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Charles Bradley

4/1/2016 New Releases @ Mills Record Company

New Releases (4/1) Amy — The Motion Picture Soundtrack Andrew Bird — Are You Serious Andrew Bird — Are You Serious Deluxe LP (180 gram blue vinyl, bonus “Shoulder Mountain” red 7-inch) Arabrot — The Gospel Audacity — Hyper Vessels (limited green marble vinyl) Baauer — Aa (ft. M.I.A., Future, Pusha T and more) Baby […]

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The Dodos’ Latest: Individ

The Dodos are no strangers to creating dense and profoundly wonderful albums, and their latest, Individ, is no different. Coming off their 2013 release, Carrier, the San Francisco based duo stays in the same vein of their unmistakable indie pop while exploring denser atmospheres with darker undertones. While most of the songs on their previous […]

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Top 10 Indie Pop Albums of 2014 [Brian Clifton's Picks]

10 Tough Love by  Jessie Ware. Jessie Ware’s Tough Love is full of reverbed instruments and powerful vocals. Stradling the live between dreampop and RnB, Tough Love keeps the focus on Ware’s crystalline vocals while shifting the instrumentals from pop to a more RnB feel. The self-titled track is tell-tale of the album as a whole. […]

The Antlers and Yellow Ostrich at The Riot Room

  Last night, The Riot Room was packed stage to bar for The Antlers and Yellow Ostrich, and for good reason. The two bands tossed their thickened live sounds through the venue, shaking windows and chest cavities alike. Standing on opposite ends of the dreampop/shoegaze spectrum, The Antlers and Yellow Ostrich took the stage in […]

Video Review and Show Preview: The Antlers

The Antlers’ latest release, Familiars, came out last week, pouring out its gentle soundscapes with an elegance that is hard to match. The whole album swells with distant and droning horns and textured guitars. It washes over its listeners in all-encompassing waves. This liquid-like pervasiveness doesn’t seem lost on the band or the directors of […]

Yellow Ostrich’s Cosmos Takes Off

Yellow Ostrich’s Cosmos builds its dreamy swells and punchy leads into something out of this world. The whole album thrums with a kinetic energy that helps to parse Yellow Ostrich from the armies of hazy shoegaze bands. Cosmos (which, rumor has it, takes its name from the Carl Sagan show of the same title—awesome) has […]