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The Noisey Advent Calendar

In Praise of Sufjan Stevens! A Christmas Enthusiast! (or, Holy, Holy, etc.)

His holistic approach to the holidays spawned 100 Christmas songs in a decade. At least one of them is among the best pieces he's ever recorded.
Alex Robert Ross
12.7.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on The Goon Sax's Humble Reflections

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews the Australian trio's 'We're Not Talking,' Mad Crush's new self-titled LP, plus recent releases from Flasher and Weakened Friends.
Robert Christgau
12.7.18
Premieres

Manchester Orchestra and The Front Bottoms Are Finally Together on "Allentown"

The two much-loved indie bands, currently in the middle of a US co-headline tour, have combined for a pensive, moving single.
Alex Robert Ross
11.30.18
Premieres

Harlem Are All Mellow and Literary on "Queen of Mosquitos"

The long-absent indie band, who will return with their third album 'Oh Boy' in February, have a new single that references Valerie Solanas and Corinthian columns. It's lovely.
Alex Robert Ross
11.28.18
Noisey Hitlist

Babeheaven Pair Dark, Intimate Songs with Warm IRL Personalities

We're premiering "November," the next dreamy and atmospheric track from the London duo's debut EP.
Ryan Bassil
11.27.18
New music

Obongjayar Signs Off This Era with Compelling Track "Never Change"

Coming with a visually arresting video directed by Duncan Loudon, it's a lush and energetic end to the year for the promising young artist.
Ryan Bassil
11.27.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

You Wanna Cry, Pal? Here's boygenius Playing a Tiny Desk Concert

The indie supergroup played "Souvenir," "Me & My Dog," and "Ketchum, ID" at NPR.
Alex Robert Ross
11.16.18
New music

Karen O and Danger Mouse's New, Nine-Minute-Long Song Is Goddamned Palatial

"Lux Prima," released overnight, is the first single from a collaborative LP, due out next year.
Alex Robert Ross
11.16.18
New music

Girlpool Announce a New Album With the Vivid, Very Good Single "Hire"

The Philly duo will release their third LP, 'What Chaos Is Imaginary' on February 1.
Alex Robert Ross
11.13.18
New music

Get All Wintry With This Delicate, Very Rare Sufjan Stevens Single

"Lonely Man of Winter" was finally released today, 11 years after Stevens first recorded it.
Alex Robert Ross
11.9.18
Noisey News

Marvel at Pedro The Lion's Quietly Crushing Tiny Desk Concert

David Bazan brought Erik Walters and Sean Lane to NPR to perform "When They Really Get to Know You They Will Run," "Yellow Bike," and "Kept Secrets."
Alex Robert Ross
11.8.18
Longreads Or Whatever

Nothing Will Save Us

The Philadelphia underdogs are void fuckers in a time that calls for it. They rose from hardship to become one of today's most beloved cult rock bands—but they still feel misunderstood.
Zachary Lipez
11.7.18
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