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Hunx | Hairdresser Blues

The idea of Hunx and His Punx's Seth Bogart doing a solo album is kind of silly.
Hardly Art (2012) 
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  February 24, 2012

Squarehead | Yeah Nothing

Amidst Dublin's vibrant musical underground of DIY labels like Popical Island and Richter Collective, this debut long-player by surf-pop trio Squarehead is one of the city's most anticipated 2011 indie releases.
Richter Collective (2011)
By LIZ PELLY  |  September 16, 2011
DT List

Out: On a hot summer night at the Middle East, Dream Hits surf a garage-pop lullaby

Following a lively opening set of Americana-infused indie rock from South Shore five-piece War Presidents, Dream Hits breezed through their show with the infectiously simple "Bummer" and the sweet melodrama of "Meat," a song that sounded so warm and fam
Wake up the buzz meter
By PATRICK MCDERMOTT  |  July 29, 2011
Pains list

The twee glide of the Pains of Being Pure at Heart

Kip Berman has obviously listened to enough pop music to know damn well his band totally kick ass, even if he won't admit it.  
A lack of friction
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  April 29, 2011
Go team list

Sampling rock success with the Go! Team

To hell with the average indie-rock band consisting of "four blokes with guitars" — Ian Parton isn't having any of it.  
Sound tracking
By REYAN ALI  |  April 08, 2011

The Thermals | Now We Can See

This is the fourth album from the lovably scrappy Portland (Oregon) trio, but it might as well be their 400th.
Kill Rock Stars (2009)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  April 24, 2009