Painted Palms – Forever

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Polyvinyl Delivers More Synth Pop

KJHK Charts & Adds – 9/17/2013

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Volcano Choir erupts to the top of the charts!

King Khan & the Shrines – Idle No More

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

Moon Taxi – Mountains Beaches Cities

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Solid release from indie veterans

Grooms – Infinity Caller

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

Psychic Heat – Lighter and Brighter EP

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Lawrence natives tear it up on debut EP

Minus the Bear – Acoustics II

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

Volcano Choir – Repave

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Justin Vernon is back with his side project Volcano Choir

The Dodos – Carrier

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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

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