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Watch of Montreal’s Elaborate Stop-Motion ‘Last Rites at the Jane Hotel’ Video

If you know anything about stop-motion — the style of animation behind the original King Kong, Wallace and Gromit, and the first ever South Park episodes — you know…
James Grebey / August 6, 2015

Of Montreal Will Release a New Live Album, ‘Snare Lustrous Doomings’

In honor of the upcoming Record Store Day, Of Montreal have announced plans to release a live album called Snare Lustrous Doomings. Comprised of 19 tracks…
Rachel Brodsky / March 6, 2015

Of Montreal Are Streaming ‘Aureate Gloom’

With just a couple of weeks left to go before the release of Aureate Gloom, Of Montreal are streaming their thirteenth full-length album over at NPR.
Rachel Brodsky / February 23, 2015

Of Montreal Have the Sads in Psychedelic New Single, ‘Empyrean Abattoir’

Of Montreal are back with the second single from their forthcoming record, Aureate Gloom. Following the political-minded "Bassem Sabry," the Athens glam-pop's latest is titled "Empyrean…
Rachel Brodsky / January 7, 2015

Of Montreal Announce New Album, ‘Aureate Gloom,’ Due in March

Gender-bending glam-pop collective of Montreal have announced their thirteenth album, due on March 3. Titled Aureate Gloom, the disc will have ten tracks. Of the record's…
Rachel Brodsky / December 9, 2014

Stream Of Montreal’s Psychotropic Sweet-Talker ‘Belle Glade Missionaries’

Of Montreal have already set free two tunes from their upcoming 12th album, and now the Georgian psych-peddlers have unleashed a third. Following "She Ain't…
Kyle McGovern / September 12, 2013

SPIN’s 50 Fall Albums That You Gotta Hear

School is back in session. The crops are being gathered. The pigskin ritual is afoot. And once again, we await the return of the Great…
SPIN Staff / September 3, 2013

Of Montreal’s ‘She Ain’t Speaking Now’ Is Full of Psychedelic Sickness

Give Kevin Barnes some credit — the Of Montreal singer knows how to turn family woes into upbeat pop tunes. As it turns out, he…
Dan Reilly / August 14, 2013

Of Montreal’s New ‘Lousy With Sylvianbriar’ Album Is Going to Be Even More Hippie-fied

Fans of Athens-addled psychodrama rejoice: Of Montreal are keeping up with their relentlessly prolific release schedule. On October 8, Polyvinyl will unleash the strange-pop collective's…
Kyle McGovern / July 10, 2013

Hear Painted Palms’ Ariel Pink-Indebted, Kevin Barnes-Approved ‘Carousel’

Painted Palms had an early benefactor in Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes, who heard Reese Donohue and Christopher Prudhomme's debut Canopy EP and invited the duo…
David Marchese / January 22, 2013

Of Montreal’s Grungy ‘Dumb Acre’ Rarity Calls for Happiness and Love

It's a little early for a spring cleaning, but Athens psychonauts Of Montreal have been emptying their song coffers of late. Last month they released…
Chris Martins / November 27, 2012

Of Montreal Share ‘Propaganda’ Rarity from ‘Song Dynasties’ Doc

There are only a handful of contemporary bands you could truly count on to make a full-length documentary worth your viewing while. Of Montreal could…
Chris Martins / November 21, 2012

Of Montreal Improve Football in Trippily NSFW ‘Sails, Hermaphroditic’ Video

Between the NFL's head injury tragedies and the official sanctions against some of college football's better teams, it's a tough year to be a pigskin fan.
Marc Hogan / October 26, 2012

Of Montreal Announce Rarities LP With ‘Sails, Hermaphroditic’

Of Montreal have announced a new rarities compilation, and the Athens, Georgia psych-poppers are streaming a glammy, off-kilter preview of the record. Daughter of Cloud,…
Marc Hogan / September 5, 2012

Watch a Year-Old Trailer for An Elephant 6 Documentary

Rumors have abounded over the past decade or so concerning the production of myriad documentaries surrounding '90s indie collective Elephant 6, the loose group of…
Devon Maloney / May 23, 2012

Of Montreal, Dr. Dog Lead Late-Night Psych-Out

Last night's late-TV lineup included two contrasting approaches to psychedelic rock, as Of Montreal returned to Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and Dr. Dog stopped…
Marc Hogan / February 9, 2012

First Spin: Hear Of Montreal’s Full ‘Paralytic Stalks’

"You can perceive the world in so many different ways," says Of Montreal frontnut Kevin Barnes from his home in Athens, Georgia. "You can focus…
David Bevan / January 25, 2012

Hear Of Montreal’s Dark But Poppy ‘Dour Percentage’

Kevin Barnes recently told Q Magazine that Of Montreal's upcoming Paralytic Stalks (due February 7) is "darker and more personal," but you might not know…
Marc Hogan / January 6, 2012

Of Montreal Taking ‘Paralytic Stalks’ on Ambitious 2012 Tour

An Of Montreal concert is the closest thing indie rock has to a Cirque du Soleil performance, and next year Kevin Barnes and his band…
Daniel Kreps / December 12, 2011

Of Montreal Drop Orchestral-Pop Epic ‘Wintered Debts’

On last year's False Priest, Of Montreal collaborated with major-label R&B acts Janelle Monáe and Solange Knowles. Once little more than Kevin Barnes' lo-fi solo…
Marc Hogan / November 22, 2011
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