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The Stray Birds - “Sabrina” (audio) (premiere)

The Stray Birds make beautiful Americana music, a lush sound characterized by tight harmonies and all-encompassing instrumentation.

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“Summer of George” rocks like it’s 2007, their form of alt-metal ticking all the boxes which made bands like Evans Blue and Mudvayne so good.

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Pop is always interesting when it takes a turn for the ominous, and Esh is no exception to that rule.

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28 Jul 2016 // 12:30 PM

Dan Auerbach on Bands Old and New

In advance of their appearance at Lollapalooza in Chicago, Auerbach talked old bands, new bands, and the production work he does in his increasingly fleeting spare time.

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28 Jul 2016 // 11:00 AM

The Bug - “Box” ft. D Double E (Singles Going Steady)

Producer the Bug teams up with grime MC D Double E and it's a deft pairing.

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Perry Farrell Contemplates Life After 25 Years of Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza, one of the biggest music festivals in America and on the cusp of its 25th anniversary, wasn’t meant to last beyond its first year in 1991.

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decker. - “The Holy Ghost” (video) (premiere)

“The Holy Ghost” stomps in double time, driving 12-bar blues marrying frenetic guitar in an explosion of weariness.

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The Dan Ryan - “Tomorrow Forever” (video) (premiere)

If you’ve ever complained about people tagging music which ends up being too straightforward for your taste “psychedelic rock”, the Dan Ryan might be something you’d like.

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Andrew Keoghan - ‘Every Orchid Offering’ (album stream) (premiere)

Every Orchid Offering is blocky and pleasantly unwieldy, a definite boon in a style of alt-pop which prides itself on its obtuseness.

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Michael Blume - ‘When I Get It Right’ (EP stream) (premiere)

Michael Blume’s percussive pop is a listener’s dream, everything perfectly polished and all elements in their proper places.

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