Tag: indie

Jeff Goldblum And Sharon Van Etten Share Their Jazzy Collaboration, ‘Let’s Face The Music And Dance’

Jeff Goldblum is not only a talented actor who brought us a dynamic character in Jurassic Park, but he’s also a jazz musician. Goldblum performs and records with his group The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra. Goldblum and his Orchestra have been hard at work on the new album I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This, which sees […]

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Let’s Determine Whether ‘Funeral’ Is Truly The Best Arcade Fire Album

On Saturday, Arcade Fire will celebrate the 15th anniversary of its debut album, Funeral. Released on September 14, 2004, Funeral was the big-sounding “little indie record” that could, riding a wave of ecstatic buzz from the blogosphere (back when blogs had real pull) to become one of the defining rock albums of its time. Arriving […]

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The National Pay Tribute To Daniel Johnston With A Cover Of ‘Devil Town’ In Houston

It was reported yesterday that Daniel Johnston, the Austin outsider musician whose work has been influential to indie and alternative artists for decades, passed away at 58. The National performed in Austin the night before Johnston’s passing was reported, but at their Houston show last night, the group honored Johnston by incorporating a rendition of […]

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Alex Cameron Pays Tribute To ‘Third Parents’ And The Role They Play On ‘Stepdad’

So far, the singles from Alex Cameron’s upcoming album Miami Memory have tackled a variety of topics related to love and sex, like sex work on “Far From Born Again” and divorce on… “Divorce.” His latest single approaches yet another subject: “Stepdad” is “an ode to the oft-mocked peripheral parental role,” as press materials put […]

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Vampire Weekend Announce Their 2020 ‘Father Of The Bride’ North American Tour Dates

Vampire Weekend haven’t had much of a break from touring since releasing their long-awaited fourth studio album, Father of the Bride. The indie-rock veterans just announced the next leg of their tour will begin in May of 2020. Since losing their keyboardist Rostam Batmanglij, who went on to have a solo career and produce Clairo’s […]

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Tegan And Sara Reflect On Their Teenage Years With The Upbeat Single ‘Hey, I’m Just Like You’

Tegan and Sara depart from their singer/songwriter style with the new single, “Hey, I’m Just Like You.” The song comes just before their forthcoming album of the same name. On the title track, Tegan and Sara are grateful for their friendship and assure each other that although they stand out from the crowd, they are […]

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Sleater-Kinney Celebrate The Power Of The Female Body In Their ‘Can I Go On’ Video

The new and leaner incarnation of Sleater-Kinney (minus Janet Weiss) recently released their ninth album, The Center Won’t Hold. Now the duo have shared a new video for the single “Can I Go On,” and nothing about it is exactly expected. It begins with two women sitting in a room enjoying some coffee and each […]

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The National’s Matt Berninger Is A Masterclass In How To Front A Band

Just a handful of songs into The National‘s set at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Monday night, and frontperson Matt Berninger already was losing his voice. If you’ve ever seen the band perform, this shouldn’t be a surprise. Usually, it becomes noticable during the end of the set, when they run through some […]

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Indie Mixtape 20: Chris Farren Really Loves His Wife

Erica Lauren Chris Farren is a beacon of light in today’s landscape. He radiates positivity (usually complimenting himself) and love (also usually for himself), and it’s truly a thing of beauty. His 2016 LP Can’t Die was one of the most fun albums of that year, and now he’s ready to return with an equally-great […]

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All The New Albums Coming Out In September 2019

iStock Keeping track of all the new albums coming out in a given month is a big job, but we’re up for it: Below is a comprehensive list of the major releases you can look forward to in September. If you’re not trying to potentially miss out on anything, it might be a good idea […]

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Crate-Digging: Zip-Zapp!, Victus, And More Bandcamp Albums From August

Shutterstock Crate Digging is Uproxx Music’s monthly exploration of the depths of DIY music distribution platform Bandcamp, in an effort to unearth some hidden gem albums that just might find their spot among your favorites. There’s a reason that certain artists define our culture: Their work is exciting, thought-provoking, fascinating, or just flat out fun. […]

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Bon Iver Partners With Spotify To Give ‘i,i’ An Interactive ‘Viisualiizer’ Online Experience

Getty Image Bon Iver’s recent output has been visual in nature, even when it comes to the song titles. On i,i, there are tracks with names like “iMi,” “Sh’Diah,” and “RABi,” which seem to be more focused on how the letters look than on their linguistic meaning. On that note, Bon Iver has partnered with […]

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Cigarettes After Sex’s Ethereal Single ‘Heavenly’ Is The First Taste Of Their New Album, ‘Cry’

Ebru Yildiz Two summers ago, Texas ambient-pop group Cigarettes After Sex released their self-titled debut album, and that same week, they started working on its follow-up. Now the results of that effort are near, as the group has announced that their second album, Cry, is set for release on October 25 via Partisan Records. They’ve […]

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