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Nov 11, 2021

Brooklyn-based synth-pop trio Nation of Language have announced a spring 2022 North American tour in support of their newly-released album, A Way Forward. They have also just shared a lyric video for the album cut “In Manhattan.” More

10 Best Songs of the Week: All We Are, Alex Lahey, Animal Collective, Nation of Language, and More

Plus Aeon Station, Boy Harsher, Beauty Pill, Clinic, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 22, 2021

Welcome to the 40th Songs of the Week of 2021. More

Nation of Language Share Video for New Single “The Grey Commute”

A Way Forward Due Out November 5 via [PIAS]

Oct 20, 2021

Brooklyn-based synth-pop trio Nation of Language have shared a video for their new single “The Grey Commute.” It is the latest release from their forthcoming album, A Way Forward, which will be out on November 5 via [PIAS]. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Low, Circuit des Yeux, Mac McCaughan, Yard Act, and More

Plus Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine, Field Music, Colleen Green, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 10, 2021

Welcome to the 34th Songs of the Week of 2021. There were a whole lot of new songs this week, even though Monday was a holiday (Labor Day) here in the U.S. We narrowed it down to 12 favorites this week, with lots of good honorable mentions too. More

Sep 09, 2021

Brooklyn-based synth-pop trio Nation of Language have shared their new single “A Word & A Wave.” It is the latest release from their forthcoming sophomore studio album, A Way Forward, which will be out on November 5. The song features production by Nick Millhiser, one half of fellow Brooklyn synth-pop duo Holy Ghost! More

12 Best Songs of the Last Two Weeks: Magdalena Bay, Sea Power, Nation of Language, and More

Plus Big Thief, Trace Mountains, Macie Stewart, and a Wrap-up of the Last Two Weeks’ Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 13, 2021

Welcome to the 30th Songs of the Week of 2021. As I was on vacation last week, this week’s list covers the last two week’s worth of songs. So it’s a super-sized edition with a Top 12. More

Aug 05, 2021

Brooklyn-based synth-pop trio Nation of Language have shared a video for their new single “This Fractured Mind.” It is the latest release from their forthcoming sophomore album A Way Forward, which is due out on November 5. More

11 Best Songs of the Week: Courtney Barnett, The Goon Sax, Strand of Oaks, Damon Albarn, and More

Plus Nation of Language, Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jul 09, 2021

Welcome to the 26th Songs of the Week of 2021. The American music industry pretty took Monday off due to Sunday’s July 4th holiday, so we expected slimmer pickings this week. It was not to be, thanks for some exciting album announcements. We settled on a Top 11 this week. More

Jul 08, 2021

Brooklyn-based synth-pop trio Nation of Language are self-releasing a new album, A Way Forward, on November 5. Now they have shared its second single, “Wounds of Love,” via a lyric video. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Japanese Breakfast, CHVRCHES and Robert Smith, Wolf Alice, and More

Plus Teenage Sequence, Nation of Language, LUMP, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jun 04, 2021

Welcome to the 21st Songs of the Week of 2021. We figured it would be a quiet week for new songs, with Monday being a holiday here in America, but we were wrong. More

Jun 03, 2021

Brooklyn-based synth-pop trio Nation of Language have announced a new album, A Way Forward, and shared its first single, “Across That Fine Line,” via a lyric video for it. They have also announced some tour dates. More

14 Best Songs of the Last Three Weeks: Casper Clausen, Kiwi Jr., RINSE, Sleaford Mods, and More

Plus Kevin Morby, Crowded House, Django Django, and a Wrap-up of the Last Three Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 13, 2020

Welcome to the 42nd Songs of the Week of 2020. We haven’t done a Songs of the Week in three weeks. Because of last week’s presidential election there were hardly any new songs of note released and we were too on edge awaiting the outcome to be decided to focus on new music. The week before was the run up to Halloween and there were certainly some worthy songs then, but for whatever reason we didn’t get Songs of the Week finished in time and abandoned it. So this week’s Songs of the Week covers the last three weeks, but mainly songs from this week and two weeks ago. More

Nation of Language Share New Song “A Different Kind of Life”

Produced by Nick Millhiser of Holy Ghost!

Nov 12, 2020

Brooklyn-based synth-pop trio Nation of Language have shared a new song, “A Different Kind of Life,” produced by Nick Millhiser, one half of fellow Brooklyn synth-pop duo Holy Ghost! More

Nation of Language Announce Limited-Edition Vinyl; Share Video For “On Division St.”

Introduction, Presence Due Out on August 28 via Rough Trade

Aug 06, 2020

Synth-pop trio Nation of Language released their debut album, Introduction, Presence, back in May. In our review we called it one of the “most danceable records of its kind released since the period it references.” If you missed it, no worries. The band has announced a limited-edition translucent sand vinyl release, exclusively through Rough Trade on August 28. In addition, the band released a video for the album’s “On Division St. More