Monthly Archives: July 2011

LEG GUITAR v TUCKSHOP

Is This It 10th anniversary special, plus The Dirty Nil, Letting Up Despite Great Faults – this week’s LEG GUITAR v TUCKSHOP… Read More

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STROKED: A Tribute To Is This It

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the release of The Strokes’ seminal Is This It. In celebration, Stereogum have put together a free tribute album featuring some of their favourite indie bands. STROKED features covers of Is This It tracks … Continue reading

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The Dying Seconds – ‘Mora Minn’

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M83 – Midnight City

A sublime piece of contemporary pop from Anthony Gonzalez, a.k.a. M83; Midnight City is taken from his forthcoming double album Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, available October 18th via Mute. Download Midnight City for free here. Read in Snipe M83 – … Continue reading

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Letting Up Despite Great Faults – ‘Teenage Tide’

Letting Up Despite Great Faults plough a similar shoegazey/indie-pop furrow to The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, at least on Teenage Tide, taken from the LA five-piece’s new EP Paper Crush.   Previous, less guitar-heavy releases have drawn comparisons … Continue reading

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The Dirty Nil – ‘Fuckin’ Up Young’

Fuckin’ Up Young by Hamilton, Ontario three-piece The Dirty Nil sounds like a raucous outtake from Weezer’s blue album, though as one reviewer astutely points out ‘where Rivers (Cuomo) comes across as the victim, Dirty Nil…plays the pissed-off kid who … Continue reading

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Dum Dum Girls – ‘Coming Down’

Brandishing a tender fragility that wouldn’t sound out of place on Low’s recent, highly acclaimed long-player (C’mon), fellow Sub Poppers Dum Dum Girls raise the bar of expectation considerably with Coming Down, the first song to be taken from new … Continue reading

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