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Time is a valuable thing, and the musicians who can make a quick point in a short amount of time deserve their props. We've put together a quick list of ten excellent songs from indie's past (and…   Read Story »
Last year, Robert Pollard reunited the mid-'90s "classic" lineup of Guided By Voices and played a whole bunch of beer-drenched marathon shows with them. There was talk that the band's recent set at…   Read Story »
Underground metal is generally a willfully insular world, but anthemic Florida stompers Torche don't care about any of that. Their surging stomp is as much Superchunk as it is Slayer, and they cover…   Read Story »
FYF Fest, which has had issues with security and crowds in previous years, seems to have moved past those problems and evolved into a healthier, happier festival. Standout sets included Girls, who…   Read Story »
The beautiful thing about a festival like Pitchfork is the genre-spanning curating: The principal principle is a commitment to independent-minded music, and from that viewpoint Pitchfork succeeds in…   Read Story »
This year was the L Magazine's third stab at its Williamsburg-based, CMJ-reminiscent Northside Festival. And from all accounts and perspectives, it was its most successful. It was the most Northside…   Read Story »
Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with "You Are A Tourist," the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes And Keys. A sunny addition to our spring playlist, it…   Read Story »
So that happened. It'll take a few days of drying out and shutting eyes to come to terms with all that transpired in Las Vegas this weekend, though in the spirit of Matador's three-day, boozy, purely…   Read Story »
These GBV covers by BTW Real Estate's frontman appear on Guided By Guided By Voices, a cassette compilation out via Wild Animal Kingdom. In the spirit of a Robert Pollard collage, he opted to pair…   Read Story »
The revival of Guided By Voices' '92-'96 line-up is sure to be a highlight of Matador's 21st Birthday Festival in Vegas this fall. If you can't make it, you're in luck. The label's bash is apparently…   Read Story »