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Stream tUnE-yArDs Nikki Nack

Nikki Nack is the third album of giddy, euphoric art-pop from Merrill Garbus, better known as tUnE-yArDs, and if anything, she's only become more unhinged…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2014 - 8:49 am

tUnE-yArDs – “Water Fountain” Video

The playground-stomping "Water Fountain" gets an appropriately child-friendly video, with Merrill Garbus acting as our kooky schoolteacher in a zany after-school special. There's an overabundance…
James Rettig | April 23, 2014 - 10:00 am

tUnE-yArDs – “Wait For A Minute”

Behold the most straightforward tUnE-yArDs song in recorded history. "Wait For A Minute," our latest preview of Merrill's upcoming Nikki Nack, is a smooth, simmering…
Chris DeVille | April 8, 2014 - 10:20 am

tUnE-yArDs – “Water Fountain”

tUnE-yArDs' third album, Nikki Nack, is due May 6, and today, its first single is here. Although "Water Fountain" sounds a bit more lushly produced…
Michael Nelson | March 18, 2014 - 7:12 am

tUnE-yArDs Nikki Nack Details

The last album released by Merrill Garbus, aka tUnE-yArDs, 2011's Whokill, was a pretty ludicrously huge success; it eventually topped the Pazz & Jop Poll,…
Michael Nelson | March 3, 2014 - 7:35 am

Watch My Morning Jacket, Merrill Garbus, & Brittany Howard Play Fallon

A few days ago, we heard a cover of Fela Kuti's "Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am" by My Morning Jacket featuring Merrill Garbus (of tUnE-yArDs)…
Liz Pelly | October 12, 2013 - 6:10 am

My Morning Jacket – “Trouble Sleep Yanga Wake Am” (Feat. Merrill Garbus & Brittany Howard) (Fela Kuti Cover)

The AIDS awareness group Red Hot has given us many great benefit compilations over the years, including 1993's epochal No Alternative ("Unseen Power of the
Chris DeVille | October 4, 2013 - 11:20 am

Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band – “Bad Dancer” (Feat. Adam Horovitz & Mike D) & “Tabetai” (Feat. tUnE-yArDs)

Plastic Ono Band will release a new LP Take Me To The Land Of Hell in September and it is beaming with guest appearances, including…
Claire Lobenfeld | August 13, 2013 - 11:10 am

Bon Iver And tUnE-yArDs Help The Blind Boys Of Alabama Make A Record

The Blind Boys Of Alabama are a gospel-music institution that's been around, in various configurations, since 1939, and they're also just as Alabama-based and visually…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2013 - 12:56 pm

Jim James – “A New Life (tUnE-yArDs Remix)”

The Global Citizen Tickets Initiative is a new nonprofit venture in which stars like Kanye West, Beyoncé, and Bruce Springsteen donate tickets to their shows,…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2013 - 10:51 am

Concert Review

Lollapalooza 2012: Frank Ocean, RHCP, The Weeknd, & Mud

For Sunday's recap and photos, click here. For Friday's recap and photos, click here. Saturday's recap below... The perpetual low of…
Scott Lapatine | August 5, 2012 - 1:51 pm

tUnE-yArDs & ?uestlove – “Lady” (Fela Kuti Cover)

Merrill Garbus's unhinged yawp turns out to be just about ideal for Afrobeat. The Red Hot Organization and the (RED) initiative are currently teaming up…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2012 - 9:49 am

Concert Review

Sasquatch! 2012 In Photos

Washington's Sasquatch! Festival took place over the weekend, a heavy-hitting four day lineup featuring people like Jack White, St. Vincent. Bon Iver, Beck, Sanitgold, the…
Corban Goble | May 29, 2012 - 12:59 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

WHAT'S GOOD! Corban back in the pilot seat for Straight To Video this week, as Tom Breihan's at ActionFest, an event that sets the new…
Corban Goble | April 13, 2012 - 3:47 pm