February 2011
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Moody Midnight Mix on Radio THITH

Having trouble sleeping? Is it cold where you live? Have a listen to the Moody Midnight Mix, compiled and provided by The Hundred in the Hands. “With the temperature falling lower, it seemed like a good moment to turn off the lights and get somber with it”. ~ THITH

By the way, their […]

“Blood” by The Dears

Degeneration Street, the fifth studio album from Montreal based indie rock band, The Dears, is now available in stores.

Watch The Dears’ performance of “Blood” on The Late Show with David Letterman.

"Shell Games" by Bright Eyes

The People’s Key is the seventh studio album by Bright Eyes, the Nebraska band of Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis, and Nate Walcott. It was released on February 15, 2011, Conor Oberst’s birthday, on Saddle Creek Records. Have a listen to the lead track, “Shell Games.”

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“Candyfloss” by Jonny

The self-titled debut album from Jonny is available for pre-order at the Merge digital store. It will be released in stores on April 12, 2011. Jonny is the new musical partnership between Norman Blake of Teenage Fanclub and Euros Childs of Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci.

You can now stream the whole Jonny album in […]

“This Is Why We Fight” by The Decemberists

The Decemberists perform “This Is Why We Fight” from their album The King Is Dead on SiriusXM. Colin Meloy and Chris Funk are joined by Sara Watkins of Nikel Creek fame.

“Chiang Mai” by The Blue Effect

The Blue Effect is based in the Detroit area. All members currently attend my alma mater, Michigan State University. The band has just finished thier newest EP, Wired to Groove, featuring the single “Chiang Mai.” It has been played on Ann Delisi’s Detroit radio program on 101.9 FM.

Stream the EP here […]

“Who Knows, Who Cares” impromptu in France by Local Natives

French music site La Blogothèque’s self-produced Take Away Shows feature exclusive, unedited footage of top indie artists performing in public places. The latest is Local Natives with a rewritten version of “Who Knows, Who Cares” performed near the Palais Royal.

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“New Solution” by SHIROCK

Check out SHIROCK‘s debut music video!

But first, the following is a fun fact to know. In the spring of 2010 Delta Airlines, in sponsorship with Sonicbids, used “I’ll Take Rain” on all domestic and international flights around the world for an approximate 14,000 plays to over 5 million listeners. Now, Delta flights […]

“Helplessness Blues” by Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes (Sub Pop/Bella Union) have announce the release of their second album, Helplessness Blues, out May 3rd, 2011 with tour dates in North America, London and Europe.

They have made the title-track of the album available for download now via thier official website.

Image courtesy of Sub Pop! Records.

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“Birds” by The Submarines

Married indie-pop duo, The Submarines, are back April 5 with their third effort, Love Notes/Letter Bombs. Hear an exclusive stream of “The Sun Shines at Night”, plus download another album track, “Birds” here on Spin.

The couple will be on the road this spring including a stop at SXSW.

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