Grouper announces new album Shade, listen to “Unclean Mind”
Liz Harris announces the 12th Grouper full-length, Shade, "an album about respite, and the coast, poetically and literally", coming October 22nd on Kranky...
songs of the decade | 2010-2019
Almost impossible to follow up the best ALBUMS OF THE DECADE list we've seen this decade (SO FAR), but here are our favorite songs of the past 10 years, lovingly culled from a running list of over 500 tracks, all of which we adore. The absurdity of ranking songs occurred to us often while making this (and every other) list, but we can assure you there were no spreadsheets, no meetings, no overwrou
photos: Pitchfork Midwinter Chicago
Pitchfork's first-ever Midwinter Festival graced the beautiful Art Institute of Chicago over the weekend, boasting a formidable and diverse lineup that featured Jlin, Deerhunter, DJ Koze, Yves Tumor, Slowdive, Zola Jesus, Kamasi Washington, Joey Purp, and many more...
NIVHEK (Liz Harris of Grouper) - <i>after its own death</i>
After premiering the project live last year at Poland's unsound, Liz Harris shares her deeply meditative, self-described "opaque assemblages of Mellotron, guitar, field recordings, tapes, and broken FX pedals" under the moniker NIVHEK. Liz calls the new work "a requiem, a ritual, to unlock and release feelings", and After its own death / Walking in a spiral toward the house has
premiere: Grouper - Driving
We are honored to share another devastating song from Grouper's forthcoming LP Grid of Points, out later this month on Kranky. Liz Harris has said that the new album was inspired by "the idea that something is missing or cold", adding, "The intimacy and abbreviation of this music allude to an essence that the songs lyrics speak more directly of...