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In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2014

Since 2008 I've put together a holiday-time video tribute to the year's band breakups. It's a sad endeavor really, but there is a bright side.
Scott Lapatine | December 29, 2014 - 12:41 pm


New Indie Rock Christmas Songs For 2010

Every blog does a Christmas mix, so here's ours, with a small twist: All of these tracks are new for this year Xmas songs, not…
jessica | December 23, 2010 - 11:09 am

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Stream North Highlands North Highlands

When North Highlands broke up, it was only the second time I experienced the agony of a band I loved ceasing to exist. The first…
Caitlin White | February 10, 2015 - 1:18 pm

North Highlands – “Shade” (Stereogum Premiere)

When I first moved to New York, North Highlands was one of those bands that I fell head-over-heels in love with while I was still…
Caitlin White | February 3, 2015 - 10:08 am

North Highlands – “I’ll Do My Best” (Stereogum Premiere)

Brooklyn indie-pop group North Highlands have been Stereogum mainstays for years, but it's been a little while since we've heard new music from the band.
Claire Lobenfeld | July 15, 2013 - 12:43 pm

Bennio Qwerty – “Picture Of”

Bennio Qwerty is a new project with its foundation in the foundation of one of my favorite bars on the South Side of Williamsburg, Bar…
Amrit Singh | May 20, 2013 - 2:37 pm

North Highlands – “Benefits” Video

Previously on Stereogum, we took a look at Brooklyn indie rockers North Highlands' "Benefits," and now director Nate Buchik has outfitted the song with a…
Corban Goble | November 16, 2011 - 2:14 pm

Stream North Highlands Wild One

Brooklyn's North Highlands released their debut full-length this week. It's the sort of intricately homespun and delicate indie-pop I'd call "polite" in an unpatronizing, earnest,…
Amrit Singh | October 20, 2011 - 10:38 am

North Highlands – “Benefits”

Brooklyn indie-pop outfit North Highlands are prepping their full-length debut, following splashes on the back of "Sugar Lips" and "Collar Bones," "Steady Steady" and "Hiking."
Amrit Singh | August 9, 2011 - 1:26 pm

North Highlands – “Steady Steady” (Stereogum Premiere)

North Highlands have been playing "Steady Steady" live for a while now, so it's great to hear it in recorded form. The band are recording…
jessica | September 14, 2010 - 5:49 pm

North Highlands – “Sugar Lips” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

When we posted "Sugar Lips," from Brooklyn's North Highlands, I mentioned how they can sound delicate without getting lost in mushy instrumental atmosphere. Their chamber…
jessica | June 3, 2010 - 1:35 pm

North Highlands – “Sugar Lips” and “Collar Bones”

Brooklyn's North Highlands run with a broad palette: piano, mandolin, violin, plus the requisite guitar, bass, and drums. But this doesn't mean they get caught…
jessica | March 31, 2010 - 4:31 pm