Tag Archives: indie

Magic Kids announce US tour dates

Magic Kids announce US tour dates. Building up to their release of Memphis on August 24 via Matador Records, Memphis’s own Magic Kids are touring hard. Magic Kids bring some the sounds of the early Beach Boys to a new generation. The first single, Summer is a near perfect pop song with great harmonies and transports you instantly into happy land.

Welcome to the Sounds From Across The Pond blog

by John Curley—Welcome to the Sounds From Across The Pond blog. In this blog I will be discussing the best of the music from the UK. I will be covering many genres—rock, pop, electronica, punk, indie—and discussing bands and artists from the classic-rock era all the way up to today.

Marianne Faithfull: The fall and rise of a ’60s icon

“Dude, you won’t believe it. Some 60-year-old woman was singing a Decemberists’ song on David Letterman tonight.” That was the message left on my cell phone by a friend who knows indie rock inside and out but has little use for 60s pop or 60-year-old artists, a 23-year-old for whom the Decemberists are far more relevant than the Rolling Stones.