indie rock (genre)

REVIEW: Bear Hands take risks on ‘You’ll Pay For This’

Artist: Bear Hands Album: You’ll Pay For This Genre: Indie Rock, Experimental Label: Spensive Sounds Bear Hands is one of those rare acts that have spent their trajectory making sure that each record is slightly different from the last rather than only purporting that it is. “Giants,” off 2014’s Distraction, which became their first breakthrough single […]

REVIEW: Grandview – ‘Everything Between Paint and a Wall’

Artist: Grandview Album: Everything Between Paint And A wall Genre: Emo; Indie rock Label: Six Pine Records Grandview hails from Burlington, Massachusetts and plays their own take on the emo/indie genre that’s been resonating with many as of late. But don’t let that lead you into writing this quintet off as followers catching up on […]

WATCH: Phoenix – Live On Letterman (Full Set)

Every now and then, David Letterman is kind enough to do more than just be our least favorite talk show host and let some (usually) cool bands play full length sets for his audience. The Foo Fighters in suits come to mind (complete with their rad performance of “Stacked Actors,” which may be my favorite […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Young Statues – “Eraser”

If there’s one thing that Young Statues would like to be known for, it would probably be for their identity as a genuinely fun band. You can definitely see and hear that in their latest music video to “Eraser” which premiered on MTV’s Buzzworthy Blog this morning. The track can be found on Age Isn’t […]

Modest Mouse

NEW SONG: Modest Mouse – “Be Brave” (Live From Coachella)

Modest Mouse played a brand new song in the middle of their 50 minute long Coachella set this past Friday. If there’s any indicator that “Be Brave” gives of their recordings to come, it’s that the band hasn’t lost their touch at all and that they are due for success with the eventual release of […]

Tigers Jaw Four Way Split

STREAM: Tigers Jaw – “Fake Death”

Tigers Jaw have streamed “Fake Death,” their final track as a band today. The song comes off of their four-way 7″ split release with Self Defense Family/The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die/Code Orange Kids, which is being released in joint effort by Run For Cover and Topshelf […]

STREAM/DOWNLOAD: TW Walsh Ft. David Bazan And Casey Foubert – “Real Bad Dreams”

Some reunions happen and are nothing more than a quick tour to make a few bucks. Others are incidental and thus, aren’t even labeled as reunions. This is the case with “Real Bad Dreams”: it features three prominent musicians who used to be in Pedro the Lion playing together for the first time since Pedro’s […]

ALBUM STREAM: The Dear Hunter – ‘Migrant’

It’s finally here. Well maybe not fully and in any tangible form, but The Dear Hunter are now streaming their latest album, Migrant, in its entirety over at Billboard’s official website. While this is merely a week in advance of the record’s release date, a sneak peek of the album is better than nothing, and […]

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Vampire Weekend Confirm Third Album For May 2013

Yesterday, we were telling you about how twee kids must be bouncing for joy with The Postal Service‘s reunion and Vampire Weekend’s next album. Since then, we’ve learned TPS is on for Coachella and Vampire Weekend‘s third album is due for May 7, 2013. The indie rock band’s website has been updated to say “LP3 […]

Vacationer Add Headlining Dates To Tour With Niki And The Dove

Drive Thru Records heroes The Starting Line have finished touring until April, thus allowing front man Kenny Vasoli to focus on his other project, Vacationer. Vacationer will be opening for Niki And The Dove on tour throughout January, but they have now added some headlining shows to the fold. The next TSL shows are April 26 […]

Mumford & Sons To Play Synths, Go Electronic?

Perhaps this is blowing an out of context quote out of proportion, but it seems as though Mumford & Sons have something new up their sleeves. After two albums of indie folk music, they have told NME that their next record may feature electric guitar and synthesizers. Rather than have you wonder the context, here’s […]

Guided By Voices Have Album And EP Coming In Early 2013

Indie rockers Guided By Voices have an EP, Down by the Racetrak, coming out on January 22. They announced that yesterday; today, they’ve announced that they will also release a full length album, English Little League, on April 30. Three song titles are known from the album: “Xeno Pariah”, “With Glass In Foot”, and “The […]