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I Got My Phone Stolen, Lost My Friends, and Still Believe in Desert Daze
In a year of reckoning, the festival reminds us that counterculture might change, but it can't be killed.
Hot Damn, Desert Daze 2018 Adds Slowdive, Wooden Shjips, IDLES, and More
Plus daily schedules, new programming, and single day tickets.
Beer and Loathing at Primavera Sound 2018
In the final year before Brexit, Brits made their mark on Europe's best music festival, for better or worse.
Slowdive's Been Marrying Shoegaze with Electronic Music for Years
The dreamy reunited band's Simon Scott explains how machine music has shaped their sound—and how it could influence their next record.
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Here's a Video of Mac DeMarco Doing Billy Joel Karaoke, You're Welcome
Don't goooooo changin'.
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Stream of the Crop: 8 New Albums for Heavy Rotation 5/6
A marquee week for indie rock has new records from Mac DeMarco, Black Lips, and Cayetana.
The Return of Slowdive
The UK shoegaze pioneers are about to release their first album in 22 years. We talked to vocalist and guitarist Rachel Goswell where the self-titled project came from.
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Avalon Emerson's Remix of Slowdive's "Sugar for the Pill" Is Pure Bliss
The Berlin-based experimenter's flip comes in advance of the shoegaze icons' first album in 22 years.
Slowdive Are Officially Returning With a New Self-Titled Album, Their First in Two Decades
Listen to their new song "Sugar for the Pill" now.
Envelop Yourself in Slowdive's First Song in 22 Years, "Star Roving"
The last time this band released new stuff, "alternative" was still a relevant term for music.
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Watch Minor Victories' Pensive New Video for "Give Up The Ghost"
Their full-length Orchestral Variations is out November 25.
Minor Victories Are Not a Supergroup, Just a Great Band
Made up of members from Slowdive, Mogwai, and Editors, Minor Victories create rock that makes you feel as if you're starring in a vast, emotional epic. We talked to Slowdive's Rachel Cromwell.