Watch Ben Gibbard, Julien Baker, & Aaron Dessner Perform Frightened Rabbit Covers At Scott Hutchison Tribute Concert

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Aaron Dessner & Ben GibbardScott Hutchison, the founder and frontman of Scottish indie-rock howlers Frightened Rabbit, died by suicide earlier this year. He was a deeply important musician for a lot of people, including for a lot of his peers in the music industry. Several of them got together last night at Rough Trade in Brooklyn to honor Hutchison’s … More »

The Year Of The EP… Or Is It An Album? Or Is It A “Project”?

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BoygeniusFor once, Vince Staples wasn’t sure what to say. Five days after dropping another incredible collection of songs, the Long Beach rapper and reigning Twitter MVP logged into his account and wrote, “I was about to tell y’all FM! not an album but I don’t even know what an album is anymore so … More »

Watch Julien Baker, Matt Berninger, & Steph Altman Perform New Song “All I Want”

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Julien-Baker-and-Matt-BerningerA Julien Baker show is a powerful, almost religious experience, and a big part of the reason is that she’s the only person onstage for most of it. Right now, Baker is on tour with Boygenius, her supergroup with Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus. But when she’s performing her solo set before the … More »

Watch Boygenius Cover The Killers In LA

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boygeniusBoygenius, the supergroup of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus, released their incredible self-titled EP at the end of October. They’ve been touring in support of it since then, with each member performing a solo set before joining forces at the end. And in addition to their own songs, they’ve … More »

Watch Boygenius Cover The Dixie Chicks’ “Cowboy Take Me Away” In Seattle

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BoygeniusThe Dixie Chicks reconsideration is upon us. A few months ago, Priests leader Katie Alice Greer released a full-length cover of Fly, the pop-country superstars’ blockbuster 1999 album. Not long after, Soccer Mommy covered the title track from Wide Open Spaces. And this past weekend, three of more of their peers … More »

Mitski, Julien Baker To Cover Bleachers In New 7″ Series

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bleachersJack Antonoff has announced Terrible Thrills, Vol. 3, a new collection of songs from Bleachers’ 2017 album Gone Now reworked by Mitski, Julien Baker, MUNA, and Ani DiFranco. Vol. 3 will come as a series of four 7″ vinyl records, with each cover version paired with a different Bleachers rarity or demo. Mitski is doing … More »

Watch Boygenius Play A Stunning Tiny Desk Concert

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Boygenius-Tiny-DeskAnytime you get a chance to see Boygenius do anything, you need to take full advantage. A few weeks ago, the supergroup of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus released a stunningly gorgeous self-titled EP. They’re now touring together. We posted video of their first show together, at Nashville’s Ryman … More »

Brooklyn Wept For Boygenius

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My favorite thing about Boygenius is that they exist. This is embarrassing for me and insulting to them, because their music is fantastic. But I just can’t stop indulgently dwelling on and smiling about the fact that three women under 25 who make viciously vulnerable music about feeling bad, sad, humiliated, and heartbroken, each relative … More »

Watch Boygenius Play An Incredible “Me & My Dog” On Seth Meyers

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Boygenius-on-Seth-MeyersYou guys already voted this morning, right? If you didn’t, go do that. Call in sick to work if you have to. We’ve got work to do today. If you did — or if you can’t, or if you don’t live in the US — then you deserve something nice this morning. So here’s something … More »

Watch Boygenius Play Their First Show

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BoygeniusBoygenius planned their tour before they recorded their EP. The brand-new supergroup of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, and Lucy Dacus were planning to cross North America together this fall, and the decision to form a band, and to record together, came out of that. A week and a half ago, they released More »