Articles tagged surfer blood, indie rock

30 Jun 2015 // 2:10 AM

No Joy: More Faithful

Shoegaze revivalists No Joy deliver their best work yet with the transcendent More Faithful.

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26 Jun 2015 // 2:19 AM

Motopony: Welcome You

Motopony's sophomore effort skillfully explores interesting and varying sounds, creating one of the most interesting indie albums in recent memory.

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‘God Help the Girl’ Is a Belle and Sebastian Jukebox in Movie Form

With its mix of silliness and seriousness, and music and melodrama, God Help the Girl is top-to-bottom charming.

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What Neutral Milk Hotel’s ‘In the Aeroplane Over the Sea’ Is Really About

At the core of Neutral Milk Hotel's highly acclaimed 1998 album is an exploration of love and the process of unity and separation.

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Stealing Signs - “Hide and Seek” (video) (premiere)

The English indie rock band does the robot, so to speak, on their fun new video.

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Ancient River - “Stay With Me” (video) (premiere)

The Florida band's dreamy music serves as the soundtrack for an equally surreal short film.

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Marion Walker - ‘Serious Picnic’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The "casino trash" trio Marion Walker focuses on equal parts heavy garage rock and psychedelic on their new EP.

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The Fall: Sub-Lingual Tablet

Long in the tooth but not without vitality, Mark E. Smith and the Fall are predictable, but satisfactory, on their new album

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The Mothmen: Pay Attention!

This music is not pretty. It’s definitely not pop. But we're paying attention.

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Good Field - “Business” (audio) (Premiere)

The Austin, Texas outfit Good Field gives off a distinct '90s indie rock vibe with their latest single, "Business".

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Neon Trees Perform Two Songs at YouTube Space LA (video)

Provo, Utah indie rockers Neon Trees bring two of their tunes to YouTube Space LA, with passionate performances aplenty.

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Death Cab for Cutie - “The Ghosts of Beverly Drive” (video)

The latest video from Death Cab for Cutie's recent LP, Kintsugi, is a black-and-white visualization of the upbeat rocker "The Ghosts of Beverly Drive".

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Midlake - “The Old & The Young” (video)

Taken from Midlake's newly released Live in Denton, TX concert film, "The Old & The Young" is a sharp video capture of the folk rockers bringing their music to their hometown.

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Teen Men - “Kids Being Kids” (video) (Premiere)

Delaware indie poppers Teen Men dive into the world of 8-bit videogaming with their latest music video, "Kids Being Kids".

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L’Anarchiste - “Samundar” (video) (Premiere)

Hypnotic and enigmatic, "Samundar" is an aural and visual head-trip from Salt Lake City's L'Anarchiste.

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Palma Violets: Danger in the Club

Despite Palma Violets' continuing promise, aggression and abandon can't compensate for the lack of tunes on Danger in the Club.

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Christopher Owens: Chrissybaby Forever

Chrissybaby Forever's invariant topic matter coupled with saccharine singing over slow-mid-tempo songs become much too much over its lengthy tracklisting.

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5 Jun 2015 // 3:20 AM

Jamaican Queens: Downers

Detroit trap-popsters tackle vicissitudes of love amid genre-weaving sophomore album.

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Almost Free: Human Being / Elephant Man

Detroit trio addresses plight of Joseph Merrick, isolationism, and cognitive dissonance amid airy synths, laser-beam guitar lines, and askew rhythms on new EP.

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Aqueduct - “Simpleanimal” (audio) (Premiere)

With a simplistic yet undeniably catchy chorus, "Simpleanimal" is a welcome return by the Seattle-by-way-of-Oklahoma indie pop outfit Aqueduct.

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