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Band To Watch: Young Jesus

John Rossiter came of age as an emo kid in the Midwest, so it goes without saying that he’s had some formative Saddle Creek experience.
Ian Cohen | August 14, 2018 - 10:00 am

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Stream Young Jesus’ New Album Welcome To Conceptual Beach

"Conceptual Beach" is exactly what it sounds like, an imagined place where John Rossiter finds inner peace. And on Band To Watch Young Jesus' new…
Peter Helman | August 15, 2020 - 9:14 am

Young Jesus – “Magicians”

Two years ago, we named Young Jesus a Band To Watch on the strength of their album The Whole Thing Is Just There. So it…
Ryan Leas | August 4, 2020 - 9:04 am

Young Jesus – “(un)knowing”

Band To Watch Young Jesus are releasing their new album Welcome To Conceptual Beach, named for frontman John Rossiter's mental refuge, his happy place. They…
Peter Helman | July 22, 2020 - 12:19 pm

Young Jesus – “Root And Crown”

"Every record needs a thesis, needs a crisis or campaign," John Rossiter sings at the start of "Root And Crown." "All my feelings need a…
Chris DeVille | July 9, 2020 - 9:26 am

COVID-19 Relief Comp The Song Is Coming From Inside The House Has New Mount Eerie, Hand Habits, Downtown Boys, & More

The cleverly titled compilation The Song Is Coming From Inside The House contains unreleased music from two dozen underground artists, many of whom are favorites…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2020 - 2:32 pm

Stream Young Jesus’ New Album The Whole Thing Is Just There

We've been low-key enjoying the work of LA-via-Chicago rockers Young Jesus for a few years now, and we liked The Whole Thing Is Just There
Chris DeVille | October 9, 2018 - 11:42 am

Young Jesus – “Saganism Vs. Buddhism” Video

If you read our recent Band To Watch feature on Young Jesus, you know they are... a lot. Which is partially why I like them…
Chris DeVille | September 26, 2018 - 11:21 am


Young Jesus – “Green”

Los Angeles quartet Young Jesus released their sophomore album Grow / Decompose two years ago, and this fall they'll be back with a self-titled follow-up.
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2017 - 9:37 am

Young Jesus – “Baked Goods”

Last year, Chicago-bred (but currently Los Angeles-based) Young Jesus put out their impressive sophomore album Grow/Decompose, and they're following that up with a two-track EP…
James Rettig | May 17, 2016 - 1:37 pm

Young Jesus – “Milo”

Just last week, we premiered Young Jesus' massive single, "Dirt," a song so instrumentally enormous that Peter thought it warranted comparisons to the Hold Steady.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 4, 2015 - 2:19 pm

Young Jesus – “Dirt” (Stereogum Premiere)

It only took Jesus three days to resurrect, but it's taken Chicago-bred indie rockers Young Jesus closer to three years. After the band had all…
Peter Helman | April 28, 2015 - 10:18 am