Solid release from indie veterans
Miss the sounds of Sonic Youth? Grooms are here to fill the void
Lawrence natives tear it up on debut EP
Minus the Bear are back with new acoustic versions of old favorites
Justin Vernon is back with his side project Volcano Choir
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 is back with an eclectic mix of folk and alt-country sounds
Check out this indie throwback to the 70s Motown sound
This is what happens when the 80s meets the 60s
A match made in Electronic Heaven
Hot new electronic jams from these veterans
Terrible band name but surprisingly great band!
Pitchfork buzzband lives up to the hype
Acoustic offering from the king of garage rock still delivers the energy
Emotional sounds abound on this album
Bleached is here to satisfy your new age girl group needs
This band of mountain men mix classic rock sensibilities with modern hooks
Mesmerizing vocals abound on this album
From soulful sounds to indie pop, Wild Belle has got it all
New age Frank Zappa takes a more psychedelic approach
80s alt icons are back and better than ever
What happens when Tom Waits meets The Black Keys?
Hard drinkin’ Alt-Country on this debut
A great variety of sounds from The Pledge
Accessible and Original and Always Entertaining
Dark, brooding and psychedelic. The Black Angels are back again.
Hilarious folk-punk from Columbia, Missouri
Lucid tunes from the former Childish Prodigy
Area Music Director Loves Band: Isn’t Ashamed
Give the people what they want! …sometimes.