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Tegan & Sara | Get Along

Trust me — I've searched, but I haven't found a more adorable band than Tegan & Sara: Canadian lesbian twins with squeaky-thin voices and ramshackle skills, banging out earnest pop epics with lyrics ripped straight from their diaries, delivering mor
Warner Bros. (2011)
By RYAN REED  |  November 25, 2011

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

Tommy Keene | Behind the Parade

For nearly 30 years Tommy Keene has been a go-to guy for fans of guitar-driven pop rock.
Second Motion Records (2011)
By NICK A. ZAINO III  |  September 02, 2011
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Photos: Cheap Girls at the Middle East Upstairs

Concert photos of Lansing, Michigan power pop rockers Cheap Girls.
 Middle East Upstairs | Cambridge, MA | June 28, 2011
By ALI DONOHUE  |  July 01, 2011

Guided by Voices return with self-inflicted nostalgia

When Guided by Voices announced their reunion tour this year, it marked a milestone of sorts for the Dayton band. This is arguably the first conventional career move they've ever made.
The club is open, once again
By BRETT MILANO  |  November 05, 2010

Photos: New Collisions CD Release at Great Scott

The New Collisions perform live at Great Scott on October 9, 2010.
New Collisions, live at Great Scott, on October 9, 2010
By REYNOLDS AVLON  |  October 15, 2010


Teenage Fanclub are back on the scene

Teenage Fanclub singer/guitarist Norman Blake has finally left the unlikely European pop-music center of Glasgow that he helped build.
Beyond the shadows of Glasgow
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  September 24, 2010

Photos: Organ Beats at T.T. the Bear's

Organ Beats perform live at T.T. the Bear's Place on August 20, 2010.
Organ Beats | T.T. the Bear's Place | August 20, 2010
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  August 27, 2010