Articles tagged surfer blood, indie rock

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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24 Aug 2015 // 2:05 AM

Drug Cabin: Wiggle Room

While it's not great, everyone involved seems to be having a good time, fully committed to their very specific, laid-back style.

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Gardens & Villa: Music For Dogs

Gardens & Villa ditch the dull synthpop of their previous outing and turn out one of the year's best rock albums, a gritty art-pop statement crackling with energy.

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The Jean Paul Sartre Experience: I Like Rain: The Story of the Jean Paul Sartre Experience

New Zealand’s noisy and delightful Jean Paul Sartre Experience, overlooked in their time, are resurrected in this box set for a new generation that should not let them pass by unnoticed again.

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Mr. Divisadero - “Dreams” (audio) (premiere)

A chance discovery has led to the release of an obscure mid-2000s indie rock album.

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Pavement: The Secret History, Vol. 1

As a vinyl-only reissue, Matador is focused a on a very specific and very curious quadrant of consumers, but those that need what is the first in many likely volumes are assuredly still going to get their money's worth.

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Hozier: Live in America EP

Hozier proves himself as one of the mainstream's most well-rounded assets with a live release to be admired.

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Guides - “Pictures on Pictures” (audio) (premiere)

The LA trio tinker with post-punk to the brink of goth on their new track.

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