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Indie Rock

  1. music
    Rock Isn’t Dead, It Just Moved to CanadaThe New Pornographers, Metric, Arcade Fire, Broken Social Scene, the Weakerthans, Japandroids — it’s a full-on invasion.
  2. radio vulture
    Lost in Dream-Pop: Shimmering New Music From King Krule and Bradford CoxA London teenager and a Georgia indie-rock leader find a common sound.
  3. radio vulture
    It’s the Indie-Rock Time of Year: Five Great Albums to Check OutReviews of new work from Ladytron, Wild Flag, Das Racist, St. Vincent, and Girls.
  4. radio vulture
    Fiery Furnaces Separate Heart and Head on New Solo AlbumsEleanor Friedberger’s ‘Last Summer’ is a charming pop scrapbook; brother Matthew is working through an eight-album series that sounds like technical research.
  5. radio vulture
    Bon Iver’s Indie Soft-Rock: Transcendent or Torpid?On wanting just a little more from Justin Vernon.
  6. radio vulture
    The Trials of Growing Up Jangly: Vivian Girls, Crystal Stilts, and the Pains of Being Pure at HeartJangly sixties indie-pop bands tend to have short shelf lives, but these three are profitably stubborn.
  7. radio vulture
    Why Tepid Reviews of TV on the Radio’s Nine Types of Light Are Actually a Good SignThe new album from a critics’ favorite is quieter than usual.
  8. radio vulture
    Panda Bear’s Tomboy Is Animal Collective’s Latest Magic TrickIf you combed through the catalogues of Animal Collective and its members, you’d probably find them pillaging every last variety of purpose-based and communal music.
  9. radio vulture
    Weekend and Buke&Gass: Two Fall Sleeper Albums Worth Catching Up WithIndie rock that stuck with our critic through the winter.
  10. all things considered
    Is NPR Actually an Indie-Music Tastemaker?Or just an indie-music purveyor?
  11. indie rock
    Stephenie Meyer Outs Herself As an Indie-Rock EnthusiastWho knew?
  12. tube junkie
    Galifianakis, Showalter Strive for Indie CredZach Galifianakis starts a talk show but can’t get much out of guest musician Michael Showalter.
  13. apropos of nothing
    ‘Guardian’ Calls Brooklyn the Hip New Place for Indie MusicThere’s really only one acceptable explanation for the Guardian’s breathless article about the vitality of the Brooklyn music scene: The editors filed the story back in 2002, misplaced it, found it yesterday, and published it today with some of the band and venue names changed in the hope that readers wouldn’t know the difference.