Allison Crutchfield of Swearin' and Waxahatchee has signed with Merge Records, home of Arcade Fire, Dinosaur Jr., Neutral Milk Hotel, and more. She will be releasing an album with the label in 2017. Crutchfield had the following to say...Show More Summary
Stephen Colbert’s “Stephen Colbert” character was one of the greatest satirical creations of all time, but it was always pretty clear that he had a big sensitive heart underneath all of that irony. Plus, he played Neutral Milk Hotel after the Colbert Report finale, so we know he’s pretty cool. Show More Summary
One month ago, Phil Elverum revealed that his wife Geneviève Elverum has been diagnosed with "inoperable stage 4 pancreatic cancer" just four months after their first daughter was born.
Last year, Geneviève Castrée, who has recorded as Woelv and Ô Paon, was diagnosed with inoperable, stage four pancreatic cancer. The diagnosis came just four months after she gave birth to her daughter with Phil Elverum, of Mount Eerie and the Microphones. Show More Summary
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Phil Elverum — better known to many of us as the Microphones or Mount Eerie — has recently been raising money for his wife Geneviève, who herself has recorded under the names Woelv and Ô Paon. Last year, just months after giving birth to a baby daughter, Geneviève has been diagnosed with inoperable stage 4 […]
Pastels and neutrals have certainly had their day in the wedding color palette sun, but jewel tones? They’re the totally under-rated hues and we can’t get enough. Strawberry Milk Events helped guide the planning and design as this couple worked towards a “moody, autumnal fête without of shade of white in sight, save for her dress, of course.” Thanks to […]
In The Aeroplane Over The Sea was originally slated to sell about 7,000 copies. A master release from Merge Records penciled in 5,500 prospective units on CD and 1,600 more on vinyl. This wasn’t a burial; it was prudent. In 1998, Neutral...Show More Summary
This week, Deerhoof’s John Dieterich and Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeremy Barnes are dropping a collaboration as Dieterich & Barnes. Titled The Coral Casino, the 11-track album finds the two vets exploring their respective aesthetics through highly exploratory, wildly colorful sound blasts. Show More Summary
The new song reminds us of Neutral Milk Hotel and The Fruit Bats.
Chicago singer/songwriter Al Scorch has a sound influenced by old timey country and bluegrass but also raw driving punk. It sometimes sounds like a more bluegrass version of Neutral Milk Hotel, a comparison that makes even more sense when you consider Al frequently collaborates with Laura Carter, who's toured as a member of NMH. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Real Estate, Built To Spill, Neutral Milk Hotel Song: Tiny Little Houses - Milo Tun What's so good? Why do these vocals sound so familiar? Is it Built To Spill? Something else? I'm having a hard time putting my finger on it... None of that really matters, though. Show More Summary
You Won’t are a duo out of Massachusetts that was presented to me with this statement, “if you’re a fan of Neutral Milk Hotel you might dig this too.” That certainly grabbed my attention and got me to click on the video below. There is definitely some similarity and makes me want to hear some [...]
Sounds like: Tiny Little Houses, Modest Mouse Song: Neutral Milk Hotel - Holland, 1945 What's so good? Today marks the 18th anniversary of the release of Neutral Milk Hotel's In the Aeroplane Over the Sea. I don't normally use such occasions to share music, but that's because I don't normally notice. In this case, I noticed. Show More Summary
Fate may have brought Deerhoof’s John Dieterich and Neutral Milk Hotel’s Jeremy Barnes together. TMT has learned that the two musicians formed Dieterich & Barnes after cordial handshakes and a sudden whisking-off by a man wearing a gorilla mask, who, without introduction, suddenly piled both musicians into an unmarked box truck. Show More Summary
Merge Records have become one of the latest labels to join Bandcamp. Unfortunately the whole discography isn't there -- like no Arcade Fire, Neutral Milk Hotel or Spoon -- but still this is good news. You can now stream...
by Andrew Sacher Last month, Roger Harvey released his debut album Twelve Houses, a nice dose of heartfelt poppy indie that we said fans of Neutral Milk Hotel, The Antlers, Death Cab and Youth Lagoon should check out. One of...
Half Japanese have been around for a long, long time. They helped shape the DIY and lo-fi movements from the last couple of decades, and influenced the likes of Sonic Youth, Neutral Milk Hotel, and Kurt Cobain (who had asked the band to open on dates during Nirvana’s In Utero tour). Two dozen EPs, LPs, […]
Although Neutral Milk Hotel will not be touring for the foreseeable future, fans who miss the band's whimsical shows and music will have the opportunity to see band member Julian Koster and his own band The Music Tapes perform...
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