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Okkervil River: ‘I Am Very Far’ Review

okkervil River I am Very Far

Artist: Okkervil River Album: I Am Very Far Label: Jagjaguwar Using 2010 to serve as back up band for the legendary/mythical Roky Erickson (watch “You’re Gonna Miss Me”), Okkervil River is back with I Am Very Far. Marking a swift and dramatic separation from the style of their two previous albums, their sixth is guaranteed to fester in your brain ...

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Freelance Whales Release ‘Benefit For Japan’ EP (Free Download)


Freelance Whales Release Benefit For Japan EP Indie artists Freelance Whales recently reached out to Sweet Relief Musicians Fund to offer support in their ongoing fundraising campaign for the Japan Disaster Relief initiative. Their collaborative efforts resulted in a new Freelance Whales Benefit For Japan EP. 100% of the funds raised from the EP will be donated to the Japan ...

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Music Reviews: Deerhoof ‘Deerhoof vs. Evil’

We have a new review up of the new album from indie artists Deerhoof, Deerhoof vs. Evil. Here is a snippet of the article, written by Jebbica: “In Deerhoof vs. Evil, Deerhoof attempts to be a little more accessible. A bit like Stereolab and The Flaming Lips go to Japan and wind up in space, Deerhoof vs. Evil pulls out ...

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Indie Music Videos: Times New Viking New Short Film

Indie Music Videos: Times New Viking New Short Film Indie artists Times New Viking (Merge) have released a new short film titled “Hello, we are Times New Viking from Columbus, Ohio”. The video is directed by Jo McCaughey. Times New Viking 2011 Tour Dates Times New Viking’s upcoming album, Dancer Enquired, is set to drop April 26, 2011. Check out ...

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Boxer Rebellion: ‘The Cold Still’ Review

Boxer Rebellion

Artist: Boxer Rebellion Album: The Cold Still Label: Absentee Recordings The Cold Still is the latest album from UK indie artists Boxer Rebellion. My thoughts? I liked it. It was a definite bonus that there were two tracks included that were recorded live. I don’t think you can judge a band by whether or not they sound good live, but ...

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Up and Coming Indie Artist: The Hit Back


Up and Coming Indie Artist: The Hit Back Album: Who Are These Weird Old Kids? Up and coming Chicago indie artists Jesse Hanabarger and Seth Weidmann of The Hit Back are more than just another electronic duo. The Hit Back’s debut album, Who Are These Weird Old Kids? spans multiple genres of music, and not just from one electronic sub-genre ...

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Indie Music Videos: Brother: “New Years Day”


Indie Music Videos: Brother: “New Years Day” Gritpop indie artists Brother, from Slough, UK, have released their latest video, called “New Years Day” today on their Facebook page. Brother’s debut album, Famous First Words, is scheduled to be released in the US on August 2nd. Check out the video below: Brother recently performed on the Late Show with David Letterman, ...

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Up and Coming Indie Artist: Tree Pit

Tree Pit

Up and Coming Indie Artist: Tree Pit Members: Lior Seker (vocals, guitar), Nim Sadot (bass), and Yaron Rosenblum (drums) Location: London, England People love the familiar, so I can understand the logic and reasoning behind using a cover to introduce your band to the world. This is dangerous however, cover a song poorly and you’re done before you start. Cover ...

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