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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Can you believe we're almost mid-way through August? Summer is coming to a slow, steady end, and in New York the weather has been pretty…
Stereogum | August 11, 2017 - 5:39 pm

2016 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2016

In an age when major-label artists are putting out bloated albums in an effort to rack up the most streaming equivalent units, it can sometimes…
James Rettig | December 2, 2016 - 12:00 pm

More Strange Ranger stories

Stream Strange Ranger’s New Album Remembering The Rockets

Strange Ranger have become a truly, reliably great outlet for melodic rock. Through their steady trickle of releases, from 2016's Rot Forever through 2017's Daymoon
James Rettig | July 24, 2019 - 2:37 pm

Strange Ranger – “Message To You”

Dreamy Portland indie group Stranger Ranger have a new album on the way this month called Remembering The Rockets, the follow-up to 2017's Daymoon. The…
Connor Duffey | July 9, 2019 - 11:51 am

Strange Ranger – “Living Free”

Strange Ranger are continuing their impressive run of albums with Remembering The Rockets next month, the full-length followup to 2017's Daymoon. The Portland band have…
James Rettig | June 13, 2019 - 11:31 am

Strange Ranger – “Leona”

Strange Ranger were one of the best new bands of 2016, and since, they've been indelibly dabbling in old-school Pacific NW indie rock. The Montana-founded, Portland-based…
Keely Quinlan | May 22, 2019 - 1:26 pm

Stream Strange Ranger Side Project Hollow Comet’s Debut LP

Portland-via-Montana trio Strange Ranger craft lo-fi indie rock that sounds like it could've been released during the mid-'90s, early 2000s heyday of the Pacific Northwest…
Julia Gray | January 8, 2019 - 5:06 pm

Stream Strange Ranger’s Surprise EP etc.

In recent years the Montana-founded, Portland-based group Strange Ranger have been among the most enjoyable purveyors of old-school Pacific NW indie rock. (We named them…
Chris DeVille | December 30, 2018 - 4:10 pm

Strange Ranger – “The Wires”

At the end of the week, Strange Ranger are releasing a new EP, How It All Went By. We've heard one track from it already,…
James Rettig | October 9, 2018 - 10:36 am


Strange Ranger – “New Hair”

Strange Ranger have been putting out music at a steady clip basically ever since Isaac Eiger and Fred Nixon started playing together during high school…
James Rettig | September 4, 2018 - 10:00 am


Stream Strange Ranger Daymoon

Since emerging from the Pacific Northwest early last year with their debut album, Rot Forever, the duo of Isaac Eiger and Fred Nixon have felt…
James Rettig | October 4, 2017 - 9:41 am

Strange Ranger – “Hydration Is Key”

Portland-based Strange Ranger is a welcome force for fans of late '90s/early '00s sad, slow indie rock. Last month, they premiered two singles off their…
Julia Gray | September 21, 2017 - 3:23 pm

Strange Ranger – “Sophie”

Strange Ranger are releasing their sophomore album, Daymoon, in a little over a month -- the follow-up to last year's Rot Forever and Sunbeams Through
James Rettig | August 31, 2017 - 12:21 pm


Strange Ranger – “House Show”

It's only been a year-and-a-half since Portland-based Strange Ranger released their first full-length, Rot Forever, but it feels like they've gone through a ton of…
James Rettig | August 10, 2017 - 11:55 am


Strange Ranger – “Nobody Knows If” & “One Mississippi/Light In Through The Window”

Strange Ranger just finished recording what technically amounts to their sophomore album, though it feels a world away from their early 2016 debut as Sioux…
James Rettig | February 22, 2017 - 2:06 pm