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IT HUGS BACK: INSIDE OUR GUITAR

by michael schoeck It barely takes a few minutes into It Hugs Back’s 4AD debut, Inside Our Guitar, to pick up every sunny day nuance from your favorite late-90s indie rock albums.  Regardless of what generation you call yourself, I’m talking about those Lou Reed, Stephen Malkmus or Thurston Moore-culled nuggets that defined your wretched [...]

JOHN MOEN: PERHAPST

by eliza czander People often consider side projects to be a let down. A seemingly unfinished work of an artist who isn’t used to having so much control over their music. I, on the other hand, tend to really take to them. It’s like seeing someone all dressed up for the first time or something. [...]

NOISE POP 2009

by phil miller Noise Pop Festival, the West Coast’s premiere independent celebration of music, film and art announced an additional set of headliners for the festival, now going into its 17th year. Stephen Malkmus, St. Vincent, Josh RItter, French Kicks, Ra Ra Riot , The Submarines and others will be joining previously announced headliners, Antony [...]

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF SIREN MUSIC FESTIVAL

by kevin diamond (photographs by mel mccue) Coney Island hot dogs stored safely in belly, with a cold beer to keep them chilled, I advanced on the Main Stage at approximately 3:00 PM eastern standard time. The band about to play was The Dodos. 7 Hours later, full of beer and piss, feet hurting, body [...]