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Supergroup’s indie sound echoes ’60s youth culture

By | Sep 7, 2011

It’s not very often modern indie-rock music sounds like it should be played from a jukebox, but Mister Heavenly’s debut album seems as likely to be played in a malt shop as it is in a local bar.

Lead singer leaves group with homage to folk rock

By | Feb 23, 2011

Last year, Bright Eyes’ lead singer Conor Oberst was touring the West Coast and recording music as Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band. But now he returns one last time under his original moniker, Bright Eyes, to produce the final album with the band before launching his solo project. Oberst wanted his last record…

Band revives disco inferno

By | Feb 16, 2011

Dan Bejar, the lead singer of the Canadian band Destroyer, takes listeners back in time through the compositional use of disco, jazz and ’70s soft-rock instrumentals.

New style softens sound

By | Jan 27, 2011

The Decemberists are known for their dramatic ballads and largely complex progressive-rock songs, but the band’s newest release, “The King Is Dead,” goes in a simpler direction.

St. Vincent Rocks Castaways for First Time

By | Oct 29, 2009

Castaways was packed for St. Vincent’s first ever show in Ithaca, N.Y. There were people everywhere — on both sides of the stage, leaning on speakers, standing by the door. Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent, is only 27 years old, but her live performance proved she has a lot of experience. She started…