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Indie Roundup | Five New Tracks to Start Your Week Right

Keith Mosfet suffers for his art, Rime Salmi just says no, Union Duke are all la-di-dah and more in today's Roundup. Welcome to Monday. Hope you make it to...
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Indie Roundup (Long-Ass Friday Edition) | 25 Tracks to Start Your Weekend

Here we go again. Another Friday, another massive dump of press releases from publicists cleaning off their desks before bolting for the weekend. What can a fundamentally lazy music...

Late-Night TV Music (Pop Pop Pop Edition) | June 13, 2019

This is pop. It's the title of a classic XTC single, of course. But it was also the theme of Thursday's late-night TV music offerings. Of course, as we...
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Indie Roundup | 10 Sharp New Cuts For Your Thursday

He is Legend boogie down, Orville Peck ponies up, Scattered Clouds grapple, Fiona Grey goes B&W and more in today's Roundup. I don't know about you, but Friday night...
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Late-Night TV Music (Either/Or Edition) | June 12, 2019

This or that. One or the other. A or B. That's the binary choice you had when it came to late-night musical options on Wednesday's TV lineup. It all...

Indie Roundup | 13 Cuts To Upgrade Your Midweek

Shura gets religion, Dune Rats have no plans, Metz blast back, Bruce Cockburn picks a winner and more in today's Roundup. Fingers crossed that today's column doesn't earn me...
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Late-Night TV Music (Full Circle Edition) | June 11, 2019

I don't know about you, but I can almost always use a little jumpstart on Wednesday morning. And here it is: GoldLink and Maleek Berry’s upbeat performance of the...
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Indie Roundup | Eight New Tunes To Choose This Tuesday

Jackie Cohen scoots around L.A., Wild Mercury start in Orange County, Franklin Electric live in their heads and more in today's Roundup. All of a sudden, I have a...

Rickie Lee Jones | Vintage Pirates Promo Poster

One thing I've learned from this site: You can never predict what's going to be popular. Like my recent review of Rickie Lee Jones’ eclectic covers album Kicks. I...
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Late-Night TV Music (Comeback Edition) | June 10, 2019

And we're back. After a couple of slow weeks for music on TV, the late-night talk shows returned in force Monday — and with a full slate of performers....
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Indie Roundup (Dog Day Edition) | Four Tracks To Make Your Monday

Arrowhead go snake, Lily Frost nickels and dimes, Pleasure Craft works it out and Pink Leather Jackets do good in today's short ’n’ sweet Roundup. We took a dog...

Randy Newman | Rare 1980s Concert Poster

You can't win them all. Here's one that I lost out on: I had front-row tickets to these solo shows by Randy Newman in Edmonton in the early 1980s....

Indie Roundup (Friday Dump Edition) | 26 New Songs Out Today

It's Friday afternoon, and you know what that means: Some publicists who have been asleep at the switch all week suddenly woke up and started heaving multiple press releases...
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Indie Roundup (Energized Edition) | 14 Tracks You Want to Hear Today

Jordan Klassen hits the ground running, Autogramm make a killing, Silver Lake Chorus tie you up in nots, Carla Geneve has a clothes encounter and more in today's high-quality...
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Late-Night TV Music (Late Edition) | June 5, 2019

I slept in today for the first time in ages. Felt good. And since I'll be up all night reviewing 16 trillion albums, it will all even out in...

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