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Fleet Foxes Turns 10

By 2008, indie's ascension was in full swing. Arcade Fire were already a big name. The preceding year, the National and LCD Soundsystem had released…
Ryan Leas | June 4, 2018 - 10:55 am

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Restlessness Blues: Robin Pecknold And The Rewriting Of Fleet Foxes

Robin Pecknold and I had our road trip all planned out. We pull out of Reykjavik around lunchtime, aiming to play tourists for the afternoon.
Ryan Leas | December 4, 2017 - 1:32 pm


33 Musicians Discuss Their Favorite Radiohead Songs

From star-studded guest lists to an audible influence on several generations of bands, Radiohead's fan base has always included quite a few of their fellow…
Stereogum | March 10, 2015 - 10:42 am

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Robin Pecknold Shares New Fleet Foxes Demos On Instagram

Back in late 2016, before Fleet Foxes had officially announced their third album Crack-Up, frontman Robin Pecknold was already teasing the band's fourth LP, saying…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2019 - 10:47 am

Fleet Foxes Frontman Opens Up About Coping With Suicidal Thoughts

Suicide rates have risen dramatically in this country over the past two decades, quietly morphing into a full-blown public health crisis. In the past week…
Peter Helman | June 10, 2018 - 10:34 am

Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold Will Help You Finish Your Song

Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold is now a man of the people, offering his co-writing services to fans. "I will help you finish your song,…
Julia Gray | May 2, 2018 - 10:34 pm

Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold Calls Bruno Mars “Toys R Us Gap Band”

Beardy folk men are apparently not big Bruno Mars fans. Earlier today, Justin Vernon of Bon Iver responded to Mars' surprising Album Of The Year
Peter Helman | January 29, 2018 - 11:04 pm

Hear Fleet Foxes Cover Nina Simone’s “Do What You Gotta Do”

Fleet Foxes' Robin Pecknold and Casey Wescott did a BBC Radio 6 Music live session that aired today. As Pitchfork points out, they played two…
James Rettig | November 27, 2017 - 3:49 pm

Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold Interviews Grizzly Bear

Fleet Foxes and Grizzly Bear are two bands who got indie-famous in the late-'00s by making rich, soothing, harmony-heavy music. Both bands took long breaks…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2017 - 9:27 am

Hear Robin Pecknold Break Down Fleet Foxes’ “Mearcstapa” On Song Exploder

Fleet Foxes are the latest band to get the Song Exploder treatment. Robin Pecknold is the guest on the podcast's most recent episode, and he…
James Rettig | June 22, 2017 - 10:46 am

Is Robin Pecknold Trying To Set His Mom Up With Isaac Brock?

Here's something weird! On his Instagram Story over the weekend, Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold shared a message that he'd sent to another iconic Pacific…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2017 - 9:46 am

Robin Pecknold Rewards Most Active Instagram Commenters With Fleet Foxes Test Pressings

Robin Pecknold is extremely active on Instagram. Throughout the whole process of writing and recording their upcoming album Crack-Up, the Fleet Foxes frontman has been…
Peter Helman | April 30, 2017 - 10:43 am

Fleet Foxes Announce New Album Crack-Up; Stream “Third Of May / Ōdaigahara”

We've been waiting six years for a new Fleet Foxes album, and now we only have to wait a few more months. The beloved Pacific…
Peter Helman | March 7, 2017 - 10:01 am

Dirty Projectors, Fleet Foxes Frontmen Discuss The “Both Bad And Boujee” State Of Indie Rock Today

Both Dirty Projectors mastermind Dave Longstreth and Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold are planning on releasing much-anticipated new projects this year. And that kind of…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2017 - 9:32 am

Hear Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold Cover Curtis Mayfield

We've yet to hear any official music from Fleet Foxes LP3 (the album maybe-officially known as Ylajali), but frontman Robin Pecknold kept up his steady…
Chris DeVille | January 17, 2017 - 5:00 pm
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