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Big Troubles' “Polyommatus Blue” is the B-side to the single release of Romantic Comedy cut "She Smiles For Pictures," and it's another warm indie pop groove instilled with a little guitar-fed…   Read Story »
Jersey indie rockers Big Troubles conjure up suburban malaise again in the "She Smiles For Pictures" video, a clip that finds its protagonist simply unable to enjoy a trip to the zoo. What gives?…   Read Story »
Previously on Stereogum, we've shared a couple of Big Troubles' breezy, dusty pop rock anthems, and placed the Brooklyn-via-Jersey on our list of 2011's Best New Bands. Their second LP, Romantic…   Read Story »
Last year, right around the time summer turned to fall, we at Stereogum published our list of the 40 best new bands of the year. The idea of a "new" band is a pretty nebulous one, since many of the…   Read Story »
Brooklyn-by-way-of-Jersey outfit Big Troubles just put out this suburban malaise-soaked clip for "Sad Girls," which you heard previously. The band stars as Geek Squad parodies (Dork Squad) and seem…   Read Story »
Brooklyn outfit Big Troubles put out "Sad Girls" today, the first proper single to the forthcoming Romantic Comedy LP. (We've already heard its "Misery.") It's a breezy pre-autumnal jam that, while…   Read Story »
We took last month off from our Monthly Mix series in favor of our midterm flashback/annual summer jams compilation Cruel Summer, which you should grab if you haven't. But it is a new month -- the…   Read Story »
Big Troubles are a group of fun/funny dudes from New Jersey who specialize in forlorn power pop with big, fuzzy hooks that recall the glory days of 120 Minutes. The quartet recently signed to…   Read Story »
New Jersey's Big Troubles mention Lilys as an influence -- I'd bet the house (and an ear) they're talking about the old Slumberland/SpinART shoegaze/noise-pop Lilys, not the later throwback Kinks…   Read Story »
D.C.-based label Underwater Peoples hosted their official unofficial showcase at a rented "swingers' retreat" in Manchack, a small rural community a short drive out of downtown Austin. Great people,…   Read Story »