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The Edge of Summer: The Season’s Teethiest Tunes – Centro Matic, CYHSY, Gold Bears, Morrissey, Stagnant Pools, Mogwai, Beverly Source: Indie Rock Cafe(http://www.indierockcafe.com/

For indie music lovers, this summer’s flow of new releases successfully fulfilled every vein and niche of sub-genre enjoyment. From the Vampire Weekend-ish jams busted out by Island to Fleet Foxes’ somber folk melodies, all the way to...

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Band of the Week – Baltimore’s Indie Pop DIY Band Joy Classic Source: Indie Rock Cafe(http://www.indierockcafe.com/)

Baltimore DIY band Joy Classic pumps out catchy, feel good psych pop sounds layered with bright guitar hooks and twangs, reverb-soaked vocals, and punchy bass lines on standout songs like “Ya Know” and “Blossom.” We know when we’ve hit upon a talented, promising band when it’s difficult to pick just a couple of songs to [...] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

Bands You’ve Gotta Hear – Evaline Source: Indie Rock Cafe(http://www.indierockcafe.com/)

Evaline – UK and California With six members from California to the U.K.), indie rock band Evaline released their debut album in 2010, followed by their sophomore album, produced by Dan Austin (Doves, QOTSA, People in Planes). Since the release of their 2006 EP, Portrait of Skin, produced by The Used’s Quinn Allman, Evaline have [...] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

Bands You’ve Gotta Hear – Ivy Dye Source: Indie Rock Cafe(http://www.indierockcafe.com/)

Ivy Dye Drop Their Second EP Ivy Dye is a Chicago band formed in 2011 by Chris Adams, the head songwriter. His best friends, who happened to be the musicians he played with regularly, were going off to college, so he needed a new outlet. Thus, Ivy Dye was born. Blending elements of ’90s alternative [...] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

Bands You’ve Gotta Hear – S. Walcott Source: Indie Rock Cafe(http://www.indierockcafe.com/)

S. Walcott – Rhode Island Five experienced, teenage musicians and friends in Providence, Rhode Island, decided to start up a band last year after hearing their friend sing at an open mic night. After that night, the five youngsters officially launched as S. Walcott. We’re not exactly sure what that name means or where it [...] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

Bands You’ve Gotta Hear – The Bellegards Source: Indie Rock Cafe(http://www.indierockcafe.com/)

The Bellegards – Selden, New York: This is the second featured band in the latest edition of the popular series of 7 Bands You’ve Gotta Hear. Monday we featured The Airplanes, the first band in this latest installment of seven DIY and indie bands you’ve likely never heard before. The Bellegards, an indie rock trio [...] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

Bands You’ve Gotta Hear – The Airplanes Source: Indie Rock Cafe(http://www.indierockcafe.com/)

The Airplanes – Fayetteville, Arkansas These are bands, like bands and artists we’ve been profiling since 2008, that fly largely under the radar, but whose music warrants more attention. Here’s the first of seven bands we’ll feature over the next week. If you would like to support IRC, and help us grow and feature more [...] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

The Edge of Summer: The Season’s Teethiest Tunes – Centro Matic, CYHSY, Gold Bears, Morrissey, Stagnant Pools, Mogwai, Beverly Source: Indie Rock Cafe(http://www.indierockcafe.com/)

For indie music lovers, this summer’s flow of new releases successfully fulfilled every vein and niche of sub-genre enjoyment. From the Vampire Weekend-ish jams busted out by Island to Fleet Foxes’ somber folk melodies, all the way to the glitchy electronic drones of Diplo, this summer’s indie rock, folk, electronic drops encompassed the entire spectrum [...] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

First City Festival Photos – Beck, Phantogram, The National, Cults, Geographer, Lo-Fang, and More Source: Indie Rock Cafe(http://www.indierockcafe.com/)

All photos by Leopold Ruiz The weekend before Labor Day, the second annual First City Festival took place at the Monterey Fairgrounds in Monterey, California. The line-up included headliners like Beck, The National, Phantogram, Geographer, as well as performances from a bunch of other mostly indie rock artists including Cults, Best Coast, Liars, Tokyo Police [...] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

 

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