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"The Tower" was our first sample of Wye Oak's new guitar-free sound, and now it's also the first video from the Baltimore duo's forthcoming Shriek. Although the song's bounding lope is tinged with…   Read Story »
We skipped 5 Best Songs last week due to SXSW, and came back to a Week In Music so overcrowded with options that we could have easily filled two or more such lists and still had worthy songs to argue…   Read Story »
So far from Wye Oak's guitar-free, synth-heavy Shriek we've heard the elegantly stomping lead single "The Tower" and a live rendition of the grooving twilight slow jam "Before." Now another studio…   Read Story »
Hey, here's some more SXSW stuff! You're not sick of that yet, right? Baltimore duo Wye Oak are in town, and they're getting ready to release the synthed-up, guitar-free new album Shriek; we've…   Read Story »
Mark Kozelek has now released three songs from the forthcoming Sun Kil Moon LP Benji, and all three have found their way to their respective week's 5 Best Songs: the brand new "I Watched The Film The…   Read Story »
2011's Civilian, the last album from the Baltimore duo Wye Oak, was a small masterpiece of longing, fuzzed-out, down-the-middle indie rock. But even though they're great at that sound, Wye Oak aren't…   Read Story »
The four-date indie rock all-star tour in tribute to Gene Clark's 1974 album No Other made its final stop last night in at Brooklyn's Music Hall Of Williamsburg. As advertised, Grizzly Bear's Daniel…   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 »
No Other, the 1974 solo album from the former Byrds member, is one of those cult-favorite albums that you're probably never heard of unless you're part of its cult. The densely orchestrated album…   Read Story »
You haven't always been able to hear it in the actual music that comes out of the city, but Baltimore's DIY-heavy indie rock scene has always been a beautifully unsnobby and pop-happy sort of place.…   Read Story »