Articles tagged indie pop

20 Oct 2016 // 12:42 PM

Bastille - “Send Them Off!” (Singles Going Steady)

Bastille are a band that goes for the grand and bombastic most all the time, and "Send Them Off!" is no exception.

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18 Oct 2016 // 10:30 AM

Crystal Fighters - “Lay Low” (audio) (premiere)

London's Crystal Fighters return with a new album Friday and share their new hit-bound, anthemic single "Lay Low".

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The 10X feat. Ben Schuller - “Skull and Bones” (audio) (premiere)

Nashville-based project releases anthemic tune heavy on glossy production and layered melodies.

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The Flat Five: It’s a World of Love and Hope

A collection of happy sounds for a troubled time, this record evokes the innocence of another era while acknowledging the artifice of such nostalgia.

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14 Oct 2016 // 2:02 AM

Few Bits: Big Sparks

The Belgian band's second album has arrived to wring the last drops of warmth out of summer's end.

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C Duncan - “Do I Hear” (video) (premiere)

Mercury Prize nominated C Duncan returns with a new album of more stunning, classically influenced songs.

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The Flat Five - ‘It’s a World of Love and Hope’ (album stream) (premiere)

Chicago vocal pop supergroup the Flat Five releases their debut LP on Friday, but you can get your dose of pop nuggets right now.

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6 Oct 2016 // 8:19 AM

Trails and Ways: Own It

The Oakland band’s sophomore album is bright, optimistic and agile despite the weight on its mind.

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Regina Spektor: Remember Us to Life

It is exciting to see what Regina Spektor can do when she conceives of an album as a holistic unit, rather than a collection of idiosyncratic parts.

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23 Sep 2016 // 9:15 AM

Royal Canoe - “Bicycle” (video) (premiere)

Royal Canoe releases a new album of delicious indie pop and a new groove-laden single, "Bicycle".

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23 Sep 2016 // 8:27 AM

El Perro Del Mar: KoKoro

Sarah Assbring injects her trademark Brill Building aesthetic with a traditional Eastern flair on KoKoro, arriving at a sound that is both startlingly unique and warmly familiar

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Blue House - “John the Unready” (video) (premiere)

London's Blue House makes lovely, intricate indie pop music so light and airy.

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20 Sep 2016 // 10:00 AM

Driftwood - “City Lights” (video) (premiere)

For "City Lights", Driftwood puts on their pop hat for a dose of meticulously made indie pop with killer hooks.

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Grouplove Celebrate ‘Big Mess’ Release with Wild NYC Shows (Photos)

On release day for their latest Big Mess, Grouplove packed Baby's in Brooklyn for a sweaty show.

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15 Sep 2016 // 9:32 AM

See Gulls: Curtain Call

See Gulls offer up another impressively expansive EP with Curtain Call, one that stretches out both its sound and its emotional impact.

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15 Sep 2016 // 2:15 AM

Morgan Delt: Phase Zero

Delt sounds like a vinyl LP left out in the LA sun, with the melted wax frozen into a popsicle that melts perfectly while you eat it.

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14 Sep 2016 // 2:30 AM

Bastille: Wild World

Wild World sounds big, but it also sounds like more of the same.

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13 Sep 2016 // 2:20 AM

The Divine Comedy: Foreverland

With the Divine Comedy's 11th studio album songwriter Neil Hannon delivers romance, comedy, and 18th century Russian history.

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Foreverland: An Interview with Neil Hannon of the Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy frontman discusses his latest record, cricket, composing operas, Gilbert & Sullivan, posthumous fame, musicals, his European tour, and "Catherine The Great".

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9 Sep 2016 // 9:37 AM

Miike Snow - “My Trigger” (Singles Going Steady)

Upbeat, skillful, and above all, entertaining, both aurally and visually. This is the perfect pop song.

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