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Chris Stamey Paints in "A Brand-New Shade of Blue" (premiere + interview)

Chris Stamey adds more new songs for the 20th century with his latest album, finished while he was in quarantine. The material comes from an especially prolific 2019. "It's like flying a kite and also being the kite. It's a euphoric time," he says.

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Chris Stamey - "Universe-sized Arms" (audio) (Premiere)

North Carolina singer/songwriter Chris Stamey got a chance to play around with unreleased Ryan Adams track. The result is the straightforward alt-rock of "Universe-sized Arms".

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Chris Stamey: Lovesick Blues

The new solo record from the dB's co-founder is subtle, introspective and often quite beautiful, though it takes some time to appreciate.

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I Wrote This Song for You: An Interview with Chris Stamey

The Sneakers, the dBs, working closely with Big Star, and with a unique solo career all is own, Chris Stamey has had his hand all over numerous touchstones in rock music. He speaks to PopMatters about his latest album, honoring Leonard Cohen, and how when you invite XTC's Andy Partridge to sing on your album, he just might do something else instead ...

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Peter Holsapple & Chris Stamey: Here and Now

The foundation on which Holsapple and Stamey have long built their work (a tremendous sense of melody, almost-familial harmonies) is ever-present here.


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