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Reputante—Oceanside

For when you need some synth-y 80s-esqu instrumental 

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Billie Joe Armstrong +Norah Jones- Foreverly

Unexpected pairing and unexpected tunes

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DJ Rashad-Double Cup (Hyperdub 2013)

Emphasizing melody & rhythm 

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London Grammar- If You Wait

Ethereal vocals tackle Kavinsky

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M.I.A. – Matangi (2013)

Living up to expectations

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Less Than Jake- See the Light

And now, back to ska

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Arcade Fire – Reflektor

Far From A Weak Link

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KRAAK SMAAK- Chrome Waves

Straight from the Netherlands

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Son Lux – Lanterns (2013)

Technically chaotic

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Son Of Stan – Divorce Pop

Richardson’s remarkable vocals

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Yuna-Nocturnal

Straight from Malaysia 

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The Dead Girls-Fade In Fade Out

Local band brings the power

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Paul McCartney

The “New” album from Paul McCartney

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Noah and the Whale—Heart of Nowhere

New album is polar opposite of predecessors

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of Montreal- Lousy With Sylviabriar

Barnes reminiscent of Bowie

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RJD2-More Is Than Isn’t

Catchy and Creative Club Hits

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Night Beats-Sonic Bloom

Psychedelic Rock is back

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King Khan & the Shrines – Idle No More

The latest offering from King Khan channels the spirit of the Beatles

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Moon Taxi – Mountains Beaches Cities

Solid release from indie veterans

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Grooms – Infinity Caller

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

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Psychic Heat – Lighter and Brighter EP

Lawrence natives tear it up on debut EP

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Minus the Bear – Acoustics II

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

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Volcano Choir – Repave

Justin Vernon is back with his side project Volcano Choir

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The Dodos – Carrier

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,…

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Deer Tick – Negativity

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

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Dent May – Warm Blanket

Check out this indie throwback to the 70s Motown sound