Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2016

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40bestNew2016We listen to a lot of music here at Stereogum — it’s sort of our job! — and every year, we attempt to codify all of that listening through lists that take stock of what’s kept us engaged throughout. There are still a few weeks until the hectic year-end list season descends, but we’ve made … More »

Artist To Watch: Hazel English

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Hazel EnglishLike any flailing twenty-something, Oakland-based Australian Hazel English feels an anxiety-inducing lack of control. The kind you feel when relocating over 12,000 miles across the globe, knowing all but no one in your new home. The “out of control” that exists when building a music career in foreign territory, relying on musicians you meet at … More »

Hazel English – “Control” Video

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Hazel English - Control videoLater this week, the Australia-born, Oakland-based singer-songwriter Hazel English will release the new EP Never Going Home, and we’ve posted her “I’m Fine” and her video for the title track. Today, she’s shared another video, this one for the nervy and breathy “Control.” In the rapturously shot video, English plays a bored waitress … More »