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    Video: The Spyrals – "Out of Sight," announce Northwest tour dates

Video: The Spyrals – "Out of Sight," announce Northwest tour dates

The Spyrals just released a music video for "Out of Sight," the title track off of their latest LP, and like the two minute and fifty-second song, its a [...]

By |August 7, 2013|Comments Off on Video: The Spyrals – "Out of Sight," announce Northwest tour dates
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    Interview: MS MR began in secret, but the band's not a secret anymore

Interview: MS MR began in secret, but the band's not a secret anymore

To be fair, Lizzy Plapinger did not force herself onto Max Hershenow, who had sent the Neon Gold Records cofounder an email asking if she knew singers interested in [...]

By |August 7, 2013|1 Comment

Sonny & The Sunsets release new video, "natural acts"

Sonny Smith has never been known to limit himself to just one project, or just one genre, or even just one identity. Antenna to the Afterworld, the latest release [...]

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    Video: Owen (Mike Kinsella) covers Robyn at Bottom of the Hill 8/1/13

Video: Owen (Mike Kinsella) covers Robyn at Bottom of the Hill 8/1/13

At the time I sat down to compose this debrief of the Owen show at Bottom of the Hill last Thursday, I was simultaneously in deep conversation with a [...]

Video: Wet Dreams Dry Magic – "Pleasures of Earth"

Luke Sweeney, also known as Wet Dreams Dry Magic, has released a new video for "Pleasures of Earth" starring his own pet pig, Atticus.

What else counts as a pleasure [...]

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    Interview: The National's Matt Berninger discusses new documentary, embracing the band's chemistry on latest album

Interview: The National's Matt Berninger discusses new documentary, embracing the band's chemistry on latest album

Director Tom Berninger did not gain an appreciation for indie rock after completing a documentary about his older brother’s Brooklyn band, The National. Mistaken For Strangers, which metamorphosed into [...]

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    Editors’ Picks: What We’ve Been Listening to This Week (Deer Tick, Moderat, Whirr, The Postal Service)

Editors’ Picks: What We’ve Been Listening to This Week (Deer Tick, Moderat, Whirr, The Postal Service)

Jason: I wasn't a huge fan of Deer Tick's last album Divine Providence, with its faster pace and hepped up barroom style of rock and roll. Like many of [...]

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    Video: A Recap of the 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival!

Video: A Recap of the 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival!

Over four thousand people came to Potrero del Sol Park on July 13, 2013 for our 2013 Phono del Sol Music & Food Festival, an all-around amazing day of [...]

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    Giveaway: Mwahaha, B. Hamilton, The Burning of Rome play First Friday at The Night Light

Giveaway: Mwahaha, B. Hamilton, The Burning of Rome play First Friday at The Night Light

Here's a pro-tip: You should attend pretty much any show put on by people named Dr. Motorboat and DJ Don't Tell Mom.

The show they've put together for this upcoming [...]

By |August 1, 2013|Comments Off on Giveaway: Mwahaha, B. Hamilton, The Burning of Rome play First Friday at The Night Light

Ticket Giveaway: Killer Mike and El-P at the Indy tonight

Atlanta native Killer Mike has made a career out of saying things most mainstream musicians, across all genres, have cautiously approached but have been afraid to put in such [...]

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    Interview: Phoenix returns to Outside Lands with 'Bankrupt!'

Interview: Phoenix returns to Outside Lands with 'Bankrupt!'

When French alt-rockers Phoenix take the stage as the fourth, unofficial, headliners at the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival on August 10th, the song parts each band member [...]

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    Giveaway: Coo Coo Birds, Al Lover, Face Tat, Bubblegum Crisis at Bottom of the Hill

Giveaway: Coo Coo Birds, Al Lover, Face Tat, Bubblegum Crisis at Bottom of the Hill

Four genre-bending local acts are coming together for a raucous evening of psychedelic sounds at Bottom of the Hill tomorrow night, with Convent-dwellers and old school psych revivalists the [...]

By |July 30, 2013|Comments Off on Giveaway: Coo Coo Birds, Al Lover, Face Tat, Bubblegum Crisis at Bottom of the Hill