Tag: Indie Rock

The Districts, “A Flourish and a Spoil”

The Districts, “A Flourish and a Spoil”

Twenty years old. Twenty years old! I’m constantly reminding myself that each band member of The Districts has just completed their second decade of this planet. They’re not old enough to legally consume alcohol in the United States. They have yet to vote in a Presidential election. They’ve been driving for three, maybe four years, assuming they all have their […]

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Ryan Bingham, “Fear and Saturday Night”

Ryan Bingham, “Fear and Saturday Night”

LA-based, singer-songwriter Ryan Bingham might be one of the least recognizable Golden Globe, Critic’s Choice Award, Academy Award and Grammy award winners ever. Bingham stacked up his long list of awards for co-pinning “The Weary Kind”, the theme song to the film Crazy Heart.  After such accolades, it would seem that Bingham would find himself on musical easy street with monster record deals. […]

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Mundo Musique: The History of Apple of Pie, “Feel Something”

Mundo Musique: The History of Apple of Pie, “Feel Something”

Early in 2013, The History of Apple Pie released their debut album, Out of View, a collection of songs that saw the London, UK band dabble in indie pop to indie rock. Out of View was essentially a nod to the American pop and rock music of the ’80s, ’90s, and early 2000s that they grew up listening to (hence the name of […]

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Mundo Musique: Brazilian band Farol Cego

Mundo Musique: Brazilian band Farol Cego

Brazilian Band Farol Cego (english: Blind Lighthouse) are an indie rock band from Curitiba, Brazil.  Recently, they released an EP, Zênite, (English: Zenith), which is really good.  I wish I was a bit more familiar with the language, but you can really feel the emotion and passion behind the music.  The ambient instrumental “Catatonia” opens up the EP with a […]

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Mundo Musique: Parquet Courts’ Rocking “Sunbathing Animal”

Mundo Musique: Parquet Courts’ Rocking “Sunbathing Animal”

Sure, Parquet Courts can rip through punk songs with some of the best indie bands of today with Andrew Savage and Austin Brown raucously hammering away at their guitars, Sean Yeaton strumming echos off his bass, and Max Savage intensely pummeling his drum kit. On their previous albums, including the splendid 2012 Light Up Gold, their compact songs – often […]

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Mundo Musique: The Pack A.D. and Morgan Delt

Mundo Musique: The Pack A.D. and Morgan Delt

Today’s Mundo Musique is dedicated to two musical acts coming out with albums tomorrow – albums that should be part of anyone’s collection. THE PACK A.D. For Those Who Like: The Black Keys, The White Stripes, Joan Jett, Savages Back in September, I had a chance to speak with The Pack A.D. following their performance at the Ottawa Folkfest, at […]

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