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Sweet Apple: Ripe From The Tree

Take a bite out of Sweet Apple. The indie-rock super group features Dinosaur Jr.’s J. Mascis, Cleveland glam-garage bashers Tim Parnin and Jon Petkovic of Cobra Verde, as well as Dave Sweetapple, Mascis’ bass-...
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Ana Moura: Portuguese Fado Goes Pop

She’s like the Britney Spears of Portuguese fado (only actually musically talented). Ana Moura is young and beautiful and has the voice of her country’s oldest style of music. Backed by mandolin and acoustic ...
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Undersea Poem: Chill Out By The Sea

The mellow sound of Undersea Poem makes you feel as if you are laying on a beach while holding a drink with a little umbrella in it. The duo of Chris Root and Juju Stulbach, formally of the Mosquitos, have a u...
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Kaki King: All Hail The King

If you were to look up guitar goddess in the dictionary, you would probably find a picture of Kaki King. The 30-year-old guitarist from Atlanta has been creating a buzz with her impressive skill since the rele...
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Red Wanting Blue: Color Me Indie

If Hootie and the Blowfish decided to start making indie rock music, you would have Red Wanting Blue. The band, which formed in Athens, OH, in 1996, weaves ukulele and lap steel into many of their tunes, as any...
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The Black Lips: They’re Bad Kids

Turn up the reverb and break out the grunge pedals. The Black Lips are a psychedelic garage punk band with a badass edge. If it’s not the songs about doing drugs and being bad kids that grab your attention, th...
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The Tossers: Windy City Brit-Punk

The Tossers are bringing a more positive meaning the popular British slur. The Celtic punk band, born and raised in the very Irish Catholic south side of Chicago, combines the traditional sounds of Irish folk ...