This Brisbane band has got the non-pretentious, upward-looking pure guitar pop thing down; the gentle wit, the optimistic, floating melodies, but without the jangly edge of The Shins.
Floating Points: Kuiper
Roadies: Season 1, Episode 4 - "The City Whose Name Must Not Be Spoken"
'The Age of Lovecraft' Wonderfully Elucidates the Central Dilemma Posed by Lovecraft
UnREAL: Season 2, Episode 6 - "Casualty"
We Still Want Everything: The Politicisation of Anti-work
Clams Casino: 32 Levels
William Bell: This Is Where I Live
Various Artists: C87
"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.