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Grouper announces new album Grid of Points, shares new song “Parking Lot”


Liz Harris returns next month with another devastating Grouper album, in a similar vein as her 2014 masterpiece Ruins. Grid of Points is a starkly beautiful, intimate, and achingly fleeting "set of songs for piano and voice", inspired by "the idea that something is missing or cold"...

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Grouper shares new track “Children”


Grouper shares a gorgeous new track, recorded during the RUINS sessions. Liz Harris says of the haunting "Children":

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Grouper re-releases rare Water People single to benefit NoDAPL


Grouper's Liz Harris has digitally re-released her incredible + long out-of-print Water People 7" -- copies of the 2011 release go for $50+ on discogs -- on bandcamp today, with all of her proceeds going directly to support NoDAPL (and of course, bandcamp will donate their share today to the ACLU)...

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premiere: Grouper welcomes the Winter Solstice with beautiful new Paradise Valley 7″

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The winter solstice is an astronomical event marking the shortest day and longest night of the year, a day on which the sun stands still, officially ushering in winter. It's a cold, dark time, and it feels that way this year more so than ever...

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watch Grouper’s mesmerizing Boiler Room live set


I'll be drifting off to sleep to this every night for the forseeable future: A gorgeous and hypnotic live set from Grouper at MoMA PS1 in NYC, with visuals from her regular collaborator Paul Clipson.

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video: Helen – Covered in Shade


Directed by Jamie Potter. "Covered in Shade" is taken from Helen's new LP the original faces (quickly becoming one of our favorite records of the year), out today on Kranky.

Liz Harris’ “pop group” Helen unveils another track: listen to “Violet”


Last month, Liz Harris of Grouper announced the debut LP from her "pop group" Helen, and unveiled the record's stellar lead single "Motorcycle", a track that we said at the time maintained "all the beautiful, delicate haze of a Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill-era Grouper song, before erupting into a glorious, blown-out fuzz-pop jam...

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Liz Harris’ pop group Helen announces debut LP the original faces, hear first single “Motorcycle”


In case you missed their excellent 7" single from a couple years back, Liz Harris of Grouper also plays in a "pop group" called Helen with some Portland friends (Jed Bindeman of Eternal Tapestry + Scott Simmons of Eat Skull)...

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video: Grouper – Made of Air

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mp3: new Grouper – Call Across Rooms


"Recorded pretty simply, with a portable 4-track, Sony stereo mic and an upright piano. When I wasnʼt recording songs I was hiking several miles to the beach. The path wound through the ruins of several old estates and a small village...

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