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Grandchildren Premiere Debut Single “Saturn Returns”

Grandchildren Band

In Grandchildren, every memory is a montage of sound. The beat-driven, orchestral-pop epics play like an audio scrapbook of memories from songwriter Aleks Martray’s life. Martray, the son of a high-ranking military officer, and Grandchildren’s creator, was born on a US army base in Germany and raised on both sides of the Atlantic. “I was restless from a really young ...

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Blitzen Trapper Announce New Album

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Indie rockers Blitzen Trapper has announced that they will be releasing a new album on Sub Pop Records on September 13, 2011. The album, titled American Goldwing, will be full of the introspective and striking storytelling that countless critics have fallen in love with. Beginning July 19th in Salt Lake City, Blitzen Trapper will head out on a North American ...

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Indie Music News: Pepper Rabbit Announce New Album: ‘Red Velvet Snow Ball’

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Indie Music News: Pepper Rabbit Announce New Album: Red Velvet Snow Ball Since Pepper Rabbit’s debut album Beauregard was released last fall, the band has been touring nonstop, with the likes of Passion Pit, Freelance Whales, Miniature Tigers, and Ra Ra Riot.  The duo made up of Xander Singh and Luc Laurent, is now pleased to announce the release of their ...

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Bing & Ruth To Release ‘City Lake’ October 26th

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Brooklyn band Bing and Ruth is an 11-piece ensemble led by composer and pianist David Moore. Described by the New York Times as “making the most of layered and atmospheric melody,” the band utilizes clarinets, voices, cellos, and a buffet of other acoustic instruments to craft expansive soundscapes and quiet microtonal textures. Formed among friends in 2006, they have self-released ...

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Up and Coming Artists: Crooked Bars (Free Download)

Crooked Bars EP

Crooked Bars are a band of indie artists from Portland, OR. Like their neighbors the Decemberists, they have found their home on the indie music scene, but that’s about all the two bands have in common, other than the fact that they’re both kind of awesome. Resident Gravy and Biscuits princess of snark Lindsey Pickett recently reviewed Crooked Bars’ EP, ...

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Indie Music News: Imogen Heap to Release New Song and Video

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Indie Music News–UK indie songstress Imogen Heap has announced that she will release the first song and video from her upcoming album on March 28, 2011. Being the quirky artist that she is, though, listeners will have to wait three years for the full physical album, but one song will be launched every three months to sate her fans’ appetites. ...

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Arcade Fire and Bon Iver Artists Team Up for “Alone Together” Tour

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  Arcade Fire and Bon Iver Artists Team Up for “Alone Together” Tour Beginning April 7 in Brooklyn, instrumentalists from some of indie rock’s biggest groups will have the stage to themselves. Violinist Sarah Neufeld (Arcade Fire) and pianist Gregory Rogrove (Devendra Banhart) will be joined by percussionist Billy Martin (Medeski, Martin & Wood) for a five-city East Coast leg, ...

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Bon Iver to play Radio City Music Hall

Bon Iver, Fall Creek Wisconsin, August, 2010. ..Photo by D.L. Anderson

Following their European summer tour, Bon Iver will play a pair of shows at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.  Tickets for the September 19 and 20 performances go on sale today. Tour Dates: 05/21/12 Edmonton, AB – Northern Alberta Jubilee w/ The Staves- SOLD OUT 05/22/12 Calgary, AB – MacEwan Hall w/ The Staves- SOLD OUT 05/23/12 Calgary, ...

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