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10 Best Songs of the Week: Jamila Woods, Tim Heidecker, Bully, Kelly Lee Owens, and More

Plus Cults, Cut Copy, Young Jesus, snny, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 07, 2020

Welcome to the 31st Songs of the Week of 2020. This week Democrats, Republicans, and the Trump Administration couldn’t all agree on a new stimulus package a week after expanded unemployment benefits expired (something Democrats wanted to extend and Republicans didn’t).  More

Widowspeak Share New Single “Even True Love”

Plum Due Out August 28 via Captured Tracks

Aug 06, 2020

Folk-rock band Widowspeak have a new album, Plum, coming out August 28 via Captured Tracks. Today, they’ve shared the sunshine-y single “Even True Love” via a head in the clouds (literally) lyric video. Check it out below.  More

9 Best Songs of the Week: JARV IS…, Cults, Lianne La Havas, Will Butler, and More

Plus Oceanator, The Go! Team, IDLES, Moses Sumney, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 17, 2020

Welcome to the 28th Songs of the Week of 2020. It’s another week where the pandemic continues to spread all around America, with the Trump administration doing little to stop it. As a consequence, parents across the land (including this one) are wrestling with whether or not to send their kids to school this fall. More

Widowspeak Shares Video for New Song “Plum”

Plum Due Out August 28 via Captured Tracks

Jul 14, 2020

Widowspeak shared the title track from their upcoming album, Plum, due August 28 via Captured Tracks. More

Widowspeak Announce New Album, Share Video for New Song “Money”

Plum Due Out August 28 via Captured Tracks

Jun 23, 2020

Widowspeak have announced a new album, Plum, and shared a new single from it, “Money,” with an accompanying video. Plum is due out August 28 via Captured Tracks. “Money” follows the release of their first single in three years, “Breadwinner,.” which is also featured on the album and was one of our Songs of the Week. More

9 Best Songs of the Week: The Flaming Lips, Muzz, Bright Eyes, Liela Moss, and More

Plus Club Intl, Skullcrusher, Art Feynman, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

May 29, 2020

Welcome to the 21st Songs of the Week of 2020. It’s another week under quarantine, the same as the last week. In terms of this week’s new songs, the pickings were somewhat slim, perhaps partly because Monday was Memorial Day, meaning less new tracks of note were shared these week. But we’ve still come up with some that we liked (albeit, only a Top 9, instead of our usual Top 10). More

Widowspeak Share Video for New Song “Breadwinner”

This is the Duo’s First Single in Three Years

May 27, 2020

Brooklyn-based duo, Widowspeak have shared their new single “Breadwinner,” their first release in three years since 2017’s Expect the Best, the band’s fourth album. More

7 Best Songs of the Week: Marlon Williams, Chromeo, Morrissey, Superchunk, and More

Plus Elbow, Widowspeak, Mavis Staples, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 10, 2017

We haven't done a Songs of the Week post for a few weeks, due to various factors, but now we're back. This week we've got the first singles from the upcoming new albums by Marlon WilliamsChromeo, and Superchunk, as well as two covers (Widowspeak covering Neil Young and Elbow taking on The Beatles). More

Listen: Widowspeak – “Harvest Moon (Neil Young Cover)”

Expect the Best Out Now via Captured Tracks

Nov 09, 2017

Widowspeak released an excellent new album, Expect the Best, back in August via Captured Tracks. Now they have shared a relaxed and slightly hazy cover of the Neil Young classic "Harvest Moon" in honor of their European tour dates, which start next week. More

Eight Best Songs of the Week: The War on Drugs, Widowspeak, Bully, Yumi Zouma, and More

Plus Everything Everything, Deerhoof, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 04, 2017

The War on Drugs' last album, Lost in the Dream, was our #1 album of 2014 and a lot of other people agreed with us too. Based on the four singles shared thus far from their forthcoming new album, A Deeper Understanding, the band is already in strong Album of the Year waters for 2017. More

Listen: Widowspeak: “When I Tried”

Expect the Best Due Out August 25 via Captured Tracks

Aug 04, 2017

Widowspeak are releasing a new albumExpect the Best, on August 25 via Captured Tracks. Previously the band shared a video for its first single, "Dog." Now the band has shared another song from the album, the hazy "When I Tried."  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

Widowspeak Announce New Album and Tour, Share “Dog” Video

Expect the Best Due Out August 25 via Captured Tracks

Jun 26, 2017

Widowspeak have announced a new album, Expect the Best, and shared a video for its first single, "Dog." They have also announced some tour dates. Expect the Best is due out August 25 via Captured Tracks.  More

Halloween 2013 Questionnaire: Blouse, Widowspeak, White Poppy, Ejecta, and Breathe Owl Breathe

"Somehow, I thought it was a good idea to dress up as a biker-prostitute when I was 12.... Then my friend put a snail down my back because she knew I was afraid of them." - Blouse's Charlie Hilton

Oct 31, 2013

We sent out the same set of Halloween-related questions to a bunch of different musicians. All Halloween week we are posting their responses. Here are some spooky answers from Blouse,WidowspeakWhite PoppyEjecta, and Breathe Owl Breathe. More


Interviews

Widowspeak on “Plum”

Returning to What Matters Most

Sep 08, 2020

There’s a deep sense of self-realization on Widowspeak’s fifth album, Plum, and it’s a sense that singer-songwriter Molly Hamilton intentionally explored during the album’s early stages.  More

Halloween 2013 Questionnaire: Blouse, Widowspeak, White Poppy, Ejecta, and Breathe Owl Breathe

"Somehow, I thought it was a good idea to dress up as a biker-prostitute when I was 12.... Then my friend put a snail down my back because she knew I was afraid of them." - Blouse's Charlie Hilton

Oct 31, 2013

We sent out the same set of Halloween-related questions to a bunch of different musicians. All Halloween week we are posting their responses. Here are some spooky answers from Blouse,WidowspeakWhite PoppyEjecta, and Breathe Owl Breathe. More


Reviews

Expect the Best

Expect the Best

Captured Tracks

Sep 06, 2017

As anyone who has ever tried to characterize music through words can tell you, assigning genre labels often seems limiting and incomplete, like having three crayons to color in an entire scene.  More