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Bon Iver Share Video for New Song “AUATC” (Feat. Bruce Springsteen, Jenny Lewis, and More)

The Song Also Features Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak and Elsa Jensen

Aug 05, 2020

Bon Iver (the project led be Justin Vernon) have shared a new song, “AUATC,” via a video for the track. “AUATC” is touted to feature guest vocals from Bruce Springsteen, Jenny Lewis, Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak, and Elsa Jensen, but you’d be hard pressed to hear any of their distinctive vocals in the mix.  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Wye Oak, Doves, Sufjan Stevens, Future Islands, and More

Plus My Morning Jacket, Liv.e, Travis, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 10, 2020

Welcome to the 27th Songs of the Week of 2020. There was a brief time when maybe one could have felt cautiously optimistic about the coronavirus, when it felt like it was okay to at least leave the house and interact with people outdoors in a socially distant way, but now it’s all feeling dire again, with COVID-19 cases soaring across the land. And we know who to blame.  More

Jul 08, 2020

Future Islands are back with a new song, “For Sure,” shared via a video. The song features backing vocals from Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak and Flock of Dimes.   More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Jessie Ware, Dinner Party, Lianne La Havas, Oceanator, and More

Plus Cults, Hoops, Flock of Dimes, Silverbacks, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 26, 2020

Welcome to the 25th Songs of the Week of 2020. We’re almost halfway through this trying year! Yay? Thanks in part to ineffective leadership at the top, coronavirus cases have skyrocketed across the land. All we can say to that is: wear a mask!!!   More

Jun 23, 2020

Flock of Dimes, the solo project of Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak, has surprise released a new EP, Like So Much Desire, via Sub Pop. The five-song EP is her first release for the iconic Seattle label, which has announced her signing today.  More

Madeline Kenney Announces New Album, Shares Video for New Song “Sucker” (Feat. Kurt Wagner)

Sucker’s Lunch Due Out July 31 via Carpark; Album Produced by Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack of Wye Oak

May 19, 2020

Oakland, CA-based singer/songwriter Madeline Kenney has announced a new album, Sucker’s Lunch, and shared its first single, “Sucker,” via a self-directed video for the track. “Sucker” features guest vocals from Lambchop’s Kurt Wagner and the album was produced by Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack of Wye Oak. More

Nov 12, 2019

Wye Oak (Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack) have shared a brand new song, "Fortune," and announced some new 2020 tour dates, which they are dubbing the JOIN tour. More

Bon Iver Share Videos for Two New Songs: “Hey, Ma” and “U (Man Like)”

New Tour Dates Also Announced; New Website Launched

Jun 03, 2019

Bon Iver (the project of Justin Vernon) have shared two new songs, "Hey, Ma" and "U (Man Like)," via videos for each track. They have also announced some new tour dates and launched a new website. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Weyes Blood, Tamaryn, Wye Oak, Broken Social Scene, and More

Plus Jessie Ware, Drugdealer, Jenny Lewis, SASAMI, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 15, 2019

It was pretty rough week to be a Ryan Adams fan. We won't regurgitate the details, but if you haven't already done so then you should read The New York Times article detailing the sexual misconduct allegations made against him by Mandy Moore, Phoebe Bridgers, and several other women.  More

Flock of Dimes (Jenn Wasner) and Madeline Kenney Share New Songs, Announce Joint Tour

Split 7-Inch Out Now via Carpark; Listen to “The Sisters” and “Helpless”

Feb 11, 2019

Madeline Kenney released her sophomore album, Perfect Shapes, last October via Carpark. Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak and Flock of Dimes produced the album and now the two have teamed up again for a split 7-inch and a joint tour. Wasner contributes "The Sisters" under her Flock of Dimes alias, whereas Kenney's song is entitled "Helpless." More

Madeline Kenney Shares New Song “Bad Idea”

Perfect Shapes Due Out October 5 via Carpark

Sep 12, 2018

Madeline Kenney is releasing her sophomore albumPerfect Shapes, on October 5 via Carpark. Now she has shared another new song from the album, "Bad Idea," via a lyric video. Listen and watch below, followed by her upcoming tour dates. More

Jul 11, 2018

Madeline Kenney has announced her sophomore album, Perfect Shapes, and shared a video for its first single, "Cut Me Off." Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak and Flock of Dimes produced the album, which is due out October 5 via Carpark. More

Nine Best Songs of the Week: St. Vincent, Midnight Sister, Broken Social Scene, and More

