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Sleater-Kinney Share A Fiery New Single For Us To Fawn Over

Even in the current era where a reunion is more inevitability than pipe dream, a select few illicit enough fervent joy as to capture the collective internet. The resurrection of Sleater-Kinney easily qualifies, with the trio’s importance, each member’s post-Sleater success, and the sense of it being height-of-their-powers demise being key factors. So we all […]


Sleater-Kinney Announce Reunion Album and World Tour, Share New Single

Following the surprise release of a new song over the weekend, Sleater-Kinney have confirmed plans to reunite in all the best possible ways. This morning, reps for Sleater-Kinney confirmed the band has not only reunited for the release of a new album, but that they will also spend a good portion of 2015 touring the […]


Shabazz Palaces Reveal Grim, Giant-Populated “#CAKE” Video

Shabazz Palaces, the Ishmael Butler-helmed avante-hip hop perplexity out of Seattle, released the royal Lese Majesty earlier this year on the suddenly hip hop-forward Sub Pop (see also: clipping.). The group has followed with a video for the single “#CAKE.” The treatment of the track, which features Catherine Harris-White of frequent co-collaborators and fellow Seattleites THEEsatisfaction, was […]


Stream Shabazz Palaces’ Lush New Album ‘Lese Majesty’

Shabazz Palaces, still mysterious even after discovering Seattle’s Ishmael Butler was behind the project, returns. The fascinating Sub Pop art rap releases Lese Majesty in one week, but you can hear it for a week via NPR’s First Listen series. The album has plenty of the avante garde weirdness of past Shabazz tunes, but it’s also a […]


MUSIC VIDEO: Lyla Foy – “Feather Tongue”

Lyla Foy’s new album Mirrors The Sky just released today and I’ve been hoping that she’ll receive the much-deserved notice because of it. The record offers fans of indie-pop and gorgeous, ethereal dream-pop plenty to love within its 10 tracks. One of the album’s singles, “Feather Tongue,” received a beautiful visual accompaniment that released today […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 3/9-3/15

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! Once again, this week’s vinyl news was dominated by Record Store Day announcements. Most notably, Childish Gambino and Katy Perry both announced pressings of their most recent albums to commemorate the holiday, and they were far from the only ones. Check out Modern Vinyl’s RSD list for the latest in […]


VINYL REVIEW: Lyla Foy – ‘Mirrors The Sky’ (Loser Edition)

Artist: Lyla Foy Album: Mirrors The Sky Genre: Indie Pop, Dream Pop Release Date: March 18, 2014 I discovered Lyla Foy around the turn of this year after she had abandoned the WALL moniker and unveiled “Feather Tongue,” an excellent single that would promote her forthcoming release, Mirrors The Sky. The album didn’t even have […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: The Shins – The Rifle’s Spiral

Today, The Shins launched a stream of their new animated music video for the song “The Rifle’s Spiral” and it is truly an adventure. Emmy-winning director Jamie Caliri creates an stop-motion animation world of eerie figures and landscapes to make us think outside the box. This song comes off the group’s latest effort, Port Of […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Dum Dum Girls – Bedroom Eyes

Indie rock fans get ready because California’s Dum Dum Girls have unleashed their latest music video for the single “Bedroom Eyes.” The video shows the band in a trippy kaleidoscopic atmosphere while performing their song. If you enjoy what you hear then be sure to pick up their release, Only In Dreams, via Sub Pop […]

Sub Pop welcomes Washed Out

Sub Pop has announced the signing of Washed Out. Look for the debut release, entitled Within And Without, to hit stores July 12.