Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, & Lucy Dacus Tease Collab

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Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, & Lucy DacusPhoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, and Lucy Dacus, three of the most exciting young singer-songwriters in indie rock, are working together. This exciting news first broke last week when Bridgers confirmed the collaboration to journalist Ann Powers during NPR Music’s Turning The Tables Live event in New York, and now a few more details … More »

Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, & Lucy Dacus Prep Collaborative Project

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Phoebe BridgersAs anyone who’s heard Turn Out The Lights, Historian, or Stranger In The Alps can attest, Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, and Phoebe Bridgers are three of the most exciting young singer-songwriters in indie rock. In what constitutes some legit supergroup action, they’re also apparently working on a project together. More »

The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

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Have you ever talked to your parents about what it was like to live through the late ’60s? National leaders were gunned down right and left. Entire generations were asserting themselves loudly. War was erupting, and nobody seemed quite certain why. People were walking on the moon. Hippie cults were chopping people up. A few … More »

Outside Lands reveals The Weeknd, ODESZA, DJ Snake, Jamie xx & more atop 2018 bill

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Outside Lands has revealed the 2018 lineup for its 11th installment in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park August 10-12.

Following a fervent 2017 edition of Gorillaz, The Who, and Metallica headlining, 2018 boasts a hefty onslaught of acts, and although the headliners see earlier appearances in the festival season  — The Weeknd at Coachella and Janet Jackson at both Panorama and FYF Fest  — the lineup remains rife with talent and excitement.

The Weeknd is set to perform, where he’s likely to play out his recent slew of new material which features the aid of Nicolas Jaar, Daft Punk‘s Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, and Gesaffelstein. Both Florence + The Machine and Janet Jackson front the bill with performances that will be nothing less than excellent and the lineup also promises a plethora of beloved dance acts. From ODESZA, Chromeo, and Claptone, to DJ Snake, Jamie xx, Tycho, CHVRCHES, James Blake, Gryffin, Lauv, and Whethan, Outside Lands is a music lover’s oeuvre in its late-summer installment.

More information and tickets, which are available starting at 10 a.m. PST April 5, can be found here.

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Watch Lucy Dacus Perform Three Songs On CBS This Morning

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Lucy Dacus’ new album Historian is one of the best albums of the year so far, and today, she brought it to CBS This Morning. The Richmond, VA-based musician performed three songs from the LP, “Addictions,” “Pillar Of Truth,” and “Yours & Mine,” for the show’s recurring Saturday Sessions series. Watch below. More »

Stream Lucy Dacus Historian

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We named Lucy Dacus’ new offering, Historian, Album Of The Week and our own Tom Breihan called it his “favorite album of 2018 thus far by a crazy margin.” Dacus is only 22, but her songwriting speaks to people of all ages, and she is wise in a way that is both relatable and … More »

Lucy Dacus – “Next Of Kin”

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The Richmond-based musician Lucy Dacus will release a new album on Matador next month, the follow-up to her wildly successful debut No Burden. We’ve already heard lead single “Night Shift” as well as “Addictions,” and today Dacus is offering up another new one. Dacus considers “Next Of Kin” to be Historian’s thesis. More »

Lucy Dacus – “Addictions” Video

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Last month, Lucy Dacus announced her sophomore album, Historian, and released its first single, the blisteringly good “Night Shift” — we interviewed her about it — and today she’s back with another song from it, “Addictions,” alongside a video that she directed herself. The song is a wistful rumination about the kind of repetitive … More »

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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Well gang, we’re halfway through December, 10 days out from Christmas, heading into the third-to-last weekend of the year. You sick of lists yet? Haha, jk. You are a Stereogum reader, and you know the concept of “list season” doesn’t apply here. We do this every damn week, all year long. Sure, the clock is … More »

Lucy Dacus On Her Sophomore Album Historian

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Not many artists had as good a year as Lucy Dacus did in 2016. The Richmond, VA-based musician released her debut album, No Burden, that March, and by the summer she had been signed to Matador Records and went to work on writing songs for her follow-up, all while playing big festivals and touring … More »