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“Wicked Game” Ad Nauseam: 25 Years Of An Unlikely New Standard

Twenty-five years ago today, Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game" hit #6 on the Billboard Hot 100. It was the song's highest chart position, laying the foundation…
Ryan Leas | March 2, 2016 - 1:37 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Did nobody want to release a big, important video the same week that the Coachella lineup came out? Because there were no big, important videos…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2013 - 11:19 am

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Widowspeak – “Harvest Moon” (Neil Young Cover)

Widowspeak released a new album, Expect The Best, earlier this year, and today they've shared a cover of Neil Young's "Harvest Moon" in advance of…
James Rettig | November 9, 2017 - 10:24 am


Widowspeak – “When I Tried”

We've been keeping up with Widowspeak for a while now, since back when the impressive quartet was just a duo. As of late, the band…
Kim Ilkowski | August 4, 2017 - 9:09 am

Widowspeak – “Dog” Video

Today, the dreamy and countrified band Widowspeak -- once a duo, now a quartet -- are announcing that they'll follow up 2015's All Yours with…
Tom Breihan | June 26, 2017 - 10:54 am

Widowspeak – “How’s It Going To Be” (Third Eye Blind Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

I'm not sure Third Eye Blind are necessarily due for widespread reappraisal, but I can't think of many other bands whose critical recognition (or lack…
Michael Nelson | September 15, 2015 - 11:59 am

Stream Widowspeak All Yours

Widowspeak are the country dream-pop duo of Molly Hamilton and Robert Earl Thomas, who soldiered through the decidedly non-glamorous life as musicians in Brooklyn for…
Caitlin White | August 31, 2015 - 1:03 pm

Widowspeak – “Dead Love (So Still)”

Widowspeak take the best parts of folk and shoegaze and twist them together in a lovely, non-threatening storm. The duo just finished up their summer
Grace Birnstengel | August 5, 2015 - 3:33 pm

Widowspeak – “All Yours”

Yesterday we premiered "Girls," the lead single off Widowspeak's new album All Yours, and I bemoaned the loss of an old interview I'd done with…
Caitlin White | June 10, 2015 - 11:25 am

Widowspeak – “Girls” (Stereogum Premiere)

Every once in a while it really irks me that AOL pulled most of their now-defunct music sites from the internet, because one of the…
Caitlin White | June 9, 2015 - 10:07 am

Widowspeak – “Calico”

Even though Widowspeak just put out their sophomore album Almanac at the beginning of the year, they're getting ready to release a followup EP. We've…
James Rettig | October 1, 2013 - 12:59 pm

Captured Tracks Five-Year Anniversary Festival @ The Well, Brooklyn, NY 8/31/13 & 9/1/13

Over the past five years, Brooklyn indie label Captured Tracks has delivered a meticulously curated output, from superstars-in-their-own-right DIIV, Wild Nothing, Beach Fossils, and Mac…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 3, 2013 - 4:44 pm

Widowspeak – “True Believer”

Brooklyn's Widowspeak will play the festival celebrating the five-year anniversary of their excellent label, Captured Tracks, next month, but before that arrives, they're dropping a…
Michael Nelson | July 10, 2013 - 1:21 pm

Watch Bat For Lashes, Widowspeak Perform Love Songs For Vogue

Valentine's Day being this week and all, Vogue is running a series of videos that show artists performing their love songs. That, in and of…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2013 - 11:26 am

Widowspeak – “Locusts” Video

Widowspeak have released a video breathy jam "Locusts" from their sophomore LP Almanac. The black and white clip feels part-cleaned up warehouse gig and part-Lynchian…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 22, 2013 - 3:01 pm