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The 10 Best Indie Rock Albums of 2010

"Indie rock" is a term as amorphous and hard-to-pin-down as some of its associated lingo. But for our purposes here, we'll go with a line of demarcation strangely omitted from the discussion much of the time: the rock portion of the equation.

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Your Chariot Awaits: An Interview with Moonface's Spencer Krug

Wolf Parade. Sunset Rubdown. Moonface. No matter what moniker he's donning, Spencer Krug remains a compelling figure, and with his vulnerable new album, people see new sides of him, and he tells PopMatters about that, the status of all his bands, and so much more.

Corey Beasley
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Divine Fits: 4 September 2012 – Los Angeles

Boeckner and Daniel are musketeers of the music world: All for one, and one for all.

Melissa Bobbitt
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Divine Fits: A Thing Called Divine Fits

Britt Daniel (Spoon), Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade/Handsome Furs), and Sam Brown (New Bomb Turks) come together to try to make something better than the average "supergroup" LP.

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Divine Fits Offer Up New Songs on NPR

NPR stations are now providing a week's worth of listening to the debut release by Divine Fits -- a new band comprised of Britt Daniels (Spoon), Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade and Handsome Furs), and Sam Brown (New Bomb Turks) along with Alex Fischel on heavy rotation manning the keyboards.

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Moonface: With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery

Spencer Krug returns victorious, teaming with Siinai to write a rock record. I know, right?

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Moonface: Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I'd Hoped

Spencer Krug (Wolf Parade, Sunset Rubdown) records an album composed on an organ, and it's Krug through-and-through, for better or worse.

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Handsome Furs: Sound Kapital

Former Wolf Parade frontman Dan Boeckner returns with his wife, Alexei Perry, for an album of synth-driven, heart-on-sleeve anthems.

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Wolf Parade - Expo 86 (new album / stream)

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Wolf Parade: At Mount Zoomer

How do you follow up a well-received album of ragged, messy indie rock? Why, with a sprawling, dystopian epic, of course.

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Wolf Parade, Laura Cantrell, No Age...

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Handsome Furs: Plague Park

Spin it on your stereo late one night in a dark, empty room, and you may find that its pervasive despondence will mingle with your disappointment, your exhaustion, your heartbreak, and somehow make you feel just a little bit better.

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Wolf Parade

PopMatters' Megan Milks deconstructs the speedy rise of one of Canada's (and America's) newest 'it' acts, finding out what's left when the buzz is stripped away.

Megan Milks
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Wolf Parade: Apologies to the Queen Mary

Cue the Hyperbole.

Liam Colle
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Wolf Parade: Wolf Parade

A Brilliant Sample Of Their Fall Debut. Will Summer End Already!?"

Liam Colle
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