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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | February 22, 2019 - 4:28 pm

Straight To Video

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

More Palehound stories

Palehound – “Killer”

It's been a couple years since Palehound's last album, the excellent A Place I'll Always Go, but Ellen Kempner has stayed busy covering the Magnetic
James Rettig | February 19, 2019 - 11:00 am

Palehound, Sidney Gish, Worriers, & More Cover Magnetic Fields On You Can Sing Me Anything: A Tribute To 69 Love Songs

69 Love Songs is ambitious all by itself. A few dozen songs from anyone would be a significant feat no matter what, but part of…
James Rettig | December 14, 2018 - 12:20 pm

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


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

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
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