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Sam Evian Shares New Song “Stay”

Plunge Due Out March 22 via Flying Cloud Recordings/Thirty Tigers

Mar 06, 2024

Sam Evian is releasing a new album, Plunge, on March 22 via Evian’s own Flying Cloud Recordings imprint and Thirty Tigers. Now he has shared the album’s third single, “Stay.” More

13 Best Songs of the Week: DIIV, Waxahatchee, Jessica Pratt, Vampire Weekend, Maya Hawke, and More

Plus Boeckner, English Teacher, Parsnip, Ride, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 16, 2024

Welcome to the sixth Songs of the Week of 2024. It was a stacked week for new tracks. Vampire Weekend released two songs and they both made the list (and might’ve charted even higher if they had just put out one song and not split the vote). Even most of the honorable mentions are great this week and would’ve made the main list on other weeks. More

Sam Evian Shares Video for New Song “Rollin’ In”

Plunge Due Out March 22 via Flying Cloud Recordings/Thirty Tigers

Feb 14, 2024

Sam Evian is releasing a new album, Plunge, on March 22 via Evian’s own Flying Cloud Recordings imprint and Thirty Tigers. Now he has shared the album’s second single, “Rollin’ In,” via a music video. More

11 Best Songs of the Week: Yard Act, Kim Gordon, Adrianne Lenker, Jane Weaver, and More

Plus Boeckner, IDLES, Sam Evian, Tomato Flower, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 19, 2024

Welcome to the second Songs of the Week of 2024. This week’s list was fueled by lots of notable album announcements. More

Sam Evian Announces New Album and Tour, Shares Video for New Song “Wild Days”

Plunge Due Out March 22 via Flying Cloud Recordings/Thirty Tigers

Jan 19, 2024

Sam Evian has announced a new album, Plunge, and shared its first single, “Wild Days.” He’s also announced some U.S. tour dates. More

Sam Evian Shares Lyric Video for New Song “Never Know”

Time to Melt Due Out October 29 via Fat Possum

Oct 12, 2021

Sam Evian is releasing a new album, Time to Melt, on October 29 via Fat Possum. Now he has shared its third and final pre-release single, “Never Know,” via a lyric video featuring things melting (befitting the album’s title). More

14 Best Songs of the Week: The War on Drugs, Hatchie, Sam Evian, Magdalena Bay, and More

Plus Tonstartssbandht, Snail Mail, My Morning Jacket, Coco, Ducks Ltd., and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Sep 17, 2021

Welcome to the 35th Songs of the Week of 2021. It was a blockbuster week for new songs, with lots of strong contenders. We tried to show a bit of restraint and keep it to an already over-stuffed Top 12, but then we just went for it with a Top 14. I mean, whose going to tell us we can’t pick 14 favorite songs? It’s our website and we have no corporate overlords. More

Sam Evian Shares Trippy Video for New Song “Time to Melt”

Time to Melt Due Out October 29 via Fat Possum

Sep 13, 2021

Sam Evian is releasing a new album, Time to Melt, on October 29 via Fat Possum. Now he has shared its second single, title track “Time to Melt,” via a trippy video for it, in which Evian meets an alien in the woods. 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 09, 2021

Sam Evian has announced a new album, Time to Melt, and shared its first single, “Knock Knock,” via a video for it. He’s also announced some new tour dates. More



Interviews

Sam Evian on “Plunge”

In the Empathy Space

Apr 24, 2024

Sitting amongst all his gear in what used to be a bare barn, Sam Evian is showing Under the Radar Flying Cloud Studios. Evian and his partner, Hannah Cohen, started building the recording studio (near Woodstock, NY) over four years ago after buying property in the Catskill Mountains. Moving away from Brooklyn gave Evian a new lease on life, and more space for his creative recording endeavors. More

The End: Sam Evian

Old and Fast

Nov 05, 2021

To end out the week, we ask Sam Evian some questions about endings and death. More


Reviews

Mar 25, 2024

The mid-’80s were awash in action verb titled albums with the likes of INXS’ Kick, The Human League’s Crash, and the more obscure Van Dyke Parks’ Jump!. Aside from sharing the call to get moving, Sam Evian’s fourth solo album, Plunge, has little in common with the referenced albums. More

Jun 04, 2018

Summer’s here and the time is ripe for a bright and breezy indie pop record with hidden depths to take up residence on our stereos and invade our ears and hearts. As luck would have it, Sam Evianprovides us with just one such record with You, Forever. More