Category Archives: Indie Rock

The Morning Benders: Big Echo

I always say: better late than never. Besides, The Morning Benders’ sophomore release is well worth the wait. Fittingly titled, incredible vocal harmony, cascading arrangements, and excellent effects await the listener of Big Echo. The term “pocket symphony”certainly applies. Case … Continue reading

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Monsters of Folk: Monsters of Folk

When My Morning Jacket or M.Ward or Bright Eyes do something, the musical world takes note. When all three combine to make a super group, the musical world’s jaw drops. Adequately named Monsters of Folk, this four man band makes … Continue reading

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The Big Pink: Dominos

Besides the obvious reference to the female anatomy that is the name of the band behind the 2010 single Dominos, ¬†expect nothing but clean things out of The Big Pink. Singular, sharp melodies, crisp guitar work, and punk tinged, edgy … Continue reading

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Peter, Bjorn and John: Third Time’s A Charm

If you thought Young Folks by Peter, Bjorn and John was incredibly catchy and shilled out a buck for Steve Jobs to send you the track, raise your hand. If you completely forgot them afterwards, raise your hand. Damn, the … Continue reading

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’07 Was A Good Year: Heart It Races (Dr. Dog Remix)

I was looking over old tracks on my iTunes library and rediscovered this favorite. Dr. Dog’s remix of Heart It Races does what every great remix should do: simultaneously be true to the original and create something new. Leaman and … Continue reading

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