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Le Guess Who? 2019 Was One Of The Festival’s Most Adventurous Years Yet

Every year, the charmingly, quirkily named festival Le Guess Who? takes over Utrecht for a weekend in November, with shows spread out across venues around…
Ryan Leas | November 11, 2019 - 12:48 pm

Footnotes

The Story Behind Every Song On Sudan Archives’ New Album Athena

Over the years, Brittney Parks has undergone her own personal apotheosis. It all started with the fiddle. She was mesmerized as a child after witnessing…
Margaret Farrell | November 1, 2019 - 9:20 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Sudan Archives Athena

There's a funny thing that can happen with an artist like Sudan Archives. When Brittney Parks' project first started to garner buzz, it was for…
Ryan Leas | October 29, 2019 - 12:47 pm

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Footnotes

The Story Behind Every Song On Sudan Archives’ New Album Athena

Over the years, Brittney Parks has undergone her own personal apotheosis. It all started with the fiddle. She was mesmerized as a child after witnessing…
Margaret Farrell | November 1, 2019 - 9:20 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | October 18, 2019 - 5:31 pm

Sudan Archives – “Glorious” Video

Brittany Parks is releasing her debut album as Sudan Archives, Athena, in a couple weeks. It's the follow-up to last year's very impressive Sink EP,…
James Rettig | October 16, 2019 - 12:00 am

Teebs – “Black Dove” (Feat. Sudan Archives)

Last month, Mtendere Mandowa announced the first new Teebs album in five years, Anicca, with a great new track called "Studie" that featured Animal Collective's…
James Rettig | October 15, 2019 - 11:25 am

Sudan Archives – “Confessions/Black Vivaldi Sonata” Video

Sudan Archives, the project of musician Brittney Parks, is releasing their debut album, Athena, at the beginning of November. Last month, she shared "Confessions" from…
James Rettig | September 26, 2019 - 11:00 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | August 30, 2019 - 3:47 pm

Sudan Archives – “Confessions”

Basically ever since she first released music, Sudan Archives has been a promising and exciting new artist. Starting with her self-titled 2017 EP and continuing…
Ryan Leas | August 28, 2019 - 8:43 am

Premiere

Dexter Story – “Gold” (Feat. Sudan Archives)

Dexter Story is a Los Angeles-based producer, multi-instrumentalist, and bandleader who's worked with Madlib, Kamasi Washington, Carlos Niño, Sa-Ra Creative Partners, and more. After sitting…
Peter Helman | February 15, 2019 - 10:22 am

2018 In Review

The Year Of The EP… Or Is It An Album? Or Is It A “Project”?

For once, Vince Staples wasn't sure what to say. Five days after dropping another incredible collection of songs, the Long Beach rapper and reigning Twitter…
Chris DeVille | December 5, 2018 - 10:01 am

2018 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2018

Every year, the parameters for this list get a little more specious. With the rise of streaming services and the decline of physical media, the…
James Rettig | December 5, 2018 - 10:00 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In music, as in virtually every other arena of American culture, this has been an exhausting, exciting, overwhelming week. For once, though, music videos weren't…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2018 - 1:44 pm

Sudan Archives – “Nont For Sale” Video

Sudan Archives, aka Cincinnati-born, LA-based singer and violinist Brittney Parks, impressed the hell out of us last week with her sophomore EP Sink. Blending R&B,…
Peter Helman | May 30, 2018 - 12:38 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Summer's finally here, which means that soon we will have to figure out what THEE song of the summer is. Polls won't be open for…
Stereogum | May 25, 2018 - 4:48 pm
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