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Tuesday, April 21 2015

Royal Canoe - “Birthday (CD Baby Artist Sessions)” (video) (Premiere)

The subtly funky indie pop of Royal Canoe comes to life in Portland, Oregon's Type Foundry Studio for this performance of "Birthday".


Monday, April 6 2015

Dutch Uncles: O Shudder

Dutch Uncles' fourth album is slightly more pop-oriented and immediate than previous efforts but still bound to the band’s abstract vision.


Thursday, March 26 2015

Passion Pit - “Lifted Up (1985)” (video)

"Lifted Up (1985)" is right and ready to color your next dance party, with a jubilant chorus that's ripe for belting along.


Wednesday, December 3 2014

The Best Indie Pop of 2014

It's hard to see how any lover of indie pop could find the field of choices lacking in 2014, a year when the top ten albums are just the tip of the iceberg.


Monday, November 24 2014

Flake Music: When You Land Here, It’s Time to Return

The reissue of the debut album from the band that would become the Shins showcases a raw indie rock sound that bridges that gap between '90s alternative and poignant post-millennial indie pop.


Tuesday, November 11 2014

The Bluebells: Exile on Twee Street

This was no doubt created for fans, but it serves as a decent introduction to the band's music anyway.


Monday, November 3 2014

Sleepless Inn - “Karol Simon” (video) (Premiere)

Sleepless Inn release debut music video juxtaposing ‘40s noir aura with a contemporary rave vibe


Comet Gain: Paperback Ghosts

As melodic, jangly and occasionally crunchy as this is, there’s a persistent sense of the fading glow of daytime, the feeling that life is slipping away.


Thursday, October 30 2014

Titanics: Deeper

Icy beats, glimmering guitar lines, and subtly flowing melodies meld into a chillwave atmosphere on Albany duo's new EP.


Monday, October 27 2014

Heart of Darkness: An Interview with Valery Gore

Buried deep in the emotional grain of Valery Gore's music, there is some semblance of order, some sense of undisclosed truths.


TART - “Lobbyist” (video) (Mixed Media) [23.Oct.14]
Stars: No One Is Lost (Reviews) [22.Oct.14]
Valery Gore - “S.O.” (video) (Mixed Media) [16.Oct.14]
Johnny Marr: Playland (Reviews) [16.Oct.14]
JAWS: Be Slowly (Reviews) [16.Oct.14]
Lights: Little Machines (Reviews) [13.Oct.14]
SBTRKT: Wonder Where We Land (Reviews) [9.Oct.14]
The Jigsaw Seen: Old Man Reverb (Capsule Reviews) [6.Oct.14]
Martin Carr: The Breaks (Reviews) [6.Oct.14]
Rubblebucket: Survival Sounds (Reviews) [2.Oct.14]
NONONO: We Are Only What We Feel (Reviews) [29.Sep.14]
Emily Jane White: Blood/Lines (Reviews) [3.Feb.14]
Superchunk: I Hate Music (Reviews) [6.Sep.13]
Washed Out: Paracosm (Reviews) [11.Aug.13]
Wild Nothing: Empty Estate EP (Reviews) [19.Jun.13]
Camera Obscura: Desire Lines (Reviews) [4.Jun.13]
TEEN - “Paradise” (stream) (Mixed Media) [26.Apr.13]
Laura Stevenson: Wheel (Reviews) [23.Apr.13]
Ben Lee: Deeper Into Dream (Reviews) [30.Oct.11]
Matt and Kim: 29 June 2011 - Terminal 5, NYC (Notes from the Road) [15.Jul.11]
The Deer Tracks: The Archer Trilogy Pt. 1 EP (Capsule Reviews) [25.Apr.11]
The Bell: Great Heat (Reviews) [11.Apr.11]
Polock: 22 March 2011 - New York (Notes from the Road) [30.Mar.11]
If By Yes: Salt on Sea Glass (Reviews) [22.Mar.11]
Rachel Goodrich: Rachel Goodrich (Capsule Reviews) [20.Feb.11]
Elk: Let’s Get Married (Capsule Reviews) [13.Feb.11]
Paper Aeroplanes: The Day We Ran Into the Sea (Capsule Reviews) [31.Jan.11]
Rubblebucket: Triangular Daisies EP (Capsule Reviews) [26.Jan.11]
Vanity Theft: The Anatomy EP (Capsule Reviews) [17.Jan.11]
Momus: Hypnoprism (Reviews) [16.Jan.11]
Johanna and the Dusty Floor: The Forest EP (Capsule Reviews) [11.Jan.11]
Gregory and the Hawk: Leche (Reviews) [9.Dec.10]
Glasser: Ring (Reviews) [17.Oct.10]
Synth Pop Matters: The Silly Kissers (Sound Affects) [12.Jan.09]
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