Doe Eye: Show Preview

With all the raw, blistered drums and bass fuzz of a late-'90s MoWax production, Doe Eye's debut album, T E L E V I…

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Papercuts: Show Preview

There's a kind of melancholy that feels good: not an acute sadness at anything particular, but a stance of doubt, or weariness, or indifference,…

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Hudson Mohawke: Show Preview

Hudson Hawk, a cartoonish 1991 Bruce Willis comedy and box office bomb, is about as profoundly uncool as a movie can get. Remarkably, its…

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Panda Bear: Show Preview

It's generally understood that the Bay Area is a forceful creative cultivator, but when, in 2011, Baltimore's Animal Collective blocked out three rehearsal days…

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Pink Mountaintops: Show Preview

The retro trend in modern rock continues with Pink Mountaintops. Bandleader Steve McBean, also the man behind the noisy folk-metal band Black Mountain, assembled…

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Kid Cudi: Show Preview

Leave it to Kid Cudi to turn loneliness and pain into a party. On his debut mixtape, Cudi mined neuroses and drug-fueled escapism and…

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Baths: Show Preview

After paving a DIY path through the U.K. underground for half a decade, and after at least one U.S. tour was capsized due to…

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Tidelands: Show Preview

San Francisco's Tidelands is a pop-rock combo whose music could easily fit in a shuffle of David Bowie, Wilco, and R.E.M. The duo blends…

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Maximo Park: Show Preview

Never doubt the allure of a mystery concocted by Maxïmo Park. “I visit South America via a dead man's words/Undercover priests and barren parks/I…

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PAWS: Show Preview

Glasgow trio PAWS are about to release their second album, Youth Culture Forever, which frankly doesn't sound very Scottish, whatever you take that to…

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