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Indie Pop

Rilo Kiley: Potential "Moneymaker"

I am glad to say Los Angeles indie stalwarts, Rilo Kiley have returned with their first major label single, “The Moneymaker”. After the success of the potent album More Adventurous and touring with the likes of Bright Eyes and Coldplay, Warner Bros. Records quickly snatched the band up for future hits. I first heard about […]

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Indie Pop

The Rosebuds: Indie Sounds of the "Night"

The Rosebuds Night of the Furies – 4/5 Narks The Rosebuds are back with their latest offering, Night of the Furies and they’ve added a new twist to their style. The husband and wife duo of Ivan Howard and Kelly Crisp, known for their folk/indie rock melodies on the stellar Birds Make Good Neighbors, decided […]

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Indie Pop

The Little Ones – West Coast "Sing Song"

The Little Ones is an indie pop group from Los Angeles that has an penchant for writing addictive hooks over festive instrumentals. Though they have only begun to gain notoriety in the indie realm, they already have amassed a small following on the road, opening for the likes of Tilly and the Wall and the […]

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Feist: A Welcome "Reminder"

Feist The Reminder – 4/5 Narks Whether she meant to or not, Leslie Feist’s The Reminder is more than just a random album title. Budding songstress Feist, more than adequately makes a suggestion as to what mainstream music could be: clever, catchy, thoughtful songs, breezily sung over passionately arranged instrumentation. It doesn’t even have to […]

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Indie Pop

Tilly and the Wall: Tap Your Pants Off

One thing about music that made me panic at first, is how there is so so so much of it. Some of you have expressed the concern to me on many occasions. It is hard to keep up. Just when you think you found an amazing new band, Rolling Stone or SPIN or a random […]

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Indie Pop

Anathallo: An Unexpected Find

The best thing about being open to new music, is that you often hear it when you least expect it. For example, I was told about Mt. Pleasant, Michigan based Anathallo when I got a haircut a month ago. The band consists of 8 members and play a variety of instruments including the underrated flugellorn. […]