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Dean Wareham Shares Video for New Song “As Much As It Was Worth”

I Have Nothing to Say to the Mayor of L.A. Due Out October 15 via Double Feature

Oct 06, 2021

Dean Wareham (of Luna, Galaxie 500, and Dean & Britta) is releasing a new solo album, I Have Nothing to Say to the Mayor of L.A., on October 15 via Double Feature. Now he has shared its third single, “As Much As It Was Worth,” via a video. Judith Berndsen directed the video, which features Wareham’s wife and musical partner Britta Phillips, who also sings backing vocals on the song and edited the video. More

14 Best Songs of Week: The War on Drugs, Hatchie, Sam Evian, Magdalena Bay, and More

Plus Tonstartssbandht, Snail Mail, My Morning Jacket, Coco, Ducks Ltd., and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 17, 2021

Welcome to the 35th Songs of the Week of 2021. It was a blockbuster week for new songs, with lots of strong contenders. We tried to show a bit of restraint and keep it to an already over-stuffed Top 12, but then we just went for it with a Top 14. I mean, whose going to tell us we can’t pick 14 favorite songs? It’s our website and we have no corporate overlords. More

Dean Wareham Shares Video for New Song “Cashing In”

I Have Nothing to Say to the Mayor of L.A. Due Out October 15 via Double Feature

Sep 17, 2021

Dean Wareham (of Luna, Galaxie 500, and Dean & Britta) is releasing a new solo album, I Have Nothing to Say to the Mayor of L.A., on October 15 via Double Feature. Now he has shared its next single, “Cashing In,” in which Wareham sings “I’m not selling out/I’m cashing in.” More

8 Best Songs of the Week: Parquet Courts, Colleen Green, Pip Blom, Low, and More

Plus Dean Wareham, Matthew E. White, Penelope Isles, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 20, 2021

Welcome to the 31st Songs of the Week of 2021. It wasn’t the most overwhelmingly amazing week for new songs, so instead of a Top 10 we’ve picked eight songs we liked. More

Dean Wareham Announces New Solo Album, Shares Video for New Song “The Past Is Our Plaything”

I Have Nothing to Say to the Mayor of L.A. Due Out October 15 via Double Feature

Aug 17, 2021

Dean Wareham (of Luna, Galaxie 500, and Dean & Britta) has announced a new solo album, I Have Nothing to Say to the Mayor of L.A., and shared its first single, “The Past Is Our Plaything,” via a video for it. More

Dean Wareham and Cheval Sombre Share New Single, “Grand Canyon” (The Magnetic Fields Cover)

Dean Wareham Vs. Cheval Sombre Due Out This Friday via Double Feature

Oct 22, 2018

Dean Wareham (of Luna, Galaxie 500, and Dean & Britta) has teamed up with one-man band Cheval Sombre (aka Chris Porpora) for the collaborative album Dean Wareham Vs. Cheval Sombre, which is due out this Friday (October 26) via Wareham’s Double Feature label. More

Dean Wareham and Cheval Sombre Share Video For New Single “Wayfaring Stranger”

Dean Wareham Vs. Cheval Sombre Due Out October 26 via Double Feature

Aug 24, 2018

Dean Wareham (of Luna, Galaxie 500, and Dean & Britta) has teamed up with one-man band Cheval Sombre (aka Chris Porpora) for the collaborative album Dean Wareham Vs. Cheval Sombre, which is due out October 26 via Wareham’s Double Feature label. More

Dean Wareham (Luna, Galaxie 500) and Cheval Sombre Announce Album, Share Album Trailer

Dean Wareham Vs. Cheval Sombre Due Out October 26 via Double Feature

Jul 18, 2018

Dean Wareham (of Luna, Galaxie 500, and Dean & Britta) has teamed up with one-man band Cheval Sombre (aka Chris Porpora) for the collaborative album Dean Wareham Vs. Cheval Sombre and have shared a trailer for the album. More

Luna Share Cover of Obscure Mink DeVille Song, “Let Me Dream If I Want To,” and Announce Tour

A Sentimental Education and A Place of Greater Safety EP Both Due Out September 22 via Double Feature

Jul 19, 2017

Luna are releasing both a new covers album, A Sentimental Education, and an instrumental EP, A Place of Greater Safety, on September 22 via Double Feature. Previously the band shared a cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “One Together” (the original was found on that band’s 1970 album Kiln House). Now here’s a cover of an obscure Mink DeVille song, “Let Me Dream If I Want To.” More

Luna Announce New Covers Album and Instrumental EP, Share Cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “One Together”

A Sentimental Education and A Place of Greater Safety EP Both Due Out September 22 via Double Feature

May 31, 2017

Luna split up in 2005 but reunited in 2015 for some shows. The band haven’t released a new album in 13 years, since 2004’s Rendezvous, although the band’s Dean Wareham and Britta Phillips (who are married) have released some albums as Dean & Britta and last year Phillips released her criminally under-heard debut solo album, Luck or Magic. More

Luna Announce Box Set Collecting Their 1990s Albums

Long Players: '92 - '99 Due Out Late Fall/Early Winter

Jun 05, 2015

Luna split up in 2005 but reunited for some shows last year and are now releasing a six-LP box set that collects all their albums from the 1990s. They also have some more tour dates in the future. More

Apr 30, 2014

Dean Wareham’s new video for “Heartless People” (a track from his recently released solo album Emancipated Hearts) features some seriously delicious 1950s archival footage More



Interviews

Dean Wareham: My Firsts

Dean Wareham on His First Kiss, First Hospital Visit, First Job, and Early Musical Experiences

Nov 12, 2014

For this My Firsts we talk to Dean Wareham. Born in New Zealand in 1963, his family relocated to Australia before settling in New York City in 1977 (when the punk scene was still going strong). More


Reviews

Mar 11, 2014

Dean Wareham‘s debut solo recordinglast year’s majestic mini-album/EP Emancipated Heartsbrought out the softer side in the former frontman of both Galaxie 500 and Luna. Emotive, fragile, and soaked in haunting melody, the EP’s collection of faint lullabies was one of 2013’s most understated and beautiful releases. More

Nov 06, 2013

For a man who’s been plying his trade for over 25 years, it’s kind of strange that Emancipated Hearts is Dean Wareham‘s first solo recording. More