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Basilica Soundscape Announces 2018 Lineup Featuring Lightning Bolt, Grouper, Haxan Cloak & Nick Zinner

Basilica Soundscape, the cult-favorite festival of heavy and experimental music in New York's Hudson Valley, has announced its initial 2018 lineup. Highlights include Lightning Bolt,…
Andy Cush / May 2, 2018

Stream Grouper’s New Album Grid of Points

Fourteen years since the project's beginnings in Portland, Liz Harris has finally unveiled her latest album as Grouper. Titled Grid of Points, the release includes…
Rob Arcand / April 27, 2018

Grouper’s Grid of Points Finds the Warmth in Pianos

Pianos figure into Liz Harris’ 14-year run as Grouper only occasionally in dribs and drabs. Songs like the tolling, toiling "Giving it to You," from…
Raymond Cummings / April 26, 2018

Grouper Annonces New Album Grid of Points

Since 2005, Liz Harris has recorded as Grouper, making ethereal almost-ambient music that embodies minimalist aesthetic abstraction and mournful, vulnerable humanity at the same time. Today, she's announced a seven-song new album…
Anna Gaca / March 8, 2018

New Music: Grouper – “Headache” and “I’m Clean Now”

Grouper, the tender, whispery ambient-folk project of Portland, Oregon's Liz Harris, has just shared a new digital and 7" vinyl release titled Paradise Valley. It features two new…
Anna Gaca / December 21, 2016

Kranky Records Celebrates 20 Years With Alumni-Packed Chicago Shows

Esteemed Chicago indie label Kranky Records is a year away from legal drinking age, and its founders are celebrating with a slew of hometown shows.The…
Dan Reilly / September 12, 2013

Hear Grouper’s Gorgeous, Cavernous ‘Vital’ From Unreleased ‘Deer’-Era Album

Those not yet blessed with the gift of Grouper will soon get the chance to become deeply familiar with the aqueous dream-drone songs that put Portland's Liz Harris…
Chris Martins / December 20, 2012