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Moving Pictures: “Putin Lights Up Fires” by Pussy Riot

This video, this song, "Putin Lights Up Fires," does not exists without context. By now, most are familiar with the story of the Russian punk ...
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Play Me: “The Hill” by Ty Segall

Ty Segall's "The Hill," the first track released from Twins (10/9 Drag City) follows one collaborative album with White Fence and one album with ...
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Play Me: “The Descent” by Bob Mould

As promised, Bob Mould's first offering from his upcoming release, The Silver Age (9/4 on Merge Records), finds him back in the same buzzsaw pop ...
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The Rockometer: S/T by Wild Flag

Wild Flag Wild Flag Merge Indie Rock, that catch-all genre for all things underground, has had to fend off numerous criticisms over the past ...
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Moving Pictures: “Romance” by Wild Flag

Because indie rock does not have enough girls who rock. Because indie rock does not have enough rock kicks and windmills and fun. Seriously, ...
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The Rockometer: Let it Beard by Boston Spaceships

Boston Spaceships Let It Beard GBV Records On the heels of a successful reunion tour by Robert Pollard's first, and far more popular band, ...
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“The Long Goodbye” by Army Navy

Without actually knowing how much work the Los Angeles trio, Army Navy, put into recording their second album, I hesitate to say a song like ...
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Moving Pictures: “Hey Friend” by JEFF the Brotherhood

JEFF the Brotherhood's "Hey Friend" is a tale of two songs played out over a tale of the road. The first half is an extended jam into murky, ...
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The Rockometer: Aesthethica by Liturgy

Liturgy Aesthethica Thrill Jockey Liturgy aren't a black metal act, but they do play one on stage and in the studio.  The Brooklyn-based band ...
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The Rockometer: Past Life Martyred Saints by EMA

EMA Past Life Martyred Saints Soutterain Transmissions Like the best art chronicling unexpected and unwelcome, life-changing events, EMA's ...
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