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That Grand Sense Of Melancholy: David Bazan On Resurrecting Pedro The Lion

From the outside, nothing in David Bazan’s world seems out of the ordinary. On a chilly December evening in a nicely generic and antiseptic-smelling hotel…
Robert Ham | December 27, 2017 - 12:20 pm

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Stream Pedro The Lion’s Reunion Album Phoenix

In 1995, David Bazan formed the Seattle-based band Pedro The Lion. Over the next decade, the band developed a reputation, exploring thorny issues like depression…
Tom Breihan | January 10, 2019 - 9:59 am

Pedro The Lion – “Quietest Friend” Video

A little over a year ago, David Bazan resurrected his late-90s/early-'00s project Pedro The Lion to play a few shows and record a new album,…
Peter Helman | January 9, 2019 - 10:07 am

Pedro The Lion – “Model Homes”

David Bazan is recording under the Pedro The Lion name again, with a new album called Phoenix on the way and a bunch of 2019…
Chris DeVille | December 4, 2018 - 11:00 am

Pedro The Lion – “Yellow Bike” Video

David Bazan’s project Pedro The Lion dissolved in 2006 after a decade of making obsessively anguished and religiously conflicted indie folk. But last year, the…
Gil Green | October 30, 2018 - 10:12 am

Manchester Orchestra & Julien Baker – “Bad Things To Such Good People” (Pedro The Lion Cover)

Manchester Orchestra and Julien Baker have teamed up for a cover of Pedro The Lion's "Bad Things To Such Good People," off the David Bazan…
James Rettig | February 23, 2018 - 10:16 am

Pedro The Lion Announce Reunion Shows

In the late '90s and early '00s, the Seattle band Pedro The Lion released four albums of thoughtfully anguished, religiously devoted indie folk. Along the…
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2017 - 12:11 pm

Hear Sorority Noise Debut New Song, Cover Pedro The Lion In WXPN Session

Cameron Boucher recently stopped by the WXPN studios to play for their The Key Studio Sessions series. He was there to perform with his new-ish…
James Rettig | August 24, 2017 - 3:13 pm

Stream Pedro The Lion/Starflyer 59 Supergroup Lo Tom’s Debut Album

The fan base for Pedro The Lion and Starflyer 59 was never exclusive to the loosely defined Christian rock community, but for many people in…
Chris DeVille | July 12, 2017 - 9:24 am

Lo Tom – “Overboard”

Lo Tom is a new supergroup of sorts featuring erstwhile members of Pedro The Lion (David Bazan, TW Walsh) and Starflyer 59 (Trey Many, Jason…
Chris DeVille | May 10, 2017 - 1:00 pm

Stream SAD! (A Barsuk Compilation For The ACLU)

It may be a terrible time for our country, but it's a great time for charity compilation albums. In the wake up Trump's inauguration, we've…
Peter Helman | January 22, 2017 - 6:12 pm

David Bazan – “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” (John Lennon & Yoko Ono Cover)

The former Pedro The Lion frontman David Bazan has been releasing solo Christmas songs since 2002, and he's collecting 10 of the long out-of-print tracks…
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2016 - 2:48 pm

David Bazan – “Read My Mind” (The Killers Cover)

As part of Polyvinyl's 4-track Singles Series, every month during the year, a different artist will record a new song via a Tascam four-track recorder,…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 1:37 pm

New David Bazan – “American Flags”

The week before the election, political songs are popping up left and right creepy: David Bazan makes like Peter Yorn, stepping back, raising his "American
Brandon Stosuy | October 29, 2008 - 12:10 pm