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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This column didn't run last week because I had to go deal with a family emergency. (If you've got a potentially dangerous dog, take the…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2018 - 3:11 pm


The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am


Q&A: Palehound’s Ellen Kempner On Loss, Love, And Her New Album A Place I’ll Always Go

Ellen Kempner started Palehound as a freshman at Sarah Lawrence, and soon after dropped out of school and moved to and settled down in Boston,…
James Rettig | April 26, 2017 - 12:10 pm

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Palehound – “Carnations” Video

Last year, Ellen Kempner released Palehound's great sophomore album, A Place I'll Always Go, and the band just started a co-headlining tour with Weaves. Recently,…
James Rettig | February 8, 2018 - 11:11 am

Palehound – “Sea Of Blood”

Earlier this year, Palehound's Ellen Kempner released a great album, A Place I'll Always Go -- we talked to her about it back when it…
James Rettig | November 15, 2017 - 11:06 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


Palehound – “Room” Video

A couple months ago, Palehound released their sophomore album, A Place I'll Always Go -- it's one of the best of the year so far
James Rettig | August 3, 2017 - 11:00 am

Stream Palehound A Place I’ll Always Go

Palehound's sophomore album, A Place I'll Always Go, builds on the knotted sonic vocabulary that Ellen Kempner has been playing with for a few years
James Rettig | June 8, 2017 - 9:46 am

Palehound – “If You Met Her” Video

When we interviewed Palehound's Ellen Kempner last month, she talked a little bit about "If You Met Her," a highlight from the Boston band's forthcoming…
James Rettig | May 16, 2017 - 12:36 pm

Cass McCombs, Speedy Ortiz, (Sandy) Alex G, & More Appear On New Covers Comp For Planned Parenthood

Cass McCombs, Speedy Ortiz, (Sandy) Alex G, Deerhoof, Porches, the Lemon Twigs, Palehound, and more all contributed covers to Cover Your Ass Vol. 1, a…
Peter Helman | April 18, 2017 - 10:16 pm

Palehound – “Flowing Over” Video

Palehound -- the Boston-based band led by Ellen Kempner -- have announced their sophomore album, A Place I'll Always Go, with a video for new…
James Rettig | April 6, 2017 - 11:26 am

Palehound – “Cushioned Caging” Video

The Boston-based band Palehound released their debut full-length, Dry Food, last summer by way of Exploding In Sound Records. Since then, we've seen inventive videos…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 9, 2016 - 2:46 pm

Palehound – “Molly” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

This is your brain on drugs! The video for Palehound's "Molly" -- off Ellen Kempner's excellent Dry Food debut LP from last year -- takes…
James Rettig | March 3, 2016 - 10:08 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Alas, it's Friday, and what a Friday it's been! We published ten-year anniversary pieces on Death Cab For Cutie's major label debut Plans and Kanye…
Stereogum | August 28, 2015 - 5:46 pm

Palehound – “Miss Independent” (Kelly Clarkson Cover)

Kelly Clarkson has been behind some of the best, most unassailable pop songs of the past two decades -- "Since U Been Gone," "Behind These
James Rettig | August 26, 2015 - 2:53 pm
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