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Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Mitski Be The Cowboy

Be the cowboy. It's a hell of a phrase. The cowboy is the archetypal figure of the American mythos: the self-determining young traveler, wandering the…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2018 - 12:40 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's been a week of big releases. Travis Scott dropped his much-hyped album Astroworld and lo and behold Nicki Minaj is back with Queen. It's…
Stereogum | August 10, 2018 - 2:53 pm

More Mitski stories

Watch Mitski Talk About The Cowboy Myth & Play “Geyser” On The Daily Show

It's always cool to see someone from the DIY world ascend to the point where they're getting interviewed on talk shows, and it's even cooler…
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2018 - 8:54 am

Stream Mitski’s New Album Be The Cowboy

With her fifth album, Mitski has solidified herself as one of the most advanced American songwriters. Or, at least that's how Iggy Pop would put
James Rettig | August 17, 2018 - 12:02 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's been a week of big releases. Travis Scott dropped his much-hyped album Astroworld and lo and behold Nicki Minaj is back with Queen. It's…
Stereogum | August 10, 2018 - 2:53 pm

Mitski – “Two Slow Dancers”

Mitski is releasing her fifth album, Be The Cowboy, next week. We've heard two songs from it already, "Geyser," and "Nobody," and today she's shared…
James Rettig | August 9, 2018 - 7:15 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

A few weeks ago, in putting together this column, I came across Tierra Whack's "Whack World" on a music-video site. At the time, I was…
Tom Breihan | June 29, 2018 - 12:20 pm

Mitski – “Nobody” Video

Last month, Mitski shared the lead single for her forthcoming album Be The Cowboy. "Geyser" opens the LP with the confessional intensity we've come to…
Julia Gray | June 26, 2018 - 9:05 am

Iggy Pop Says Mitski Is The Most Advanced American Songwriter He Knows

Iggy Pop gave Mitski and Justin Vernon his seal of approval today on his BBC 6 show. "She’s a great talent. For me she’s probably…
Julia Gray | June 13, 2018 - 6:44 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Do you really think Dear Tommy is coming this year? Like, do you REALLY, REALLY think we are finally getting the album we put on…
Stereogum | May 18, 2018 - 4:34 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

One day in 2007, I had the idea for a parody music video: "Crank That Daniel Plainview." The idea was that I'd wear a fake…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2018 - 2:51 pm

Mitski – “Geyser” Video

Mitski has announced her much-anticipated follow-up to 2016's Puberty 2. It's called Be The Cowboy, and it'll be out 8/17. It was once again recorded…
James Rettig | May 14, 2018 - 11:32 am

Nick Offerman’s New Music Movie Features Jeff Tweedy, A Spotify Indie Playlist, And A Character Watching Mitski On YouTube

Fellow bearded Americana stalwarts Nick Offerman and Jeff Tweedy have collaborated on a number of projects, and now their paths will cross again in the…
Julia Gray | April 23, 2018 - 8:56 pm

Xiu Xiu & Mitski – “Between The Breaths”

Mitski recorded vocals for a song featured on the How To Talk To Girls At Parties soundtrack. The movie tells the story of a kid…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 20, 2018 - 11:43 am

Hear Hannibal Buress Interview Mitski On Handsome Rambler

Marc Maron isn't the only comedian who regularly hosts musicians on his podcast. The brilliant stand-up Hannibal Burress is the man behind Handsome Rambler, an…
Tom Breihan | November 30, 2017 - 11:32 am
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