Dark Was The Night Turns 10

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Dark-Was-The-NightIndie had a big year in 2009. As the first decade of the century drew to a close, there was a slew of major releases from the genre’s dominant, or very-soon-to-be-dominant, names. The year kicked off with Animal Collective’s Merriweather Post Pavilion, still regarded as their masterpiece and a pivotal indie release overall. More »

Frontperson – “Tick-Tock (Frontrunner)” Video

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Frontperson is the latest project of the New Pornographers’ Kathryn Calder and Woodpigeon’s Mark Andrew Hamilton. The Canadian duo makes indie folk rock that feels softened by nature. It hovers around you, unobtrusive, tame, serene. More »

Frontperson – “Tick-Tock (Frontrunner)” Video

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Frontperson is the latest project of the New Pornographers’ Kathryn Calder and Woodpigeon’s Mark Andrew Hamilton. The Canadian duo makes indie folk rock that feels softened by nature. It hovers around you, unobtrusive, tame, serene. More »

The New Pornographers’ Todd Fancey Originally Wrote The Office Song “That One Night,” Shares Alternate Version

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One of the more memorable episodes of NBC’s The Office, “Dinner Party,” aired ten years ago this Tuesday. In the episode, Michael Scott’s then-girlfriend plays a song written by an ex-lover called “That One Night.” A new Rolling Stone feature today reveals that the song was actually originally written by Todd Fancey of … More »

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

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In this space in past years, I’ve usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It’s a variation of the auteur theory, as visionaries like Nabil and Hiro Murai have used artists as vehicles for their ideas and approaches. This year, though, it feels like the artists themselves who are driving things, and … More »

74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

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I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors on the last page and it beeped from my backpack on the way out. I was gonna bring it back. I just wanted to take it home to read the … More »

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

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Hey it’s Gabriela Tully Claymore in for Tom Breihan this week. How are you? I myself am doing well. I woke up at the literal crack of dawn to watch every video that came out this week and debate which would land the #1 spot on my list. If you disagree with me, that’s totally … More »