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Here’s a little lo-fi island (lo-fisland?) music. Noble Savage looks to be an offshoot project conceived amidst the indefinite hiatus of indie rock ensemble Animal Astronauts, masterminded by Trevor Lang, who’s setting sail on his maiden voyage to the land of the jangly melodies and pitter-pattery hand drumming.

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Today we’re delighted to debut the official video for “Farther,” a highlight of Vacationer’s blissful and bewitching 2012 album, Gone. This fan-made montage of concert footage and time-warped technicolor naturescapes is the perfect backdrop for the band’s unique brand of easy breezy beautiful tropical pop. “Farther” is like a lucid dream of fifties AM gold […]

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It ’twas but a week ago when our very own Nancy enlightened us to her 2k8 soundtracked by Ladyhawke. Well, that Kiwi is back with a video for “Black, White & Blue” and finally fills us in on the reason behind the camera motif. Is she telling us that the photographer is filming “real life”? […]

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Clock Opera are set to release “Lesson No. 7,” their first single for Moshi Moshi/Island Records, via EP on October 3rd. The track’s a good one, beginning in sample-driven fashion — not unlike the ever-awesome “A Piece Of String” — before exploding into a cascade of fuzzy bass, driving drums and reverb-drenched guitar. The EP […]

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I’ve never been that into Vampire Weekend. I think it might be the boat shoes. I am, however, digging this jam, “Easter Island,” from Denmark’s The Eclectic Moniker. “But Adrian–,” you say, “–this sounds an awful lot like that band you mentioned earlier.” Sure, it’s undeniable that “Easter Island” has a certain Vampire Weekend vibe, […]

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