Albuquerque Is for Lovers
But not the kind you’d imagine
Although The Deadtown Lovers says it sounds like “empty storefronts and warehouses,” the music is intelligent, insistent, buzzy garage punk with a hint of pop.
Music to Your Ears
Le Chat Lunatique Unveils Nouveau Vintage Video
See the premiere of Le Chat Lunatique’s “Demonic Lovely” video at Low Spirits—where parts of it were shot—on Friday.
Welcome to the Jungle
The infectious vintage revisionings of Dengue Fever
Despite Dengue Fever’s inspiration being an obscure but distinct form of music—’60s Cambodian rock—the mixture of East and West / surf and psych / then and now is unparalleled.
We listen to Bill O’Connell, Tim Foljahn and Secret Colours.
Flyer on the Wall
See The Saltine Ramblers’ twisted Morton Salt girl.
Why? • indie rock, alt.hip-hop, alt.rock, pop, folk • Go Dark • experimental
If you want a reminder—and not from Radiohead—that hip-hop is everywhere, even in the indie rock that millennials are sorta into (but only after they listen to every goddamn thing they can find by Kendrick Lamar) then trip, trip, trip on down to Sister on Monday, Feb. 19 at 8pm for a recital of sorts by Cincinnati alt-rappers cum indie rock stars, WHY? Founded by a dude named Yoni in the distant and unremembered aughts, WHY? has gained traction among rockish young audiences with their pop-nuanced mash-up of rocanrol and hip-hop. They got all kinda crazy rhythms, jams and flows going on betwixt rock references and may do some drugs; their latest effort is called Moh Lhean, after all. Additionally, the critics at Allmusic have judged their music as “quirky” which oughta count for something, amirite? They do have some pretty righteous tuneage, including works like “George Washington,” “White English” and “Into the Shadows of My Embrace.” Seriously, this one's worth the price of admission and if you're into skinny jeans and man buns, then damn, get out there, girl! The cover is $15 to $18, 21+.