Articles tagged indie rock

Still Built to Spill: An Interview with Doug Martsch

Doug Martsch and Built to Spill march on. Despite a core lineup shift, they never plan to slow down.

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The Charlatans: Modern Nature

A survivor band if ever there was one, the Charlatans have drawn on personal tragedy to produce one of the stand-out albums of their long career.

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Rocky Votolato: Hospital Handshakes

Hospital Handshakes is a milestone in Rocky Votolato’s career and one that would do well to serve as a springboard for all his efforts going forward.

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Speedy Ortiz’s Sadie Dupuis Talks Self-Acceptance, Feminism, and Inclusivity in Rock Music

Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Ortiz talks with PopMatters about a growing progressive movement in rock music, her new record, and more.

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Courtney Barnett - “Dead Fox” (video)

The charming Australian singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett brings her unique brand of social commentary to the Black Cab Sessions with the tune "Dead Fox".

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Built to Spill: Untethered Moon

Built to Spill's guitar-driven sound is the indie-rock equivalent of comfort food, indulgent and satisfying in how familiar it is.

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Django Django - “Beginning to Fade” (video)

The billowy vocal harmonies and psychedelic visuals of Django Django's "Beginning to Fade" is an ideal aural and visual complement to 4/20, this highest of holidays.

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20 Apr 2015 // 2:06 AM

Speedy Ortiz: Foil Deer

They may party like it's 1995, but 2015 might just be the year of Speedy Ortiz.

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Record Store Day Video Performances: Django Django, the Hinds, the Take, and More (video)

In anticipation of the 2015 issue of Record Store Day, check out these four videos, featuring performances by Django Django, the Hinds, and the Take, as well as artist interviews about the magic of vinyl.

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‘Furious Hoops Vol. 1’ Compilation - Record Store Day 2015 (audio) (Premiere)

The worlds of indie rock and '90s basketball coalesce perfectly on a special Record Store Day 2015 release, Furious Hoops Vol. 1.

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Drivin’ N’ Cryin’ - “Roll Away the Song” (audio) (Premiere)

The legendary Atlanta indie rockers Drivin' N' Cryin invite listeners to "Roll Away the Song" with their latest vinyl-only release, Best of Songs.

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The Damnwells: The Damnwells

The fifth album by this Brooklyn-based quartet provides a tribute to their dogged persistence.

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Dustin Lovelis - “Idiot” (audio) (Premiere)

Formerly of the Long Beach, Californiia rock outfit Fling, Dustin Lovelis will release his debut solo effort, Dimensions, this May. Stream the hazy, '60s rock-indebted "Idiot" below.

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Pigeons - “Two Years on Land” (audio) (Premiere)

The Austerlitz, New York indie rock group Pigeons describes their dreamy tune "Two Years on Land" as "fluorescent in an intoxication of color".

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The Fictional Life of the Wombats

Arguing with your label about Vicodin. Creating a fictional life to write songs about. Embracing "weird crystal-worship party lovers." Just another day in the life of the Wombats.

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Calexico: Edge of the Sun

Seeds of experimentation and collaboration planted long ago bear some of the best fruit of Calexico's long career.

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13 Apr 2015 // 2:06 AM

Eels: Royal Albert Hall

What becomes of the broken-hearted? They go to an Eels gig, obviously.

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9 Apr 2015 // 2:06 AM

Waxahatchee: Ivy Tripp

Waxahatchee​’s latest album is a brilliant self-study that occupies a haunting liminal space.

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The Apartments: The Evening Visits… and Stays for Years

The first album from one-time Go-Between Peter Milton Walsh plus attendant early material, spanning 1979-85. Moody and impressive. But loveable?

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Instant Empire - “Dead Air” (audio) (Premiere)

Denver's own Instant Empire bring their full-throttle brand of indie rock blazing out of the gates with the lead single from their upcoming debut, Lamplight Lost.

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"True Detective, Season 2, Episode 3: Where does the kitsch end and the surreal begin?

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