indie Rock

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Album Review: The National – “I Am Easy to Find”

By: Kirstin Bews –     The National are releasing their eighth studio album, I Am Easy to Find, on May 17th via 4AD. The album comes accompanied by a short 24-minute film directed by Mike Mills that stars award winning actress, Alicia Vikander. The album isn’t a soundtrack to the film, although the title track … Continue reading

Album Review: The Head and the Heart – “Living Mirage”

By: Kirstin Bews –     The Head and The Heart are back with their fourth studio album, Living Mirage, which is set for release on May 17th via Warner Bros. Recently the band has gone through some lineup changes with co-founder Josiah Johnson leaving amicably and being replaced by Matt Gervais and keyboardist Kenny Hensley … Continue reading

Photos: The Dandy Warhols @ Metro Chicago

Photos by: Katie Kuropas –  Indie Rock band The Dandy Warhols, who released their newest album, Why You So Crazy, on January 25th, 2018 via Dine Alone, performed at Metro in Chicago last night (May 11th).

The Beaches Announce New EP “The Professional”

By: Staff – JUNO Award-winning female rock band The Beaches today announced that they’ll release a new EP, titled The Professional, on May 16th via Universal Music Canada. Produced by the band’s long-time collaborator Jacknife Lee (The Killers, U2, Weezer), the collection features the group’s current single “Snake Tongue” and shattering fan favorite “Fascination.” Watch the video … Continue reading

Album Review: Greys – “Age Hasn’t Spoiled You”

By: Kirstin Bews –       Grey’s third album, Age Hasn’t Spoiled You, comes out on the 10th of May via Carpark records. Talking about the choice of the album name, frontman Shehzaad Jiwani expresses that Age Hasn’t Spoiled You is about rebelling against the notion that we are products of time, claiming that people cannot … Continue reading

Photos: The Drums, Tanukichan @ Metro Chicago

Photos by: Katie Kuropas –  New York City-based indie pop band The Drums, who released their newest album, Brutalism, on April 5th, 2019 via ANTI-, which followed up their 2017 album, Abysmal Thoughts, performed at Metro in Chicago last night (May 1st) with Oakland-based indie artist Tanukichan (aka multi-instrumentalist Hannah van Loon), who released her debut album, … Continue reading

Album Review: Vampire Weekend – “Father of the Bride”

By: Kirstin Bews –       Indie rockers Vampire Weekend are back from a five-year hiatus with their fourth studio album, Father of the Bride, which is set for release on May 3rd via Columbia Records. Known for their experimental indie soundscapes, the NYC-based trio shot to success in 2008 and have ridden a wave of … Continue reading

Album Review: Catfish & The Bottlemen – “The Balance”

By: Kirstin Bews –       Welsh indie rockers, Catfish and the Bottlemen, have just released their album The Balance via Capitol Records/Universal Music Canada. The band submerged themselves in the recording process of this album, staying in Ireland’s Grouse Lodge studios with acclaimed popular Irish mixer Jacknife Lee (U2, Weezer, The Cars, One Direction, … Continue reading

Photos: Bad Suns, Carlie Hanson @ House of Blues Chicago

Photos by: Katie Kuropas –  Indie Rock band Bad Suns, who released their newest album, Mystic Truth, on March 22nd, 2019 via Epitaph, which featured the single “Away We Go”, and which followed up their 2016 album, Disappear Here, performed at the House of Blues Chicago in Chicago last night (Apr. 27th) with alt-pop singer-songwriter Carlie Hanson, … Continue reading

Photos: Wallows @ Venue

Photos by: Kiri Anne – Los Angeles-based indie rock band Wallows, who released their debut EP, Nothing Happens, on March 22nd 2019 via Atlantic, performed at Venue Nightclub in Vancouver on April 23rd.