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The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Songs Of 2013

Oh, what a Gummy Awards it's been! As Stereogum and Videogum's readers poll has rolled on, we've seen your picks for 2013's best albums, new
Chris DeVille | December 24, 2013 - 9:43 am

Gummy Awards

The Gummy Awards: Your Top 50 Albums Of 2013

Starting today we're rolling out the winners of the Gummy Awards, Stereogum & Videogum's annual readers' poll. Earlier this month we asked you to vote
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2013 - 12:38 pm


The 50 Best Albums Of 2013

Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop's Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year's big…
Stereogum | December 3, 2013 - 10:58 am

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Phosphorescent – “House Of Cards” (Radiohead Cover)

Back in October, Matthew Houck released a new album for his folk-rock project Phosphorescent. C’est La Vie is his first new album since 2013's Muchacho.
Julia Gray | November 20, 2018 - 9:19 pm

Watch Phosphorescent Play Three Songs On CBS This Morning

Matthew Houck, the singer-songwriter who records loose, rambling folk-rock under the name Phosphorescent, just released C'est La Vie, his first album in five years. And…
Peter Helman | November 3, 2018 - 10:54 am

Watch Phosphorescent Play “New Birth In New England” On James Corden

Phosphorescent's Matthew Houck might've gotten his start on the DIY freak-folk project, but over the years, he's really turned his whole project into something else.
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2018 - 9:27 am

Phosphorescent – “C’est La Vie No. 2″

Later this week, Matthew Houck will release his first album as Phosphorescent since 2013's Muchacho. It's called C'est La Vie and we've heard two songs…
James Rettig | October 2, 2018 - 9:50 am

Phosphorescent – “Christmas Down Under”

Back in July, Matthew Houck announced a new album for his folk-rock project Phosphorescent. C’est La Vie is his first release since 2013’s Muchacho. So…
Julia Gray | September 6, 2018 - 10:06 am

Phosphorescent – “New Birth In New England”

Phosphorescent, the folk-rock project of Matthew Houck, hasn't released an album since 2013's Muchacho. That's about to change. Houck is back today with the lead…
Chris DeVille | July 30, 2018 - 9:18 am

Phosphorescent – “This Land Is Your Land” (Woody Guthrie Cover)

President Donald Trump’s 100th day in office is today, which means Secretly Group and 30 Songs 30 Days’ resistance initiative Our First 100 Days comes…
Scott Lapatine | April 29, 2017 - 3:04 pm

Steve Gunn, Jim O’Rourke, Phosphorescent, & More Cover Bob Dylan On New Blonde On Blonde Tribute

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's seminal classic Blonde On Blonde, MOJO is honoring Dylan with 22 pages of coverage in the…
Collin Robinson | May 22, 2016 - 10:59 am

Hear Grateful Dead Covers By The War On Drugs, Courtney Barnett, The National, Phosphorescent + Jenny Lewis, And Bruce Hornsby + DeYarmond Edison

The National revealed the tracklist for their massive Grateful Dead tribute compilation Day Of The Dead last week, and now they've unveiled five songs from…
Chris DeVille | March 24, 2016 - 7:21 am

The National Reveal Massive Grateful Dead Tribute Tracklist Feat. The War On Drugs, Jenny Lewis, Flaming Lips, & Many More

The long-gestating Grateful Dead compilation album curated by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of the National will at last be released this May. The comp is…
Michelle Laggan | March 17, 2016 - 9:59 am

Red Bull Music Academy Announces NY Fest With PC Music, Arthur Russell Tribute, FKA Twigs, & More

Red Bull Music Academy is returning to New York City for the third year in a row for a month-long series of events. Highlights include…
James Rettig | March 9, 2015 - 11:04 am

Stream Phosphorescent Live At The Music Hall

Phosphorescent's new live album Live At The Music Hall was put together with performances from a four-night run of shows at the Music Hall Of…
James Rettig | February 9, 2015 - 11:48 am

Virgin Forest – “Dream” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

When he's not touring as the keyboardist for Phosphorescent, Scott Stapleton serves as frontman and songwriter for the Brooklyn-based band Virgin Forest, which also includes…
Peter Helman | January 26, 2015 - 10:52 am

Hear Phosphorescent’s “Los Angeles” From New Live At The Music Hall LP

Last December, between Christmas and New Year's Day, Phosphorescent played a four-night stand at the Music Hall Of Williamsburg in Brooklyn. Those shows were recorded…
Chris DeVille | December 2, 2014 - 2:54 pm

Photos: Project Pabst 2014

It's just about the end of festival season, but Portland gave us one more this past weekend: Project Pabst, the Milwaukee beer company's music festival.
Miles Bowe | September 29, 2014 - 2:14 pm
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