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30 Sep 2016 // 2:20 AM

Pixies: Head Carrier

Two years since their Indie Cindy release, Pixies have brought rock ’n' roll back with their new album, Head Carrier.

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29 Sep 2016 // 1:55 PM

La Sera Releases Cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love”

La Sera rocks a classic Led Zeppelin tune on new EP.

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Poster Children: Daisychain Reaction (Vinyl Reissue)

One of the more underappreciated rock bands of the '90s gets on the reissue train with a vinyl-only rerelease of their formative second album, Daisychain Reaction.

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Slow Down Molasses: 100% Sunshine

Slow Down Molasses hits all the right post-punk touchpoints for the sake of sound rather than song.

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28 Sep 2016 // 10:27 AM

The White Stripes - “City Lights” (Singles Going Steady)

Five years after the White Stripes' heartbreaking end, "City Lights" is a melancholy echo of what was.

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28 Sep 2016 // 2:14 AM

Low: The Exit Papers

In 2000, in between the career-defining albums Secret Name and The Things We Lost in the Fire, Low created the EP The Exit Papers, a stab at making film music.

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Lucy Dacus’ Rising Star Shines Bright

The singer-songwriter's debut record No Burden is getting a second wind on Matador Records, having figured out the recording/performing process from scratch.

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Alex Cameron: Jumping the Shark

Alex Cameron’s album, Jumping the Shark, is unnerving. Basically, you’re stuck in a David Lynch fever dream.

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Grouplove Celebrate ‘Big Mess’ Release with Wild NYC Shows (Photos)

On release day for their latest Big Mess, Grouplove packed Baby's in Brooklyn for a sweaty show.

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Cymbals Eat Guitars: Pretty Years

With Pretty Years , Cymbals Eat Guitars have delivered their richest and most accessible music yet.

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19 Sep 2016 // 2:30 AM

Warpaint: Heads Up

Warpaint may have crafted their best album yet, one that adroitly harnesses and alchemizes genres, moods, and sounds to suit their many purposes.

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15 Sep 2016 // 9:20 AM

Band of Skulls - “Black Magic” (video) (premiere)

Band of Skulls' "Black Magic" keep it real and true to the roots of rock and roll with the group's heavily blues-influenced sound.

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15 Sep 2016 // 2:20 AM

Preoccupations: Preoccupations

Preoccupations is a battlefield survey from the struggle against internal and external impediments that encroach upon life and health.

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Warhaus: We Fucked a Flame Into Being

Balthazar singer and multi-instrumentalist Maarten Devoldere makes a wish upon a Jim Thompson novel for his debut as Warhaus.

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Tokyo Police Club: Melon Collie and the Infinite Radness (Part One)

Tokyo Police Club were a hype band in 2006. Ten years and multiple full-length releases later, Tokyo Police Club have continued to make pretty much the same music.

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9 Sep 2016 // 9:37 AM

Miike Snow - “My Trigger” (Singles Going Steady)

Upbeat, skillful, and above all, entertaining, both aurally and visually. This is the perfect pop song.

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8 Sep 2016 // 7:38 AM

Cass McCombs: Mangy Love

Cass McCombs, one of the foremost character architects in the contemporary indie scene, introduces a new dramatis personae of eccentrics and troubled souls on Mangy Love.

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8 Sep 2016 // 2:30 AM

Okkervil River: Away

Wherever Will Sheff sets his guitar case down, there is Okkervil River.

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Warhaus Brings an Album into Being (video) (premiere)

PopMatters has a behind-the-scenes look into the unusual recording process of Maarten Devoldere's first solo album as Warhaus, We Fucked a Flame into Being.

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7 Sep 2016 // 2:20 AM

Allah-Las: Calico Review

The sound may be retro, but Allah-Las focus upon the now with a strong set of songs on their third release.

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Indie Horror Month 2016: Diving into 'Reveal the Deep'

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"In Reveal the Deep, the light only makes you more aware of the darkness

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