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The Story Behind Every Song On Tomberlin’s New EP Projections

Tomberlin's 2018 album At Weddings was a stunning debut, reimagining the church music of Sarah Beth Tomberlin's strict Baptist upbringing as hushed secular hymns meditating…
Peter Helman | October 16, 2020 - 12:01 pm

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 21, 2020 - 5:10 pm


The Story Behind Every Song On Phoebe Bridgers’ New Album Punisher

In 2017, Phoebe Bridgers released her debut Stranger In The Alps. With that album alone, she was already greeted as one of the most exciting,…
Ryan Leas | June 18, 2020 - 10:58 am

More Tomberlin stories

Tomberlin – “Hours”

Tomberlin is following up her stellar 2018 debut At Weddings with a new EP, Projections, next month. Last month, she shared "Wasted," which topped our…
James Rettig | September 17, 2020 - 10:12 am

Tomberlin – “Wasted”

A couple years ago, Artist To Watch Tomberlin released her debut album, the magnificent At Weddings. She's spent much of the last year on tour,…
James Rettig | August 18, 2020 - 9:09 am

10 More Artists Join Save Stereogum: An ’00s Covers Comp

Save Stereogum, the crowdfunding campaign to help our newly independent business stay afloat In These Uncertain Times, ends later this month. It’s going really well!
Scott Lapatine | August 3, 2020 - 11:10 am

Tomberlin – “Natural Light” (Casiotone For The Painfully Alone Cover)

Breonna Taylor, the young black EMT who was shot by police in her own apartment in March, would have turned 27 today. Bandcamp is waiving…
Peter Helman | June 5, 2020 - 10:59 am

DIIV & Tomberlin – “Words” (Low Cover)

Over the past 25 years, the Minnesota trio Low have become an American indie institution, and they've done it by consistently challenging themselves, finding new…
Tom Breihan | December 17, 2019 - 9:54 am


The Negotiator

David Bazan is crying while driving. Many scenes in the new documentary Strange Negotiations find the once and future Pedro The Lion frontman alone, steering…
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2019 - 9:30 am

Photos: Stereogum’s Hopscotch 2019 Day Party

Yesterday, the 2019 iteration of Hopscotch Festival took over downtown Raleigh. It's an exciting year for Hopscotch, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Stereogum was…
Stereogum | September 6, 2019 - 2:12 pm

Watch Lucy Dacus & Tomberlin Cover Sufjan Stevens’ “Casimir Pulaski Day”

The Stereogum staff is in Raleigh this week for Hopscotch Music Festival, and we saw a lot of awesome music Thursday as festivities got underway.
Chris DeVille | September 6, 2019 - 9:53 am

Uniform, Tomberlin Added To Stereogum’s Hopscotch Show Lineup

We're rapidly approaching the launch of Hopscotch Music Festival's 10th year, and with it, our very first Stereogum day show at the well-regarded Raleigh fest.
Chris DeVille | August 26, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Watch Tomberlin Cover Joanna Newsom’s “Go Long”

It should come as no surprise that Sarah Beth Tomberlin is a Joanna Newsom fan. There's quite a bit in common with the beautifully still…
James Rettig | August 8, 2019 - 9:46 am

Watch Tomberlin Make Her Late-Night TV Debut On Kimmel

Last year, Artist To Watch alum Sarah Beth Tomberlin put out her really great debut album, At Weddings -- we named it one of the
James Rettig | March 14, 2019 - 9:53 am


The 50 Best Albums Of 2018

The legends, for the most part, stayed quiet in 2018. Your Radioheads, your Beyoncés, and your Kendrick Lamars were not entirely silent; Thom Yorke, Johnny…
Stereogum | December 4, 2018 - 10:00 am