Indie

  • What’s New In Music This Week

    This Week: M83 impresses with a double-disc; Real Estate's Days of sunny surf pop; Gauntlet Hair is intriguing, but...; Brooklyn folk singer Elizabeth Harper is reinvented as Class Actress; My Brightest Diamond's greatest gem is her voice.

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  • Spotlight: CMJ Music Marathon

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  • What’s New In Music This Week

  • Pygmalion Music Festival 2011 Lineup

    Now in its seventh year, the line up for this week / weekend's Pygmalion Festival is looking pretty spectacular. Taking place in Champaign-Urbana, IL, it's an indie superstar extravaganza featuring: Explosions In The Sky, Cut Copy, Toro Y Moi, Washed Out, The Dodos, The Hood Internet, Japandroids, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Bass Drum Of Death, Gardens & Villa and about a hundred others.

  • What’s New In Music This Week

  • What’s New In Music This Week

  • Spotlight: The Art of Found Footage

  • The Hood Internet: Trillwave 2

  • What’s New In Music This Week

    This Week: The Rapture return after five years of silence; Bombay Bicycle Club combine albums one and two for the third; Thundercat's futuristic-jazz-soul (co-produced by Flying Lotus); Sir Paul McCartney re-releases a 2005 hit with Radiohead's Nigel Godrich at the helm; TV On The Radio's live EP, recorded one month after the loss of bassist Gerard Smith.

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  • Spotlight: The 90s Revival

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  • Bumbershoot Music Festival Lineup

  • The Weeknd: Thursday

  • Spotlight: Canada

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  • FACT Mix 270: The Horrors

  • Music For: Nostalgia

    A song can take you back—both to places of your past and, interestingly, sometimes to places you've never been before...sometimes the artists haven't been either. Here is some music-evoked nostalgia for you.

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  • Music For: Headphones

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  • Music For: Positive Vibes

  • Stroked: A Tribute to Is This It

    Hard to believe it, but The Strokes debut album, Is This It, is about to turn 10 years old. To celebrate, the good folks at Stereogum put together an album of covers for you to download. Free. Hear Austra, Peter, Bjorn and John, Real Estate and others rework your favorite tracks.

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  • Music For: Getting Physical

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  • Music For: Dreaming

  • What’s New In Music This Week

    This week: Washed Out's much anticipated second release, How To Dress Well makes a dedication, Eleanor Friedberger leaves Fiery Furnaces, Zomby brings beats and Panda Bear, and a freebie from Yung Life.