Articles tagged surfer blood, indie rock

Xu Xu Fang - ‘Daylong Secret’ (album stream) (premiere)

California’s Xu Xu Fang create dark and mesmerizing pysch rock music full of swirling textures, ethereal female vocals and hard-charging rhythms.

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Fort Frances - “Take the Wheel” (audio) (premiere)

Chicago's Fort Frances have come a long way in just a few years as they have greatly expanded their sound from their indie rock roots

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3 Mar 2016 // 3:15 AM

Yuck: Stranger Things

The genre revivalists return to familiar territory, but a more adventurous spirit would have been welcome.

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Elliott Smith: Heaven Adores You

Rarities, live tracks and well-known favourites come together on the soundtrack to the latest documentary of Elliott Smith's stellar career.

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However Living Better Now: An Interview with Rob Crow

Rob Crow of Pinback talks with PopMatters about the music industry, getting in shape, sleeping at night, and returning to the road with new group Rob Crow's Gloomy Place.

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Rob Crow: You’re Doomed. Be Nice.

Pinback's Rob Crow returns to releasing music with a new band, a new album and questions of worth and faith.

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Nada Surf: You Know Who You Are

There are some minor differences for Nada Surf here, but mostly this is just another album in the band’s discography.

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Thao and the Get Down Stay Down: A Man Alive

Thao's idiosyncrasies make her unique, but also hamper her accessibility. But it pays dividends for listeners willing to give A Man Alive a few chances.

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29 Feb 2016 // 11:45 AM

Moving Units - “Opposite of Rhyming” (audio) (premiere)

Moving Units is set to release their fourth album Damage With Care on April 8th and we've got a supercharged banger to share with you in "Opposite of Rhyming".

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La Sera: Music for Listening to Music To

Music for Listening to Music To is commendable in its display of sadness within a boxed-in life, speeding through the road before hearing its praise.

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26 Feb 2016 // 11:08 AM

Minor Victories - “A Hundred Ropes” (Singles Going Steady)

Minor Victories are an agglomeration of new-century post-punk wanderers, and their sound, elusive yet in-your-face, is an anxious stagger through the streets of some urban labyrinth.

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The Donkeys: Midnight Palms

This mini-album sounds like a band taking stock, returning to their strengths, and pushing at some new angles.

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School of Seven Bells: SVIIB

SVIIB is the light show to the perfect dream, one where acknowledgements of life's strife become that which makes celebration possible.

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17 Feb 2016 // 12:31 PM

Night Lights - “Take My Hand” (video) (premiere)

"Take My Hand" shows off Night Lights' arena rock potential with hook-filled melodies and super melodic bass line.

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Ra Ra Riot: I Need Your Light

Besides the Rostam tracks, I Need Your Light is trapped in limbo between indie and pop.

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15 Feb 2016 // 3:30 AM

TEEN: Love Yes

TEEN take a significant step forward with a third album full of articulate, deeply felt but undeniably fun pop music.

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Walter Martin: Art & Leisure

Walter Martin returns with Art & Leisure, an album of breezy tunes that captures the self-assured feelings of finding your place in the world.

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Kevin Morby - “I Have Been to the Mountain” (Singles Going Steady)

Nice vocal harmonies and brass accents do a lot to add to "I Have Been to the Mountain's" atmosphere.

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11 Feb 2016 // 3:30 AM

Wild Nothing: Life of Pause

Jack Tatum’s third album doesn’t chase new horizons so much as it absorbs their reflection into his fondly familiar dream pop bubble.

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Tindersticks: The Waiting Room

The world's most cinematic band has invited a collection of film directors to interpret their latest record, to stunning effect.

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Indie Horror Month 2016: Diving into 'Reveal the Deep'

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"In Reveal the Deep, the light only makes you more aware of the darkness

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