Under The Influence

Under The Influence

Under The Influence: Cloud Nothings Attack On Memory

From the opening notes of Cloud Nothing's new song, "No Future/No Past," you immediately notice that Dylan Baldi's project is growing edgier and more brash…
Corban Goble | November 18, 2011 - 12:48 pm

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Under The Influence: My Brightest Diamond All Things Will Unwind

We checked in with Shara Worden yesterday to hear about the process behind her new LP, All Things Will Unwind, from which we've heard "We
Corban Goble | October 20, 2011 - 12:27 pm

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Under The Influence: Das Racist Relax

Thanks to a couple of excellent hype-generating mixtapes, Das Racist's debut Relax instantly became one of the most greatly anticipated releases of 2011. And, awesomely…
Corban Goble | September 30, 2011 - 3:15 pm

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Under The Influence: Dominant Legs Invitation

Though Dominant Legs has been around for a minute -- the SF indie outfit scored a BTW in 2009 and was listed among Stereogum's Best
Corban Goble | September 22, 2011 - 4:08 pm

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Under The Influence: The Drums Portamento

You've streamed the Drums' new record, Portamento, and now lead singer Jonny Pierce offers us a virtual mixtape's worth of tunes that influenced the Portamento's…
Corban Goble | September 9, 2011 - 10:46 am

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Under The Influence: Cymbals Eat Guitars Lenses Alien

Despite the fact that they're really young, Staten Island indie rockers Cymbals Eat Guitars are already the masters of grandiose, guitar-driven rock. On their new…
Corban Goble | September 1, 2011 - 1:39 pm

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Under The Influence: They Might Be Giants Join Us

Indie pop institution They Might Be Giants' most recent record, Join Us, is a jump back to the group's formative, hyper-alliterative rock and its most…
Corban Goble | August 29, 2011 - 3:40 pm

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Under The Influence: JEFF The Brotherhood We Are The Champions

In our latest edition of Under The Influence, Jake Orrall of Nashville psych-rock/power-pop duo JEFF The Brotherhood shares the inspiration behind the band's latest LP…
Scott Lapatine | August 17, 2011 - 12:43 pm

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Under The Influence: Yuck Yuck

Dinosaur Jr., Sonic Youth, and Pavement are some of the bands name checked when describing Yuck's sound, and indeed the London four piece are big…
Scott Lapatine | August 10, 2011 - 3:44 pm

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Under The Influence: YACHT Shangri-La

YACHT's dynamic synth pop duo of Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans took an untraditional route for this installment of Under The Influence, interspersing songs…
Scott Lapatine | August 1, 2011 - 4:45 pm

Haunting The Chapel

Under The Influence: Krallice Diotima

This is the final Haunting The Chapel. In case you missed my earlier tweet, I accepted a position at Pitchfork, where I'll be returning as…
Brandon Stosuy | July 29, 2011 - 7:23 am

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Under The Influence: Givers In Light

When we called Givers a Band To Watch last summer, we noted the Lafayette quintet made fans of Dirty Projectors with their "eclectic, ecstatic, celebratory,…
Scott Lapatine | July 27, 2011 - 2:22 pm

Haunting The Chapel

Under The Influence: Castevet Mounds Of Ash

Castevet's Mounds Of Ash was one of 2010's best metal releases. The NYC trio's blend of muscular black metal, hardcore punk, progressive post-rock, compositional implosions,…
Brandon Stosuy | July 25, 2011 - 1:10 pm

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Under The Influence: Junior Boys It’s All True

For our latest Under The Influence playlist, we asked Jeremy Greenspan of Canadian electronic pop duo Junior Boys to tell us about the songs that…
Scott Lapatine | July 22, 2011 - 10:44 am

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Under The Influence: The Antlers Burst Apart

For this edition of Under The Influence, Antlers' Peter Silberman makes us a playlist of songs that inspired his band's latest album Burst Apart. Scroll…
Scott Lapatine | July 19, 2011 - 5:29 pm
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