Foxygen – “Cosmic Vibrations”

Foxygen – “Cosmic Vibrations”

Next month, Californian psych-rock sprites Foxygen return with their new album …And Star Power. First single “How Can You Really” didn’t exactly announce any grand departures from the band’s old sound, and neither did any of the new songs that the band has been playing live lately. But “Cosmic Vibrations,” the band’s new single, suggests [...]

Hear Three New Jens Lekman Songs On His WWJD Mixtape

Remember that episode of Seinfeld in which George decides to do the opposite of what his instincts tell him, and the approach results in massive personal success? Jens Lekman is getting at the same ideas on “WWJD,” one of three new songs he shared today as part of a new mixtape, which is about revising [...]

Stream Hiss Golden Messenger Lateness Of Dancers

There’s a lot to be excited about with Lateness Of Dancers, the fifth and newest release (and Merge debut) from Hiss Golden Messenger, aka M.C. Taylor and his constantly shifting lineup. That lineup is bigger than ever here, and features William Tyler, Megafaun members Phil and Brad Cook, and Mountain Man member Alexandra Sauser-Monnig. It [...]

Riff Raff – “Rookies Of The Future” (Feat. Action Bronson)

Weirdo white-rap hedonists Riff Raff and Action Bronson have teamed up a handful of times in the past, most notably on “Bird On A Wire,” the song that convinced more than a few that Riff Raff can rap like a motherfucker when he’s in the right frame of mind. The two have joined forces again [...]

Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders – “Come On Back This Way” (Feat. Sharon Van Etten) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Australian surrealist crooner Jack Ladder and his band, the Dreamlanders (including one of Stereogum’s favorite weirdos, Kirin J. Callinan) will return with their fourth album, Playmates, this fall. Album opener “Come On Back This Way,” one of two tracks featuring guest vocals by Sharon Van Etten, sets Ladder’s haunting baritone against jaunty karaoke-lounge synth sounds. [...]