Clap Your Hands Say Yeah: Only Run

• 2014/06/03 • CYHSY, Inc. • Alternative/Indie Rock, Lo-Fi • *As Always* | Coming Down | Only Run | Beyond Illusion | Impossible Request “Sooner or later I will change and we will be alright.” — “As Always” The thing I like about CYHSY is that after all this time in the spotlight they still appear to approach the music…

The Horrors: Luminous

• 2014/05/06 • XL Recordings • Alternative/Indie Rock, Shoegaze • Chasing Shadows | *So Now You Know* | In and Out of Sight | I See You | Mine and Yours “… Why should I try and prove it, if you wont believe it.” — “In and Out of Sight” The Horrors drape guitar/synth driven songs with a loose fitting shoegaze cloak. It is…

Dum Dum Girls: Too True

• 2014/01/28 • Sub Pop • Alternative/Indie Rock, Noise Pop • Rimbaud Eyes | *Are You Okay?* | Too True To Be Good | Lost Boys and Girls Club “There’s no particular place we are going, still we are going.” — “Lost Boys and Girls Club” Infusing a rock beat into each moment of their heavy pop, these girls, bring energy, passion…

Damien Jurado: Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son

• 2014/01/21 • Secretly Canadian • Alternative/Indie Rock • Silver Timothy | Return to Maraqopa | Metallic Cloud | Silver Donna | Silver Katherine | *Silver Joy* Far from, from the garden I saw stars fall like teeth, cutting my name into the earth.” — “Silver Katherine” Damien plays soft thoughtful rock without the need for over catchy displays making this musical gem…

Matt Kivel: Days of Being Wild

• 2014/07/08 • Woodsist • Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Folk • The First Time | *Underwater* | A Couple Hours | Insignificance | You and I Only “See you at the edge of night.” — “Insignificance” A member of the band Princeton, Matt Kivel, plays indie folk that leans pop/rock. He is equal parts flour, sugar, Say Hi, Zach Rogue, with a pinch of Vernon’s falsetto. Matt Kivel