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The Raveonettes “Observations”

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

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The Raveonettes “Observations”

Ten years into their career, this Danish duo finds themselves at the end of a long, wonderful transformation.

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The Helio Sequence “October”

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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The Helio Sequence “October”

After a four year absence, the Oregonian duo return with their most mature musical statement to date.

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Letting Up Despite Great Faults “Teenage Tide”

Friday, September 23, 2011

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Letting Up Despite Great Faults “Teenage Tide”

Fans of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart will like this act's brand ofindie-pop.

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Gardens & Villa “Star Fire Power”

Saturday, July 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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Damon & Naomi “Walking Backwards”

Thursday, July 14, 2011

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Damon & Naomi “Walking Backwards”

Twenty years on from the start of their second act, the influential dream-pop rhythm section delivers a new single.

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Cass McCombs “County Line”

Monday, June 20, 2011

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Cass McCombs “County Line”

Why Cass McCombs is the closest we get to an American bard these days.

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Loch Lomond “Elephants and Little Girls”

Monday, January 24, 2011

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Loch Lomond “Elephants and Little Girls”

A beautiful and eerie piece of symphonic chamber-pop from the Oregonians' upcoming release.

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The Poison Tree “My Only Friend”

Monday, January 10, 2011

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The Poison Tree “My Only Friend”

Former King of France frontman Steve Salett channels the spirit of Tindersticks.

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The Lovetones “City Meets the Stars”

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

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The Lovetones “City Meets the Stars”

Fans of Echo and the Bunnymen and The Go-Betweens will love these Aussies' jangle.

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Math and Physics Club “Jimmy Had A Polaroid”

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

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Math and Physics Club “Jimmy Had A Polaroid”

Enjoy this nostalgia-tinged bit of pristine guitar-pop from the Washington band's latest LP.

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