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Deconstructing: How Can Indie Musicians Break Even?

David Thomas, the singer of Pere Ubu, once said that “Rock music is mostly about moving big black boxes from one side of town to the other in the back of your car.”   I love this line because it perfectly captures the hours of unglamorous toil that stand behind every minute of recorded rock [...]

Lazyeyes – Wait

Want shimmering waves of acid-washed guitar fuzz to knock you down into the oncoming breakers, rending you helpless to the onslaught of shoe-gaze sea foam? If so, you came to the right place. Brooklyn’s Lazyeyes throw the garage-like distortion of the Northwest and the surf-rock vibes of the Left Coast on top of the heavy [...]

Frightened Rabbit – “The Woodpile”

The video for “The Woodpile,” a swollen and emotional song from braying Scottish rockers Frightened Rabbit’s forthcoming Pedestrian Verse, is a single-shot tableau of a bloody scene in a New York bodega. The members of the band join a crowd of onlookers at the scene of an accident, and you should probably stay tuned for [...]