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The 10 Less Obvious Must-See Sets At Outside Lands 2013

This weekend, thousands of people will be flocking to San Francisco. No they're not going there to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Room -–…
Miles Bowe | August 8, 2013 - 1:14 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The best music videos that crossed my video screen this week -- the top three on the list you'll find below -- are paranoid little…
Tom Breihan | April 12, 2013 - 9:58 am

More MS MR stories

Watch Tame Impala, Courtney Barnett, Best Coast, & More Act In A High Octane Promo For Triple J’s Hottest 100

Triple J is an Australian radio program that hosts a "Hottest 100" contest every year, in which listeners vote for their favorite singles. The 100…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 9, 2015 - 5:13 pm

Watch Charli XCX’s Documentary About Feminism And The Music Business

Over the summer, while she was touring in support of last year's Sucker and playing festivals like Glastonbury and Lollapalooza, Charli XCX filmed a 42-minute…
Peter Helman | November 24, 2015 - 11:18 pm

MS MR Soundtrack The Very Compelling Room Trailer

The new full-length trailer for Room, the upcoming movie from director Lenny Abrahamson (who gave us the excellent Frank last year), has just arrived. Adapted…
Peter Helman | September 9, 2015 - 11:01 pm

Artist Portraits From Lollapalooza 2015

The Midwest was hit with severe thunderstorms this past weekend, which forced Lollapalooza organizers to evacuate 100,000 or so festival-goers on Sunday. Despite the dangerous…
Stereogum | August 3, 2015 - 11:58 am

MS MR – “Wrong Victory” (Stereogum Premiere)

Producer Max Hershenow and singer/Neon Gold Records co-founder Lizzy Plapinger record moody pop anthems under the name MS MR. Last week, the Brooklyn duo announced…
Peter Helman | June 9, 2015 - 8:59 am

Watch Weezer Play “Go Away” Acoustic With MS MR’s Lizzy Plapinger

Weezer and MS MR's Lizzy Plapinger got together to play a stripped down version of "Go Away" at the SiriusXM studios. The track was co-written…
James Rettig | November 22, 2014 - 12:13 pm

MS MR – “Dance Yrself Clean” (LCD Soundsystem Cover)

It's now been more than two ears since we lost LCD Soundsystem. And it's not like the world has been deprived of James Murphy's music;…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2013 - 10:30 am

Watch MS MR Play Fallon

MS MR was the musical guest on last night's Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Accompanied by a backing band, the duo performed their subdued, dark…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 3, 2013 - 10:28 am

Watch MS MR Cover Arctic Monkeys On BBC Radio 1

NYC duo MS MR took their technicolor magic to the Live Late Lounge on BBC1 where they performed Arctic Monkeys' "Do I Wanna Know?" It's…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 22, 2013 - 1:56 pm

MS MR – “Hurricane (Yeasayer Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

In my music-consuming history, it's the rare band that cause me to feel genuinely unsettled. MS MR and Yeasayer, however, are two bands that have…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 14, 2013 - 12:21 pm

MS MR – “Hurricane (CHVRCHES Remix)”

Last month we all saw the creepy vid for NYC duo MS MR's "Hurricane," a cut from the band's Candy Bar Creep Show EP out…
Liz Pelly | May 5, 2013 - 12:10 pm

MS MR – “Hurricane” Video (NSFW)

NYC duo MS MR knocked weird out of the park for this video for "Hurricane." Heavy petting -- if you're at work right now, I…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 8, 2013 - 10:45 am