Articles tagged indie pop

Tegan and Sara: Love You to Death

Three years after their unlikely ascent into synthpop stardom, Tegan and Sara continue down the same path with minor shifts to their thematic compass.

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28 Jun 2016 // 3:57 PM

Pulp - “Common People” (Singles Going Steady Classic)

This ageless anthem was one of those moments when the outsiders took over and everyone wanted in.

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Peter Bjorn and John: Breakin’ Point

With a stable of blockbuster producers in tow, Peter Bjorn and John reach indie pop nirvana on their seventh collection of upbeat, hook-driven bubblegum.

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21 Jun 2016 // 2:20 AM

Young Mister: Young Mister

Young Mister's readiness to draw so authentically on a wealth of different styles make you think that this outfit really aren't as young as they claim to be.

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Fitz and the Tantrums’ Catchy “HandClap” Is Destined to Be Played All Season Long

Eight years into its career, how does the group handle the beach-party rock hit of the season?

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Future Generations - “Coast” (audio) (premiere)

Future Generations’ music feels freer, less the sound of Wednesday mornings and more the sound of Sunday afternoons.

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Fitz and the Tantrums: Fitz and the Tantrums

Fitz and the Tantrums find contentment in the soft, sleek, and simple on their infectious but frivolous third album.

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8 Jun 2016 // 10:14 AM

Still Parade: Concrete Vision

Warm and pacific, Concrete Vision uncovers bucolic reverie in an imposing city.

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7 Jun 2016 // 2:48 PM

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

Cass McCombs' new single is an extremely well-written, sophisticated song that's not unlike Bibio's latest music without all the blips and beeps.

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The Casket Girls: The Night Machines

Surreal pop trio craft eeriest, most rewarding work yet on third LP.

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7 Jun 2016 // 2:15 AM

Throws: Throws

Mike Lindsay and Sam Genders of Tuung and the Accidentals team up for their new like-minded side project, Throws.

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Whitney: Light Upon the Lake

Whitney’s Light Upon the Lake is a taut debut, which sparkles throughout with sunny melody tempered by just the right amount of angst.

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1 Jun 2016 // 9:00 AM

Highasakite: Camp Echo

Thanks to Ingrid Håvik's versatile and charmingly eccentric voice, Highasakite's Camp Echo stands apart from the glut of other indie synth-rock records vying for attention

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26 May 2016 // 2:15 AM

Misha: All We Will Become

Though there's a lot to overlook, Misha's new album is a very genuine example of pop.

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24 May 2016 // 2:05 AM

Bird of Youth: Get Off

Bird of Youth concoct a delicious blend of folk, '80s pop and psychedelia on their sophomore release.

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The Heart Evolves: An Interview With Coeur de Pirate

Coeur de Pirate discusses her new album Roses, her soundtrack work and her love for television during a chat before a show in New York.

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Older, Wiser, Stronger: The Return of Sasha Bell and the Essex Green

A fixture on the indie pop/psych scene for years on her own and as part of the Essex Green and Ladybug Transistor, Sasha Bell was highly regarded by critics and fans. Then, she all but disappeared from music. Now, she and the Essex Green are poised for a comeback. What took so long?

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Trashcan Sinatras: Wild Pendulum

The beloved Scottish jangle-pop group returns with an album that plays on a surprising mesh of traditional sounds both familiar and otherwise.

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29 Apr 2016 // 8:12 AM

PURSES: Obsess Much

This is entertaining indie rock from what amounts to a supergroup of young Athens bands.

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Norty - “I Feel Like I’m on Fire” (audio) (premiere)

Grand Rapids-based multi-instrumentalist blends lounge jazz, hip hop beats, and electronica in new tune.

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