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Vundabar On Internalized Shame, The Cost Of Dying, & Their New Album Smell Smoke

There are certain topics you're just not supposed to talk about: death, illness, the astronomical cost of living while dying. The societal taboos around these…
James Rettig | January 22, 2018 - 11:42 am

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Watch Vundabar Cover Songs: Ohia’s “Farewell Transmission”

Vundabar just released their new album Either Light. They, like every other touring band, had to postpone a whole bunch of upcoming dates. But they're…
Peter Helman | April 1, 2020 - 9:16 pm

Vundabar – “Out Of It”

Vundabar are returning at the end of week with the new album Either Light, the follow-up to 2018's Smell Smoke. We've already heard "Burned Off,"
Peter Helman | March 11, 2020 - 9:52 am

Vundabar – “Montage Music”

Vundabar's latest album, Either Light, is coming out in a couple weeks. They've shared "Burned Off" and "Petty Crime" from it already, and today the…
James Rettig | February 26, 2020 - 11:28 am

Vundabar – “Petty Crime”

Vundabar are releasing a new album, Either Light, next month, the follow-up to 2018's Smell Smoke. They shared its lead single, "Burned Off," last month…
James Rettig | February 5, 2020 - 10:34 am

Vundabar – “Burned Off”

Boston duo Vundabar are following up 2018's excellent Smell Smoke with a new album later this year. It's called Either Light, and they're announcing it…
James Rettig | January 15, 2020 - 10:19 am


Vundabar – “Big Funny” Video

Last year, the Boston-based duo Vundabar released a really great album, Smell Smoke -- we interviewed them about it back when it came out --…
James Rettig | January 21, 2019 - 9:43 am

Watch Vundabar’s Stereogum Session

Last week, Vundabar released their third album, Smell Smoke. Tonight, the Boston band are kicking off an extensive tour (dates below) with a sold-out show…
James Rettig | March 2, 2018 - 2:32 pm

Stream Vundabar Smell Smoke

Last month, we talked to Boston-based duo Vundabar about their excellent third album, Smell Smoke. It's a poignant and incessantly catchy look at death and…
James Rettig | February 19, 2018 - 1:28 pm

Vundabar Interpolate Mission Of Burma’s “That’s When I Reach For My Revolver” On New Single “Tonight I’m Wearing Silk”

We recently spoke with Vundabar about the heavy ideas behind their exceptionally catchy new indie-rock release Smell Smoke, and if that didn't sell you on…
Chris DeVille | February 7, 2018 - 1:05 pm

Vundabar – “Diver”

Vundabar are releasing a new album, Smell Smoke, early next year. A few months back, they shared "Acetone" from it alongside a B-side called "Glass…
James Rettig | December 5, 2017 - 9:49 am

Vundabar – “Acetone” & “Glass Hand”

Boston group Vundabar have been putting out ricocheting rock music for a few years now, most recently on 2015's full-length GAWK, and today they've shared…
James Rettig | October 23, 2017 - 1:28 pm

Vundabar – “Chop” (Stereogum Premiere)

The time has come for music writers of the world to stop referring to every DIY rock project out of Boston as "off-kilter," "jagged," or…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 14, 2015 - 12:12 pm