Plus The National, Temples, Widowspeak, Deerhoof, Girl Ray, EMA, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 30, 2017

Despite leading up to a long holiday weekend, it was a packed week for great new songs. Quite a few notable artists shared new songs this week, including Arcade Fire, St. Vincent, The National, Liam Gallagher, Neil Young, Mogwai, Weezer, Broken Social Scene, Toro Y Moi, and more. More

Deerhoof Announce New Album, Share “I Will Spite Survive” Feat. Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner

Mountain Moves Due Out September 8 via Joyful Noise, Album Also Features Læticia Sadier and Juana Molina

Jun 28, 2017

Deerhoof have announced a new album, Mountain Moves, and shared its first single, "I Will Spite Survive" (which features Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak and Flock of Dimes).  More

Flock of Dimes Shares New Song, “Potential,” for “Our First 100 Days” Anti-Donald Trump Project

"Our First 100 Days" Will Include a New Song Every Day for the First 100 Days of Donald Trump's Presidency

Mar 20, 2017

"Our First 100 Days" is an anti-President Donald Trump project. The good folks behind the "30 Days, 30 Songs" anti-Trump campaign during the election have teamed up with Secretly Group for "Our First 100 Days." More

Feb 28, 2017

Wye Oak frontwoman Jenn Wasner released her debut full-length album under her Flock of Dimes solo project, If You See Me, Say Yes, last September via Partisan. Now she has shared a video for "Everything Is Happening Today." More

Listen: Stream the new Album by Flock of Dimes (Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner)

If You See Me, Say Yes Due Out September 23 via Partisan

Sep 16, 2016

Wye Oak frontwoman Jenn Wasner is releasing her debut full-length album under her Flock of Dimes solo project, If You See Me, Say Yes, next Friday (September 23) via Partisan. Now you can stream the whole album below via NPR First Listen. More

Listen: Flock of Dimes (Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner) - “Everything Is Happening Today”

If You See Me, Say Yes Due Out September 23 via Partisan

Aug 23, 2016

Wye Oak frontwoman Jenn Wasner is releasing her debut full-length album under her Flock of Dimes solo project, If You See Me, Say Yes, which is due out September 23 via Partisan. She had already shared the album's first single, "Semaphore," as well as a video for it. Now she has shared another song from the album, "Everything Is Happening Today."  More

Watch: Flock of Dimes (Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner) - “Semaphore” Video

If You See Me, Say Yes Due Out September 23 via Partisan

Jul 27, 2016

Wye Oak frontwoman Jenn Wasner is releasing her debut full-length album under her Flock of Dimes solo project, If You See Me, Say Yes, which is due out September 23 via Partisan. More

Jul 13, 2016

Wye Oak frontwoman Jenn Wasner is releasing her debut full-length album under her Flock of Dimes solo project. Recently it was announced that she had signed to Partisan and would be releasing her debut with them. A 20-second long teaser trailer was also shared.  More

Jun 27, 2016

Wye Oak may have just surprise-released the excellent Tween, a new mini-album on Merge, but frontwoman Jenn Wasner has now announced her debut full-length album under her Flock of Dimes solo project.  More

Watch: Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner and Sylvan Esso Cover Crowded House’s “Don’t Dream It’s Over”

Plus Sylvan Esso and Wasner Cover Gillian Welch, To Be Released as Split 7-inch in November

Jun 18, 2015

Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner has been out on tour with Sylvan Esso under her Flock of Dimes guise. They both stopped by the A.V. Club offices to take part on their A.V. Undercover video series where bands pick a song to cover from a predetermined list (it's in its sixth season). Wasner picked Crowded House's 1986 classic "Don't Dream It's Over" and Sylvan Esso backed her. Sylvan Esso chose Gillian Welch's 2001 song "Everything is Free" and were aided by Wasner.  More


Interviews

2016 Artist Survey: Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak and Flock of Dimes

Wasner on Trump, Brexit, Scary Movies, Memorable Fan Encounters, and Elementary School

Feb 24, 2017

For Under the Radar's 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More


Reviews

Like So Much Desire EP

Like So Much Desire EP

Sub Pop

Jun 24, 2020

Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner has found herself in high demand the past few years. These things tend to happen for those that put in the work and do it well. Aside from the group she founded,  More

If You See Me, Say Yes

If You See Me, Say Yes

Partisan

Sep 22, 2016

Jenn Wasner is best known as the frontwoman of Baltimore indie-rock duo Wye Oak, but over the last few years, she's demonstrated a tendency to transcend genre and other limitations. More