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The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

Have you ever talked to your parents about what it was like to live through the late '60s? National leaders were gunned down right and…
Stereogum | June 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm

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

More Half Waif stories

Half Waif – “Ocean Scope” Video

In April, Half Waif enchanted us with her third full-length album, Lavender, a vivid collection of experimental synth songs that explore what it means to…
Sara Nuta | June 28, 2018 - 3:41 pm

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

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

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

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
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