Articles tagged surfer blood, indie rock

24 Nov 2015 // 2:20 AM

They Might Be Giants: Why?

It’s never too early for parents to introduce their children to one of the best indie rock bands of all time, and their latest kids' album is a great place to start.

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The Fontaines - “Beauty Beyond Repair” (video) (premiere)

The brother and sister-led band show their chops on this new live performance video.

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23 Nov 2015 // 9:00 AM

20 Questions: !!!

Coming off of the best album of their career only two years ago, dance-rock kingpins !!! up their game with monkeys, Can concerts, and a PSA about drinking too much coffee.

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Lanterns on the Lake: Beings

If Mad Max were an art house movie, this third album from the UK dream pop outfit would make a great soundtrack.

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19 Nov 2015 // 2:10 AM

Library Voices: Lovish

An advance in the science of well-written pop songs that run deeper on the musical and lyrical fronts than you might first suspect.

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Lady Low - “Burning Like a Fever” (video) (premiere)

The Los Angeles band go full-on David Lynch in their new video.

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12 Nov 2015 // 2:10 AM

Downpilot: Radio Ghost

Radio Ghost is a thoughtful piece of music, not cheery in the least, but compelling in a strange sense regardless.

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Krisp - “167” (audio) (premiere)

Dark post-punk and propulsive new wave find a happy medium on this new track by the Miami band.

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Come Wind - “Birds Will Never Fly” (video) (premiere)

The new track by the Ohio band remembers that it;s okay for indie rock to roar and soar.

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9 Nov 2015 // 2:05 AM

Darlingside: Birds Say

Gloriously striking and serene, Birds Say demands attention from the first notes on.

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The Black Watch - “Pershing/Harvard Square” (audio) (premiere)

The long-running California indie band are back with their 13th album.

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The Hanging Stars: The House on the Hill

The House on the Hill is a melodic, blissfully appealing trio of rootsy rock songs, rife with dark lyrics that channel sadness and cautionary tales.

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Guy Garvey: Courting the Squall

There's not a lot of squall in Elbow frontman Guy Garvey's solo debut, but there are more than enough promising moments to justify this eclectic venture.

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Skyler Cocco - “Some Nerve” (audio) (premiere)

The singer-songwriter blends classic grunge sounds with a strong pop sensibility on her new single.

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Bill Ryder-Jones: West Kirby County Primary

The ex-lead guitarist of the Coral shows yet again what a talented musician and songwriter he is.

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4 Nov 2015 // 1:05 AM

Decemberists: Florasongs

Only five songs in length, Florasongs could easily best many long-players offered up by the competition.

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3 Nov 2015 // 1:05 AM

Foxymorons: Fake Yoga

Fake Yoga goes to great lengths to confound its listeners with lots of noise and feedback that find static and songscompeting for attention.

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Alpenglow - “Dreaming Too Much” (video) (premiere)

The Brooklyn band bring out their dreamy side on their new track.

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We Are Wolves - “Feed Them” (audio) (premiere)

The Montreal post-punks return with a bubbly new single, and a scorching b-side as well.

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Shane Tutmarc - “Out of the Dark” (video) (premiere)

The Nashville singer-songwriter's latest single takes a more abstract turn than before.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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