For folks who were raised on 90s lo-fi, alt-indie-rock, the fuzzy rhythm guitar and jangly lead on Wake Up’s “Forever Home” are like a warm nostalgia blanket recalling flannel shirts, cassette tapes and navel gazing. Even the softly sung, atonal vocals and the lightly tapped snares and cymbals evoke the period. Bands are doing a […]

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One of the few good things to come out of the University of Virginia in the last century was the cult indie-rock outfit Pavement and their lead singer Stephen Malkmus. Unfortunately Pavement disbanded in 1999, but since then Malkmus has produced several fantastic indie-pop-rock records with his backing band, the Jicks. Their most recent release […]

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