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The Anniversary

It Was Hot, We Stayed In The Water Turns 20

"It starts with a beautifully recorded chord on acoustic guitar for a while before the singing starts. And I really liked how it goes on…
Patrick Lyons | September 25, 2020 - 10:30 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: The Microphones Microphones In 2020

"I will never stop singing this song," Phil Elverum intones in his signature trembling singsong narration. "It goes on forever." Less charitable listeners might spotlight…
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2020 - 11:46 am

Lists

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

More Mount Eerie stories

Stream The Microphones’ New Album Microphones In 2020

Phil Elverum is returning to his beloved Microphones moniker for Microphones In 2020, a new album that consists entirely of one 44-minute track. As our…
Peter Helman | August 6, 2020 - 1:00 pm

Mount Eerie – “Of Pressure” (Mirah Cover)

Next month, the under-appreciated debut album from Mirah, You Think It's Like This But Really It's Like This, is getting reissued for its 20th anniversary.
James Rettig | June 18, 2020 - 11:17 am

Phil Elverum Announces New Microphones Album Consisting Of One Long Song

Last year, Phil Elverum played a show under the name the Microphones for the first time since 2003, when he started recording as Mount Eerie.
Peter Helman | June 16, 2020 - 11:28 am

COVID-19 Relief Comp The Song Is Coming From Inside The House Has New Mount Eerie, Hand Habits, Downtown Boys, & More

The cleverly titled compilation The Song Is Coming From Inside The House contains unreleased music from two dozen underground artists, many of whom are favorites…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2020 - 2:32 pm

Everything Is Cancelled

Last night, the NBA suspended its entire season after a player on the Utah Jazz tested positive for coronavirus. This seems likely to spell doom…
Tom Breihan | March 12, 2020 - 10:42 am

Mount Eerie’s Phil Elverum Appears On Blink-182 Podcast

Mount Eerie's Phil Elverum appeared as a guest on yesterday's Valentine's Day episode of the Blink-182 fan podcast Blink-155, self-described by its hosts as "an…
Peter Helman | February 15, 2020 - 11:31 am

Watch Mount Eerie & Julie Doiron Cover “I Will Always Love You”

A few months ago, Mount Eerie's Phil Elverum released a new album with the Canadian musician Julie Doiron, Lost Wisdom pt. 2. And a couple…
James Rettig | December 15, 2019 - 10:23 am

Lists

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

Mount Eerie With Julie Doiron – “Belief pt. 2″

Last month, Phil Elverum announced that he would be releasing a new Mount Eerie album with the Canadian musician Julie Doiron, a spiritual successor to…
James Rettig | October 22, 2019 - 10:00 am

Watch The Microphones Play “The Glow, Pt. 2″ At What The Heck Fest

Over the weekend, Phil Elverum performed as the Microphones for the first time since 2003 at What The Heck Fest, a show that Elverum set…
James Rettig | July 22, 2019 - 9:13 am

Mount Eerie – “(fireworks & wind)”

Phil Elverum has just shared a new ambient field recording under his Mount Eerie name called "(fireworks & wind)." Per the Bandcamp description, it was…
James Rettig | July 5, 2019 - 9:40 am
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