Articles tagged alternative rock

Barenaked Ladies - “We Took the Night” (audio) (premiere)

Barenaked Ladies keep on trucking with the refreshingly fun-loving and adventurous "We Took the Night".

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The Replacements: For Sale - Live at Maxwell’s 1986

Long thought lost to time, this live recording captures the Replacements at their peak. Their ragged, soused live show-once a thing of anecdotal legend-is presented in its fullest form, warts and all.

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17 Oct 2017 // 2:30 AM

Beck: Colors

Say hello to yacht-rock Beck. Enjoy your voyage.

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The Church: Man Woman Life Death Infinity

With an album title that tries to cover everyone everywhere for all time, the Church's latest just might please them all.

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Envy on the Coast - “Virginia Girls” (video) (premiere)

Envy on the Coast wanted to make a video but couldn't fully translate their ideas about suburban boredom, so they took matters into their own hands.

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile: Lotta Sea Lice

Indie rock collaborations can be ripe for disappointment, but Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile wow by doubling down on the clever lyricism and exploratory guitars that make them each revered figures on their own.

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Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile - “Continental Breakfast” (Singles Going Steady)

If you don’t find this video endearing, you probably don’t have a soul.

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Hope Is Big: An Interview with Deer Tick

A long break for the band yielded not one but two albums: one all-acoustic and one all-electric. Deer Tick are back, baby.

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9 Oct 2017 // 9:47 AM

U2 - “You’re the Best Thing About Me” (Singles Going Steady)

It's vanilla ice cream with none of the toppings, which has been U2's musical direction for the last 13 years.

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4 Oct 2017 // 2:30 AM

Liam Gallagher: As You Were

Liam Gallagher answers all the questions about whether he can cut it as a solo artist on audience-pleasing rock 'n' roll record.

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Dave Grohl and Josh Homme on Rock ‘n’ Roll and Their Decades-Long Bromance

Foo Fighters and Queens of the Stone Age are thriving, and not by refusing to evolve.

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2 Oct 2017 // 12:00 PM

Torres - “Helen in the Woods” (Singles Going Steady)

This is a song full of promise, but it burns right up when it flies a little too close to the sun.

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2 Oct 2017 // 10:15 AM

Julien Baker - “Appointments” (Singles Going Steady)

This is the sound of late summer loves and fresh fall fruit trees.

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Starsailor: All This Life

After an eight-year hiatus, Starsailor returns with their best album yet.

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29 Sep 2017 // 9:15 AM

Elbow - “Kindling (Fickle Flame)” (Singles Going Steady)

A more serious and earnest delivery, you will not hear this year. iPhone torches out for the live rendition…

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Queens of the Stone Age Build Anticipation for ‘Villains’ Tour at Capitol Theatre

Queens of the Stone Age's latest Villains is their most energetic release and their tour kick off proves they remain formidable.

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Luke Haines: Luke Haines Is Alive and Well and Living in Buenos Aires

You don't know it, but you really need 79 songs about faded English wrestlers in a '70s glam style, with the occasional traditional folk song thrown in for good measure.

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28 Sep 2017 // 2:10 AM

Deer Tick: Vol. 1 & Vol. 2

Deer Tick sidestepped the pressure of double albums by releasing two separate records on the same day, inviting but not forcing listeners to associate them.

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Shout Out Louds: Ease My Mind

Ease My Mind gives the impression of a record made by musicians finally comfortable with their place in the world.

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25 Sep 2017 // 10:44 AM

Radiohead - “Lift” (Singles Going Steady)

The OK Computer reissue keeps on giving with the new video for previously unreleased track “Lift”.

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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