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How does the word “chillwave” make you feel in the waning weeks of 2012? If it doesn’t make you say “huh?” it probably makes you say “ugh.” We all have a different tolerance for contrived trend genres — for some, the gag reflex is triggered the moment a buzzword is coined; others got so wasted… More »

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 last one of Summer 2011 — so here’s a filtered recap of the month’s finest free MP3s. Use it… More »

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to know. But all across this great country we do know there were fireworks to be see… More »

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Monolith 2009 In Photos

While we were rocking the Catskills, enjoying what Wayne Coyne said was “the greatest collection of underground music ever assembled,” dozens of other great indie bands (and a few hip-hop luminaries) put on a much larger mountain festival in Morrison, Colorado. In its third year Monolith delivered rain from the get-go, but that only served… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / September 15, 2009 - 5:42 pm

Neon Indian Remixes Au Revoir Simone

We’ve heard a few songs from Neon Indian’s forthcoming Psychic Chasms — “Should Have Taken Acid With You,” “Deadbeat Summer,” and “Terminally Chill” are all on it. Here’s something that falls outside his full-length debut’s expansive confines: Alan Palomo’s left his clattering, psychedelic mark on Au Revoir Simone’s “Another Likely Story.” And it works. More »

By: brandon / September 10, 2009 - 11:40 am

New Neon Indian – “Should Have Taken Acid With You”

Life is full of regrets, and Neon Indian, aka VEGA dude Alan Palomo and video artist Alicia Scardetta, points to one of the biggest in the gurgling, stuttering, and skittering piece of moody bedroom psychedelia, “Should Have Taken Acid With You.” The slacker-in-love sentiments go well with the previously posted “Deadbeat Summer” and “Terminally Chill.”… More »

By: brandon / July 30, 2009 - 9:00 am

New Silent League – “Here’s A Star (Neon Indian Remix)”

Brooklyn septet the Silent League are releasing album three But You’ve Always Been The Caretaker on 9/22 via Something in Construction. As most bands do these days, they asked a few folks to remix some of the collection’s tracks, including StarsLikeFleas and Helado Negro, and this take on “Here’s A Star” by Neon Indian, aka… More »

By: brandon / July 28, 2009 - 4:23 pm
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