term that is, I guess, supposed to signify some kind of…
James Rettig | December 6, 2017 - 12:31 pm

Watch Julien Baker Sing “Good News” With Half Waif & Petal In NYC

On Friday, Julien Baker released her absolutely astonishing new album Turn Out The Lights. And on Friday night, she headlined her biggest-ever New York show…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2017 - 10:20 am

Premiere

swim good now – “It Was The Longest Day Ever” (Feat. Half Waif & Georgian Bay)

Toronto’s swim good now (fka swim good, aka Jon Lawless) has been known to produce bumpin’ track after bumpin’ track, with a few slow (but
Sophie Israelsohn | October 26, 2017 - 10:00 am

Half Waif – “Dream Cycle”

Nandi Rose Plunkett's most recent Half Waif release is this year's excellent form/a EP, but the project's been around for over five years and has…
James Rettig | September 26, 2017 - 10:02 am

Premiere

Kevin Devine – “I Was Alive Back Then (Acoustic)” (Feat. Half Waif)

Last year, Kevin Devine released Instigator, yet another in a long line of great albums, and he's recorded reimagined acoustic versions of all the songs…
James Rettig | September 21, 2017 - 12:00 pm
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