WHAT. IS. INDIE. Rolling 2012 Indie Thread

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Actually yeah, I wasn't entirely sure about them from the singles but on first listen the album is really really good.

emil.y, Sunday, 30 September 2012 17:55 (seven years ago) link

yeah, i dug the 45s but they've cleaned up REALLY well

adam bandit (electricsound), Sunday, 30 September 2012 23:19 (seven years ago) link

Outside World tape on night-people is squarely hitting all the right early 90s indie buttons. ace.

ian curtis e. bear (electricsound), Sunday, 7 October 2012 01:49 (seven years ago) link

umm hows late 80s is this !?


oh, and so is the song.

mark e, Thursday, 11 October 2012 14:28 (seven years ago) link

doh ..


mark e, Thursday, 11 October 2012 14:29 (seven years ago) link

Minus the video, that doesn't sound very retro at all. Very Englishy Vampire Weekend imo.

Johnny Fever, Thursday, 11 October 2012 15:07 (seven years ago) link

That is one hell of an ugly band.

Eyeball Kicks, Friday, 12 October 2012 13:46 (seven years ago) link

Side 2 of the Sweater Girls LP is amazing!

skip, Tuesday, 16 October 2012 00:19 (seven years ago) link

fear of men 7" on too pure is just so. fucking. great. lock for one of the best singles of the year

bansplain (electricsound), Friday, 19 October 2012 02:45 (seven years ago) link


bansplain (electricsound), Friday, 19 October 2012 02:45 (seven years ago) link

two weeks pass...

five new releases from hozac this week, five great power pop / garage records!!

people's temple LP is really really good, games not half bad either (reminds me a lot of the gentlemen jesse lps tho)

biased gaffe patrol (electricsound), Thursday, 8 November 2012 04:17 (seven years ago) link


Liking this Cold Pumas album, good and krauty but in quite a spiky sort of way

Albert Crampus (NickB), Thursday, 8 November 2012 17:22 (seven years ago) link


veronica falls still sound like veronica falls (tho somewhat cheerier), fine by me.

fun facts about human waste (Merdeyeux), Monday, 12 November 2012 17:50 (seven years ago) link

can't get enough of the new people's temple LP at the moment. it sits somewhere between back from the grave and early flying nun. if that even begins to make sense.

site nuances (electricsound), Wednesday, 21 November 2012 04:32 (seven years ago) link

The Melodys Echo Chamber album is cracking, like a fuzzier, more rocking Broadcast.

Michael B Higgins (Michael B), Wednesday, 21 November 2012 17:13 (seven years ago) link


Dunno if this is the right place for this, but it's quite lovely.

Windsor Davies, Wednesday, 21 November 2012 19:04 (seven years ago) link

There's no Cloud Nothings thread, so I guess I'll post this here: I think Attack on Memory might be my album of the year pick, and I'm trying to come to terms with that since it seems silly to to throw my vote to this inconsequential little faux-punk album in a year that had so many big, important, great albums. But if I'm honest with myself, I listened to Attack on Memory more than any of them, and that might have to be the bar

Evan R, Tuesday, 27 November 2012 01:19 (seven years ago) link

please explain me the hype, cause there's nothing new going on around here:


nostormo, Tuesday, 4 December 2012 18:19 (seven years ago) link

HOOKS FOR DAYS. I hate everything about this band but the hooks. The hooks are enough.

alpine static, Tuesday, 4 December 2012 18:22 (seven years ago) link

granted, Cheap Beer is not their hookiest song

i dunno, man, they just have it, if you ask me

alpine static, Tuesday, 4 December 2012 18:22 (seven years ago) link

by the sea album meets expectations


site nuances (electricsound), Wednesday, 5 December 2012 00:13 (seven years ago) link

Finding great stuff so late in the year always throws me off, but this is great stuff.


Indoor Voices : http://indoorvoices.bandcamp.com/album/s-t-ep

Johnny Fever, Monday, 17 December 2012 06:23 (seven years ago) link

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