Video: EMA – “Fire Water Air LSD”

Experimental pop artist EMA has always been fascinated with how technologies, and sometimes other substances, mediate reality. She's deeply into both in the trippy, ultra…
Anna Gaca / October 30, 2017

Stream EMA’s Exile In The Outer Ring

EMA's Exile In The Outer Ring, the experimental artist's follow-up to 2014's The Future's Void, is now streaming. The singer released four songs in the months…
Brian Josephs / August 17, 2017

EMA – “Blood and Chalk”

Post-digital songwriter EMA has shared a sorrowful new song, "Blood and Chalk." It's the fourth taste of her upcoming album Exile in the Outer Ring; we've already heard…
Anna Gaca / August 8, 2017

EMA – “Down and Out”

EMA's "Down and Out," a new song premiered on Stereogum today, bears a lyrical resemblance to the 1923 standard of almost the same name, first…
Andy Cush / June 27, 2017

EMA – “Breathalyzer”

The next song from EMA's upcoming album Exile in the Outer Ring is "Breathalyzer," a six-minute horror story possessed by ominous witch house synths. The video, directed by Alicia Gordon, follows two characters on…
Anna Gaca / May 24, 2017

EMA Releases “Aryan Nation,” First Single From New Album Exile in the Outer Ring

After announcing the release of a new album on Twitter last month, EMA is ready to share some music. Exile in the Outer Ring arrives August…
Anna Gaca / April 19, 2017

New Music: EMA – “Stand With You (Song for Ghostship)” [UPDATE]

Singer-songwriter Erika M. Anderson, a.k.a. EMA, is today's featured artist in the Our First 100 Days protest songs project. (For those keeping count, today is day…
Anna Gaca / March 14, 2017

The 50 Best Albums of 2014 So Far

UPDATE: This is SPIN's mid-year report on 2014. For SPIN's end-of-the-year list, check out The 50 Best Albums of 2014. As 2014 approaches its midpoint,…
SPIN Staff / June 2, 2014

Hear EMA’s Buzzing, Breathy ‘Drown’ Bonus Cut

SPIN profile subject EMA went looking for meaning in the digital abyss and she came back with The Future's Void, an album whose bleak title belies…
Chris Martins / May 29, 2014

Rap Songs of the Week: Chance the Rapper and SZA Sing the Blues

Drake, "Days In the East" Presumably designed to counter the controversy-starting, subliminal-filled "Draft Days," this typical Drake track is, well, probably about Rihanna. Though the…
Brandon Soderberg / April 10, 2014

And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out: EMA Screams Into the Void

"It's like high-school stoner shit." It's just past noon on a Friday in early February, and Erika M. Anderson is on the second…
Michael Tedder / April 10, 2014

‘The Future’s Void,’ But EMA Has Some Answers on Her Acerbic Sophomore Album

Despite Erika M. Anderson having some harsh words for millennials and sporting a cautious attitude toward the all-encompassing terror brought on by the Internet, The…
Brandon Soderberg / April 9, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: EMA, Todd Terje, Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks, OFF!, Protomartyr, More

It's that time of the week: Hotly anticipated albums are streaming online right now, and we've collected the best of the bunch. Scroll down to…
Kyle McGovern / April 3, 2014

EMA’s ‘3Jane’ Is a Delicate Ballad About the Internet

EMA's second album, The Future's Void, is right around the corner and the San Francisco singer/shredder shares a third track today, the delicate ballad "3Jane." The tune…
Mike Ayers / March 27, 2014

EMA Gets Down With Girly GIFs for ‘So Blonde’ Video

Following the jarring, industrial sounds and visuals for "Satellites," EMA is back with another cut from upcoming second album, The Future's Void. On "So Blonde,"
Dan Reilly / February 25, 2014
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