Elliott Smith

Elliott Smith self-titled 25th anniversary

Elliott Smith’s self-titled album gets a deluxe 25th anniversary reissue

Hear an unreleased live recording of “Big Decision.”

Essential Portland albums

10 Essential Portland Albums

Rose City’s finest records—10 of them, anyway.

Elliott Smith Figure 8 deluxe digital edition

Elliott Smith’s XO and Figure 8 get deluxe digital editions for his 50th birthday

Today would have been Elliott Smith‘s 50th birthday, and to mark the occasion, UMe has…

Songs that reference other songs

10 Essential Songs That Reference Other Songs

Subtle, clever tributes to songs within songs.

best 90s alternative b-sides

10 Essential ’90s Alternative B-Sides

The best undersides in the decade of alt-rock.

Elliott Smith either or Hall of Fame 20th anniversary

Elliott Smith’s either/or is a statement of artistic freedom and cautious optimism

There’s real emotion on Elliott Smith’s landmark 1997 album; there’s also a musical genius having fun.

Elliott Smith either/or expanded reissue

Elliott Smith either/or expanded reissue being released for 20th anniversary

Listen to unreleased track, “I Figured You Out.”

Heatmiser Mic City Sons

Heatmiser’s ‘Mic City Sons’ built a bridge to Elliott Smith’s solo albums

How an ending for an underrated band segued into the rise of a great solo artist.

Tindersticks

10 Essential Chamber Pop Albums

Ten albums to help you warm up as the air starts to chill.

Waxahatchee, J Mascis on new Elliott Smith tribute compilation

Listen to Juliana Hatfield’s cover of “Needle in the Hay.”

True Alternative: The Top 100 Songs of the ’90s Underground

The best tracks that flew under the radar in the “alternative” decade.

No. 2 No Memory vinyl reissue

No. 2 No Memory vinyl reissue to feature bonus tracks with Elliott Smith

Former bandmates heard together on unreleased demos on newly reissued set.

Treble Audio File

Audio File Podcast: 1995!

We talk about our favorite records from 1995, including GZA, PJ Harvey, Fugazi and Elliott Smith.

10 Essential Closing Credit Songs in Films

The anthems that play us off into the sunset.

Elliott Smith

Unreleased Elliott Smith song, “Ocean,” surfaces

Song was recorded when Smith was a teenager.

Duran Duran

Treble Roundtable: The Best Year For Music

We offer up our own thoughts on which year had the best musical gems.

Heaven Adores You

Watch the trailer for Elliott Smith documentary “Heaven Adores You”

Elliott Smith documentary premieres next week.

10 essential lo-fi albums

10 Essential Lo-Fi Albums

Keepin’ it on the down lo.