Madeline Kenney – “Bad Idea”

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Oakland singer-songwriter Madeline Kenney is slowing things down and glooming it up. The renaissance woman (she’s a neuroscientist, baker, dancer, piano teacher, and nanny in addition to making music) and Stereogum Best New Bands alum has released a woozy third single off of her forthcoming sophomore album, Perfect Shapes, following up her recent … More »

Madeline Kenney – “Overhead” Video

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Back in July, Madeline Kenney announced her Perfect Shapes album, the follow-up to last year’s debut Night Night At The First Landing. (Both albums involve indie-celebrity producers, with Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner taking over for Toro Y Moi’s Chaz Bear this time around.) Today, the Oakland-based musician … More »

Madeline Kenney – “Cut Me Off” (Prod. Jenn Wasner) Video

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Madeline Kenney made our Best New Bands list last year after releasing her impressive Toro Y Moi-produced debut Night Night At The First Landing. Today, she announces her sophomore album Perfect Shapes and shares its first single and music video. More »

Madeline Kenney – “Still Learning” (Feat. Naytronix)

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Last year, Best New Band list honoree Madeline Kenney released her impressive debut album, Night Night At The First Landing, and the Oakland-based musician is following that up with a one-off single called “Still Learning.” It’s a collaboration with Naytronix, the solo project of Tune-Yards member Nate Brenner. “This track took … More »

Madeline Kenney – “Witching Hour” Video

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We’re really taking a liking to a certain Oakland-based musician over here. Since Madeline Kenney’s debut, Night Night At The First Landing, we’ve had a video for “Always” and a Cass McCombs cover to tide us over. The latest video companion is one for “Witching Hour.” Directed by Kenney, the segmented video … More »

Madeline Kenney – “Medusa’s Outhouse” (Cass McCombs Cover)

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A couple of months ago, the Oakland-based musician Madeline Kenney released her Toro Y Moi-produced debut album Night Night At The First Landing. Today, she’s shared something that she recorded more recently: A warm, murky, friendly cover of “Medusa’s Outhouse,” a song from the great Cass McCombs’ 2016 album Mangy Love. (Kenney recently … More »

Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2017

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For a music fan, few experiences rival listening to a new artist and recognizing their potential for greatness — or, in some special cases, witnessing someone capture that magic completely the first time around. We at Stereogum aim to be ahead of the curve — it’s our job! — and every fall we highlight the … More »

Madeline Kenney – “Always” Video

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The Oakland musician Madeline Kenney recently released her debut LP Night Night At The First Landing, an album of impressively layered indie rock that she recorded with producer Toro Y Moi. And today, she’s come out with a video for the sparkling single “Always.” In director Ben Smith’s clip, Kenney and some friends … More »

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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We lost a rap legend this week way too soon. If you haven’t read Tom’s Status Ain’t Hood column on Prodigy, take some time to do so while you crank Mobb Deep. It’s officially summer, and as the weather gets hot hot hot, we’re looking out for the hot hot hottest tracks to bump … More »