• Swervedriver


    When the recently reunited Swervedriver teleported their shoegazey goodness to the Paradise in Boston, Addam Donnelly was there with his space boots and measurement devices to record the waveforms.

  • North Elementary

    North Elementary

    Berandals (Pox World Empire). Review by Andrew Coulon.

  • Hopewell


    Beautiful Targets (Tee Pee Records). Review by Andrew Coulon.

  • Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

    Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

    Some Loud Thunder (Self-Released). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Maryrose Crook with The Renderers

    Maryrose Crook with The Renderers

    Ghosts of Our Vegas Lives (3 Beads of Sweat). Review by Aaron Shaul.

  • Staring at Sound

    Staring at Sound

    Both rose-eyed fan and band insider, the Flaming Lips’ official biographer takes Matthew Moyer by the hand backstage into their fabulous rock n’ pop theater. Find out why Jim DeRogatis’s bio on an indie success story (that hasn’t made us cringe yet) makes this volume worthy of top spot on your reading pile.

  • Duraluxe

    The Suitcase (Hidden Agenda / Parasol). Review by Stein Haukland.

  • Fizzle Like a Flood

    Doug Kabourek was once part of the band that eventually became The Faint, but with Golden Sand and the Grandstand, he’s moved on to his own lo-fi indie pop gems as Fizzle Like a Flood. Stein Haukland gets the scoop on Kabourek’s music and that unusual name.

  • Luna

    Romantica (Jetset). Review by James Mann.

  • Robert McCreedy

    Streamline (Safe House). Review by James Mann.

  • Mercury Rev

    All Is Dream (V2). Review by Sean Slone.

  • Legendary Crystal Chandelier

    Beyond Indifference (Quality Park). Review by Marcel Feldmar.

  • Mercury Rev

    Mercury Rev overcame blizzards, injuries, and the death of their planned collaborator to create their cinematic new album, All Is Dream. Gail Worley reviews the ups and downs with guitarist Sean "Grasshopper" Mackiowiak.

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