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Depressive New Jersey indie heroes the Wrens have been working on the follow-up to The Meadowlands, their much-loved 2003 album, for a very long time. (That photo above? That's them recording at…   Read Story »
The Wrens are currently working on their first album in over a decade, the followup to 2003's masterpiece The Meadowlands. They're nearing the end of the recording process and singer Charles Bissell…   Read Story »
We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums.…   Read Story »
Ten years ago, three grown men approaching middle age lived in a house together in Secaucus, New Jersey. A recently married fourth was living in a Garden State home to the south. Ostensibly the…   Read Story »
In the June 2, 2012 issue of the NME, Kevin Shields said the long-awaited third album from My Bloody Valentine –- the first since 1991's classic Loveless –- is imminent. The UK mag quotes Shields…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
Here's the sequel to last year's popular heartbreak of a mixtape, Cruel Summer. That one was worn, forlorn, and sexual, it was the soundtrack arc to your winter romance burning up and melting in the…   Read Story »
The March edition of our Monthly Mix series runs the gamut from South London mixtape hip-hop, to lady-baiting R&B, pop, to lady-fronted arpeggiated-vocal ukulele/sax funk. Or at least it runs that…   Read Story »
O.G. legal indie mp3 dissemination site Epitonic.com boarded its DNS gateways back in 2004. And now they're back, relaunched after a successful Kickstarter campaign to solicit seed-money…   Read Story »
It's been a long while since the Wrens offered their fans new sounds. In January 2009 they let us premiere "Marked Up" -- and that was that. This new track "Crescent," a demo for a song that'll show…   Read Story »