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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

Best New Bands

Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2017

For a music fan, few experiences rival listening to a new artist and recognizing their potential for greatness -- or, in some special cases, witnessing…
Stereogum | October 26, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Stereogum Sessions

Watch Madeline Kenney Cover Cass McCombs In Her Stereogum Session

Oakland-based musician Madeline Kenney was the latest artist to stop by our NYC office to perform for a Stereogum Session. Her debut album, Night Night
James Rettig | July 19, 2017 - 12:25 pm

More Madeline Kenney stories

Boy Scouts – “Expiration Date” Video

Next month, Boy Scouts are releasing a new album, Free Company. Last month, the Taylor Vick-led project shared its lead single, "Get Well Soon," and…
James Rettig | July 16, 2019 - 11:26 am


Flock Of Dimes – “The Sisters” & Madeline Kenney – “Helpless”

Jenn Wasner (Wye Oak, Flock Of Dimes) and Madeline Kenney met last year to work on Kenney’s Perfect Shapes, and now they come together to…
Julia Gray | February 11, 2019 - 11:01 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

Madeline Kenney – “Perfect Shapes”

This Friday, Oakland singer-songwriter and 2017 Best New Bands honoree Madeline Kenney will release her sophomore album, Perfect Shapes. She's already impressed us with the…
Julia Gray | October 1, 2018 - 11:00 am

Madeline Kenney – “Bad Idea”

Oakland singer-songwriter Madeline Kenney is slowing things down and glooming it up. The renaissance woman (she’s a neuroscientist, baker, dancer, piano teacher, and nanny in…
Jael Goldfine | September 12, 2018 - 12:22 pm


Madeline Kenney – “Overhead” Video

Back in July, Madeline Kenney announced her Perfect Shapes album, the follow-up to last year’s debut Night Night At The First Landing. (Both albums involve…
Gil Green | August 15, 2018 - 10:00 am

Madeline Kenney – “Cut Me Off” (Prod. Jenn Wasner) Video

Madeline Kenney made our Best New Bands list last year after releasing her impressive Toro Y Moi-produced debut Night Night At The First Landing. Today,…
Julia Gray | July 11, 2018 - 11:01 am


Madeline Kenney – “Still Learning” (Feat. Naytronix)

Last year, Best New Band list honoree Madeline Kenney released her impressive debut album, Night Night At The First Landing, and the Oakland-based musician is…
James Rettig | January 25, 2018 - 11:56 am

Madeline Kenney – “Witching Hour” Video

We're really taking a liking to a certain Oakland-based musician over here. Since Madeline Kenney’s debut, Night Night At The First Landing, we've had a…
Sophie Israelsohn | December 13, 2017 - 3:08 pm

Madeline Kenney – “Medusa’s Outhouse” (Cass McCombs Cover)

A couple of months ago, the Oakland-based musician Madeline Kenney released her Toro Y Moi-produced debut album Night Night At The First Landing. Today, she's…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2017 - 10:57 am

Madeline Kenney – “Always” Video

The Oakland musician Madeline Kenney recently released her debut LP Night Night At The First Landing, an album of impressively layered indie rock that she…
Tom Breihan | September 18, 2017 - 11:43 am

Stream Madeline Kenney Night Night At The First Landing

Oakland-based musician Madeline Kenney is releasing her debut album, Night Night At The First Landing, at the end of the week. She's already shared some…
James Rettig | August 28, 2017 - 11:18 am

Madeline Kenney – “Big One”

Last month, Oakland-based musician Madeline Kenney stopped by our offices for a Stereogum Session in advance of the release of her debut LP, Night Night
James Rettig | August 15, 2017 - 1:07 pm