Articles tagged surfer blood, indie rock

The Secret Storm - “The Dragon” (video) (premiere)

Lauren Hoffman's latest project takes the singer-sonwriter's music into a darker realm.

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28 Oct 2015 // 1:20 AM

Cheatahs: Mythologies

Cheatahs continue to successfully hoard and re-interpret sounds from shoegaze and early-'90s guitar rock. Too bad their hooks and melodies are inconsistent.

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Native People - “Ready For Your Love” (audio) (premiere)

The English band serve up a clever cover of Gorgon City's 2014 hit.

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British Sea Power: Sea of Brass

British Sea Power finds a way forward while pining for the past.

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Expert Alterations - ‘You Can’t Always Be Liked’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Baltimore band channels C86-era indie pop and make something uniquely their own on their charming debut album.

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The Curious Incident - ‘Penny Lonesome’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The London band's effervescent, reggae-tinged indie rock lends a sunny air to their new EP.

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Lilliput - “Turn It Around” (video) (premiere)

Grace meets grime on the UK band's new video.

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The Naturalists - ‘Home Honey, I’m Hi’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The new EP by the New York state band is a welcome throwback to 1990s indie rock.

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23 Oct 2015 // 1:10 AM

Ms. John Soda: Loom

After such a long hiatus we hoped for more zeal from Ms. John Soda, but Loom does not sound like a band rested, refreshed, and ready for action.

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Quiet Hollers - “Aviator Shades” (video) (premiere)

The Louisville band continue to mesh Americana and post-hardcore on their new track.

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Foxymorons - “Always Come Back” (video) (premiere)

The duo return with a video as charmingly haphazard and fun as their music.

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James and the Drifters - “Get the Spirit” (audio) (premiere)

The Indiana band return with a new lineup and a new dedication to classic soul music.

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22 Oct 2015 // 1:30 AM

Gun Outfit: Dream All Over

The evaporating songs of Gun Outfit transport listeners on a ride that's a treasure to behold.

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Bones & Beeker - “Oh Lord” (audio) (premiere)

Hip-hop and indie folk mesh beautifully on this track by the Minneapolis duo.

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19 Oct 2015 // 1:10 AM

HeCTA: The Diet

Inspired by '70s dance culture and '60s standup comedy, Kurt Wagner and some Lambchop cohorts come up with an eclectic electronic collection.

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Beach House: Thank Your Lucky Stars

Beach House once again has us drifting slowly in musical space. Thank Your Lucky Stars is hypnotic head trip music of the highest caliber.

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Supersuckers: Holdin’ the Bag

Supersuckers' impenetrable wall of defiance and desperation remains as rock solid as ever.

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Shopping: Why Choose

The East London trio's knack for punk repetition with a funk sensibility isn’t novel, though what makes them stand out is their poised, joyful interplay.

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15 Oct 2015 // 1:15 AM

Wavves: V

“I’m just stumbling and I’m looking for a purpose”, Nathan Williams muses. Putting out reliable surf-rock is at least one good answer to the search.

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14 Oct 2015 // 1:05 AM

Phlyums: Phylum Phyloid

Retro garage-rock that's fun, full of hooks, and thankfully doesn't sound lo-fi.

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Violin Virtuoso L. Subramaniam Mesmerizes in Rare New York Performance (Photos)

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"Co-presented by the World Music Institute, the 92Y hosted a rare and mesmerizing performance from India's violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam.

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