Articles tagged indie rock

The National - “The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness” (Singles Going Steady)

The National 2.0 have been given a slightly modern makeover but have managed to make it sound like a natural progression

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Cedar Teeth - ‘Farewell to Green Mountain’ (album stream) (premiere)

Cedar Teeth follow in the footsteps of Dispatch and Lord Huron by adeptly riding the line between folk and rock 'n' roll.

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Land of Talk: Life After Youth

After a seven-year hiatus, Land of Talk return with a rock album obsessed with mortality.

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30 May 2017 // 9:14 AM

BNQT: Volume 1

Volume 1 is a pleasant love letter to '70s rock, but rarely does it transcend its constituent members and feel like a true "super group" album.

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26 May 2017 // 8:56 AM

Pumarosa: The Witch

London quintet craft stunning, entrancing debut by confidently splicing a variety of genres.

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25 May 2017 // 12:00 PM

Fleet Foxes - “Fool’s Errand” (Singles Going Steady)

Fleet Foxes' "Fool's Errand" comes across like a lost and less psychedelic Jefferson Airplane number.

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Slowdive Sell Out Brooklyn and Release Bonus Song “30th June”

Although sound issues delayed their set on the second night, Slowdive put on an unforgettable show in Brooklyn, or rather two shows.

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*repeat repeat - “Plugged In” (video) (premiere)

Nashville indie rockers *repeat repeat come storming out of the gate with impressive new music after recent signing to Dangerbird Records.

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FUR - “Mein” (video) (premiere)

Detroit group FUR reunites with video ahead of new album, fusing post-punk, shoegaze, and darkwave.

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How the Strokes and Other Indie Bands Reignited Rock ‘n’ Roll in NYC and Beyond

Author Lizzy Goodman talks with PopMatters about "beautiful, accessible, sexy, dirty, pretty punk rock" and her new book, Meet Me in the Bathroom.

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23 May 2017 // 8:37 AM

Takashi Miyaki: The Dream

The Dream could loosely be described as a shoegaze dreampop album, though that doesn't even begin to touch the number of genres and styles that show up in one form or another.

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22 May 2017 // 2:30 AM

Alex G: Rocket

Alex G offers a richly observed album that uses a raft of different characters to explore the universal truths that define us all.

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18 May 2017 // 8:22 AM

Juliana Hatfield: Pussycat

A dark but musically jubilant reaction to the 2016 election from a rock singer-songwriter at the top of her craft. This is Juliana Hatfield's best album.

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Nightlands: I Can Feel the Night Around Me

Lush harmonies combine with retro-style synths on the gorgeous third album from Dave Hartley's Nightlands.

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Bendigo Fletcher - ‘Bendigo Fletcher’ (album stream) (premiere)

With tight harmonies, soaring instrumental bridges, and a knack for developing earworm melodies across a broad scope of musical styles, Bendigo Fletcher scorches on their debut EP.

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11 May 2017 // 2:30 AM

PWR BTTM: Pageant

PWR BTTM's Pageant is an excellent, varied collection of indie rock songs that explicate queerness in our current moment.

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Each Song Is a Thought, Flying Across the Ocean for Do Make Say Think’s Charles Spearin

Charles Spearin discusses the themes and processes behind Do Make Say Think's latest album Stubborn Persistent Illusions.

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10 May 2017 // 11:00 AM

Ty Segall - “Break a Guitar” (Singles Going Steady)

Fuzzy, catchy, and well-balanced between garage and glam, “Break a Guitar” has infectious riffs and a tongue-in-cheek vibe.

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Imaginary Interviews With !!! (Chk Chk Chk)

For the dance-rock titans, the grooves evolve but the dance remains the same. Rock's most consistent group hits another one out of the park.

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10 May 2017 // 2:30 AM

Slowdive: Slowdive

Beneath all the stylish and escapist waves of sound and texture on Slowdive's return, there is a profoundly human core waiting to be sought out and unearthed.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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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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