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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We're officially a week into spring, and in New York City, at least, it's actually almost starting to feel like it. Somehow, though, this week's…
Stereogum | March 28, 2014 - 2:55 pm

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Stream Stadiums & Shrines’ Dreams Comp Feat. Julie Byrne, Mutual Benefit, Ricky Eat Acid, & More

There’s a lot of layers to sound connoisseurs Stadiums & Shrines' new multimedia compilation album Dreams. It’s an expansive 18-track double LP (with three digital…
Gil Green | June 11, 2018 - 4:19 pm

Yumi Zouma – “France (Grands Boulevards)”

The tastemakers behind Stadiums & Shrines put together a new compilation album called Dreams that'll be released this summer on the label Cascine. The album's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 4, 2018 - 3:39 pm

Stream Yumi Zouma Willowbank

Yumi Zouma work fast. The gauzy New Zealand indie-poppers released their debut album Yoncalla last year, and they already followed it up, earlier this year,…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2017 - 11:03 am

Yumi Zouma – “Half Hour” Video

Next month, Yumi Zouma are following up last year's Yoncalla debut LP with a new album called Willowbank. They've shared a few tracks from it…
James Rettig | September 12, 2017 - 1:11 pm

Yumi Zouma – “Persephone”

Over the past few years, multinational dream-pop combo Yumi Zouma have proven themselves to be masters of wistful exhilaration and melancholy drift. "Persephone," the latest…
Chris DeVille | August 29, 2017 - 9:58 am

Yumi Zouma – “Depths (Pt. I)”

Yumi Zouma will release a new album in October by way of Cascine, and we've already heard lead single "December." The New Zealanders return today…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 15, 2017 - 10:21 am

Yumi Zouma – “December”

Last year, gauzy New Zealand pop project Yumi Zouma put out their debut album, Yoncalla, and they're already back with another one, even after finding…
James Rettig | August 1, 2017 - 11:22 am

Yumi Zouma – “Text From Sweden” Video

Today, New Zealand synthpoppers Yumi Zouma release their extremely limited-edition full-album cover version of the Oasis classic (What's The Story) Morning Glory?; we've posted their…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2017 - 10:00 am

Yumi Zouma – “Champagne Supernova” (Oasis Cover)

For its Sounds Delicious series, the Seattle website and label Turntable Kitchen recently commissioned the New Zealand synthpop group Yumi Zouma to record a full-album…
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2017 - 11:05 am


Yumi Zouma – “She’s Electric” (Oasis Cover)

Seattle website and record label Turntable Kitchen sponsors a vinyl subscription service called Sounds Delicious in which notable artists cover an entire classic album. Today…
Chris DeVille | February 14, 2017 - 9:36 am


Stream MADEIRA Bad Humors EP

Kim Pflaum was a founding member of Yumi Zouma, and her work as MADEIRA taps into similar light-as-air vibes. But Bad Humors, the EP Pflaum…
Chris DeVille | September 13, 2016 - 1:17 pm

Yumi Zouma – “Keep It Close To Me” Video

Globe-tropping astral pop band Yumi Zouma released their latest album, Yoncalla, this past spring and "Keep It Close To Me" was its stand-out single. Today…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 1, 2016 - 10:01 am

Stream Yumi Zouma Yoncalla

The New Zealand band Yumi Zouma make synthpop, but you can't really call them '80s revivalists. Instead, the band turn the subgenre into hazy swoon-music.
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2016 - 10:37 am

Yumi Zouma – “Short Truth”

Synth shimmer quartet Yumi Zouma are gearing up to drop their latest collection of delicate, dreamy pop songs, Yoncalla, in a little more than two…
Collin Robinson | May 12, 2016 - 1:23 pm

Yumi Zouma – “Barricade (Matter Of Fact)”

Dreamy synth pop quartet Yumi Zouma were scattered across Auckland, Paris, and New York for the couple of years leading up to their upcoming album,…
Collin Robinson | April 26, 2016 - 2:05 pm