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Gummy Awards

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 New Acts Of 2013

Yesterday we started announcing the winners of our annual Gummy Awards -- Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll -- with your Top 50 Albums Of
Stereogum | December 17, 2013 - 2:37 pm

Essay

With Sufjan Laying (Ahem, Lying) Low, Son Lux And Mutual Benefit Conjure His Spirit

Son Lux's Lanterns begins with a flurry of orchestral trills and an impossibly precious celestial chorale, all of which gives way to a doe-eyed tenor…
Chris DeVille | November 1, 2013 - 1:29 pm

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Mutual Benefit

Love's Crushing Diamond, the first full-length release after many EPs and singles from Mutual Benefit, is the sort of elegaic celestial symphony-in-miniature that fans of…
Chris DeVille | October 28, 2013 - 4:42 pm

More Mutual Benefit stories

Stream Suno Deko’s Self-Titled Album And Watch Their “Altar” Video

Experimental pop artist Suno Deko crafts musical diaries as a means for self-discovery and connection. His poetic reflections on love, loss, and identity delve into…
Julia Gray | October 10, 2017 - 4:43 pm

Premiere

Mutual Benefit – “Diamond Day” (Vashti Bunyan Cover)

It's only been a year since the release of Mutual Benefit's sophomore album Skip A Sinking Stone, and now the Band To Watch alum is…
Margaret Farrell | June 19, 2017 - 9:17 am

Mutual Benefit – “Jog Along Bess” & “Glow Worms” (Vashti Bunyan Covers)

Turntable Kitchen has been running its Sounds Delicious series all year in which artists cover some of their favorite albums in full. So far, they've…
James Rettig | May 30, 2017 - 9:49 am

Mutual Benefit – “Getting Gone” Video

Mutual Benefit's sweeping, majestic sophomore album Skip A Sinking Stone is one of our favorites of the year so far, and today the band is…
James Rettig | October 5, 2016 - 10:36 am

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far

Veep, quite possibly the best show on TV right now, depicts a culture of Washington aides chained to their phones, sent scrambling to come up…
Stereogum | June 15, 2016 - 10:30 am

Stream Mutual Benefit Skip A Sinking Stone

It's been nearly three years since Mutual Benefit, Jordan Lee's mellow and reflective folk-pop project, released the breakout album Love's Crushing Diamond. Next week, they…
Tom Breihan | May 13, 2016 - 10:59 am

Mutual Benefit – “The Hereafter”

In a few weeks, Jordan Lee's mellow, reflective indie-folk project Mutual Benefit will release the new album Skip A Sinking Stone, the long-awaited follow-up to…
Tom Breihan | May 4, 2016 - 10:00 am

Mutual Benefit – “Lost Dreamers” Video

Mutual Benefit has already given us a video for "Not For Nothing," the lovely first single from his upcoming album Skip A Sinking Stone, and…
Peter Helman | April 20, 2016 - 9:44 am

Mutual Benefit – “Lost Dreamers”

Next month, Mutual Benefit is following up his much-loved 2013 breakthrough Love's Crushing Diamond with a new album called Skip A Sinking Stone. We've seen…
Peter Helman | April 5, 2016 - 10:06 am

Mutual Benefit – “Not For Nothing” Video

Romantic relationships are the most volatile kind; they're scary, intense things to invest in, because once you're committed, getting out seems like an impossibility. Mutual…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 1, 2016 - 10:35 am

Mutual Benefit – “Have Yourself A Merry Lil Xmas”

Next year, Mutual Benefit will release the follow-up to 2013's Love's Crushing Diamond on Mom + Pop Records. Until then, Jordan Lee is tiding us…
James Rettig | December 18, 2015 - 5:47 pm

Mutual Benefit – “Slow March (Demo)”

Sometimes, music subscription series are total horseshit -- as Michael pointed out in his excellent take-down of TIDAL, and more recently, in his piece about…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 18, 2015 - 5:56 pm

Watch A Short Film About A Time-Traveling Toilet, Soundtracked By Mutual Benefit

Band To Watch Mutual Benefit has been laying pretty low since he released his stunning, pastoral full-length Love's Crushing Diamond back in 2013. Anyone who…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 18, 2015 - 2:56 pm

Watch Mutual Benefit’s Episode Of Shaking Through (Stereogum Premiere)

Over the weekend, a new Mutual Benefit track called "Not For Nothing" surfaced as a part of Weathervane Music's Shaking Through series. One part of…
James Rettig | May 5, 2015 - 10:33 am

Mutual Benefit – “Not For Nothing”

The process of making music is often more painful than the resulting music itself -- Weathervane Music's documentary series Shaking Through aims to capture that…
James Rettig | May 3, 2015 - 11:06 am
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