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Jul 21, 2023

Welsh observational-pop songwriter Sweet Baboo (aka Stephen Black) has shared two new songs “Werewolf at Night,” and “Crumbling.” More

11 Best Songs of the Week: John Cale, M83, U.S. Girls, Miss Grit, and More

Plus Lonnie Holley and Michael Stipe, Vagabon, Young Fathers, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 13, 2023

Welcome to the second Songs of the Week of 2023. After a quiet period last week, this week was roaring with album announcements and new songs. We settled on a Top 11 this week. More

Sweet Baboo Shares Video For New Song “The Worry”

The Wreckage Due Out January 27 via Amazing Tapes From Canton

Jan 11, 2023

Welsh singer/songwriter Sweet Baboo (aka Stephen Black) is releasing a new album, The Wreckage, on January 27 via his own Amazing Tapes From Canton label. Now he has shared another song from it, “The Worry,” via a music video in which he climbs a volcano. More

11 Best Songs of the Week: Quasi, The WAEVE, Gaz Coombes, serpentwithfeet, and More

Plus Petite Noir, The Natural Lines, Sweet Baboo, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Dec 02, 2022

Welcome to the 41st Songs of the Week of 2022. We didn’t do a Songs of the Week last week because of the Thanksgiving holiday, so this week’s list covers songs from the last two weeks. More

Sweet Baboo Shares Video For New Single “Horticulture”

The Wreckage Due Out January 27, 2023

Nov 23, 2022

Sweet Baboo (aka Stephen Black) has shared a video for his new single, “Horticulture.” It is the latest release from Black’s forthcoming album, The Wreckage, which will be out on January 27, 2023. More

Premiere: Sweet Baboo – “Ships” Album Stream

Ships Streets April 23 via Moshi Moish

Apr 16, 2013

Recently we fell for Stephen Black, who makes sweet, self-deprecating pop as Sweet Baboo. (Think: Daniel Johnston fronting Camera Obscura.) More



Interviews

Artist Survey 2013: Sweet Baboo

Stephen Black on His First R-rated Movie, Bad Reviews, Lou Reed, and the Biggest Scam in the Music Industry

Feb 13, 2014

For Under the Radar‘s 11th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to the important issues of the last year, as well as some quirkier subjects. Check out our next print issue and digital issue for surveys from My Morning Jacket, Foals, Amanda Palmer, Local Natives, Wild Nothing, These New Puritans, Lanterns on the Lake, Xiu Xiu, and Summer Camp. More