Watch Animal Flag Play Rearranged Void Ripper Songs In Stereogum Session

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Earlier this year, Animal Flag released a great new album, Void Ripper. It was the band’s first one recorded with a solidified lineup of musicians, though the Matthew Politoski-led project traces its roots back to 2009. The Boston-based band recently made their way down to our New York offices to perform some … More »

Watch Rick Maguire From Pile’s Stereogum Session

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Rick Maguire from PileRick Maguire — from one of Boston’s greatest rock bands Pile — has been touring solo for a while now, and he stopped by our New York offices recently to perform a few songs for our Stereogum Sessions series. He opened with a brand-new one on acoustic guitar, a song that he’s calling “Blood” for … More »

Watch Natalie Prass’ Stripped-Down Stereogum Session

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Natalie Prass stereogum sessionRichmond, VA-based musician Natalie Prass is releasing her excellent sophomore album, The Future And The Past, at the end of the week. Today, she stopped by the Stereogum offices in New York City to perform a few songs from it. Prass kicked things off with “The Fire” and “Lost” and wrapped the performance … More »

Watch Neko Case Play Unreleased Hell-On Tracks In A Stereogum Session

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Neko CaseNext week, the inimitable Neko Case is releasing her first solo album in five years, Hell-On. She recently stopped by the Stereogum offices in New York City to perform a few tracks from it, accompanied by a band featuring two guitar players, a bassist, a keyboardist, a drummer, and a backup vocalist. She did two … More »

Watch Mikko Joensuu’s Solo Stereogum Session

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Mikko-Joensuu-Stereogum-SessionLast year, the Finnish singer-songwriter Mikko Joensuu released his solo debut — or, debuts, rather. Joensuu’s Amen trilogy was an ambitious project that spanned three complete albums that could each work on their own but also came together into a narrative arc tracing his loss of faith over several years. Much of the music therein … More »

Watch Okkervil River’s Acoustic Stereogum Session

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Will Sheff released his latest Okkervil River album, In The Rainbow Rain, a couple weeks ago. In a couple more weeks, he’ll head out on tour with a full band behind him, but before that Sheff stopped by our office in New York City for his very own solo Stereogum Session. He stuck to performing … More »

Watch Sting & Shaggy’s Stripped-Down Stereogum Session

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Sting & Shaggy Stereogum SessionA breezy reggae album from Sting and Shaggy was unexpected, but not all that shocking. These guys often turn up in unlikely pairings: think back to Shaggy’s collabs with Cyndi Lauper and Chris Martin, for example, or Sting touring with everyone from the Grateful Dead to the Royal Philharmonic. And of course 40 years and … More »

Watch Wye Oak’s Stereogum Session

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Wye Oak are releasing a new album, The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs, next week, and today they stopped by our New York offices to perform a Stereogum Session. They were mildly stripped-down for the set, without all the bells and whistles they’ve acquired on stage over the years, but still sounded great. More »

Watch Hinds’ Stripped-Down Stereogum Session

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Next week, Madrid four-piece Hinds are releasing their sophomore album, I Don’t Run, and the band recently stopped by our NYC offices to do a Stereogum Session for us. They opted for a stripped-down approach, with dual vocalists Carlotta Cosials and Ana García Perrote handling most of the performance, with two acoustic guitars in … More »

Watch Many Rooms’ Stereogum Session

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Earlier this month, we named Houston-based musician Brianna Hunt’s project Many Rooms a Band To Watch, and she stopped by our NYC offices recently to perform a few tracks from her forthcoming debut album, There Is A Presence Here. She started things off with “Hollow Body,” an older song whose updated album … More »