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Premature Evaluation: Spoon They Want My Soul

There's a moment on Spoon's new song "Outlier" where Britt Daniel sneaks a sharp splinter of film criticism into one of the tough, terse, personal songs that Spoon is so known for: "I remember when you walked out of Garden State / You had taste, you had taste / You had no time to waste."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Spoon, Indie

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Mashable

Animated 'Garden State' Gifs Will Make You Come of Age All Over Again

From the film's universal messages about going home again, to its hilarious scenes about fast food knights, its tenth anniversary is definitely one worth celebrating.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Indie

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Zach Braff: 'I'm not trying to be for the masses'

Zach Braff raised $3.1-million on Kickstarter to make his first movie in 10 years, Wish I Was Here.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Garden State, Scrubs, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Zach Braff, Indie, Pop/Rock, Celebrities, Woody Allen, Movies

ContactMusic.com

Generationals Announce Fall 2014 North American Headlining Tour

New Orleans-based indie-rock duo Generationals are pleased to announce their upcoming fall North American headlining tour.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Canada, Indie, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cleveland.com

From 'Garden State' to 'Wish I Was Here': How Zach Braff touched a generation of Millennials

Let me begin this column with an honest statement: Zach Braff's new film "Wish I Was Here" is not the greatest thing in the world.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Garden State, Scrubs, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Zach Braff, Movies, Indie, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NME

Spoon reveal two new videos in one day from new album 'They Want My Soul'

Spoon have revealed two new videos from their forthcoming album 'They Want My Soul', one for the track 'Do You' and another for 'Inside Out.'

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Spoon, Austin, TX, Indie

Obscure Sound

Slow Buildings - "Swallow the Sea"

Slow Buildings is the project of NJ-based singer-songwriter Jason Legacy. He writes the sort of immediately engaging power-pop that takes - at the longest - the first chorus to hook the listener.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Replacements, Indie

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Victoria Advocate

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WISH I WAS HERE Zach Braff, Kate Hudson, Mandy Patinkin, Josh Gad, Joey King, Pierce Gagnon, Ashley Greene, Jim Parsons, Donald Faison.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Garden State, Zach Braff, Pop/Rock, Indie

Brooklynvegan

Fruit Bats' Eric D Johnson releasing a solo LP as EDJ feat. James...

Though Fruit Bats are no more , main member Eric D. Johnson is now pursuing a solo career, which should hopefully fill that Fruit Bats void in our lives.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Indie

ContactMusic.com

Literature Announces New Album 'Chorus' Plus Streams 'The English Softhearts' [Listen]

Slumberland Records are excited to announce Chorus, the new record from Philadelphia, PA's cult indie favourites Literature, released 18th August.

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Related Topix: Indie, Pop/Rock

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Indie musicians help movie soundtracks hit right emotional note

She places her bulky headphones over his ears, waiting expectantly for his reaction as he listens to the first chords of the Shins' "New Slang."

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Related Topix: Indie, Pop/Rock, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Garden State, Arts, Cinema, Zach Braff, Movies, Entertainment

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Detroit News

Review: 'Wish I Was Here' just is not all there

Joey King, left, and Zach Braff and Pierce Gagnon star in the comedic drama 'Wish I Was Here.'

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Garden State, Zach Braff, Pop/Rock, Indie

Wed Jul 16, 2014

USA Today

Can a soundtrack change your life? 'Garden State' did

Ten years ago, Natalie Portman's peculiar Sam swore to Zach Braff's despondent Andrew that The Shins' 'New Slang' would change his life in 'Garden State,' helping cultivate a new generation of indie rock fans.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Garden State, Indie, Pop/Rock, Zach Braff, Music, Entertainment

Stuff.co.nz

Zach Braff is still a wandering soul

Blame Zach Braff. The Shins are warbling at Cucina inside the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, a power lunch spot frequented by Hollywood's most cold-blooded players.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Garden State, Scrubs, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Zach Braff, Indie, Pop/Rock, Arts, Cinema

Sun Jul 13, 2014

MusicEmissions

Kristian Harting - Float

When music resonates in a person, all of us will inevitably find it difficult to relate our consequential response to others; like all art, your joy can be shared by others, but there is a subjective quality that is unavoidably present.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Decemberists, Indie

Fri Jul 11, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Zach Braff Reignites The Shins Connection for 'Wish I Was Here'

By the time you finish reading this article you will be enlightened. You will no longer be of the opinion that the best thing to come out of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is Walter White.

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Related Topix: Indie, Pop/Rock, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Garden State, Scrubs, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Zach Braff, Albuquerque, NM

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Cleveland.com

Hear the soundtrack to Zach Braff's 'Wish I Was Here'

If you ask me, Zach Braff's first feature film, "Garden State," was a fantastic look at the emotional angst that comes with a quarter-life crisis.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Garden State, Zach Braff, Pop/Rock, Indie, Music, Entertainment

Best of New Orleans

Generationals announce album, debut new song

New Orleans pop duo Generationals will release Alix - the band's fourth studio release and its second album for Polyvinyl Records - on Sept.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Pop/Rock, Indie

Mon Jul 07, 2014

National Public Radio

Song Premiere: An Unlikely Collaboration From Cat Power And Coldplay

It seems the unlikeliest of collaborations: Cat Power , a American songwriter and singer who can be quiet and somewhat insular, and Coldplay , now a veteran band from London that is immensely popular, confident and bold.

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Related Topix: Dance, Coldplay, Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Garden State, Zach Braff, Indie

Fri Jul 04, 2014

303 Magazine

This Week in Music: Phish Kicks Off Summer Tour, Nicki Minaj Throws...

Even if you're part of the small population percentage that didn't see- and/or love- Zach Braff's Garden State , you have to give it credit for it's amazing soundtrack, which played an integral part in the film.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Indie, Greensboro, NC

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