The NEW Official indie/alternative music thread

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  1. Shiggityshwo

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    it really is like clockwork that something comes along as soon as I make a post like this, it's a power I don't take lightly

    my youtube go to strikes again

     
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  2. Cornelius Suttree

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    I listened to a lot of new music in 2019. So far I am not taking the same approach to 2020. But at some point I'll check out the following recent releases:

    Squirrel Flower
    Torres
    Andy Shauf
    Wolf Parade
    Frances Quinlan
    Shopping

    I am really looking forward to checking out the following

    Tame Impala
    Real Estate (<3)
    Kevin Krauter

    I'm sure Caribou will be good too. And I'll want to check out that Disq album
     
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  3. Cornelius Suttree

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    new Purity Ring album out in early April

    single below is called stardew

     
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  4. Degausser

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    That Purity Ring song is way less interesting than the old stuff. Pretty disappointed in that one.
     
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  5. TC

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    As usual, I'll wait to check it out til the album drops. I eat meals not snacks
     
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  6. PeterGriffin

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    Breathe Deeper is stuck in my head.
     
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  7. Cornelius Suttree

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    Noted. Will stop posting them
     
  8. Willpépé

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    Nah keep em coming. Lots of times I preview to not listen to something. I don’t mean that in a bad way at all.
     
  9. TC

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    No way man, my bad. Was just speaking for myself; pretty sure I’m in the minority. It’s 2020 and I’m being antiquated
     
  10. Willpépé

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    I’m an album guy too.
     
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  11. Schadenfred

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    Which reminds me of my all-time favorite TV show: Halt and Catch Fire.


     
  12. Shiggityshwo

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    Checked in on his twitter link to see if a new album was on the way and see that a version of this song was on Ty Segall's Freedom's Goblin, knew it sounded familiar

    Anyway new Tuff album please
     
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  13. TC

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    What is the proper ranking of the 4 tame impala albums? This new one is pretty good
     
  14. Shiggityshwo

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  15. Willpépé

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    Say it
     
  16. Willpépé

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    I’ll say it, chronologically for me. I did not like Currents or the current album, they devolved away from what I appreciated in what they did. That said I get it if you enjoy them, just went away from what I loved about them.
     
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  17. TC

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    I like them. Interesting music with a lot to sink your ears into. Cool psychedelic cover art
     
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  18. Shiggityshwo

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    Had you never listened to them before? (not a hipster question genuinely curious)
     
  19. TC

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    Yes, my entry point was Lonerism
     
  20. Shiggityshwo

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    ahhh gotcha, for some reason I interpreted your last post as you just digging into them
     
  21. TC

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    I wanted to find out where people placed the new one in their pantheon, but I see many hopped off when they went to the "dancier" sound on the last album
     
  22. Shiggityshwo

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    I meant this one

    Sounded like this was a revelation of sorts. Disregard
     
  23. Shiggityshwo

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    Also I'd imagine they picked up more fans than they lost with the new stuff, think Currents is probably their most popular by a good margin even though it's not my thing
     
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  24. TC

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    That was my defense of what I find likable about it when they seem to have become unpopular with the indie thread crowd. It was a combination of trying to figure out what I'm missing, and seeking to retain my status with the herd
     
  25. Shiggityshwo

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    I said disregard
     
  26. Willpépé

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    Meh you like what you like. I hate like 90% of the thread but I’ll never stop looking or listening to random things because sooner than later something falls through. Pretty sure I posted I didn’t enjoy Idles the listen I gave their last album and now I love them in entirety.

    In terms of Tame, for me it’s all about the drums. Went from really enjoyable to a beat machine. Not sure if they lost their drummer or what.
     
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  27. TC

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    It's all just one guy, and drums were his original instrument. I agree the rhythm grooves are a big part of a song like "Gotta Be Above It." I thought there was some interesting stuff happening beat wise on the new one.
     
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  28. Willpépé

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    Never knew he created it all.
     
  29. TC

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    He had a musician dad, learned a lot from him originally. First got into recording with actual cassette tapes. Mid 30s. Australian. (I read his Wiki page last night)
     
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  30. Willpépé

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    Holiday Inn express as well?
     
  31. FelipeG

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    Yeah saw that also.

    I really dug his last album. I hope that he stays with that style.
     
  32. FelipeG

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    This but I would say 75% though.
     
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  33. Shiggityshwo

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    looks like red may be back up, just noticed a bunch of albums finally downloaded for me and mostly everything seems to be seeding again now
     
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  34. SC

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    Momma, "Double Dare." Album out in June.
     
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  35. SC

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    Why Bonnie, "Voice Box." EP out on Fat Possum in April.
     
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  36. Cornelius Suttree

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    Nick Reinhart from Tera Melos has a new band called Disheveled Cuss. He's got an album coming out in early May

    find the song Nu Complication below

     
  37. Cornelius Suttree

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    Empty Country (solo project from Joseph D'Agostino from Cymbals Eat Guitars) - Swim

     
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  38. Cornelius Suttree

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    Melkbelly - Humid Heart

     
  39. Cornelius Suttree

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    Soccer Mommy - bloodstream (Bernie gave her a shoutout on Saturday down in Houston fwiw)

     
  40. Cornelius Suttree

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    Half Waif - Halogen 2

     
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  41. Cornelius Suttree

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    No Age - Turned to String from their new album Goons Be Gone which is due out in June

     
  42. kezarmyaj

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    Ive been listening to this album a lot the last few weeks.

    tan cologne

     
  43. kezarmyaj

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    was bummed this album was supposed to be released last week I think and it got bumped to april or may
     
  44. SC

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    Had to find a new label to put it out on.
     
  45. Cornelius Suttree

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    omg omg omg

    new Car Seat Headrest album out May 1st. It'll be the first album consisting entirely of new songs since 2016's amazingly epic Teens of Denial :fap:

    here is Can't Cool Me Down

     
  46. Degausser

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  47. Cornelius Suttree

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    Margaret Glaspy - Stay With Me

     
  48. Cornelius Suttree

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    Magdalena Bay - Airplane

     
  49. Cornelius Suttree

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    after two listens, the new Real Estate album is just okay. Not near the level of Atlas, Days or self titled debut (these were elite albums). And I think In Mind is considerably better as well. Will be good background music for work or reading or yard work but not something I'm gonna be bopping along to on road trips or when listening to music for real enjoyment. I'll give it another few listens over the next few days to see if it starts to resonate with me a bit more
     
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