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29 Aug 2016 // 10:15 AM

Pixies - “Talent” (Singles Going Steady)

"Talent" has an urgent groove, interesting pop culture references and some instantly recognizable Joey Santiago guitar riffs.

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onDeadWaves - “Comfortably Numb” (Dusk Version) (Premiere)

onDeadWaves cover of Pink Floyd's "Comfortably Numb" is an attentive take on the classic song.

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The Parrots: Los Niños Sin Miedo

The Parrots squawk, chirp and fly on their debut album

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26 Aug 2016 // 8:57 AM

Young the Giant - “Something to Believe In” (live) (premiere)

Young the Giant are headlining tonight's AUDIENCE Network concert with an amazing performance and interview.

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Assessing Their Performance: The Burnside Project Legacy

Burnside Project had audience members screaming their quirky electropop lyrics back at them one moment and shrugging the next. Here, Burnside Project's rise and fall is documented, culminating in a free download of their unreleased private masterpiece.

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Download Burnside Project’s Unreleased Masterwork (Premiere) (Free Download)

Burnside Project were ahead of their time, mixing indie rock aesthetics with electronic wondermint. As part of Bar None's 30th anniversary, you can download their long-lost masterwork for free.

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Joseph: I’m Alone, No You’re Not

Joseph fuse their folk foundation with pop and rock tendencies to develop a delicious, if not inconsistent, soundscape.

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24 Aug 2016 // 3:00 AM

It’s Bold to Be Honest: An Interview With Lowell

“There’s more than just my story.” Lowell struggles to find her place in a larger narrative.

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Gringo Star: The Sides and in Between

Atlanta quartet's newest LP captures the feel of getting behind the wheel and peeling out for parts unknown as the summer sun shines on.

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23 Aug 2016 // 8:37 AM

Radar Eyes - “Midnight Drive” (premiere)

Chicago's post-punk darlings Radar Eyes are back with more jangly, percussive, hard-charging music.

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The Chills: Kaleidoscope World

The latest reissue of the Chills' landmark 1986 release is a touchstone of the kaleidoscope of diverse and dynamic songs the band has been responsible for.

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19 Aug 2016 // 9:12 AM

Purling Hiss - “Fever” (Singles Going Steady)

You are unlikely to hear a bed of guitars and thick and loud and unyielding as the one Mike Polizze unleashes on "Fever".

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Young the Giant: Home of the Strange

Home of the Strange won't convert any naysayers of Young the Giant's straight-and-narrow take on alternative rock, but it underscores what has emboldened their fanbase for so long

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The Ghost of Ingmar Bergman: Peter Bjorn & John’s ‘Breakin’ Point’

Peter Morén and John Eriksson discuss how their musical partnership is as strong as ever -- even if their belief in production dogma isn't.

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18 Aug 2016 // 2:15 AM

Look Park: Look Park

Fountains of Wayne's lead singer Chris Collingwood's new band sounds like a low-key version of his old band. This is a good thing, regardless of Collingwood's attempts to present Look Park as a distinct project.

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17 Aug 2016 // 11:00 AM

Bell X1 - “The Upswing” (Singles Going Steady)

The Irish indie darlings are back with a simple, soulful track that is wrapped in lovely analog production.

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17 Aug 2016 // 2:20 AM

Carl Broemel: 4th of July

Six years in the making, the second solo offering from the My Morning Jacket guitarist is tender, nostalgic, and often sweet. Neko Case, Laura Veirs, and MMJ buddies are on hand to help.

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Casket Girls’ Ryan Graveface Talks Music Industry, Audience

Graveface label founder and Casket Girls band member talks about being the little guy in the world of rock 'n' roll.

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Ian Ridenhour - “Monsters” (video) (premiere)

There is a certain melodic flair to Ian Ridenhour’s music that comes across as very pop-sensible, but without sacrificing any of the darkly, sometimes Burtonesque gloom of his overall musical persona.

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Sonic Youth: Spinhead Sessions

This collection of unearthed sessions from the band's peak period finds them in a consciously arty headspace, pursuing moods and textures over songcraft.

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Best of the Moving Pixels Podcast: Further Explorations of the Zero

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"We continue our discussion of the early episodes of Kentucky Route Zero by focusing on its third act.

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