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If “Solo” is anything to judge by, the Shirley brothers John, Joe and Dave are going to be spending 2014 crafting some of the most heartfelt pop tunes New Orleans is going to hear this year.

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Looks like 90 Pounds of Pete like to party. Composed of songwriter Peter Martin and producer Adam Stewart, the New Orleans/Chicago duo is at the surface electro-pop — at least based off their latest single “Promiseland” — but their style exhibits so many moments of quirky genius that it feels unfair to lump them into […]

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As the resident New Orleansologist here at ATG, I’m delighted to write about Generationals. The band formed in 2009 as an indie take on shimmering 60s pop, and their debut album, Con Law, more or less broke the NOLA indie scene when it was released four years ago. (You probably heard the infectious single “When […]

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Down in Louisiana, where I lived for a while before moving up to DC, there is a small but determined indie scene. Some of the bands you’ve heard of — Generationals, Givers — and some you haven’t (but really should) — Caddywhompus, Sun Hotel, Native America. The godfather of this scene is a guy named John Michael Rouchell. […]

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