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The Buku Music and Art Project returns to Mardi Gras World March 13 and 14, 2015, this tim

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Wednesday night, Sweet Crude will play a pre-Thanksgiving show at

Warpaint

With the release of their eponymously titled sophomore album in January of this year, L.A. indie rock quartet Warpaint has been making the rounds.

Real Estate

“We wanted to make a really clean, really nice sounding album.

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Our picks for the week include the Mad Decent Block Party, Amanda Shires, the Polyphonic Spree, Carin's Proton Blast, and Nik Turner's Hawkwind.

Adam Schatz is not the kind of man for whom life is ever boring.

cardinal sons photo by Steven Hatley

There’s nothing sexy about pop/rock songs, but there’s also nothing like a song that stops whatever you’re doing and changes your mood.

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Our picks this week include a tribute to Mannie Fresh, Faster Pussycat, Cardinal Sons, MadFro, Sylvan Esso, and The Get Busy.

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In the fall of 2012, indie electronic artist Sundog was one of the local musicians who partici

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Photographer Steven Hatley shot the dream pop bands with roots in many cities, Glasgow not one of them.

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Indie rock band Bantam Foxes are music fans first.

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The Bally Who? haven’t exhausted themselves, releasing three albums since 2005 including the n

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“I think a climate like Seattle does lend itself to creative output,” says Ben Verdoes of Iska Dhaaf.

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When Rotary Downs concluded its Jazz Fest set with a cover of Gary Numan's "Cars," the choice

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"The Milky Way" is a new My Spilt Milk recurring feature.

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(In 2012, Cherie LeJeune interviewed Vox and the Hound on the eve of the release of the band's debut album, Courage.

Brass Bed photo

Last summer, I talked to Brass Bed's Jonny Campos about the addition-by-subtraction process that led to

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It’s tough enough for a young band trying to make it in a new city, but add college, work, and the challenge of getting one’s foot in the door and

gardens and villa

Gardens & Villa's latest album was made in a vortex.

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The synth-heavy, flute toting indie-band performs Sunday at Gasa Gasa.

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A Farfisa organ plays a circus melody behind an aggressively strummed acoustic guitar as Dave Fera and Yanti Turang sing, “I was a tosser / I nearl

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The indie band talks about their DIY attitude, performing live, and their upcoming album.

Ellie Goulding photo

The Flaming Lips, David Guetta, and Ellie Goulding top the bill of the 2014 Buku Music + Art Project, whic

The Internet has changed the way music is passed around and consumed.

"Complexity isn't necessarily an indicator of growth."

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"I don't feel the change 'cause I'm living it all the time.

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Sam McCabe takes joy in explaining that his brother Collin started playing the violin when he was 8 because a teacher thought he had "issues."

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Vincent Cacchione probably isn't the first person to cry at a Jeff Mangum show.

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There's a category of songwriting that resides in nearly all genres of music, a theme without borders. The “you'll be sorry when I'm gone” songs.

Young Guns still

[Updated] Later this year, indie rock band Cardinal Sons will head to New Y

Who do they sound like?

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Lafayette's Brass Bed has received critical love for its new album, The Secret W

photo of Super Water Sympathy

Instead of going through the usual new band struggle of defining their sound, the members of Super Water S

photo of Sports & Leisure

[Updated] Sports & Leisure aren't in a hurry, and you can h

“Things start off so naked,” writes Trevor Powers of his psychedelic, lo-fi bedroom project

Photo of Young Buffalo

Nothing prepares you for coming over a rise and seeing fire trucks parked sideways on the I-10, feeding four lanes down to one.

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Reviews of A Fairway Full of Miners reference the unusually high voice of the singer for Winnipeg's

Photo of Bantam Foxes

[Updated] Tomorrow, Bantam Foxes will release their new EP, Fascination

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Texture has always been one of the calling cards of Generationals, and the electronic sounds from last year's

“I would loosen the snares and pretend to play Jingle Bells,” says Jonathan Wooding of indie rock band

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Dynamics are a powerful thing, and Menomena knows it.

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Vox and the Hound are letting valuable promo time go to waste.

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New Orleans indie rock band Generationals return with a new electropop EP, "Lucky Numbers." Here's a first listen to the title track.

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I often buy the argument that using "indie" as a modifie

Photo of The Eastern Sea and Matt Hines.

I pushed one of Matt Hines' buttons.