Jeff Tweedy | Warm

"I break bricks with my heart," claims Jeff Tweedy a couple of songs into his album Warm. "Only a fool would call it art." Well, it ain't the first...
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Indie Roundup (International Edition) | Nine Numbers From Around The World

As Steven Wright says: It's a small world. But I wouldn't want to paint it. I am, however, always happy to hear some something unexpected by  someone I've never...

Marked Men | On The Other Side

We all have to start somewhere. And if this is your starting point with veteran Texas garage superstars The Marked Men, you've come to the right place. On The...

DOG Power | DOG Power

Suicide never goes out of style — the band, I mean, not the practice. But in the wake of the tragic death of frontman Alan Vega back in 2016,...

Arcadian Child | Superfonica

Psychedelia from Cyprus? Who knew? Not me. Thankfully, patriotically handled Limassol quartet Arcadian Child know exactly what they're doing. And on their second full-length, they do it with no...
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Indie Roundup | Eight Tracks to Top Off Your Tuesday

Rodney Crowell decks the halls, Jeff Tweedy gets warmer, The Darcys fall, Sharon Van Etten creeps, Entrepreneurs party down and more in today's Roundup. All aboard for funtime! 1 |...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From Nov. 27, 1998

Two decades ago, new albums from RZA, Less Than Jake and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say about them back...
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Indie Roundup | Eight Tracks You Need to Hear Today

Aruba Red makes family time, White Lies head south, Renee Landry gets bossy, a double serving of Danish and more in today's roundup. Does anybody else smell burning toast? 1...

King Nun | I Have Love

WHAT I SAY: Sharing a record label with The 1975 and Wolf Alice has already put these young British guns in good company. And up against some stiff competition....

Flohio | Wild Yout

WHAT I SAY: This young London rapper is turning countless heads — and earning waves of rapturous ink — in her homeland. And while there has never been a...

Bullfrog | High Flyer

WHAT I SAY: Screw imitation; authenticity is really the sincerest form of flattery. And blues-rock bands don't come much more authentic-sounding than Bullfrog, this long-serving power trio from Italy....

Lee Hazlewood’s Woodchucks | Cruisin’ For Surf Bunnies

WHAT I SAY: These boots were made for surfin'. Reportedly unearthed from the back of Lee Hazlewood's tape archive, these dozen gently twangin' instrumentals find the underground icon hitting...

Zapruder | Zapruder

WHAT I SAY: It's a magic bullet, all right. Fearsome French post-everything unit Zapruder's self-titled sophomore album — their first release since their singer relocated to Canada — zigs...
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Next Week in Music | Nov. 25-Dec. 2, 2018

Here are the major album releases, TV appearances, anniversaries and other events coming up in the next seven days. Mark your calendars and pre-order your favourites — but don’t...

Indie Roundup (Get Some Edition) | Five Freaky Friday Finds

U.N. Jefferson get down, Daniel Romano gets his freak on (again), Bad Animal get destructive, Jean-Michel Blais gets kicked out and more in today's Roundup. A man, a plan,...

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