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Vision Quest: Helena Deland on the Video for “Claudion”

From The Series of Songs "Altogether Unaccompanied" Vol. III & Vol. IV Out Now via Luminelle Recordings

Nov 12, 2018

Vision Quest is our recurring series where an artist writes about one of their music videos, from the concept to the execution. For this edition Montréal's Helena Deland writes about her video for "Claudion." More

Helena Deland Shares Video for “Claudion” Featuring Her Cousin Claudia

From The Series of Songs “Altogether Unaccompanied” Vol. III & Vol. IV Out Now via Luminelle Recordings

Oct 29, 2018

Montréal's Helena Deland released two interconnected EPs, collectively titled From The Series of Songs "Altogether Unaccompanied" Vol. III & Vol. IV, a couple of weeks back via Luminelle Recordings. Now she has shared a video for Vol. IV's "Claudion." Bronwyn Ford directed the video, which features Deland doing a choreographed dance routine with her cousin, Claudia Picard-Deland. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Lana Del Rey, Frontperson, Helena Deland, Villagers, and More

Plus Suede, Beak>, Steve Mason, Petitie Noir, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 22, 2018

In many instances an album's strongest songs are shared before the album's release. There were several albums released this week, however, that featured standout tracks that were not advance singles and so this week's Songs of the Week features some of those, filtered in with other new singles released this week.  More

Helena Deland Shares New Song “Lean On You”

From The Series of Songs "Altogether Unaccompanied" Vol. III & Vol. IV Due Out October 19 via Luminelle Recordings

Sep 19, 2018

Montréal's Helena Deland is releasing two interconnected EPs, collectively titled From The Series of Songs "Altogether Unaccompanied" Vol. III & Vol. IV, on October 19 via Luminelle Recordings.  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

Helena Deland Shares New Song “Rise”

From The Series of Songs “Altogether Unaccompanied” Vol. III & Vol. IV Due Out October 19 via Luminelle Recordings

Aug 22, 2018

Montréal's Helena Deland is releasing two interconnected EPs, collectively titled From The Series of Songs "Altogether Unaccompanied" Vol. III & Vol. IV, on October 19 via Luminelle Recordings. Previously she shared Vol. IV's "Claudion," which was an honorable mention in our Songs of the Week list. Now she has shared the other track from Vol. IV, "Rise."  More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Blood Orange, POND, David Bowie, Mothers, Jungle, and More

Plus Metric, Joey Dosik, Underworld & Iggy Pop, Still Corners, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 27, 2018

There was a trend this week for artists to share two songs at once, rather than just one. We saw it with Blood Orange, Trevor Powers, Elvis Costello, Jungle, Cornershop, and Fucked Up (and Pussy Riot released three songs this week). In cases where the artist made our main best songs list we tried to pick just one song, although that proved challenging with our #1. More


Interviews

The End: Helena Deland

"[The Cure's] Galore is the album we'd put on to clean the house before guests came over when I was a kid, and it always makes me very happy."

Oct 26, 2018

To end out the week, we ask Helena Deland some questions about endings and death.