• Red Carpet Ring

    One of the most interesting new labels on the indie pop scene is the New Hampshire-based Red Carpet Ring. Randall Stephens talked with label founder Paul Vittum to find out what’s new at the home of such bands as the Princeton Reverbs Colonial, My Place in Space, and Fablefactory.

  • Magnetic Fields

    Not only is Stephin Merritt one of the most revered songwriters around, he’s also one of the most prolific, with the massive three-disc 69 Love Songs and records from alter-egos the 6ths and the Future Bible Heroes out in just the last year. Randall Stephens caught up with Merritt in a rare moment between projects to try to catch up.

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  • Ladytron

    It’s a safe bet that if a band has the word "tron" in its name, then you’re i…

  • Versus

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  • The Marshmallow Coast

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