Archive | July, 2011

The Stepkids “Shadows on Behalf”

Wed, Jul 27, 2011

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The Stepkids “Shadows on Behalf”

These new Stones Throw signings revisit the overlooked soft psychedelia of the '60s and '70s.

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The Elected “Babyface”

Tue, Jul 26, 2011

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The Elected “Babyface”

With Rilo Kiley officially behind him, Blake Sennett tunes into a sunny, '70s am radio frequency.

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Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks “Tigers”

Mon, Jul 25, 2011

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Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks “Tigers”

The enigmatic lyricists provides the latest classic from his post-Pavement era.

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Yourself and the Air, Dark Mean, Buxter Hoot’n, Street Chant, New Moods

Sun, Jul 24, 2011

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Yourself and the Air, Dark Mean, Buxter Hoot’n, Street Chant, New Moods

We return to our regular programming with this batch of indie rock, Americana, and experimental pop.

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Gardens & Villa “Star Fire Power”

Sat, Jul 23, 2011

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Gardens & Villa “Star Fire Power”

This California foursome strikes a brooding tone on this single from their new debut album.

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Premiere: Amazing Twin “A Man Does Ands”

Fri, Jul 22, 2011

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Premiere: Amazing Twin “A Man Does Ands”

This Denver quartet debut a new single in honor of their role in this weekend's UMS.

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Live(photo)blogging the Underground Music Showcase

Thu, Jul 21, 2011

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Live(photo)blogging the Underground Music Showcase

Real-time play by play from the opening day of the Denver music smorgasboard.

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Gauntlet Hair “I Was Thinking”

Thu, Jul 21, 2011

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Gauntlet Hair “I Was Thinking”

Our Underground Music Showcase coverage begins with this Denver duo's debut single.

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pursesnatchers “Wet Cement”

Wed, Jul 20, 2011

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pursesnatchers “Wet Cement”

Lovebirds from Dirty on Purpose and Au Revoir Simone collaborate for some Yo La Tengo style rock.

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Imaginary Cities “Hummingbird”

Tue, Jul 19, 2011

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Imaginary Cities “Hummingbird”

This male/female duo offer up a sunny, summer song from north of the border.

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Gold Leaves “The Ornament”

Mon, Jul 18, 2011

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Gold Leaves “The Ornament”

Arthur & Yu's Grant Olsen steps out on his own with a sound that recalls Fleet Foxes and The Walkmen.

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Strange Talk “Climbing Walls”

Fri, Jul 15, 2011

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Strange Talk “Climbing Walls”

This new Australian act rightfully earns comparisons to comrades Cut Copy.

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