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Have We Reached Peak Vinyl?

Stewart Anderson has had enough. The frontman for noise-pop veterans Boyracer and head of likeminded label 555 Recordings has been releasing music on vinyl since…
Marc Hogan | July 27, 2015 - 11:52 am

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Yes I’m Changing: The Bold Metamorphosis Of Tame Impala’s Currents

Kevin Parker was still working when the taxi rolled up to his home. The sun was setting over Perth on one of those early March…
Chris DeVille | July 1, 2015 - 10:02 am

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Streets Of Philadelphia: How The Former “Sixth Borough” Became Rock’s First City

There's a small plastic turtle on the dashboard of Cayetana's old blue van. Her name is Tracy. She wears red glasses and does a little…
Michael Tedder | June 8, 2015 - 11:38 am

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We Took The Mountain Goats’ John Darnielle To His First Pro Wrestling Show In 35 Years

In the crowd at a middle-of-nowhere North Carolina show, an earnest and bearded young man approaches John Darnielle, the Mountain Goats frontman. The young man…
Tom Breihan | April 1, 2015 - 9:55 am

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Working With The Scars: Death Cab For Cutie Repair Themselves For Kintsugi

Music Hall Of Williamsburg is too small for Death Cab For Cutie. The room has a capacity of 550 people, but feels even smaller today,…
Ryan Leas | March 9, 2015 - 10:12 am

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Murder Your Memory: Title Fight’s New Sound And Old Haunts

For reasons nobody seems to entirely understand, the school thought it would be a cool idea to throw a "rave." Of course, we're talking about…
Ryan Leas | February 3, 2015 - 12:33 pm

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Spirit Of 2014: Future Islands Reflect On Their Breakthrough Year

There are a lot of things happening in Reykjavik tonight. This is Iceland Airwaves, after all, one of those festivals where there's an endless supply…
Ryan Leas | December 22, 2014 - 10:53 am

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The Psyche Of Jaime & Mikey: Inside Run The Jewels 2

Killer Mike and El-P are crushing, as Killer Mike and El-P are wont to do. On a brisk, sunny Friday afternoon in San…
Chris DeVille | October 24, 2014 - 9:07 am

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This Is The Ether: Reintroducing Merchandise

When you drive through Tampa's Seminole Heights neighborhood, you will pass an endless collection of gas stations and strip malls, the latter seeming to surrender…
Ryan Leas | August 26, 2014 - 11:50 am

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Merchants Of Soul: A Trip To Chipotle And Outside Lands With Spoon

Britt Daniel's Chipotle order: Soft tacos with chicken, mild salsa, cheese, and a side of guacamole. Lemonade to drink, but he opts for Coke on…
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2014 - 10:37 am

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How Does It Feel: DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith Rolls On

Zachary Cole Smith opens the door wearing a collarless white button-down shirt so big it could pass for a nightgown. The 28-year-old DIIV frontman is…
Chris DeVille | July 28, 2014 - 10:09 am

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Push/Pull: Sunbathing Animal And The Next Chapter Of Parquet Courts

Within two minutes of sitting down, Andrew Savage leans forward on his elbows and begins to play mock narrator. "So here we are at East…
Ryan Leas | June 3, 2014 - 8:22 am

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To Know Somebody In And Out: The Honesty, Pain, And Searching Of Sharon Van Etten’s Are We There

It takes about ten minutes from the moment I meet Sharon Van Etten for her to make her first confession: "Sorry, I'm pretty hungover today."
Ryan Leas | May 21, 2014 - 9:47 am

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Don’t Call It A Comeback: A Night On The Front Lines Of The Emo Revival

"Hell fuckin' yeah!" is Evan Weiss' mantra tonight. He exclaims it between almost every song performed by his band Into It. Over It., his eyes…
Chris DeVille | March 24, 2014 - 11:24 am

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Through The Haze: The Struggles, Visions, And Revelations Of The War On Drugs

Soon, you will be familiar with Adam Granduciel's home. You don't realize this yet, but you will see it. And, actually, you might have seen…
Ryan Leas | March 6, 2014 - 9:43 am