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2019 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2019

Within the macro tradition that is year-end list season, we at Stereogum have carved out our own micro tradition: Every December, instead of publishing a…
Stereogum | December 10, 2019 - 11:00 am

2019 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019

For many of us, 2019 has been a year of flux -- politically, culturally, professionally, personally. It’s hard to envision what the future might bring…
Stereogum | December 3, 2019 - 10:00 am

List

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

More Hand Habits stories

Angel Olsen – “wildfire” (Hand Habits Cover)

A couple months ago, Hand Habits' Meg Duffy announced the release of a covers EP featuring a handful of different variations on their song "wildfire,"
James Rettig | January 7, 2020 - 2:57 pm

2019 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019

For many of us, 2019 has been a year of flux -- politically, culturally, professionally, personally. It’s hard to envision what the future might bring…
Stereogum | December 3, 2019 - 10:00 am

Lomelda – “wildfire” (Hand Habits Cover)

Meg Duffy released their excellent sophomore album as Hand Habits, placeholder, earlier this year. Today, Duffy is announcing a new project: a covers EP featuring…
James Rettig | November 25, 2019 - 12:03 pm

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

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Hand Habits placeholder

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

Stream Hand Habits’ New Album placeholder

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

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

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
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