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premiere: Yumi Zouma – In Camera

Our favorite New Zealanders Yumi Zouma are back to grace us with a gloriously balmy and romantic late summer jam, taken from the third and final EP …

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Video Premiere: Esbie Fonte "Manumit"

Today we premiere a new video from indie-pop singer-songwriter Esbie Fonte, who has been releasing a number of singles this year and now shares the …

Indie Music

Public Practice – “Fate/Glory”

New Brooklyn band Public Practice is the melding of Drew Citron's indie-pop project Beverly with members of the freshly-dead punk outfit WALL. The …

Indie Music

RAIN CREW

4-piece band based in Reading thrashing out punk-tinged indie-pop hits the only way they know how. Vocals and acoustic guitar - Beth Atkinson Lead …

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Death Cab for Cutie: Thank You For Today Album Review

On “Gold Rush,” the first single from <i>Thank You for Today,</i> Ben Gibbard waxes about the many ways his native Seattle has changed over the past two decades, mourning memories of old buildings and intimate moments under street lamps before sighing: “Please don’t change/Stay the same.” The accompanying …

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Top 10 Female Acts You Need to See at Afropunk Festival 2018

Afropunk Festival is a community that brings people together through art and music. This summer’s event features a wide array of genres and very …

Music

Sasha opens her big mouth with "Waterworks" [Premiere]

Twenty-two year old <b>Sasha</b> has released a quirky, upbeat video for her single "Waterworks." The London producer/singer/songwriter is opening up in the …

Indie Music

Green Man festival review – cosmic rock and communal wonderment

There is much that could be said to capture the endlessly nourishing spirit of Green Man. Be it the way the clouds spill spectacularly on to the gorgeous verdant peak that gives the festival’s main Mountain stage its name, as if the horizon is leaning down lazily on to the landscape. Or the …

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Live Report: Sziget Festival 2018

It’s always bitter-sweet when an event once celebrated for its humble DIY roots and local authenticity implodes into global success. On the one hand, …

Festivals

How Lady Gaga's 'The Fame' Made Her a New Industry Standard for Pop Superstardom

When Lady Gaga smashed into the music scene back in 2008, people were naturally taken aback. Here was an eccentric, diva-like pop singer operating …

Music

The Caribbean (DC)

The Caribbean is an American experimental pop group from Washington, D.C., primarily composed of Michael Kentoff, Matthew Byars and Dave Jones. The …

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Musk’s manhood size ‘revealed’

WELCOME to the life of Tesla billionaire Elon Musk, his indie-pop singer girlfriend Grimes and infamous rapper Azealia Banks.

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The Embassy Festival in The Hague is the Perfect Way to end the Summer

<b>Are you ready to properly send away the summer with the Embassy Festival in The Hague? During this amazing two-day festival you can enjoy a ton of</b> …

Netherlands

Dev Hynes: ‘Puff Daddy somehow got my number… it was pretty strange’

The most worrisome thing is the hyper-normalisation... It’s at the point where not a single thing is shocking<p>Devonté Hynes – Dev for short – was born in 1985 and raised in Ilford, east London. In the mid-2000s he was part of the clamorous nu-rave trio Test Icicles, and later, under the alias …

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Best Moments From Day One

The fourth annual Billboard Hot 100 Festival kicked off Saturday (Aug. 18) at the Norwell Health at Jones Beach Theater. With headlining performances …

Music

The 12 Best Shows in L.A. This Week

<b>SHRINE EXPO HALL</b><p>Alison Wonderland is an entity unto herself. Hailing from Australia, the DJ, producer and singer now is known for her magical blend …

Los Angeles

The Big Baltimore Playlist: August 2018

The top five local songs you should download right now.

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Maya in the summer

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The Beths: Future Hates Me Album Review

Elizabeth Stokes isn’t what you would call an optimist. The songwriter, lead singer, and guitarist fronting Auckland, New Zealand indie-rockers the Beths told <i>Rolling Stone</i> that she typically writes her lyrics “most when I’m upset” before stating on her own wordsmith prowess: “A lot of it’s …

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The weekend's 5 best concerts: Aug. 17-19

<b>Friday 8.17</b><p><b>Beach House @ Palace Theatre</b><p>Since debuting back in '06, Beach House have become undeniable titans of dream pop. The Baltimore, …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

The Drop: Your Guide To New Music Friday Featuring AURORA & Uffie

<b>The Drop: BROODS & Loren Gray</b><p>Your guide to New Music Friday featuring gems from BROODS and Loren Gray.<p>MORE >><p>Fridays can be overwhelming for pop …

Music

LPX's New Anthem Is the Antidote For 2018

Lizzy Plapinger is the queen of shoutable choruses, quilting indelible pop beats together with grungy distorted power chords — and the color red, from her hair to her always-iconic red suits. The former front-woman of indie-pop duo MS MR emerged last year as a solo artist under the name LPX, with …

Indie Pop

Premiere: Bad Wave - 'Coney Island Waltz'

Los Angeles duo <b>Bad Wave</b> are difficult to place.<p>Partly psychedelic and partly electronic, their bewitching melodies billow into unexplored climes, …

Coney Island

Fantasy festival: Highlights from Sicily's spectacular Ypsigrock Festival 2018

<b>If you were to organise and plan a fantasy festival - where would it be, who would perform and what would be specifically unique about the event?</b> …

Festivals

Culture: The 545

As music events go, The Apex’s 545 at the end of the month can be seen as being something daringly brilliant.<p>Five acts for just a fiver, and local …

Manchester

Seasaw show a beast in training in "God(zilla)" [Video Premiere]

Seasaw, the indie-pop duo hailing from Madison, WI, began as a just-for-fun collaboration between co-workers and friends Meg Golz and Eve Wilczewski. …

Indie Music

Empowering Female Musicians From All Genres

Empowering music comes in all forms, but my personal favorite is music made by women, for women. Here are 14 female musicians from various genres …

Music

Cotton Clouds 2018 – band stage times and festival site map

The quiet Pennine village of Greenfield is set to rock this weekend as Cotton Clouds 2018 festival returns to Saddleworth Cricket Club.<p>This year's …

Huddersfield

Save the date for a special Paul Kelly concert this December

He’s brought together multiple generations of Australians with musical storytelling spanning more than four decades, and once again Paul Kelly will …

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