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Wednesday Aug 27 | ContactMusic.com

Merchandise - After The End Album Review

Merchandise open their new album, After The End , with ' Corridor ' - a slow scintillating burner that shows the grand beauty of what they can do; slowly lulling you into their wallflower world, before 'Enemy' churns things up and sends you to choppier waters with Carson's salty vocals.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Pop/Rock, Indie

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Broken Bells

It's hard to imagine a better indie-pop dream team than this: Grammy-winning producer Danger Mouse and singer-songwriter James Mercer , each of whom has made some of the most infectious songs of the past 10 years.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Indie, The Bee Gees

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hypebot

The Rise Of Indie Streaming

Streaming music is a music lover's dream. We now have access to the work of a wide range of artists, either for free or for a small monthly fee.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Indie

Film School Rejects

'If I Stay' Review: What Happens When a Self-Absorbed Twat Makes a Meaningless Decision?

Mia is an outcast in her own family. We know this because she tells us via narration, but also because while her parents and younger brother like rock music her preferred jams are of the classical variety.

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Related Topix: Grace, Pop/Rock, Indie

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Hands Across the Water

Y OU PROBABLY MISSED the first chapter of the Fourth Wall. Luckily, you're just in time for the second.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Indie

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Style Weekly

Linger On

The latest outpost of Jessica and Josh Bufford's restaurant empire, Dash, is dubbed a kitchen and carry, brought to you by the owners and creators of Toast and Estilo.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Chesterfield, VA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Home, Home Listing, Indie, Pop/Rock, Chicken, Meat

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Literature Stream 'New Jacket' Taken From New Album 'Chorus', Released 18th August 2014 [listen]

Literature features Kevin Attics, Nathaniel Cardaci, Chris Schackerman, and Seth Whaland.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Indie, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Tonight in Music: Broken Bells, Portugal. The Man

BROKEN BELLS, CAYUCAS I wouldn't have guessed the world needed a second album from Broken Bells, the collaboration between the Shins' James Mercer and producer Danger Mouse, AKA Brian Burton.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Indie

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Crow

Canadian band Metz at The Horn, St Albans

The band, from Toronto, are signed to Sub Pop Records who have had grunge bands Nirvana, Soundgarden, Fleet Foxes and The Shins on their books.

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Related Topix: Nirvana, Grunge, Pop/Rock, Indie

Fri Aug 08, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Luke Sital-Singh Announces New Ep 'Film Songs' Plus Streams New Track 'The Wrestler' [Listen]

Widely tipped to make a major breakthrough with his debut album 'The Fire Inside' which is out on August 18th on Parlophone, Luke Sital-Singh will build towards its release with the new EP 'Film Songs' which will be live exclusively on Spotify from July 21st.

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Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies, The Wrestler, Comedy Movies, The Royal Tenenbaums, Indie, Pop/Rock, Art Garfunkel

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Seattle Times

Broken Bells to ring at the Moore | Concert Preview

Broken Bells, a collaborative effort from James Mercer and Grammy award-winning producer Danger Mouse , will be performing their sixties-influenced brand of electropop Sunday, Aug. 10, at the Moore Theatre in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Indie, The Black Keys, Blues

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Now Toronto

They Want My Soul

Yonge-Dundas Square set at NXNE , which was as solid as we've come to expect from the stately Austin indie rockers but didn't offer much in the way of surprises or excitement.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Indie

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Concert preview: Of Mice and James Mercer

As the Portland-based frontman of The Shins, he sings about rats on We Built A Raft and We Floated, a synthy fuzz-rock number from the band's indie-rock EP, Nature Bears a Vaccum .

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Related Topix: Mice, Indie, Pop/Rock

Mon Aug 04, 2014

NME

Former Fightstar man finds a happy position on second solo record

After previous stints as a boyband pin-up in Busted and a tormented frontman of power-emo troupe Fightstar, Charlie Simpson has now reinvented himself as a country-folk troubadour.

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Related Topix: Busted, Pop/Rock, Country, Indie

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