Of Montreal

Kevin Barnes, the ringleader of the long-running psych-pop act Of Montreal, is guided by a restlessly creative spirit. It’s been the force that’s kept Of Montreal relevant since its inception in 1996 through this year’s new album Aureate Gloom, the band’s lucky thirteenth album. The discography, while anchored in indie pop signifiers, has incorporated tons […]

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Whipkey Underwater

Matt Whipkey is saying goodnight to the girl of his dreams – the one named Penny, who tapped into Omaha’s collective memories of summers’ past. His 2013 double-album Penny Park: Omaha, NE: Summer 1989 played as a nostalgia trip that stretched Whipkey’s songwriting into new shapes. Arguably, it was a high water mark for one […]

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All About Maha

Death Cab For Cutie: Death Cab For Cutie has chosen a few select summer shows to announce their appropriately quiet reawakening. The long-running indie rock band last album was 2011’s Codes and Keys, which followed the band’s two most successful albums especially 2005’s Plans. That album and the single “Soul Meets Body” finally placed the […]

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