Articles tagged indie pop

Mark Fernyhough Premieres New Song “Steal My Love” and Chats About His Music

British-born, Berlin-based artist Mark Fernyhough shares his anthemic new single “Steal My Love” and talks with PopMatters about his creative work.

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The Drums - “Blood Under My Belt” (Singles Going Steady)

Imagine a group of sullen kids dressed in black discovering Pet Sounds and you've got the general idea.

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Bridget Kearney: Won’t Let You Down

Won’t Let You Down is an album that stays true to its name.

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26 Apr 2017 // 2:20 AM

Charly Bliss: Guppy

Guppy is a special release, proving that all you need is 30 minutes of hooks and riffs sung by a voice familiar the first time you hear it.

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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah: The Tourist

Alec Ounsworth takes his long-running project in a different direction -- a new branch on a creative tree 12 years in the making.

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Robyn Hitchcock: Robyn Hitchcock

The British elder statesman of indie rock comes out swinging with a terrific album that's both twisted and full of great hooks.

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Drew Beskin: Cha-Ching Machine

Athens, Georgia mainstay Drew Beskin releases his first proper solo album.

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Julian Jasper - “Wait Until Dawn” (premiere) + Interview

With an expanded edition of the EP 2AM, Chinatown / I Don't Mind imminent, Julian Jasper steps up with a brand-new track. And a few words about it.

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The Jesus and Mary Chain: Damage and Joy

The Jesus and Mary Chain become their own context on their first new album in forever.

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4 Apr 2017 // 11:30 AM

Feist - “Pleasure” (Singles Going Steady)

On "Pleasure", Feist is a dynamic blues rocker with a biting edge, juxtaposing heavy twang with aching spaces.

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Future Islands: The Far Field

If Future Islands have created a formula, they have yet to exhaust its creative potential.

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Lana Del Rey’s “Love” in the Era of Trump

"Love" makes me wonder if we've misheard Del Rey's use of nostalgia, mistaking it for the rose-colored (and heart-shaped) variety when instead it produces a fog.

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Merci Raines - ‘Merci Raines’ (album stream) (premiere)

New Orleans songwriter releases debut EP steeped in mystique and nocturnal vibes.

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Dolly Spartans - “It’s Not Easy” (audio) (premiere)

New York quartet explores loss, change on new EP and new track.

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R. Stevie Moore and Jason Falkner: Make It Be

Lo-fi legend and power pop genius collaborate on a one-of-a-kind LP that tickles the brain as often as it tickles the funny bone.

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Mathew Lee Cothran: Judas Hung Himself in America

Mathew Lee Cothran’s Judas Hung Himself in America is a worthy addition to the electro freak-out canon, and a vital album for our time.

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Hot Indie Pop Duo Lola Marsh Share New Single, “Wishing Girl”  (premiere)

Tel-Aviv's Lola Marsh unleash another indie pop gem of a single ahead of their eagerly anticipated debut album later this year.

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Formation: Look at the Powerful People

South London quintet, Formation, release a debut packed album with rich grooves tailor made for the dancefloor, but their socio-political ambitions fall disappointingly short.

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21 Mar 2017 // 10:00 AM

Fleet Foxes - “Third of May / Ōdaigahara” (Singles Going Steady)

This is a band stepping out of its comfort zone and sounding so much better for it.

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Los Campesinos!: Sick Scenes

The British indie pop collective are still going strong ten years after their debut album. Their latest shows the remarkable consistency of their songcraft.

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