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Quit Your Day Job: The Acorn

The Acorn are like a weird combo of Sufjan Stevens and Poi Dog Pondering. Trust me on this. The Ottawa band's second full-length Glory Hope
Brandon Stosuy | December 12, 2007 - 4:32 pm

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The Acorn – “Restoration” Video

This Exploding Motor Car-directed video for No Ghost's second single "Restoration" was shot on location at "the Mataseje Family Farm" in Beamsville, Ontario. The footage…
Brandon Stosuy | September 1, 2010 - 5:40 pm

Cruel Summer: Stereogum Summer Jams 2010

Welcome to summer, welcome to free and legally downloadable summer jams. Time to CELEBRATE on ROOFTOPS. But you know, oil spills. And crazy people waiting…
Amrit Singh | July 2, 2010 - 6:44 pm

The Acorn – “Crossed Wires (Born Ruffians Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

"Crossed Wires" is restrained and measured, as if Acorns singer Rolf Klausener is conversing his energy for a bigger fight. "Oh, but you will never…
jessica | June 4, 2010 - 4:58 pm

The Acorn – “Restoration (Four Tet Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

I can (and have) been as cynical as anyone about the transparently promotional aspects of the glut of remixes sweeping through music sites -- they…
Amrit Singh | May 21, 2010 - 2:04 pm

The Acorn – “Restoration” (Stereogum Premiere)

The Acorn announced their forthcoming No Ghost LP with a fantastic title track. The album's next listen, "Restoration," is less immediately epic, hitting its stride…
Amrit Singh | May 6, 2010 - 11:47 am

The Acorn – “No Ghost” (Stereogum Premiere)

This post brings the good news that the Acorn are set to release the follow-up to their fantastic 2007 LP Glory Hope Mountain. Lead singer…
Amrit Singh | April 30, 2010 - 4:27 pm

Paper Bag Recs Turns 7 With Covers Comp

In 2002, Toronto's Paper Bag Records had an auspicious first year by releasing a new millennial indie rock touchstone in Broken Social Scene's You Forgot
Amrit Singh | November 16, 2009 - 9:43 am

New Acorn Video – “Crooked Legs”

We first loved the Acorn's "Crooked Legs" in September 2007, and this video just goes to show it's never too late to make a video…
Amrit Singh | December 2, 2008 - 11:47 am

The Acorn Cover Cyndi Lauper

Cyndi Lauper recently collaborated with Basement Jaxx, Kleerup, Dragonette, and Scumfrog, among others, for her new album Bring Ya To The Brink and is currently…
Brandon Stosuy | June 17, 2008 - 1:12 pm

New Acorn Video – “Flood Pt. 1″

Earthy indie rock crew the Acorn have taken their time in delivering an official video -- their worthy Glory Hope Mountain got its first mention…
Amrit Singh | March 28, 2008 - 4:15 pm

SXSW: Wednesday Featured Showcases

You don't need us to tell you that if you want to see R.E.M. tonight you should have started lining up at Stubb's two days…
Amrit Singh | March 9, 2008 - 1:59 pm

New Acorn – “Crooked Legs”

Ottawa based collective the Acorn dig on themes: their first record was a "tribute to the Outaouais region," and now a few years on, their…
Stereogum | September 7, 2007 - 11:39 am