Indie Pop

  • Cheyenne Mize – “Among the Grey”

    Cheyenne Mize Among the Grey Louisville, KY (Yep Roc Records) “Sweet and psychedelic, stormy and intimate” Strong writing and excellent production always makes for a...

  • Two Hours Traffic – “Foolish Blood”

    Two Hours Traffic Foolish Blood Charlottetown, PE (Bumstead Recordings) “Jangly melodies and plush fair-weather chorus-driven indie pop” The right producer can be a transformative influence,...

  • Lady Lamb the Beekeeper – “Ripely Pine”

    Lady Lamb the Beekeeper Ripely Pine Portland, ME (Ba Da Bing Records) “Studio debut album brings new light to live favorites” It’s always curious when...

  • Django Django

    Django Django Edinburgh, Scotland (Ribbon Music)   “Masterful, celestial Brit-pop with catchy, hook-filled tribal underpinnings”   Django Django has unquestionably delivered a 2012 masterpiece. The...

  • Brainstorm

    Heat Waves Portland, OR (Tender Loving Empire) “High-energy experimental pop, happily engaging and dynamic”   A dynamic and inventive group, Brainstorm offers a gratifying look...

  • Pegasus Dream

    In Absentia Portland, OR (SoHiTek Records) “Psychedelic pop with an electronic twist” In Absentia has earned the right to a presence on your stereo. Portland-based...

  • Record Review: The Dotted Eyes

    The Dotted Eyes Wondering & Worrying Boston, MA (Self-released) “Boston indie pop with spunk and addiction” Boston’s The Dotted Eyes have just released their new...

  • Record Review: Brave Chandeliers

    Brave Chandeliers 11 Escapes Portland, OR (4BC Records) “Youthful, buoyant piano-driven power pop – think Ben Folds meets Maroon 5” It’s been two years since...

  • Record Review: Ash Reiter

    Ash Reiter Heatwave San Francisco, CA “Velvety vocals layered over intricate instrumentals” Ash Reiter and her indie-pop band from San Francisco have released their most...

  • Record Review: Gross Magic

    Gross Magic Teen Jamz EP Wherever, USA “Almost-innocent jams drenched in lo-fi goodness” Sam McGarrigle knows his way around a song and he shows it...