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  • Mux Mool

    published September 29, 2010

    Knowing that Mux Mool is more exotic and eye-catching, DJ/illustrator Brian Lindgren wisely took up this stage name. It isn't just the "Adult... More >>

  • Uz Jsme Doma

    published September 22, 2010

    It's hard to believe that this Czech band is now celebrating their 25th anniversary. They've definitely earned it, if only for their stubbornness... More >>

  • Drake

    published September 22, 2010

    Now that this Canuck rapper has a CV that includes appearances with Kanye, Lil' Wayne, and Jay-Z, he can forgot about his former TV career, much... More >>

  • Bobby Bare Jr.

    published September 15, 2010

    Like Hank Williams III, Bare manages to keep a noted country family name alive while bucking the family's musical history. Part of the fun of... More >>

  • David Bazan

    published September 15, 2010

    It's been a year since the former Pedro the Lion frontman came out with his solo debut, and that itself was several years in the making since PtL... More >>

  • No Age

    published September 8, 2010

    You could say that Lightning Bolt are more visceral, Hella are stranger, the White Stripes are more classic rock, or Black Keys are more... More >>

  • AIDS Wolf

    published September 8, 2010

    They're not to be confused with Wolf Eyes, but if you indulge in noise rock, then this Canadian combo is a good next step. You might not be able... More >>

  • The Soft Pack

    published September 1, 2010

    It's sadly appropriate that this Brit-pop quartet was once called the Muslims and had to change their name thanks to the ignorant barbs thrown at... More >>

  • Slash

    published September 1, 2010

    With Velvet Revolver on hiatus and a band still calling itself Guns N' Roses clawing for a comeback (and eligible for the R'n'R Hall of Fame next... More >>

  • Lou Barlow & the Missingmen

    published August 25, 2010

    With both Dinosaur Jr. and Sebadoh on hiatus (not to mention Folk Implosion), indie staple Barlow now has time to bone up on his solo career,... More >>

  • Text of Light & Lee Ranaldo

    published August 25, 2010

    If the idea of noise guitars improvising over abstract films gets you hot, you might as well get your fix from a Sonic Youth founder and a noted... More >>

  • Rhett Miller

    published August 18, 2010

    Even though they've been touring as of late, the last Old 97's record is two years old. As for Rhett's solo career, his fourth album came out last... More >>

  • DJ/Rupture

    published August 18, 2010

    This guy has definitely earned his name, creating a mind-bending collage of ambient beats over the past decade. He's proven himself something of a... More >>

  • Tears for Fears

    published August 11, 2010

    Even with seven albums to their name, these MTV staples leave their legacy in 1985, when it seemed that they couldn't stop churning out pop hits.... More >>

  • Arms

    published August 11, 2010

    With Harlem Shakes now gone, local boy Todd Goldstein turned his one-man band solo project that predated HS into his main indie-pop focus. Arms is... More >>

  • Ty Segall

    published August 4, 2010

    This San Fran boy (almost literally—he's a mere 23 years old) has a thing for creepy Halloween masks and knows how to fuzz 'n' sludge up his... More >>

  • Beth Orton

    published August 4, 2010

    Thanks to motherhood and an insatiable acting bug, this anomalous folkie-electronica maven has been mostly AWOL for the past decade. That's a... More >>

  • Primus+Gogol Bordello

    published July 27, 2010

    They've got a ways to catch up with the Who, but Primus is now on their second reunion jaunt, and good for them. Their weird, bent music was... More >>

  • Dr. John & the Lower 911

    published July 27, 2010

    Even after all the belly-aching and arguing over the national health care plan, can we at least agree in our support for Dr. John? Even with his... More >>

  • 'SPIN25 Presents the National'

    published July 27, 2010

    These two sets of indie rock brothers have done well together, racing almost to the top of the charts (which admittedly ain't as impressive as it... More >>

  • Nappy Roots

    published July 20, 2010

    This Kentucky crew lost out on being part of the Dirty South wave partly because they peaked a little too early and also because they parted with... More >>

  • Speed the Plough

    published July 20, 2010

    With the return of the Feelies, the time is ripe to revive another Northern New Jersey indie rock band (included a few of the Feelies in its... More >>

  • 'African Festival Presents Konono No. 1'

    published July 13, 2010

    Like Huun Huur Tu, this Congolese band is way exotic, even by "world music" standards. Konono can become less threatening once you dig their MO of... More >>

  • Clem Snide

    published July 13, 2010

    You can't blame Eef Barzelay for returning to the bosom of his band after trying out a solo career. It probably wasn't just his unusual name that... More >>

  • Jack Johnson

    published July 13, 2010

    Even if he's too mellow for you, at least give him credit for promoting the surfer life as much as the Beach Boys. At this rate, he's gunning to... More >>

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