Greta Gerwig is taking a leap out of the indie world. She was cast as the star of How I Met Your Dad, a spinoff of the popular sitcom How I Met Your Mother.


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Jon Brookes, drummer from Indie band The Charlatans has passed away at age 44 and Twitter followers are overwhelmed with sadness.

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Confused by the headline? Gotye remixed videos of his fans covering his hit song “Somebody That I Used to Know”. Check out the vid and all will be explained.

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A newcomer bursts onto the indie scene with what else? Another stop-motion music video, but this time with over 500 girls in it.

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This Week: Matthew Wars leaves She & Him and Monsters of Folk for his own sound; Alabama Shakes drop a great debut and pick up a spot on Jack White’s new tour; A collection of early 7-inches and LPs on The Dawn of Eternal Summers; Bassnectar’s speaker-splitting dubstep; Sisters Cristi Jo and Jezzica Zambri’s second effort.

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This Week: Swedish trio Miike Snow suffer an identity crisis; Wonder boy Brad Oberhofer’s debut; El Paso favorites The Mars Volta drop album number six; THEESatisfaction’s hip-hop / soul duo debut; Kickball Katy from Vivian Girl’s sophomore album as La Sera.

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Okay, let’s preface this one by saying all these woman are exceptionally talented and deserve to be the acclaimed artists they are. They also happen to be extremely hot. These are essentially the two forces that make up the ultimate indie music babe, and it’s time we declare our crushes.

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Cults go carney in their new one, a 60s send-up complete with the snaps. Brian Oblivion is the not so skillful daredevil who doesn’t quite stick the landing on the wall of fire trick, while Madeline Follin falls in love with him instead of the creepy carney boss.

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Ursula 1000 mixes an very swirly hour-long set full of shoegaze jams from bands you’ve never heard of. Instant indie cred for free, right here.

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Real Estate just put out this comedic clip for “Easy” from their fantastic album Days, which came in as our top pick for 2011’s releases. Looks like their street team may be a touch on the aggressive side.

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San Francisco’s Moon Duo started out as a side project for Ripley Johnson of Wooden Shjips. Joined by Sanae Yamada, the two have three solid releases and are due for another this year. Hypnotic, droning, their sound is unique.

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Porcelain Raft’s debut album Strange Weekend, is slated for early 2012, after which he will be joining Smith Westerns and M83 on tour.

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For No One captures a lovely rendition of Girls’ “Love Like A River” from this year’s Father, Son, Holy Ghost, one of this year’s great albums.

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Now three albums deep, including this year’s fiery Sound Kapital, Dan Boeckner and wife Alexei Perry are a post-punk Bonnie and Clyde. Let’s peruse their videos.

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Sun is going down indeed – and way too soon these days. A new one from the Canadian pop trio, heavy on the reverb and the 50’s nostalgia. From this year’s debut, Violent Hearts.

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A weird one from The Rapture. Frontman Luke Jenner and his still undeniable voice sail away in Brooklyn on….a mylar pouch (?) while the rest of the band plays oversized conch shells.

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