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The Lookout Due Out April 13 via Raven Marching Band

Apr 05, 2018

Longtime Pacific Northwest singer/songwriter Laura Veirs is releasing a new album, The Lookout, her tenth solo album, on April 13 via Raven Marching Band Records. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Natalie Prass, Tracyanne & Danny, Wye Oak, Stars, and More

Plus Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Laura Veirs, CHVRCHES, John Parish, Eels, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 30, 2018

Last week we crammed two weeks into Songs of the Week, but this week we're back on track with a regular one-week wrap-up. There was plenty to choose from this week. Our #1 is a funky feminist anthem and our #2 was a close second. Artists whose songs almost made the Top 10 include Hinds, Air Waves (feat. Kevin Morby), mastersystem (remixed by Mogwai), The Lemon Twigs, Sam Evian, and Bernice. More

Laura Veirs Shares Animated Video for New Song “Lightning Rod”

The Lookout Due Out April 13 via Raven Marching Band

Mar 29, 2018

Longtime Pacific Northwest singer/songwriter Laura Veirs is releasing a new album, The Lookout, her tenth solo album, on April 13 via Raven Marching Band Records. Previously the album's first single, "Everybody Needs You," was one of our Songs of the Week and its second single, "Watch Fire," featured backing vocals from Sufjan StevensMore

Listen: Laura Veirs - “Watch Fire” (Feat. Sufjan Stevens)

The Lookout Due Out April 13 via Raven Marching Band

Feb 28, 2018

Longtime Pacific Northwest singer/songwriter Laura Veirs is releasing a new album, The Lookout, her tenth solo album, on April 13 via Raven Marching Band Records. Previously the album's first single, "Everybody Needs You," was one of our Songs of the Week. Now she has shared another song from the album, "Watch Fire," which features backing vocals from Sufjan StevensMore

10 Best Songs of the Week: CHVRCHES, Wye Oak, Julia Holter, Hookworms, and More

Plus Middle Kids, GUM, Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Soccer Mommy, Laura Veirs, Jay Som, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 02, 2018

Wow, what a week for fantastic new tracks. Last week when we were putting together the Songs of the Week the pickings were slimmer and the best we could come up with was nine songs, rather than a full 10. More

Jun 23, 2016

Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs have shared an animated video for their song "Atomic Number." More

May 09, 2016

Neko Casek.d. lang, and Laura Veirs have teamed up for a collaborative album, case/lang/veirs. It's due out June 17 via ANTI-. The trio has shared another song from the record, "Delirium." Listen below, followed by their tour dates.  More

Apr 19, 2016

Neko Casek.d. lang, and Laura Veirs have teamed up for a collaborative album, case/lang/veirs. It's due out June 17 via ANTI-. The trio has shared another song from the record, "Honey and Smoke," and announced some more tour dates. Both are below.  More

Feb 29, 2016

Neko Casek.d. lang, and Laura Veirs have teamed up for a collaborative album, case/lang/veirs. It's due out June 17 via ANTI-. The trio has shared the album's first single, "Atomic Number," as well as an album trailer. Both are below. The super-group has also announced some tour dates, which are also below.  More

Nov 02, 2011

Here are the streams for upcoming albums from The Decemberists, The Beach Boys, Phantogram and Laura Veirs. More

Sep 08, 2010

Sooner or later, every musician has to try his or her hand at Stairway to Heaven. Now a bunch of artists—including M.WardChris Walla, and Laura Viers—are trying their hands at other covers in new compilation From the Land of and Snow: Songs of Led Zeppelin. We have the tracklist.  More



Reviews

The Lookout

The Lookout

Raven Marching Band

Apr 10, 2018

So prolific has Laura Veirs been over the past two decades, it's easy to forget the last solo album came five years back, although that hasn't stopped her working. Two years ago, she was forming a supergroup with k.d. lang and Neko Case, and before that she was helping Sufjan Stevens with Carrie and Lowell. More

Pop Montreal 2010 Day Two Recap

October 1st, 2010

Oct 01, 2010

Like clockwork. With Pop Montreal comes the first of the season’s crap weather, and so the festival’s first full-on day was marred by a massive downpour. I was as happy as the expanding hole in my ceiling as I left the (relative) shelter of home to hit the Pop BBQ, which wasn’t much of a BBQ, having moved from the terrace of Pop’s HQ, Notman House, to Barfly, one of St. Laurent Blvd.’s tiniest, grubbiest dives. Barfly is ace, of course, but would I want to eat there? More