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Bill Callahan Announces New Album Gold Record

574 days ago
StereogumBill Callahan spent six years following up 2013's Dream River with last year's expansive Shepherd In A Sheepskin Vest . His next record is coming much more quickly. more info

40 From 40 Plus 10: 2019

761 days ago
Sweeping The NationTime to round off both this extended feature and this misbegotten year the way we've treated all the decade's, and previous four decade's, music - by picking out forty great tracks and putting them in the order they mix together best in. ... more info

40 From 40 Plus 10: 2013

786 days ago
Sweeping The NationOnwards in our survey of our favourite stuff that tells the story, or at least a hyper-specific version of it, of each year of the decade just finishing. 2013, then. It doesn't feel like it, either now or reading the contemporary view, but it was... more info

40 From 40 Plus 10: 2011

793 days ago
Sweeping The NationOnwards with our overview of the decade just passing, and today we alight on the year we were confidently repeatedly told that Jessie J was inevitably going to be an enormous international star. She did have a Billboard top ten album in 2014, but whe... more info

Frankie Cosmos, Emperor X, Fog Lake, & More Pay Tribute To David Berman On New Compilation Late Homework

825 days ago
StereogumSince Silver Jews and Purple Mountains leader David Berman passed away a couple months ago, a lot of artists have paid tribute to the late musician by covering his songs. Those artists have included his one-time Silver Jews bandmate Stephen Malkmus, ... more info

The Aquarium Drunkard Show: SIRIUS/XMU (7pm PST, Channel 35)

834 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardAccoutre. The Aquarium Drunkard Show on SIRIUS/XM radio ~ Channel 35. Wednesdays / 7pm California time + on-demand. Tonight: Music from Gal Gracen, Little Wings, Bill Callahan, Guano Padano, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Steve Gunn, Six Organs ... more info

Watch Stephen Malkmus Play Silver Jews’ “Trains Across The Sea” In Glasglow

859 days ago
StereogumDavid Berman, who founded the legendary indie band Silver Jews and relaunched his career this year with a new project called Purple Mountains, died by suicide last month. Since then, a number of admirers have covered Berman's songs in tribute, includ... more info

Animal Collective – “Ballad Of Reverend War Character” (Silver Jews Cover)

874 days ago
StereogumAnother musical act has come forward to profess their admiration for the late David Berman by covering his music. Berman, the creative force behind Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, died by suicide earlier this month. Since then a range of musicians ... more info

André Ethier :: Croak in the Weeds

877 days ago
Aquarium DrunkardAndré Ethier returns this fall with Croak In The Weeds, the second installment in a planned trilogy of albums from Telephone Explosion. Its nine songs occasionally recall a friendly Bill Callahan, young Gilberto Gil, or an oddball James Taylor. Th... more info

Watch Bill Callahan Cover 2 Silver Jews Songs In New York

881 days ago
StereogumFor many years, Bill Callahan and David Berman were friends and peers. They both came up writing dour, oblique, poetic songs and releasing those songs in early-'90s Drag City Records releases -- Callahan with Smog, Berman with the Silver Jews. And wh... more info

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