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The 50 Best Albums Of 2019 So Far

Music has always been a vast universe to explore, and that sense of the unconquerable infinite has only intensified in an age of on-demand streaming…
Stereogum | June 11, 2019 - 10:00 am

Album Of The Week

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Meg Duffy's first Hand Habits album was recorded alone at home in stolen moments between tours, while they were playing as part of Kevin Morby's…
James Rettig | February 26, 2019 - 11:30 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

If you're the type of OG Stereogum reader with a predilection for indie and for alt-rock heroes of the past, this has been the week…
Stereogum | January 25, 2019 - 4:39 pm

More Hand Habits stories

Hand Habits – “wildfire” Video

Meg Duffy wrote a lot of their new album, placeholder, while wildfires raged through California. That sense of pervasive destruction is present throughout the album,…
James Rettig | April 11, 2019 - 11:14 am

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Meg Duffy's 2017 debut as Hand Habits, Wildly Idle (Humble Before The Void), was quietly powerful in its way, a quiet meditation that led you…
James Rettig | February 21, 2019 - 10:04 am

Hand Habits – “what lovers do”

In 2017, after years spent as a backing musician for the likes of Kevin Morby, Weyes Blood, and Mega Bog, Meg Duffy stepped out on…
Peter Helman | February 14, 2019 - 1:25 pm

Hand Habits – “can’t calm down” Video

Earlier this month, Meg Duffy announced their second Hand Habits album, placeholder, with its title track, and today we get to hear another song from…
James Rettig | January 24, 2019 - 10:18 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

There's a new Deerhunter album out next week. Have you read our interview with Bradford Cox? If not, then you absolutely should. What are you…
Stereogum | January 11, 2019 - 4:46 pm

Band To Watch

Artist To Watch: SASAMI

Sasami Ashworth is determined to make it. In a sense, she already has. She's scored short films and commercials, taught in an elementary school, and…
James Rettig | January 9, 2019 - 10:08 am

Hand Habits – “placeholder” Video

In 2017, Meg Duffy released their first album as Hand Habits, the subtle Wildly Idle (Humble Before The Void), which came on the back of…
James Rettig | January 8, 2019 - 10:27 am

Artist Portraits From Desert Daze 2018

Last weekend, the seventh installment of Desert Daze took over Lake Perris in Southern California. For months, the festival had been updating an already impressive…
Ryan Leas | October 17, 2018 - 4:31 pm

North Americans – “Going Steady” (Feat. Meg Duffy & Julianna Barwick)

North Americans is the instrumental guitar project of Patrick McDermott. His forthcoming third album, Going Steady, will be released 9/7 by way of McDermott's own…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 25, 2018 - 3:56 pm

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

Hand Habits – “Carpenter’s Daughter”

Meg Duffy released her great debut Hand Habits album, Wildly Idle (Humble Before The Void), earlier this year, and she's following it up with a…
James Rettig | August 25, 2017 - 12:29 pm

Hand Habits – “Yr Heart”

Earlier this year, Meg Duffy released her debut album as Hand Habits, Wildly Idle (Humble Before The Void), and today she's shared a new track…
James Rettig | July 31, 2017 - 1:01 pm