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Jun 18, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Dreamers Are Waiting, the first album from Crowded House since 2010’s Intriguer, finds the band freshly crowded with a new lineup and a batch of songs that reflect the band’s maturity, both lyrically and musically.

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Lou Barlow

Reason to Live

Joyful Noise

Jun 17, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

To listen to Reason to Live—the latest album by indie rock legend Lou Barlow—is to listen to a recalibration.

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Jun 17, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Brand new post punk three-piece Social Haul first impressed when they announced their arrival with lead single “Wet Eyes.”

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Jun 16, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Ambient synthpop duo The Death of Pop release much vaunted second long player, Seconds.

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Jun 15, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Initially compiled as an intended promo-only CD to complement The Flaming Lips’ breakthrough ninth album, The Soft Bulletin Companion has persevered across the span of two decades while remaining of interest to fans of the band, finally earning itself a limited double vinyl release for Record Store Day.

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Vinok

Holy Fool

Self-Released

Jun 15, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Priding themselves on authenticity, global awareness, and insightful lyricism, Ukraine’s Vinok blends indie art-pop structures and gritty grunge instrumentation.

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Jun 14, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Blood In the Water is the excellent debut from New York’s LAPÊCHE. The riff for opener “Finally Trying” kicks in and there’s that smile on my face that only proper rock and roll can bring.

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Jun 11, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Marina (full name Marina Diamandis) has returned with a fifth studio album that is dripping with maturity and raises a middle finger to the old Marina and the Diamonds brand.

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Travis

Good Feeling

Craft Recordings

Jun 10, 2021 Music Web Exclusive

Travis’ debut album has a distinct identity in their decades-spanning catalog. Something of an oddity in a good way, there is more going on under the surface than its boldface first impression.

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