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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


Stereogum’s 50 Best New Bands Of 2015

Stereogum's Best New Bands list is back! After taking off last year, today we return with a rundown of the artists that have spent the…
Stereogum | October 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

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Artist To Watch: Spencer Radcliffe

Spencer Radcliffe has been putting out music for a while -- first as Blithe Field, then under his own name -- and you can chart…
James Rettig | August 4, 2015 - 11:59 am

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Spencer Radcliffe & Everyone Else – “Pasture”

Around the time that Spencer Radcliffe joined up with his backing band Everyone Else for last year's excellent Enjoy The Great Outdoors, the Chicago-based Artist
James Rettig | June 8, 2018 - 11:18 am

Blithe Field – “RD 1″ & “Love Knot”

When Spencer Radcliffe's not releasing music under his own name -- most recently with last year's Enjoy The Great Outdoors -- he puts out instrumentals…
James Rettig | March 9, 2018 - 10:36 am

Spencer Radcliffe & Everyone Else – “Trust” VIdeo

A couple months ago, Spencer Radcliffe released Enjoy The Great Outdoors -- one of the best albums of the year so far -- and today…
James Rettig | July 6, 2017 - 2:37 pm

Stream Spencer Radcliffe & Everyone Else Enjoy The Great Outdoors

On Spencer Radcliffe's 2015 full-length debut, Looking In, the young musician focused on the interior, mulling over feelings of inequity, anxiety, and imperfection with a…
James Rettig | May 9, 2017 - 1:25 pm

Spencer Radcliffe & Everyone Else – “Smoker’s Paradise”

Next month, Spencer Radcliffe is releasing a new album with his band Everyone Else, and he's following up the great lead single "Wrong Turn" with…
James Rettig | April 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

Spencer Radcliffe & Everyone Else – “Wrong Turn”

In 2015, Artist To Watch Spencer Radcliffe put out Looking In, his first full-length under his own name, which came on the heels of a…
James Rettig | March 30, 2017 - 1:20 pm

Stream Art Week 2016 Compilation Feat. Owen Pallett, Teen Suicide, Katie Dey, & More

Art Week 2016 is a new compilation put together by Sam Ray, a follow-up a similar collection from 2012. It features original tracks from a…
James Rettig | February 12, 2016 - 2:05 pm

Spencer Radcliffe – “Relief” Video

Spencer Radcliffe just released a very good new album under his ambient Blithe Field side project, but there's still some juice left in Looking In,…
James Rettig | January 21, 2016 - 4:10 pm

Blithe Field – “Jimbo” Video

Before he began to release music under his own name, Spencer Radcliffe put out a number of albums and ephemera as Blithe Field, mostly consisting…
James Rettig | January 12, 2016 - 2:51 pm

Stream Spencer Radcliffe Looking In

"You cannot expect the world to unfold right in front of you/ Certain things were made for a later time and a better point of…
James Rettig | September 25, 2015 - 4:53 pm

Spencer Radcliffe – “Mermaid”

"Mermaid" opens Spencer Radcliffe's upcoming debut album with a sigh and a clamor. The Chicago songwriter builds around an orchestra of familiar sounds -- a…
James Rettig | September 18, 2015 - 1:18 pm

Spencer Radcliffe – “Yankee”

Though Spencer Radcliffe's songs are fragile and fragmentary, they contain entire histories of sound. "Yankee," for instance, recalls downcast '90s slowcore, Midwest emo at its…
Chris DeVille | August 25, 2015 - 2:28 pm