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Pitchfork 2016 Was Our Great Antisocial Music Festival

Backstage, a golf cart pulls a small flatbed trailer. On that trailer sits a big, soft chair. There’s a printed-out piece of paper taped to…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2016 - 11:46 am

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Roots Rock: How Woods Became An Indie Institution By Staying DIY

Spend enough time with Woods and eventually the band becomes more than a band. It is that, sure, and Woods' music is rich -- alternately…
Jonathan Zwickel | April 8, 2016 - 10:36 am


Stereogum’s 14 Favorite Sets At Outside Lands 2014

Nearly 200 years ago, back when the shoreline dunes of San Francisco were considered uninhabitable, they came to be known as the Outside Lands --…
Chris DeVille | August 12, 2014 - 3:36 pm

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Stream Woods Love Is Love

New York folk-rockers Woods recorded their new album Love Is Love in the weeks after last year's catastrophic American election, but it's not an explicitly…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2017 - 1:21 pm


Woods – “Hit That Drum” Video

Love Is Love is the 10th studio LP by New York psych-rockers Woods. The album was written and recorded in the immediate aftermath of last…
Pranav Trewn | April 19, 2017 - 10:00 am

Woods – “Bleeding Blue”

New York folk-rockers Woods wrote and recorded Love Is Love, their forthcoming album, in the immediate aftermath of last November's elections. But instead of being…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2017 - 11:25 am

Watch Woods Play In The Woods For Their Take Away Show

DIY folk-rock institution Woods are one of our great ramshackle lo-fi bands. That makes them a perfect fit for the Take Away Shows, the long-running…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2017 - 11:01 am

Woods – “Love Is Love”

Like so many of us, the members of the starry-eyed psych-rock band Woods had emotional reactions to last year's disastrous American elections. And in the…
Tom Breihan | March 8, 2017 - 9:07 am

Hear A Track From Woods’ Live At Third Man Records LP

Third Man Records is putting out a Woods live album next month. (The folk-rock band's most recent album, Sun Eater In The River Of Light,…
James Rettig | November 28, 2016 - 1:17 pm

Woods – “Politics Of Free” Video

DIY twinkle-rock kings Woods released their City Sun Eater In The River Of Light album earlier this year, and they've just dropped a new video…
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2016 - 2:04 pm

Woods – “Know Your Minute” & Ultimate Painting – “Into The Darkness” (Stereogum Premiere)

DIY rock heroes Woods and Ultimate Painting are teaming up for a tour that launches this week, and to commemorate the occasion each band has…
Chris DeVille | April 20, 2016 - 12:37 pm

Woodsist Festival 2016 Lineup

Woodsist Festival is coming back to Big Sur, California for the seventh year this summer. Besides the obvious Woods, an indie institution whose own Jeremy…
Peter Helman | April 11, 2016 - 10:01 am

Stream Woods City Sun Eater In The River Of Light

Woods have only been around since 2005, but in that time they've put out eight -- now nine -- albums, and show no signs of…
James Rettig | March 31, 2016 - 1:33 pm

Woods – “Morning Light”

Brooklyn damn-near-legacy folk-rockers Woods are set to drop their ninth album, City Sun Eater In The River Of Light. They've already shared "Sun City Creeps"
Collin Robinson | March 23, 2016 - 6:17 pm

Woods – “Can’t See At All”

Brooklyn's Woods are practically a legacy act at this point. They've released eight albums since their debut How To Survive In + In The Woods
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 23, 2016 - 12:03 pm

Woods – “Sun City Creeps”

For just about a decade now, Brooklyn folk-rock crew Woods have been putting out intricately layered and gently trippy tunes, most recently on 2014's With
James Rettig | January 12, 2016 - 10:55 am
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