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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It has been a bittersweet week over here at Stereogum HQ as we bid farewell to our good friend and super-talented colleague Claire Lobenfeld. Fortunately,…
Stereogum | November 8, 2013 - 1:49 pm

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2013

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a…
Amrit Singh | April 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm

More Matthew Dear stories

Matthew Dear – “Bad Ones” (Feat. Tegan And Sara)

A few years ago, Matthew Dear and Tegan And Sara teamed up for a cover of Tears For Fears' "Pale Shelter," and today the American…
James Rettig | August 29, 2017 - 9:06 am

Matthew Dear – “Modafinil Blues”

Although he's been active under the guise of his techno alias Audion, avant-pop crooner Matthew Dear hasn't released much music under his own name since…
Peter Helman | June 29, 2017 - 11:02 am

Bear In Heaven – “Autumn (Matthew Dear Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Bear In Heaven released their new album, Time Is Over One Day Old, last month, and on that album was the thumping space-rock single "Autumn."
Miles Bowe | October 3, 2014 - 10:40 am

Matthew Dear – “Pawn In Their Game”

Hohokum is an upcoming PS4 game that partnered with the label Ghostly in order to craft the soundtrack. That soundtrack is available to stream now…
Miles Bowe | July 28, 2014 - 3:16 pm

Matthew Dear (Feat. Tegan And Sara) – “Pale Shelter” (Tears For Fears Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

We just heard Tears For Fears add to their pile of modern indie covers with a take on Animal Collective's "My Girls." Now here are…
Chris DeVille | December 17, 2013 - 11:01 am

Audion – “Motormouth”

As Audion, electro-architect Matthew Dear makes expansive, ascendant quilts of techno and new track "Motormouth" is one of his most intricate to-date. It's one of…
Claire Lobenfeld | November 4, 2013 - 12:12 pm

Jagwar Ma – “Come Save Me (Matthew Dear Remix)”

When we posted Aussie duo Jagwar Ma's "The Throw" back in January, I noted its evolving waves of dance movements to Matthew Dear's journey-track "Black…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 25, 2013 - 2:21 pm

Tegan And Sara – “I Was A Fool” (Matthew Dear Remix)

Superfans might disagree, but as far as I'm concerned, Tegan And Sara's newest album, Heartthrob, is also their best. And that album's best song is…
Michael Nelson | April 18, 2013 - 2:28 pm

Stream Matthew Dear Beams

Next week, Michigan dance-music veteran Matthew Dear will release Beams, his follow-up to 2010's excellently smoky Black City. We've already heard two darkly glamorous tracks…
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2012 - 2:54 pm

Matthew Dear – “Earthforms”

The first track we heard from Matthew Dear's soon-to-be-released Beams, "Her Fantasy," saw the electo auteur delivering a dark techno-synthpop hybrid. "Earthforms" is even sparer…
Michael Nelson | August 8, 2012 - 11:56 am

Matthew Dear – “Her Fantasy (Poolside Remix)”

Dapper dance music experimentalist Matthew Dear returns this summer with Beams, the followup to the excellent Black City LP. The slow techno of "Her Fantasy"
Amrit Singh | July 31, 2012 - 11:28 am

Matthew Dear – “Her Fantasy” Video

In the video for "Her Fantasy," the excellent new slow-throb synthpop single from Matthew Dear, we see glamorous portraits of a cast of characters who…
Tom Breihan | July 2, 2012 - 10:43 am

Matthew Dear – “Crimewaves”

Last week, slinky techno auteur Matthew Dear announced a new album called Beams and debuted his excellent new single "Her Fantasy." Yesterday, the actual "Her…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2012 - 8:53 am