Moon Taxi – Mountains Beaches Cities

MountainsBeachesCitiesCover-RGB__86314_zoom

Solid release from indie veterans

Grooms – Infinity Caller

infinity-caller

Miss the sounds of Sonic Youth? Grooms are here to fill the void

Psychic Heat – Lighter and Brighter EP

a2243983249_10

Lawrence natives tear it up on debut EP

Minus the Bear – Acoustics II

Minus-the-Bear-Acoustics-II

Minus the Bear are back with new acoustic versions of old favorites

Volcano Choir – Repave

Volcano-Choir-Repave1

Justin Vernon is back with his side project Volcano Choir

The Dodos – Carrier

74ca4ad1

The Dodos take a more somber approach on their latest offering The Dodos–Carrier Although it’s clear indie-rock duo The Dodos took a more lyric based approach than usual when writing new album Carrier, the tracks still manage to maintain the same drum/guitar driven vibe we’ve come to know and love from the band. After the death of touring guitarist Christopher Reimer last year, Meric Long switched up his songwriting process, writing lyrics first and music second. There does seem to be an overarching theme of uncertainty and doubt in the lyrics of many of the songs on the album, particularly in tracks like “Substance”; “Confidence”; and “Death” and Reimer’s death does seem to resonate throughout,…

Deer Tick – Negativity

esq-negativity-xlg

Deer Tick is back with an eclectic mix of folk and alt-country sounds

Dent May – Warm Blanket

dent-may-warm-blanket

Check out this indie throwback to the 70s Motown sound

Ghost Wave – Ages

GhostWaveAgesCoverArt

This is what happens when the 80s meets the 60s

Jon Hopkins – Breathe This Air (feat. Purity Ring)

JonHopkins_BreatheThisAir_608x608

A match made in Electronic Heaven