Articles tagged indie rock

American Football: American Football

Midwestern emo legends American Football return with a companion album to their lone 1999 LP.

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Las Kellies: Friends and Lovers

All the way from Buenos Aires, the dreamy post-punk trio delivers another fine collection of fuzzy, melodic garage rock.

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Blonde Redhead: Maculin Féminin

With this deluxe reissue, Blonde Redhead's fans will be jumping for joy, albeit probably in a lo-fi, no-frills kind of way.

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The Mountain Goats Turn a Concert Into a Celebration of Survival

Sharing good times to help get through the bad with the Mountain Goats.

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18 Oct 2016 // 10:30 AM

Crystal Fighters - “Lay Low” (audio) (premiere)

London's Crystal Fighters return with a new album Friday and share their new hit-bound, anthemic single "Lay Low".

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The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst Shares His View Behind the Drum Kit

Founding drummer of The Cure Lol Tolhurst explores the creation of the classic band, their meteoric rise, his alcohol-fueled crash, and his personal rebirth.

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18 Oct 2016 // 2:20 AM

Bell X1: Arms

With a newfound interest in sonic spaciousness and avant-prog song constructions, Irish indie-rockers Bell X1 offer what is arguably their most focused effort to date.

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12 Oct 2016 // 1:26 PM

Sonic Avenues - “Future” (video) (premiere)

Montreal's Sonic Avenues released their new album Disconnector last week and now we've got their new single, which is a slab of catchy post-punk goodness.

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12 Oct 2016 // 9:50 AM

Dirty Projectors - “Keep Your Name” (Singles Going Steady)

Dirty Projectors return with this emotionally complex, multifarious number.

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Brought to You By the Letter ‘E’: Thalia Zedek on Her New Records, New Band

Thalia Zedek discusses how she turned toward quieter music after the breakup of Come and how a creative rut led her back to the land of the loud.

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The Notwist: Superheroes, Ghostvillians & Stuff

All of Superheroes, Ghostvillians & Stuff” does not reach memorable heights, but it's not from a lack of trying.

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10 Oct 2016 // 11:48 AM

O’Brother - “Silence” (Portishead cover) (premiere)

O'Brother shares new Portishead cover track ahead of heading out on tour with the Dillinger Escape Plan.

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Balance and Composure: Light We Made

The Pennsylvania post-hardcore band Balance and Composure have changed a bit. Is it a slick and successful movement toward a fresh sound, or is it an awkward stumble?

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When the Wide World Narrows: A Conversation with Spain’s Josh Haden

With the release of Carolina, Spain's sixth record, founding member Josh Haden looks back at his punk rock roots and how his desire to escape a crumbling scene spawned a particular strain of slowcore.

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Dawes: We’re All Gonna Die

One-time folk rockers, Dawes are keen to do things differently on their newest record.

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3 Oct 2016 // 12:00 PM

Cass McCombs - “Opposite House” (Singles Going Steady)

From the first rippling guitar riff, Cass McCombs promises something beautiful.

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3 Oct 2016 // 10:15 AM

1955 - “Morning Song”

1955's "Morning Song" is aspirational and arena ready.

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3 Oct 2016 // 2:10 AM

Tim Presley: The WiNK

On The WiNK, we hear the intimacy of fumbling, playful, and willfully wispy songs, conceived and born into disconcerting half-lives in the bedroom.

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3 Oct 2016 // 2:05 AM

Acrylics: DADA minor

The Brooklyn duo return on DADA minor to find connections between the golden ages of psychedelic experimentation, pop balladry, and college rock.

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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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How Röyksopp's 'Melody A.M.' Brought Electronica Into the Mainstream

// Sound Affects

"With their debut, the Norwegian duo essentially provided the everyman's guide to electronic music.

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