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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.


Colorway - “Come Back July” (audio) (Premiere)

Those still recovering from the bitter winter months, particularly in America's Northeast region, will find much to relate to in Colorway's ode to summertime, "Come Back July".


Monday, March 23 2015

Courtney Barnett: Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit

Even though Courtney Barnett has tightened and punched up her sound, her songwriting still gets stuck in your head because she gets lost in her own imagination.


Happyness: Weird Little Birthday

UK Next Big Indie Thing loves Pavement, whispering, on US reissue of 2014 debut.


Thursday, March 19 2015

South By Southwest Music Festival 2015: Wednesday

BØRNS, Ryn Weaver, and Stromae all stand out as artists poised to break out big in 2015 after their stellar performances at SXSW.


Tuesday, March 10 2015

Fireships - “Come Back to Me” (audio) (Premiere)

Folk-inspired vocal delivery and whimsical guitars come together on this cut from the forthcoming debut by the New York based indie outfit Fireships.


Wednesday, March 4 2015

The Demigs - “Melamine” (audio) (Premiere)

Catchy guitar riffs and political acumen make up the new tune by the Denton, Texas outfit the Demigs, "Melamine".


Of Montreal: Aureate Gloom (take 2)

Aureate Gloom is momentarily great, but it becomes infuriating in a instant.


Wednesday, February 18 2015

Tall Tales and the Silver Lining - ‘Tightropes’ (album stream) (Premiere)

The easy-going vibes of Tightropes may hearken back to the '70s, but those golden tones are just the starting point for what's a current new album by Los Angeles' Tall Tales and the Silver Lining.


Tuesday, December 2 2014

The Best Indie Rock of 2014

Some of the heavy hitters may not have made the cut for the best indie rock of 2014, but newer acts did more than just fill the vacuum left by the usual suspects.


2:54: The Other I (Reviews) [12.Nov.14]
Close Talker: Flux (Reviews) [11.Nov.14]
Cold War Kids: Hold My Home (Reviews) [5.Nov.14]
Absolutely Free: Absolutely Free. (Reviews) [31.Oct.14]
Julien Sagot: Valse 333 (Capsule Reviews) [30.Oct.14]
Titanics: Deeper (Capsule Reviews) [30.Oct.14]
Medicine: Home Everywhere (Reviews) [30.Oct.14]
Port Juvee: Revenge EP (Reviews) [27.Oct.14]
High Ends: Super Class (Reviews) [24.Oct.14]
TART - “Lobbyist” (video) (Mixed Media) [23.Oct.14]
The Elwins: And I Thank You (Capsule Reviews) [22.Oct.14]
Stars: No One Is Lost (Reviews) [22.Oct.14]
Dinner and a Suit: Stay EP (Capsule Reviews) [17.Oct.14]
Weezer and the Problem of Fan Expectation (Sound Affects) [16.Oct.14]
Johnny Marr: Playland (Reviews) [16.Oct.14]
Dads: I’ll Be the Tornado (Reviews) [15.Oct.14]
Foxygen: ...And Star Power (Reviews) [15.Oct.14]
Plug in Stereo: Plug in Stereo (Capsule Reviews) [13.Oct.14]
The Young: Chrome Cactus (Reviews) [8.Oct.14]
Hungry Cloud Darkening: Glossy Recall (Capsule Reviews) [7.Oct.14]
The Last Bison: VA (Reviews) [2.Oct.14]
So Cow: The Long Con (Reviews) [1.Oct.14]
S: Cool Choices (Reviews) [30.Sep.14]
Dive Index: Lost in the Pressure (Capsule Reviews) [29.Sep.14]
Lowell: We Loved Her Dearly (Reviews) [29.Sep.14]
Cookies: Music for Touching (Reviews) [8.Sep.14]
Bob Mould: Beauty & Ruin (Reviews) [3.Jun.14]
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