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I won't lie: This was a rough week. Some weeks are rough because there are so many great albums that, when I pick one, I'm doing a disservice to all the others. And then some weeks are rough because…   Read Story »
"Planet Birthday" is the latest from Frankie Rose and Drew Citron's debut album as Beverly, Careers. The song presents a breathy yet aggressive take on shoegaze -- more nightmare-pop than dream-pop,…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, Frankie Rose took a break from her solo career and, along with Drew Citron, formed the indie-pop duo Beverly. They announced their existence to the world with an immaculate…   Read Story »
Guitarist Dave Harrington is Nicolas Jaar's bandmate in the elegantly restrained electro-psych duo Darkside, and he may also be Jaar's peer in creating woozily pretty minimal tick-tock remixes.…   Read Story »
Frankie Rose was an integral part of Vivian Girls, Crystal Stilts, and Dum Dum Girls, and last year put out a solo album that included an amazing cover of "Street Of Dreams" by the Damned. Now she's…   Read Story »
Let's take a moment for Dave Brockie, better known as Gwar's Oderus Urungus, who died suddenly earlier this week. For decades, Brockie helped to pioneer a distinctly DIY music-video aesthetic. With…   Read Story »
New York synthpoppers Small Black will release their new EP Real People next week, and the title track, like first single "Lines Of Latitude," has backing vocals from fellow starry-eyed synthpopper…   Read Story »
Last year, the Brooklyn synthpoppers Small Black released their album Limits Of Desire, one of the best and most underrated examples of giddy sunkissed New Order-style indie-bloop I've heard in…   Read Story »
The former Vivian Girls/Crystal Stilts/Dum Dum Girls member Frankie Rose has been releasing some wonderfully swoony indie-pop solo albums over the last few years, and now she's half of a new duo…   Read Story »
Last month, the postpunk and garage-rock scene veteran Frankie Rose released Herein Wild, her third solo album and her second album of evocative, swirling new wave. And now, her fellow New York…   Read Story »