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Miserable chillers and Cole Withers Reviewed

Miserable chillers – Eloise Not everyone who fell in love with The Beatles dreamed of becoming globally successful rockstars offered the world’s riches on a silver platter. Sure, most of them did. But some of the best Beatles followers fell in love with the…
7.8
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Meimuna and Brookside Mall Reviewed

Meimuna – sous la nef Similar artists: Pomme, Tim Dup, Feu! Chatterton, Tamino Genre: Indie Folk A lot of pop music, at least the little bit of it that still matters, is about the need to add some kind of spiritual meaning to a regular life. It’s like that…
7.8
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Aaron Shover and Dream State Empire Reviewed

Aaron Shover – Nothing In Particular Genre: Lo-fi Rock, Indie Rock, Garage Rock I’m not sure that the 1960s ever truly went away. Like King Arthur or the Terracotta Army, they’re just sleeping and waiting to rescue us all when we most needed. Well, this might…
8.0
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The Nanners and Det Metra Reviewed

The Nanners – I’m the Man Similar artists: Ariel Pink, Jonathan Richman, Viagra Boys, Ween, Butthole Surfers Genre: Lo-fi Rock, Indie Pop When it comes to modern pop music, you can achieve either one of two things – you can draw attention to…
7.8
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Billy Elliot and Scoobert Doobert Reviewed

Billy Elliot – Let Them Eat Cake Similar artists: Car Seat Headrest, Elvis Costello Genre: Folk rock, Indie Rock, Alternative Rock Yesterday were the Oscars. I wouldn’t expect you to know that, and if you’ve opted for another year to miss out on these five…
8.3
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Alberta & The Dead Eyes and Miss Lonely Reviewed

Alberta & The Dead Eyes – So Cool Similar artists: Fleetwood Mac, Amy Winehouse, The Stooges Genre: Blues, Indie Rock, Alternative Rock Hearing a great pop song is a simple pleasure. It’s equally as pleasant to watch a highly attractive person walk by…
7.8
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You Fool! and Meagre Martin Reviewed

You Fool! – Empire Pts. I & II Similar artists: Alvvays, Japanese Breakfast Genre: Indie Rock, Alternative Rock Most of us haven’t seen the world stop. Not for a moment. And the majority of us would like to keep it that way. Why would it stop?
8.0
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Hockey Teeth and King Ropes Reviewed

Hockey Teeth – Sleepytime Similar artists: Harbor Day, Foxy Apollo, Early Eyes, Title Fight Genre: Shoegaze, Indie Pop, Dream Pop Becoming a big-time entertainer, usually, involves a lot of lying about your true intentions. Unless you’re a member of Motley…
7.5
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Nathan Deering and Leta Facta Reviewed

Nathan Deering – Blowin Similar artists: The Apples In Stereo, R. Stevie Moore Genre: Indie Rock, Indie Pop, Garage Rock The singers and bands who are signed to major record labels are a lot like the rich kids from your first days in school. Sure, they get to…