Holy Sons – “Gnostic Device” (Stereogum Premiere)

Holy Sons is the brainchild of Emil Amos, a Portland-based multi-instrumentalist who's released 10 albums in the last 15 or so years under that guise…
Charles Innis | December 4, 2015 - 9:57 am

Om – “State Of Non-Return” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

We first heard Om's gorgeous "State Of Non-Return" back in June; it was the first song released from their terrific Advaitic Songs LP. The band…
Michael Nelson | November 1, 2012 - 1:16 pm

Grails – “Wake Up Drill II” (Stereogum Premiere)

Portland, OR instrumental band Grails share a drummer with Om (Emil Amos, also of Holy Sons and Lilacs & Champagne), but there's a shared sensibility,…
Michael Nelson | October 10, 2012 - 11:21 am

OM – “Gethsemane (Edit)”

The second track to surface from Om's upcoming Advaitic Songs, "Gethsemane" isn't quite as ferocious as "State Of Non-Return," but that doesn't mean it's not…
Michael Nelson | July 5, 2012 - 10:42 am

Om – “State Of Non-Return”

After the expansive Middle Eastern drone of 2009's God Is Good, it's surprising (in a very, very good way) to hear Al Cisneros's Om return…
Michael Nelson | June 20, 2012 - 12:10 pm

Grails – “Almost Grew My Hair” (Stereogum Premiere)

Seasoned Portland instrumental out-rock quartet Grails are set to release their fifth album, Deep Politics. It the first in three years. During the time off,…
Brandon Stosuy | February 16, 2011 - 10:36 am

10 Years Of ATP In Photos

When the All Tomorrow's Parties festival first launched, the idea of canonizing an iconic album with a track-for-track live performance was still a novel concept.
Amrit Singh | December 14, 2009 - 12:03 pm

New Om – “Cremation Ghat II”

Om's Steve Albini-produced God Is Good is Al Cisneros' first full-length featuring the non-Sleep Grails drummer Emil Amos, who replaced Chris Hakius last year. Judging…
Brandon Stosuy | September 9, 2009 - 4:36 pm

All Tomorrow’s Parties NY: Polvo, Les Savy Fav, Lightning Bolt Rock The Catskills

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy After a night of front-to-back ATP-approved "classics," it was nice to tackle a day of unpredictable sets. We missed…
Brandon Stosuy | September 21, 2008 - 1:21 pm

The Outsiders: Vol. 1

We listen to a lot of music at Stereogum: Not all of our favorite sounds conform to what people might expect us to cover. Because
Stereogum | December 10, 2007 - 2:25 pm