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Q&A: LAKE On Longevity, Staying Busy, And The Two New Albums They’re Putting Out This Year

LAKE might just be the hardest-working band in indie rock. Over the past year the band has recorded two full-length records and dabbled in a…
T. Cole Rachel | July 22, 2013 - 12:13 pm

Quit Your Day Job

Quit Your Day Job: LAKE

The sunny psychedelic pop housed on LAKE's Let's Build A Roof deepens and interestingly darkens the Olympia group's previous output. The dozen songs were produced…
Brandon Stosuy | September 30, 2009 - 12:41 pm

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LAKE – “Work With What You Got”

Olympia quartet LAKE recently signed to Tapete Records, where they'll be releasing their eighth studio album Forever Or Never later this spring. Today, we're premiering…
Pranav Trewn | February 6, 2017 - 9:29 am

Stream Janet Jackson Tribute Album Feat. tUnE-yArDs, Deradoorian, High Places, & More

Janet Jackson's new album, Unbreakable, dropped today, and in conjunction with its release, Tin Angel Records put out a tribute album with 16 covers of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 2, 2015 - 12:13 pm

LAKE – “Perfect Fit” Video

LAKE put out their record The World Is Real earlier this year, and now their video for the track "Perfect Fit" finds the duo in…
Miles Bowe | November 14, 2013 - 1:26 pm

LAKE – “Do You Recall?” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

LAKE's "Do You Recall?" is a hell of a jam. Its laid back vibe, guitar solos that drifted by like smoke, and impressive runtime made…
Miles Bowe | October 14, 2013 - 2:41 pm

LAKE – “Dog In The Desert”

"Dog In The Desert" is a bass-y slow jam from Olympia's LAKE. The indie-pop band will release their fifth studio album The World Is Real
Claire Lobenfeld | August 15, 2013 - 5:24 pm

LAKE – “Do You Recall?” (Stereogum Premiere)

Olympia indie-pop etherealists LAKE will release their fifth studio album this September, a follow-up to 2011's Giving And Receiving called The World Is Real. With…
Claire Lobenfeld | July 17, 2013 - 10:57 am

Key Losers – “Bi-Focal” (Stereogum Premiere)

Key Losers is the Portland, Oregon-based project of vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Katy Davidson, ex-Dear Nora, YACHT collaborator, etc. Her airy, sunny, graceful, impressively patchwork first official Key…
Brandon Stosuy | May 17, 2011 - 11:32 am

LAKE – “Roger Miller”

Nature-loving Olympia pop crew LAKE are following 2009's Let's Build A Roof with Giving & Receiving. If you recall, co-songwriter Eli Moore does electrical work
Brandon Stosuy | February 9, 2011 - 9:36 am

New LAKE Video – “Sing 99 & 90″ (Stereogum Premiere)

When I spoke with LAKE about their various Day Jobs, it turned out the band behind Let's Build A Roof indeed includes a guy who…
Brandon Stosuy | January 7, 2010 - 10:05 am

New LAKE – “Madagascar”

LAKE's Karl Blau-produced Let's Build A Roof hits with a misty, psychedelic nostalgia that deepens their palette. For instance, the eclectic Olympia, Washington group often…
Brandon Stosuy | July 29, 2009 - 2:29 pm