Posts tagged "smith westerns"

Smith Westerns Have Broken Up

Seven years after Smith Westerns formed while its principal members were still in high school, the Chicago-based garage rock band has decided to call it…
Colin Joyce / December 20, 2014

Smith Westerns Star in Gap Ad

When SPIN interviewed Smith Westerns last year, the garage-glam dudes admitted that they’d ride for Long John Silvers. Now the Chicago trio is repping another…
Chris Martins / May 7, 2014

Sky Ferreira Takes a Well-Deserved Bow at NYC’s Webster Hall

Sky Ferreira spent nigh on six years fighting in the fledgling-pop-star trenches, but she’s finally put out her debut album — the grunge-y, chaotic, pretty…
Krista Schlueter / November 12, 2013

SPIN at Lollapalooza 2013: Soundwave Stage Schedule

Lollapalooza hijacks Chicago's Grant Park this weekend (August 2 to 4), and SPIN has already confirmed the lineup (featuring Nine Inch Nails, the Cure, Kendrick…
Kyle McGovern / July 30, 2013

Outside Lands Night Shows Lineup: Smith Westerns, Zedd, the Men, and More

Smith Westerns, the Tallest Man on Earth, Zedd, King Tuff, and the Growlers will all be working overtime at this year's Outside Lands festival. Each…
Kyle McGovern / July 16, 2013

Smith Westerns, ‘Soft Will’ (Mom + Pop)

In 2011, the young quartet Smith Westerns shambled out of Chicago with their second album, Dye It Blonde. It wasn’t the most original take o…
Michael Tedder / July 10, 2013

Smith Westerns Harsh Everyone’s Mellow in Sandy Kim-Directed ‘Idol’ Video

Earlier this month, Smith Westerns shared "Idol," a sighing summer stunner from their third LP, the just-released Soft Will. Now the glammy daydreamers have paired…
Kyle McGovern / June 27, 2013

Smith Westerns Will Ride for Long John Silver’s

In 2011, Chicago glam-garage dude-gamines Smith Westerns impressed with their sophomore effort, Dye It Blonde, an album of lush melodies and golden guitar equally inspired…
Julia Selinger / June 19, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Smith Westerns, Wale, Bosnian Rainbows, and Transplants

It’s Wednesday! That means we’ve rounded up 10 new, streamable albums for your listening pleasure. Strap on a pair of headphones and dive in below.
Kyle McGovern / June 19, 2013

See Smith Westerns Unfurl ‘3am Spiritual’ in Enthralling Live Video

Last month, Smith Westerns shared a video done in conjunction with FOR NO ONE, a collective that offers "an intimate glimpse of bands playing to…
Kyle McGovern / June 17, 2013
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