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Tagged With: indie rock

The Warm Psychedelic Sounds of Yo La Tengo

Yo La Tengo can play a range of styles, from innocent to edgy, lighthearted to dark. Their best sound is from their psychedelic phase in the late 90s. On the record I Can Hear the Heart Beating As One the song “Moby Octopad” is deep and warm. Hopeful. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeIeqGA-Ogc] No matter what style of indie pop … Continue reading »

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Best New Rock Band: Big Deal

“I’ve got a friend who never lets me down.” – Big Deal (From “In Your Car”) U.K. duo Big Deal are a male-female team who’s first record Lights Out dropped in 2011. Their dark, literate indie pop sound soon had them playing big British music festivals like Wireless and Lounge on the Farm. Big Deal’s … Continue reading »

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Pacific Air Bring New Summer Sounds: Free Stream of Their First EP

Pacific Air’s sound is summery and wistful. The new video for “Float” matches the tone with a lighthearted indie-pop texture. This is ironic since frontman Ryan Lawhon wrote the song to let off some steam. “It’s about the toll the ups and downs that the music industry can create it took on my psyche. I wrote … Continue reading »

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Bowie's Outstanding Latest Song and Video "The Stars Are Out Tonight"

In this new video directed by Floria Sigismondi, Bowie still has the power to magnetize onscreen. Just like in The Hunger and Labyrinth I can’t take my eyes off the Thin White Duke. He seems so genuine. Self-aware but not self-conscious, David Bowie and his video wife Tilda Swinton play out scenes of a luxurious … Continue reading »

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