Tag Archive | "mercurial"

I Come to Shanghai “Nothing to Conceal”

Monday, April 15, 2013

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I Come to Shanghai “Nothing to Conceal”

This cut from the San Francisco duo's third LP resides in the once taboo crossroads of new wave and prog rock.

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Deleted Scenes “English As A Second Language”

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

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Deleted Scenes “English As A Second Language”

Ill communication and an instantly memorable groove from this Washington D.C. act.

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Frank Ocean “Pyramids”

Monday, July 2, 2012

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Frank Ocean “Pyramids”

A truly genre-defying exploration from the New Orleans artist's forthcoming debut LP.

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Adams and Eves “Underwater Savior”

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

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Adams and Eves “Underwater Savior”

An ornate yet intimate performance in the vein of The Ladybug Transistor, The Decemberists, and Garlic.

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Fan Modine “Through the Valley”

Friday, September 16, 2011

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Fan Modine “Through the Valley”

Following a six year silence, Gordon Zacharias serves up some lovingly orchestrated indie-pop.

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The War on Drugs “Baby Missiles”

Thursday, September 15, 2011

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The War on Drugs “Baby Missiles”

Kurt Vile's old band doesn't miss him a bit as they employ shades of Dylan, The Byrds, and Dire Straits.

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The Luyas “Too Beautiful to Work”

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

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The Luyas “Too Beautiful to Work”

A Montreal collective whose single evokes a coração of Glass.

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Hey Rosetta! “Yer Spring”

Thursday, May 12, 2011

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Hey Rosetta! “Yer Spring”

A soaring indie rock tune of epic proportions from this north of the border sextet.

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Hot Club de Paris “Free the Pterodactyl 3”

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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Hot Club de Paris “Free the Pterodactyl 3”

A great accent and complex harmonies buoy this cut from this not-French act.

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Blonde Summer “Cathode Ray”

Saturday, March 19, 2011

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Blonde Summer “Cathode Ray”

This quartet of Los Angelenos' debut EP recalls bands like Nada Surf, Weezer, and The Like Young.

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Craft Spells “Party Talk”

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

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Craft Spells “Party Talk”

Captured Tracks presents this song from the duo's must-own debut.

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Grouplove “Colours”

Thursday, February 24, 2011

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Grouplove “Colours”

This Los Angeles band provides the first glimpse into their passionate, intricate indie rock.

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