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The Best Indie-Pop of 2013
4 Dec 2013 // 9:14 PM

In 2013, the best indie-pop felt like "secret music" meant for our ears only and, at the same time, like we're being pulled into a community.

The Best Indie Pop of 2008
9 Dec 2008 // 3:00 PM

There are many bands making music by their own means, on their own terms, enough so to be labeled “independent”. But in today’s music-industry climate, what does that independence mean?


Lorna: Heart of Wire
7 May 2013 // 4:30 AM

Lorna's sound will lull you to sleep and then wake you up with a hook, a phrase, a drum sound.

Lorna: Static Patterns and Souvenirs
7 Aug 2005 // 6:00 PM

Dreamy, mood-making British group influenced by Mazzy Star but with its own special take on a cloudy, dreary, dark and yet still hopeful world.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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