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Vundabar Share Previously Unreleased Track “Shadow Boxing”

Good Old Due Out September 16 via amuse

Sep 02, 2022

Vundabar have shared a previously unreleased track, “Shadow Boxing.” It is the latest release from their forthcoming compilation album, Good Old, which will be out on September 16 via amuse. The compilation consists of seven unreleased tracks that were recorded between 2015’s Gawk and 2017’s Smell Smoke and four acoustic reinterpretations of previously released tracks. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Death Cab for Cutie, Editors, Maya Hawke, Alvvays, and More

Plus Braids, Imarhan, The Beths, Ezra Furman, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 19, 2022

Welcome to the 31st Songs of the Week of 2022. This week’s list covers songs from the last two weeks, as I was on vacation last week. This week we’re doing things slightly differently, with just a main Top 12 list and some honorable mentions, without the longer list of songs also released in the last week. More

Aug 12, 2022

Vundabar have announced the release of a compilation album, Good Old, which will be out on September 16 via amuse. The compilation consists of seven unreleased tracks that were recorded between 2015’s Gawk and 2017’s Smell Smoke and four acoustic reinterpretations of previously released tracks. The band have today shared the previously unreleased track “Time.” More

Mar 17, 2022

Vundabar have shared a video for “Alien Blues,” a 2015 song from the band which has gone viral in recent months, sparking several thousand TikTok videos featuring the song. Last night, the band performed the song on Late Night with Seth Meyers. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Daniel Rossen, SASAMI, Toro y Moi, Vundabar, and More

Plus Hercules and Love Affair, !!!, TRAAMS, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 25, 2022

Welcome to the eighth Songs of the Week of 2022. With Russia invading Ukraine on Thursday morning (and the increased threat of invasion earlier in the week), it was a bit hard to pull away from CNN and focus on new music. But nevertheless we were able to come up with a good list of songs we liked this week. More

Vundabar Share Video for New Song “Lore”

Devil for the Fire Due Out April 15 via Amuse

Feb 23, 2022

Vundabar have shared a video for their new song “Lore.” It is the latest release from their forthcoming album, Devil for the Fire, which has been rescheduled for April 15 via Amuse (the album was originally set for a February release upon its announcement last year). More

Nov 09, 2021

Vundabar have announced the release of a new album, Devil for the Fire, which will be out on February 11, 2022 via Gawk. The trio has also shared a video for the album’s title track in addition to announcing a 2022 U.S. tour. More

May 18, 2021

Boston’s Vundabar have shared two new songs, “Aphasia” and “Ringing Bell,” and also announced some tour dates. “Aphasia” was shared via an amusing video featuring the band as vampires and features guest vocals from Indigo De Souza. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: The Dears, Yves Tumor, Deradoorian, and More

Plus Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Vundabar, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 13, 2020

Welcome to the tenth Songs of the Week of 2020. It’s been a scary week thanks to the COVID-19 coronavirus, which meant the postponement of Coachella, Record Story Day, various movie releases, sporting events, and more, as well as school closings and a stock market crash. More

Mar 13, 2020

Boston duo Vundabar (Brandon Hagen and Drew McDonald) released a new album, Either Light, today via Gawk. Now they have shared a video for album opener “Out of It.” Also, now that the album is out you can stream the whole thing here. More

Vundabar Share New Song “Out of It”

Either Light Due Out Tomorrow via Gawk

Mar 12, 2020

Boston duo Vundabar (Brandon Hagen and Drew McDonald) are releasing a new album, Either Light, tomorrow via Gawk. Now they have shared one last pre-release single from it, album opener “Out of It.” More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Phoebe Bridgers, Jessie Ware, Jess Williamson, and More

Plus Real Estate, Perfume Genius, Christine and the Queens, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 28, 2020

Welcome to the eighth Songs of the Week of 2020. It was busy week of new album announcements and surprise EPs. That led to another super-sized edition. More

Vundabar Share Lyric Video for New Song “Montage Music”

Either Light Due Out March 13 via Gawk

Feb 26, 2020

Boston duo Vundabar (Brandon Hagen and Drew McDonald) are releasing a new album, Either Light, on March 13 via Gawk. Now they have shared another song from the album, “Montage Music,” via a lyric video. More

13 Best Songs of the Week: I Break Horses, Hinds, Baxter Dury, Sharon Van Etten, and More

Plus Christine and the Queens, Jehnny Beth, Hamilton Leithauser, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 07, 2020

Welcome to the fifth Songs of the Week of 2020. It was tough to narrow things down to a Top 10 this week, too many great tracks, so we’ve got a super-sized edition. More

Vundabar Share Amusing Video for New Song “Petty Crime”

Either Light Due Out March 13 via Gawk

Feb 05, 2020

Boston duo Vundabar (Brandon Hagen and Drew McDonald) are releasing a new album, Either Light, on March 13 via Gawk. Now they have shared another song from the album, “Petty Crime,” via an amusing self-directed video for the track inspired by The Sopranos. More

12 Best Songs of the Week: Porridge Radio, Soccer Mommy, Real Estate, Westerman, and More

Plus Moaning, Anna Burch, U.S. Girls, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 17, 2020

Welcome to the second Songs of the Week of 2020. It was a very strong week for new songs, especially as a slew of notable new albums were announced this week. More

Jan 17, 2020

Boston duo Vundabar (Brandon Hagen and Drew McDonald) have announced a new album, Either Light, and have shared its first single, “Burned Off,” via a playful video for the track. More



Interviews

The End: Vundabar

Forever Parking

Apr 17, 2020

To end out the week, we ask Brandon Hagen and Drew McDonald of Boston duo Vundabar some questions about endings and death. More