News

Jun 11, 2018

Indie-pop trio The Essex Green (Sasha Bell, Jeff Baron, and Christopher Ziter) haven't released an album in 12 years, since 2006's Cannibal Sea, but they are releasing a new albumHardly Electronic, on June 29 via Merge. More

The Essex Green Share Video for New Song “The 710”

Hardly Electronic Due Out June 29 via Merge

May 16, 2018

Indie-pop trio The Essex Green (Sasha Bell, Jeff Baron, and Christopher Ziter) haven't released an album in 12 years, since 2006's Cannibal Sea, but they are releasing a new albumHardly Electronic, on June 29 via Merge.  More

10 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Courtney Barnett, Hatchie, Snail Mail, and More

Plus Father John Misty, Jim James, Wooden Shjips, Amber Arcades, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Weeks’ Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 27, 2018

We skipped Songs of the Week last week because we were kind of on vacation, so this week's post encompasses songs from the last two weeks. And that's just as well, because this week was light on new tracks, whereas last week was fairly strong (only three of our Top 10 are songs from this week). More

Apr 17, 2018

Indie-pop trio The Essex Green (Sasha Bell, Jeff Baron, and Christopher Ziter) haven't released an album in 12 years, since 2006's Cannibal Sea, but now they have announced a new album, Hardly Electronic, and shared its first single, "Sloan Ranger." More


Interviews

The End: The Essex Green

"Heaven is where the 'I'm so in love' dopamine taps are never turned off." - Sasha Bell

Jul 20, 2018

To end out the week, we ask The Essex Green some questions about endings and death. The indie-pop trio (Sasha Bell, Jeff Baron, and Christopher Ziter) haven't released an album in 12 years, since 2006's Cannibal Sea, but last month they released a new album, Hardly Electronic, via Merge. More


Reviews

Hardly Electronic

Hardly Electronic

Merge

Jul 31, 2018

You could call it a comeback—after a 12-year hiatus, Brooklyn-based pop auteurs The Essex Green have jumped back on the scene. But hop into Hardly Electronic, and you'll doubt they ever left; the trio's new album hums with unblemished cuts of '60s and '70s radio gold, just as you'd expect from former consorts of Athens' Elephant 6 collective. More