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The Miike Snow(ball) effect

On a chilly night last September, a little-known Miike Snow took to the stage of the Cambridge club T.T. the Bears to play an opening slot for British singer-songwriter Jack Peñate. To a less-than-lively crowd of only a little more than 200, the band crammed keyboards, drum machines, guitars and all onto the tiny stage […]

Always sunny in Glasgow

A Sunny Day in Glasgow is a mostly-Philadelphia-based indie/dream-pop band that, through extensive touring and laudatory reviews from publications like Pitchfork, Tiny Mix Tapes and Cokemachine Glow, is gaining national attention and making a name for itself. Its most recent album, 2009′s Ashes Grammar, ran the gamut from woozy shoegaze to soaring pop songs, grounded with electronic beats and some of the catchiest melodies in modern pop music.

The saddest kids in Georgia

Imagine The Dear Hunter fronted by Conor Oberst, except Conor Oberst is a burly, bearded lumberjack with a southern twang, named Andy. Now you have Manchester Orchestra.

To party or to die?

With new-wave inspired synths and an infectious dance-punk-pop sound, You Say Party, We Say Die! is eager to hit the road in support of its fourth LP, XXXX, which was released last month.

The Black Lips loosens its tongue

The MUSE caught up with Black Lips bassist Jared Swilley in a phone interview, in which we talked about everything from boiled peanuts to his grandmother.