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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.


Thursday, October 23 2014

TART - “Lobbyist” (video)

Detroit duo TART release first music video for the darkly danceable, riff-laden "Lobbyist".


Wednesday, October 22 2014

Stars: No One Is Lost

No One Is Lost is undoubtedly a fun album, but it very much gets lost in its own narrative.


Monday, October 20 2014

Jukebox the Ghost: Jukebox the Ghost

In overemphasizing the pure pop side of its style, Jukebox the Ghost oversimplifies and dumbs down its songwriting smarts.


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]
The 1900s: Cold & Kind (Reviews) [18.Oct.07]
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