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Car Seat Headrest: Teens of Denial

Teens of Denial is a gateway drug for today's Millennials to discover those who have come before.

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18 May 2016 // 11:10 AM

Grimes - “California” (Singles Going Steady)

People who complain about the current state of pop music do not know who Grimes is.

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13 May 2016 // 8:10 AM

Young Magic: Still Life

Young Magic's smoldering ambient-pop drifts into new sonic territories on Still Life.

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3 May 2016 // 2:30 AM

Curious Them: An Interview with Rogue Wave

With their best, freshest album just out, Zach Rogue talks '80s music, theremins, and fatherhood with PopMatters.

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All India Radio: The Slow Light

Four years in the making, The Slow Light captures All India Radio in fully realized form.

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Rogue Wave: Delusions of Grand Fur

Zach Rogue's namesake wash over us with tune after tune on Rogue Wave's first album in three years.

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Guided by Voices: Please Be Honest

Guided by Voices keep doing whatever it is they've been doing.

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20 Apr 2016 // 2:30 AM

M83: Junk

What connected on a deeper emotional level with Saturday=Youth is replaced by a chasm of wonder: what in good God’s name was the band’s central idea with Junk?

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20 Apr 2016 // 2:04 AM

Lush: Blind Spot

The four songs here announce Lush's return, but they're just a tease.

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18 Apr 2016 // 3:10 PM

Car Seat Headrest - “Fill in the Blank” (Singles Going Steady)

Car Seat Headrest's new single is like Dinosaur Jr. meet the Kinks in a dirty garage.

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13 Apr 2016 // 3:26 PM

MS MR - “Wrong Victory” (Singles Going Steady)

Lizzy Plapinger's voice remains a wonder: nimble, principled, and ragged with the scars of past failures and mistakes.

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5 Apr 2016 // 2:30 AM

Maturing at Their Own Pace: An Interview with the Thermals

"We want the songs to be joyous, or like a celebration, even if what were singing about is not a happy thing. We want our songs to be fun even if it's a dark subject or a sad subject."

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Marissa Nadler - “All the Colors of the Dark” (Singles Going Steady)

Somewhere between the dreamy folk-fiction of Joni Mitchell and the cine-pop balladry of Lana Del Ray, "All the Colors in the Dark" is a concentrated swath of emotionally charged atmosphere.

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The Thermals: We Disappear

The Thermals know what they're doing, but that's all they're doing.

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21 Mar 2016 // 3:30 PM

Bat For Lashes - “In God’s House” (Singles Going Steady)

"In God's House" is Natasha Kahn's most vividly ethereal vocal performance to date

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18 Mar 2016 // 10:30 AM

Charlie Hilton - “Something For Us All” (Singles Going Steady)

"Something For Us All" leaves an impression by turning the agonies of romantic disjuncture into a piece of bouncy, Warholian performance art.

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18 Mar 2016 // 2:05 AM

The Harrow: Silhouettes

The Harrow operates in a universe that may seem familiar but they’ve staked out their own dark sonic territory. Silhouettes is richly cinematic, nuanced and haunted headphone music that rewards repeated listens

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16 Mar 2016 // 12:00 PM

ELVETT - “Everybody Say…” (video) (premiere)

Switzerland's ELVETT intriguingly blend acoustic instruments and mellow electronics via analogue synthesizers to create a mesmerizing soulful pop sound.

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BETS - “Free Tonight” (video) (premiere)

"Free Tonight" is a dream pop wish for the freedom of people doing the good work of political and cultural activism who today are imprisoned in one form or another.

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Elliott Smith: Heaven Adores You

Rarities, live tracks and well-known favourites come together on the soundtrack to the latest documentary of Elliott Smith's stellar career.

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Hitchcock's 'Suspicion', 'I Confess' and 'The Wrong Man' Return in Blu-ray

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"These three films on DVD from Warner Archives showcase different facets of Alfred Hitchcock's brilliance.

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