Articles tagged surfer blood, indie rock

26 May 2015 // 10:29 AM

The Mothmen - ‘Pay Attention!’ (album stream)

UK post-punk band the Mothmen is re-issuing their classic album Pay Attention! on June 2nd and today they have made the entire album available for streaming.

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Surrender the Spirit - “Hard Enough” (video) (Premiere)

Retina-jarring visuals and grimy, thickly layered shoegaze come together in Surrender the Spirit's "Hard Enough".

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Gringo Star - “Undone” (audio) (Premiere)

Whistles and whimsy make up the newest tune by Atlanta's own Gringo Star, "Undone".

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Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld: Never Were the Way She Was

The unlikely duo of saxophonist Colin Stetson and violinist Sarah Neufeld creates a series of classically minimalist dronescapes that toe the line between the accessible and the avant garde. It’s a daring collection with often surprising results.

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Teenage Wrist - “Summer” (audio) (Premiere) + EP Announcement

Shoegaze vocals, alt-rock distortion, and post-rock guitars come together on "Summer", a track by the new collaborative group Teenage Wrist, featuring members of Chain Gang of 1974 and Swing Hero.

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Ivan & Alyosha: It’s All Just Pretend

With only one previous LP and a pair of EPs paving the way, It’s All Just Pretend finds Ivan & Alyosha accelerating their momentum, making the case that they’re well deserving of being labeled the next big buzz band.

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Surfer Blood: 1000 Palms

Surfer Blood's dreamy beach pop returns, more melancholic and sentimental than ever.

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Jake Simmons and the Little Ghosts: No Better

This LP strikes just the right chord between raw, heavy rock 'n' roll from the underground and the philosophical heart of the contemporary indie scene.

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White Like Fire - “Crimson” (video) (Premiere)

The Pittsburgh rock outfit White Like Fire gather a "hurricane of artists, dancers, college students, photographers, and film professionals" for their video to "Crimson".

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Morning Smoke - “Unknown” (video) (Premiere)

The rising United Kingdom group Morning Smoke marry classic post-punk with '90s alternative in their latest single, "Unknown".

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11 May 2015 // 4:00 AM

Mew: + -

Although it’s less innovative than Mew's prior releases, + - ("Plus Minus") makes up for it by being the most poised and commercially tempting album Mew have ever done.

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11 May 2015 // 3:29 AM

Grounders: Grounders

The Toronto band’s first album is both assured and willing to roll with the waves.

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Polock - “Freak City” (video) (Premiere)

Nile Rodgers-esque guitars meet M83 synths in the latest video by the Spanish indie group Polock, the dance party-ready "Freak City".

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Super Furry Animals: Mwng (2015 Reissue)

While Mwng isn't the Super Furry Animals' finest hour, it is a valuable and essential addition to their discography.

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Auction for the Promise Club - “This May Hurt” (audio) (Premiere)

Auction for the Promise Club display pop sensibilities with a new prog edge in their latest single, "This May Hurt".

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Mac McCaughan: Non-Believers

Ultimately, Non-Believers is the kind of album that needs no backstory to endear it or Mac McCaughan to the masses.

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Django Django: Born Under Saturn

Django Django embrace more traditional influences for their sophomore album, reshaping their music into a more conventional rock sound.

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Motopony - “Daylights Gone” (audio) (Premiere)

Windy guitar riffs and echoey choruses make up the catchy new tune by the Seattle indie rock outfit Motopony, "Daylights Gone".

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My Morning Jacket: The Waterfall

The Waterfall continues My Morning Jacket’s reign as a Grateful Dead for the 21st century.

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The Vanity - “River” (video) (Premiere)

Up-and-coming Austin outfit the Vanity take to a 150 year old basement for their new black-and-white video for the rollicking tune "River".

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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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