Articles tagged indie rock

4 Sep 2015 // 2:30 AM

Low: Ones and Sixes

Low's Ones and Sixes is surprising for sounding very much of the moment.

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Yo La Tengo: Stuff Like That There

Yo La Tengo look both inward and outward on their new covers album.

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Pugwash: Play This Intimately (As If Among Friends)

Play This Intimately (As if Among Friends) is as unobtrusive as its banner implies, but cheery enough to beg repeated hearings.

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2 Sep 2015 // 2:05 AM

DTCV: Uptime!

Lead singer Vivarock is DTCV's biggest asset, but is sometimes let down by unexciting songwriting.

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1 Sep 2015 // 2:04 AM

Video Beast: Gooch

Gooch is a wonderfully sloppy and vulgar debut album.

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Duquette Johnston - “It Was You” (video) (premiere)

A simple portrait of family life captures the soul of Duquette Johnston's track beautifully.

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Boss Battle - “Ride” (audio) (premiere)

The Austin band cranks out some boisterous and catchy industrial rock on their new track.

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Tuff Sunshine - ‘Dreamin’” (audio) (premiere)

The Brooklyn trio churn out some welcome powerpop for late summer.

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Kirsten Izer - “Wave” (audio) (premiere)

Too young to remember early-'90s indie rock, this young musician sounds like she was there all along.

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27 Aug 2015 // 2:30 PM

Joe Goodkin: Record of Life

Indie's most emotional release of the year thus far comes from the heart at the tip of Paper Arrows.

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27 Aug 2015 // 1:30 PM

El Ten Eleven: Fast Forward

On their sixth full-length album, El Ten Eleven connects their well-honed musical idiosyncrasies with personal tragedy.

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Birch - ‘Halfway’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The Brooklyn band make a very strong impression on their debut EP.

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27 Aug 2015 // 2:15 AM

Deaf Wish: Pain

The Australian noise-merchants return with their feedback, heavy distortion and stylistic juxtaposition.

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Bodega Bay: Our Brand Could Be Your Life

Despite lacking the entire picture, Our Brand Could Be Your Life is as packed with as much profundity, wit, and energy as any indie debut this year.

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Dreamers - “No Rain (Blind Melon cover)” (video) (premiere)

The Brooklyn band visit a legendary studio to perform a 1990s classic.

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Wizaard - “Mountain of the Underground” (audio) (premiere)

The Montreal band returns with a new track that gives Tame Impala a run for their money.

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25 Aug 2015 // 2:15 AM

Elbow: Lost Worker Bee EP

Lost Worker Bee can't help but feel like something of a stopgap, but it shows flashes of Elbow's brilliance.

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Babysitter - “Envy” (audio) (premiere)

The Canadian heavy rock trio is back with a new album that's their loudest yet.

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Beach House: Depression Cherry

Indie dream pop band Beach House broaden their approach with bolder textures and brighter sounds on their fifth studio album.

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The Maccabees: Marks to Prove It

Marks to Prove It shows that, even in 2015, Brit indie bands can still cut interesting and surprising recordings.

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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