of Montreal – Daughter of Cloud

Daughter of Cloud

There comes a time in every band’s life where scraps are compiled, rarities are unearthed and the infamous compilation is erected. While superfans are enticed by the prospect of new, unreleased material, the rest of the world rolls their collective eyes at what they picture another ploy for cash-strapped musicians. They are skeptical about wrangling [...]

Download: of Montreal – Feminine Effects

As previously announced, of Montreal are set to release a rarities compilation consisting of 17 unreleased tracks. The effort, titled Daughter of Cloud, is expected to drop October 23rd via Polyvinyl Records. Today, they are offering a free download of one of the tracks. “Feminine Effects” is a major deviation from the rest of the [...]

of Montreal Announce New Rarities Compilation

Daughter of Cloud

Following up February’s Paralytic Stalks, of Montreal have announced a compilation album of unreleased tracks from the 2007-2012 Georgie Fruit era. As is the Polyvinyl fashion, the 17-track record can be purchased via CD, digital, cyan double-LP or purple cassette. The album, titled Daughter of Cloud, is set to drop October 23rd. Check out “Sails, [...]

7inch Sunday: of Montreal

For Our Elegant Caste

7inch Sunday is a segment devoted entirely to 7” vinyl and the all-encompassing experience surrounding it. From the packaging to the music, my intent is to embody the spirit of vinyl and emphasize that music is still an activity beyond passive listening. Although most publications cover major releases, the 7” is often overlooked and given nothing [...]

Video: of Montreal – “Spiteful Intervention”


of Montreal has released their latest video for “Spiteful Intervention”. The clip was directed by Jesse Ewles. Watch below.

Listen: of Montreal – “Feminine Effects”


In celebration of Record Store Day 2012, of Montreal will be releasing a split 7″single with Deerhoof. The single will feature a Deerhoof track called “AFilthy Fifth”, and a of Montreal cover of Deerhoof’s “SecretMobilization”. The b-side will feature the of Montreal track “Feminine Effects”. Listen to Feminine Effects below. Record Store Day is April [...]

Watch: of Montreal – Dour Percentage


Two days ago of Montreal released their eleventh studio album, Paralytic Stalks, and yesterday the outfit made their way to Jimmy Fallon. Performing the single, “Dour Percentage,” the live antics, albeit still colorful and eccentric, appeared far more toned down than prior shows. Check out our review of Paralytic Stalks here, and watch the video [...]

of Montreal – Paralytic Stalks

Paralytic Stalks

There comes a time in every band’s life – assuming their span is an appropriate length – when the infamous breakthrough album occurs. To prepare for such an event, artists will go to great lengths in attempt to make said “groundbreaker” the most accessible possible. Whether through attitude, content, or mere presentation, many a group [...]