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The Best Indie Rock of 2012
3 Dec 2012 // 4:20 PM

Here's a confession: It was hard to define what the term "indie rock" meant in 2012. But this list takes a shot by reemphasizing the "independent" in "indie rock".

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Releases for April
28 Mar 2012 // 5:00 PM

In a month known for celebrating musical independence with Record Store Day, it's appropriate that April's most anticipated releases are by independent voices both familiar and new.


Lotus Plaza: Spooky Action at a Distance
4 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

Though Spooky Action does find guitarist-vocalist Lockett Pundt carrying over some of his more song-like sensibilities from Deerhunter, he's still far more committed to reverb than hooks.

Lotus Plaza: The Floodlight Collective
31 Mar 2009 // 4:00 PM

Deerhunter guitarist Lockett Pundt seems the least likely candidate to indulge in solo work, but his Lotus Plaza project shows that there's a lot more going on below the surface of Pundt's shoe-gazing stage persona.


Slipped Disc: Lotus Plaza - Floodlight Collective
16 Dec 2009 // 4:00 AM

Albums that missed our Top 60 Albums list, but at least one of our writers loves.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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