Marissa Nadler

The 50 Best Albums of 2016

There's been no shortage of pessimism about 2016—a year that was plagued with fear, hatred, and confusion. In music, that ugliness was often confronted head-on,…
SPIN Staff / December 12, 2016

Marissa Nadler Has More Where That Came From

In May, spectral singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler released Strangers, one of SPIN's favorite albums from the first half of 2016. Today, she's announced a companion EP, Bury Your Name, written and recorded at her home in Boston…
Anna Gaca / September 8, 2016

Marissa Nadler Ghosts Out in ‘Janie in Love’ Video

"Janie in Love" was a high point of Marissa Nadler's recent LP, Strangers, and the song now has a visual directed and animated by Nadler herself. Like her…
Anna Gaca / June 30, 2016

The 66 Best Songs of 2016 So Far

If the album is still supposed to be dying, nobody told 2016 – it's hard to remember a year that was so dominated by the…
SPIN Staff / June 3, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016 So Far

Now that we're nearly halfway done with 2016, the time has come for your annual summer-listening list. Expect to find a tender comeback from the…
SPIN Staff / June 1, 2016

Review: Marissa Nadler Paints With All the Colors of the Dark on ‘Strangers’

Midway through Marissa Nadler’s exquisite seventh album Strangers, she pens an ode to "All the Colors of the Dark." Gently singing over hypnotic keyboards and…
David Sackllah / May 16, 2016

Marissa Nadler’s Apocalypse Dreams

There’s a package waiting for Marissa Nadler. The box was delivered to the singer-songwriter’s Boston apartment earlier today — an overcast and alarmingly windy Thursday…
Kyle McGovern / May 9, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Radiohead, James Blake, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from California scuzz-punks, U.K. electro-rock mainstays, and more.
SPIN Staff / May 6, 2016

Marissa Nadler Shares Enchanting New Song, ‘Katie I Know’

Boston's Marissa Nadler will release her seventh studio album, Strangers, on May 20 via Sacred Bones, and she's already shared the single "Janie in Love" and a…
Rachel Brodsky / May 3, 2016

Visit Marissa Nadler’s Haunted House in New Video for ‘All the Colors of the Dark’

Boston singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler has shared a new video for "All the Colors of the Dark," and like much of Nadler's music, it's both eerie and enchanting. The…
Anna Gaca / March 23, 2016

The Best Overlooked Albums of 2014 So Far

With release cycles spinning fast and furious, sometimes music just falls through the cracks. While these records might not have made a splash upon their…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2014

Marissa Nadler Laments the Artist’s Struggle in Her ‘Drive’ Video

Marissa Nadler's "Drive" recounts the struggle and self-doubt that comes with trying to scrape up a living as a musician, what with the long hours…
Dan Reilly / April 15, 2014

Marissa Nadler Haunts Your Memories in ‘Was It All a Dream’ Video

Boston-based ghostly folkie Marissa Nadler released her seventh album last week. July finds her sounding more haunted then ever thanks to the power of her…
Chris Martins / February 10, 2014

Marissa Nadler, ‘The Sister’ (Box of Cedar)

Yet another dreamy stream of spectral folk that, too often, drifts by more than it haunts.
David Bevan / June 1, 2012

Video Premiere: Marissa Nadler’s Cozy ‘In Your Lair, Bear’

Boston-based dream-folkie Marissa Nadler turned in one of the year's most disarming records with her self-titled latest. One of the record's many high points, "In…
David Bevan / December 14, 2011
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