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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The Song Of The Summer poll is up! Please go rock the vote and check out the five best songs of the week below.
Stereogum | July 20, 2018 - 4:21 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Summer's finally here, which means that soon we will have to figure out what THEE song of the summer is. Polls won't be open for…
Stereogum | May 25, 2018 - 4:48 pm

2015 In Review

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2015

It's time for our 8th annual Oscars-style montage of the year in musical breakups. If any of these bands are are unfamiliar to you, that…
Scott Lapatine | December 1, 2015 - 2:46 pm

More Ovlov stories


Stove – “Mosquiter”

It's only been a couple months since Ovlov released their first album in five years, the very good Tru, but frontman Steve Hartlett already has…
James Rettig | September 12, 2018 - 11:01 am


Baked – “A Hartlett Anthem”

Baked, the slacker rock project led by Titus Andronicus bassist R.J. Gordon, is back with new track "A Hartlett Anthem" off their forthcoming II EP.
Gil Green | August 1, 2018 - 9:48 am

Stream Ovlov’s First New Album In Five Years, Tru

Ovlov are a band, seemingly, because they need to be. After the Connecticut-bred crew released their debut album in 2013, they went through as series…
James Rettig | July 16, 2018 - 2:09 pm

Ovlov – “Short Morgan”

Last month, the Connecticut cult heroes Ovlov announced that they would finally be following up their 2013 debut am with a new album called Tru.
James Rettig | June 11, 2018 - 12:54 pm


Ovlov – “Spright”

After the beloved Connecticut-bred band Ovlov released their debut album, am, back in 2013, they went through a series of temporary break-ups and offshoots, including…
James Rettig | May 21, 2018 - 11:02 am


Stream EIS: Live At Shea Stadium Feat. Pile, Speedy Ortiz, Krill, LVL Up, & More

Back in March, after receiving a series of violation notices related to zoning and licensing, the beloved Brooklyn DIY venue Shea Stadium launched a Kickstarter
Peter Helman | September 29, 2017 - 10:00 am

Chastity Belt, Ovlov, Molly Nilsson Explain How Their Music Ended Up In White Supremacist’s Adult Swim Show

Adult Swim's Million Dollar Extreme Presents: World Peace was recently cancelled after one season following vocal criticism that its creator, Sam Hyde, was espousing ideals…
James Rettig | December 8, 2016 - 5:55 pm

Stove – “Lowt-ide Fins”

Stove is the new project from Steve Hartlett, former of the Connecticut band Ovlov. Next month, he'll release his debut album Is Stupider, and we've…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2015 - 12:53 pm

Stove – “Jock Dreams” (Stereogum Premiere)

When Connecticut's Ovlov announced their breakup back in the spring, anyone with half a mind knew that the band's remnants would rearrange themselves into other…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 1, 2015 - 10:22 am

Stream Philadelphia Collins Derp Swervin’ EP (Stereogum Premiere)

Philadelphia Collins' debut EP, Derp Swervin', is more a disparate collection of ideas than a cohesive whole. It's the new project of Speedy Ortiz/Grass Is…
James Rettig | July 20, 2015 - 1:55 pm

Philadelphia Collins – “Sofa Queen” (Feat. Palehound’s Ellen Kempner)

The incestuous nature of many of the music scenes currently on the rise in the U.S. is a great thing. One of the best examples…
James Rettig | June 9, 2015 - 2:35 pm

Ovlov’s Steve Hartlett Has A New Band Called Stove

When Connecticut's Ovlov announced their breakup last month, I was only sort of devastated. Anyone who's ever had the distinct pleasure of chatting with Steve…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 10, 2015 - 5:23 pm
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