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2014 Stories by SARAH MADGES

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  • American Football

    published October 8, 2014

    Originally active from 1997 to 2000, American Football reunited this year, to sold-out shows and what Pitchfork nominated a “best new... More >>

  • Trampled By Turtles

    published September 10, 2014

    Hailing from Duluth, Minnesota, Trampled by Turtles are an alt country band caught between Dylan and Nirvana: plaintive bluegrass songs and... More >>

  • The Whigs

    published September 3, 2014

    With a gift for infectious melodies and solid rock'n'roll sensibility, it's hard not to like The Whigs, at least a little bit—which... More >>

  • Fucked Up+Speedy Ortiz

    published September 3, 2014

    About as audacious as their name, Fucked Up maintain media appearances with the occasional outspoken fit when they're not busy creating lyrically... More >>

  • The Polyphonic Spree

    published August 20, 2014

    A band whose staying power perhaps lies more in their gimmicks than content—twenty-plus members donning white choir robes to black militant... More >>

  • Presidents of the United States of America

    published August 6, 2014

    The Presidents of the United States of America have a decidedly un-lofty sound for such a self-important band name. Formed in the grunge hub that... More >>

  • Modest Mouse+Brand New

    published August 6, 2014

    Known in the mainstream for their 2004 YOLO anthem, “Float On,” Modest Mouse has churned out six albums in the last 12 years whose... More >>

  • Neon Indian

    published January 1, 2014

    Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo is king of that ‘80s-referencing bedroom synthpop that has replaced more schizo-frenetic electronic music of... More >>

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