Erin K. Thompson

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  • 4 years ago

    Cleveland's Cloud Nothings is the solo project of one Dylan Baldi, who is 19 and dropped out of college to focus on writing scrambling, buzzing, lo-fi pop-punk tunes, many of which were composed and recorded in his parents' basement. Baldi's full-...

  • 4 years ago

    After releasing their popular self-titled debut last year and riding the hype of their ultra-peppy single, "Let's Go Surfing," things started to go south for The Drums. Their guitarist acrimoniously left the band, and lead singer Jonathan Pierce s...

  • 5 years ago

    DeVotchKa went from being Dita von Teese's burlesque backing band to the Billboard-charting, most-popular-gypsy-rock-band-in-America that they are today in large part thanks to the movies. Their songs' inclusion in films like Everything Is Illumin...

  • 5 years ago

    No Age's third LP, Everything in Between, is a big, beautiful racket. Drummer Dean Spunt and guitarist Randy Randall create crashing, expansive layers of sound that make No Age sound like a quintet instead of a duo, with the help of loads of scree...

  • 5 years ago

    Looking for 2010's Merriweather Post Pavilion? The Barcelona synth-pop quartet Delorean produce the kind of modern, rapturous electronic music that's sure to merit a bit of "Spanish Animal Collective" chatter. The band's ravishing third record, Su...


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