The Microphones

best indie folk albums

A History of Indie Folk in 45 Albums

There’s always been something special about the sound of a solitary singer with an acoustic…

Phil Elverum documentary There's No End

Watch the new Phil Elverum documentary, There’s No End

Watch the new 20-minute film in its entirety

Microphones box set

The Microphones announce 10xLP box set

Every Microphones studio album on vinyl, plus a book and digital outtakes.

Microphones tour dates

The Microphones announce first tour in 18 years

Phil Elverum and company head back on the road in the spring.

The Best Albums of August 2020

Twelve albums from the past month that you need to hear, from grunge to avant-garde jazz.

Microphones in 2020 review

The Microphones : Microphones in 2020

Phil Elverum revives the name of his old “band” for a massive new album-length composition.

Phil Elverum debuts new Microphones album via short film

Hear the full album, accompanied by a short film.

Psychedelic Folk albums

10 Essential Psychedelic Folk Albums

10 albums that acid-fried the folk tradition.

The best indie rock albums of the '00s

The 100 Best Indie Rock albums of the ’00s

The greatest sounds from a thrilling, if intangible movement.

10 Essential back-to-back song pairs

One-two punches that can’t be separated.

florist review

The Microphones : The Glow Pt. 2

Newly reissued, Phil Elverum’s masterpiece maintains its spot as a lo-fi classic.

Microphones It Was Hot We Stayed in the Water review

The Microphones : It Was Hot, We Stayed In the Water

Phil Elverum & Co.’s excellent 2000 album is reintroduced as part of a reissue series.

Essential Autumn Albums

10 Essential Autumn Albums

A musical guide to autumn and all its glory.