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12 Best Songs of the Week: Kurt Vile, Villagers, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, Low, and More

Plus Danielson, Jungle, Django Django, Farao, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 14, 2018

We spent the week wondering if Hurricane Florence was going to hit us here at our headquarters in Southwest Virginia. Lucky for us, it seems to have angled further south, and while we may still get some heavy rains and winds in the coming days and week, it likely won't be as devastating to Virginia as feared. More

Danielson Share Video for New Song “On Purpose”

Snap Outtavit EP Due Out September 28 via Joyful Noise

Sep 14, 2018

Danielson are releasing the Snap Outtavit EP on September 28 via Joyful Noise. Its title track, "Snap Outtavit," was one of our Songs of the Week. Now they have shared another song from the EP, "On Purpose," via a very colorful video directed by Jad Fair. More

13 Best Songs of the Week: boygenius, Wild Nothing, Yumi Zouma, Danielson, and More

Plus Lost Under Heaven, Lala Lala, J Mascis, The Goon Sax, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 24, 2018

This week's Songs of the Week is packed. Firstly boygenius, the new supergroup featuring Julien BakerLucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers, released three songs this week and all were worthy of the list. Thus we decided to expand it from a Top 10 to a Top 12, so that 10 separate artists were still included, be even that wasn't enough, so we added one more for an unlucky Top 13.  More

Join the ‘Partay’ and Download Danielson’s Latest Single

Band Also Releases Album Contest Details

Feb 04, 2011

The gospel-pop outfit has big celebration plans for the release of Best of Gloucester County. We have the details, as well the exclusive download. More

New Danielson Features Sufjan Stevens and Jens Lekman

Best of Gloucester County out February 22, 2011

Nov 23, 2010

Danielson, the quirky collective lead by Brother Danielson (aka Daniel Christopher Smith), announced their first album in five years today. Joining the outsider pop makers for a round of fun? None other than Sufjan Stevens. Jens Lekman also guests.  More


Interviews

Danielson

Hometown Pride

Apr 15, 2011

As much as documentary filmmaker JL Aronson’s Danielson: A Famile Movie (Or, Make a Joyful Noise HERE) portrayed Danielson’s Daniel Smith as a tirelessly idiosyncratic artist who fearlessly lives and dies by his often inscrutable creative ideals, it ends on a bit of a down note. As someone who had always placed community at the center of his creative process, first playing music with his brothers and sisters in The Danielson Famile, then mixing in other friends and likeminded artists as Danielson, just how would Smith continue his constant conceptual reinventions when everyone around him kept moving on? Now, five years and one best-of compilation [2008’s Trying Heartz] since the release of Danielson’s critically-lauded Ships, Smith presents The Best of Gloucester County as his answer. More