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The Clientele

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Tuesday, December 8 2009

The Best Indie Pop of 2009

My indie-pop year 2009 was about young energy and autumnal melancholy, about the rush you feel when you first hear an exciting new band and the bittersweet feeling you get when your favorite band calls it quits.


Tuesday, December 11 2007

The Best Indie-Pop of 2007

2007 was a year of independent thinking, where fresh and experienced bands alike stubbornly set off on their own course.


Thursday, January 26 2006

Less Smooch, More Dance: An Interview with the Clientele

The Clientele's Alasdair Maclean tells us everything we need to know, from A to K.


Reviews

Wednesday, July 9 2014

The Clientele: Suburban Light (Reissue)

The Clientele were one of the greatest triumphs of the fickle aughts, and also one of the most overlooked successes of indie pop.


Friday, June 27 2014

The Clientele: Or Thousands of Prizes

The Clientele didn't exactly bring their A-game to this exclusive offer from Merge records. Lucky for us, their B-game is still a good one.


Sunday, November 13 2011

Deleted Waveform Gatherings: Pretty Escape

The ambition of Pretty Escape is admirable, it but also reveals a gap between what the band is and what they seem to want to be.


Thursday, September 16 2010

The Clientele: Minotaur

Whether it is a last gasp from an unusually consistent band, or merely a palate-clearing exercise pointing the way towards a perhaps more experimental direction to be found on a follow-up LP, Minotaur is buoyed by an excellent front half and a less stellar back end.


Tuesday, October 6 2009

The Clientele: Bonfires on the Heath

This bittersweet, dreamy album takes all the band's strengths -- both haunting and sublime -- and amplifies them, making for their finest collection to date. And that's saying something.


Blogs

Wednesday, May 5 2010

The Clientele Covers M.I.A.'s 'Paper Planes' (video)

This is a bit easier on the eyes compared to red headed children being murdered, isn't it? As part of AV Club's "Undercover" series, the


Tuesday, July 21 2009

The Clientele - Bonfires on the Heath (new album / MP3)

The Clientele Bonfires on the Heath (Merge) Releasing: 6 October (US) SONG LIST 01 I Wonder Who We Are 02 Bonfires on the Heath 03 Harvest Time 04 Never Anyone


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