Indie

  1. RIP The Charlatans’ Jon Brookes: Top 20 Saddened Tweets

    Jon Brookes, drummer from Indie band The Charlatans has passed away at age 44 and Twitter followers are overwhelmed with sadness.

    August 13, 2013
  2. Gotye Remixes His Own Fans in Strange Cover of Himself

    Confused by the headline? Gotye remixed videos of his fans covering his hit song “Somebody That I Used to Know”. Check out the vid and all will be explained.

    August 13, 2012
  3. How Can A Video With 500 Hot Girls Suck So Badly?

    A newcomer bursts onto the indie scene with what else? Another stop-motion music video, but this time with over 500 girls in it.

    July 9, 2012
  4. Spoek Mathambo “Let Them Talk”

    Looking to mix it up with some eclectic awesomeness that defies classification? Jackpot: funked-out / indie / electro / hip-hop-jank. This is the first single from their Sub Pop debut, Father Creeper, which dropped in March.

    June 15, 2012
  5. Chromatics “Into The Black”

    Portland’s synth pop favorites release another single from new album Kill For Love, “Into The Black.” Sound familiar? It’s an inspired cover of the Neil Young classic. Download the track free at Stereogum.

    May 17, 2012
  6. Mates of State “Palomino”

    A quite impressive clip with more than 3,000 frames of hand painted, rotoscope animation. From this year’s “Mountaintops.”

    May 11, 2012
  7. Major Lazer & Amber “Get Free”

    A new clip from Diplo’s Major Lazer, this track is pretty mellow for the party starter. Disco reggae vibes and sprightly vocals from Amber of Dirty Projectors.

    May 1, 2012
  8. The Coathangers “Go Away”

    The third video from 2011s Larceny & Old Lace, “Go Away” shows a much mellower side to The Coathangers, on the road from Atlanta to NYC.

    April 29, 2012
  9. Electric Guest “This Head I Hold”

    Danger Mouse-produced, Electric Guest dropped their debut album, Mondo, this week. The outrageously catchy tune already got picked up for tv spots by HBO; you will probably be hearing this one for the rest of the year.

    April 26, 2012
  10. Stun “Paris Vegas”

    There’s not a lot of information about this German group out there, but their album, Ok Hunter, dropped last week. These guys sound like early Interpol; unusual drum patterns and dark guitars.

    April 21, 2012
  11. Chromatics “Back From The Grave”

    The Chromatics album Kill For Love was postponed for a long time but at least they were releasing tracks. It’s finally out and here is single number five, directed, like the other four, by Alberto Rossini.

    April 15, 2012