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Essay

Indie Rock’s R&B Movement Reaches Its Saturation Point

A few years back, a critical mass of musicians started making R&B steeped in the sort of art-damaged signifiers indie rock has traditionally claimed as…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2014 - 1:42 pm

More White Hinterland stories

White Hinterland Drops Justin Bieber Lawsuit

Last year, Casey Dienel, the musician who records under the name White Hinterland, sued Justin Bieber, Skrillex, BloodPop, and the team of writers behind "Sorry,"
Peter Helman | December 18, 2017 - 9:32 pm

Premiere

Casey Dienel – “High Times”

For almost a decade, singer-songwriter Casey Dienel has used the moniker White Hinterland, releasing four albums including her most recent, Baby, in 2014. Following a…
Kim Ilkowski | April 12, 2017 - 10:34 am

Skrillex & Justin Bieber Respond To White Hinterland’s “Sorry” Lawsuit

Casey Dienel, the musician who records under the name White Hinterland, is suing Justin Bieber, Skrillex, BloodPop, and the team of writers behind "Sorry," claiming…
Peter Helman | May 27, 2016 - 8:09 pm

Diplo Weighs In On White Hinterland V. Bieber & Skrillex Lawsuit

Yesterday we learned that Casey Dienel, who records under the name White Hinterland, is suing Justin Bieber, Skrillex, and BloodPop over claims that the mega…
Collin Robinson | May 27, 2016 - 5:23 pm

Justin Bieber And Skrillex Sued By White Hinterland Over “Sorry”

Justin Bieber, Skrillex, and the team of writers (which includes Michael Tucker, the producer who now goes by Blood) behind "Sorry" are being sued by…
James Rettig | May 26, 2016 - 3:54 pm

White Hinterland – “Chill And Natural” (Stereogum Premiere)

When we last heard from Casey Dienel's White Hinterland project, she was exploring experimental R&B on her 2014 album Baby. Now, after parting ways with…
Chris DeVille | October 1, 2015 - 11:05 am

White Hinterland Writes About Dealing With Depression, Suicidal Thoughts

In the wake of Robin Williams' suicide, a lot of people have been opening up about their struggles with mental illness and depression. White Hinterland,…
James Rettig | August 17, 2014 - 8:51 pm

White Hinterland – “Baby” (Stereogum Premiere)

Casey Dienel aka White Hinterland's new album Baby is poised to display her transformation from a more introverted singer performing over drones and glitchy beats…
Miles Bowe | March 4, 2014 - 10:55 am

White Hinterland – “Ring The Bell”

We already saw Portland singer-songwriter Casey Dienel, aka White Hinterland, evolve from "the acoustic, brushed drum jazz feel of her first outing to the denser,…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2014 - 12:01 pm

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

White Hinterland Covers Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream”

Portland home-recording type Casey Dienel has carved out a niche for herself making evocative, elliptical music as White Hinterland. This makes her basically the opposite…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2012 - 4:36 pm

White Hinterland – “No Logic” Video

Mirroring Casey Dienel's shift from the acoustic, brushed drum jazz feel of her first outing to the denser, darker electro realm of Kairos, the…
Amrit Singh | August 2, 2010 - 3:58 pm

White Hinterland – “6669 (I Don’t Know If You Know)” (Neon Indian Cover)

We've noted Casey Dienel's move toward a denser electro realm on White Hinterland's third album Kairos, so her decision to cover Neon Indian's "6669 (I
Brandon Stosuy | July 9, 2010 - 5:15 pm

White Hinterland – “Begin Again” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

The animated video for White Hinterland's "Amsterdam" reflected the cooler tones in her voice and her newish electronic palette. "Begin Again" is much lusher, filmed…
jessica | June 11, 2010 - 12:32 pm
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