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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

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Ghost Wave – Ages

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

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

A match made in Electronic Heaven

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Hot Chip – Dark and Stormy

Hot new electronic jams from these veterans

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Diarrhea Planet – I’m Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams

Terrible band name but surprisingly great band!

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Smith Westerns – Soft Will

Pitchfork buzzband lives up to the hype

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Ty Segall – Sleeper

Acoustic offering from the king of garage rock still delivers the energy

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Daughter – If You Leave

Emotional sounds abound on this album

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Bleached – Ride Your Heart

Bleached is here to satisfy your new age girl group needs

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Eternal Fair – The Horse That Carries the Wheel

This band of mountain men mix classic rock sensibilities with modern hooks

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The Belle Game – Ritual Tradition Habit

Mesmerizing vocals abound on this album

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Wild Belle – Isles

From soulful sounds to indie pop, Wild Belle has got it all

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Bill Baird – Spring Break of the Soul

New age Frank Zappa takes a more psychedelic approach 

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Mudhoney – Vanishing Point

80s alt icons are back and better than ever

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The Growl – What Would Christ Do?

What happens when Tom Waits meets The Black Keys?

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Quiet Hollers – I Am the Morning

Hard drinkin’ Alt-Country on this debut

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The Pledge – Zombie Nation

A great variety of sounds from The Pledge

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Foals – Holy Fire

Accessible and Original and Always Entertaining

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The Black Angels – Indigo Meadow

Dark, brooding and psychedelic. The Black Angels are back again.

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Paper Ceilings – I’d Prefer Not To

Hilarious folk-punk from Columbia, Missouri

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Kurt Vile: Wakin On A Pretty Daze

Lucid tunes from the former Childish Prodigy