Emeralds Officially Call It Quits

Cleveland synth trio Emeralds is no more. Two weeks ago, founding member Mark McGuire left the band for unspecified reasons, but former bandmates Steve Hauschildt…
Daniel Kreps / January 18, 2013

Emeralds Founding Member Mark McGuire Cuts Out

Spacey synth trio Emeralds is now spacey synth duo Emeralds. Bandmember Steve Hauschildt announced on Twitter today (January 3) that founding member Mark McGuire is…
Kyle McGovern / January 3, 2013

Emeralds, ‘Just to Feel Anything’ (Editions Mego)

7SPIN Rating: 7 of 10Release Date: November 06, 2012Label: Editions MegoEmeralds started out in the Midwestern noise scene as mushroom-chomping, drone-obsessed electronic improvisers with a…
Philip Sherburne / November 9, 2012

ATP 2012: How Was the Festival’s First New York City Staycation?

In its fifth year on America's East Coast, the 2012 All Tomorrow's Parties festival was the first to be docked in Manhattan, as the organizers…
Christopher R. Weingarten / September 24, 2012

Emeralds Announce Latest Synth Odyssey, ‘Just to Feel Anything,’ on Editions Mego

Cleveland's crystal voyagers Emeralds will release their first new album since 2010's Does It Look Like I'm Here? in November, they announced today. Titled Just…
Philip Sherburne / September 13, 2012

Outer Space, ‘Akashic Record ‘ (Spectrum Spools)

7SPIN Rating: 7 of 10Release Date: July 17, 2012Label: Spectrum SpoolsFor Spectrum Spools, Emeralds' John Elliott delivers more cosmic frippery and ultra-vivid analog filigree.
Philip Sherburne / July 13, 2012

Dan ‘Daphni’ Snaith, a.k.a. Caribou, Reshapes Emeralds for the Dance Floor

The Cleveland electronic trio Emeralds are about as far away from a dance act as you could fathom. It feels reductive to call them merely…
Philip Sherburne / March 22, 2012

ATP Curators Afghan Whigs Announce 14 Acts, From Lanegan to Louis C.K.

To celebrate the first Afghan Whigs show in America in 13 years, gloom-master general Greg Dulli was kindly asked to curate the second year of…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 24, 2012