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Tour Talk: Behind the Scenes with Kate Nash

From her influences to her songwriting process, indie songstress Kate Nash opened up to us in a behind-in-scenes interview you just have to check out.

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Far from Juvenile: Child Actor, You, & 2013

2013 will undoubtedly be a big year for up-and-coming band Child Actor. Formed just last year, this indie-infused, R&B-influenced outfit is already making waves. Their music, originally created by cousin team Sedgie and Max, is dreamy and unique, and …

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Magic Moments Delivered by Brooklyn Band Time Travelers

Time Travelers band

Time Travelers band
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Looking for something folky and upbeat, laced with sweet and exquisite harmonies, to ease your transition into fall? Well, prepare your eardrums for total bliss: the Brooklyn-based band Time Travelers are about to serenade you straight …

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The Indie Rock Coloring Book: August’s Book of the Month Giveaway

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Book of the Month: The Indie Rock Coloring Book

Going to an art gallery—pretty sophisticated, huh? Attending an indie rock show—super cool. Coloring—FUN! That’s exactly what you can do with The Indie Rock Coloring Book, our August Book of the Month!

Created by the do-gooders at Montreal organization …

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Shining Some Light on Deidre & the Dark

We love the new music video by indie up-and-comer Deidre & the Dark for her single “Classic Girl,” and  just had to share it! The Brooklyn-based leading lady and her delightful backup gals bring us back to another era with …

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The Name of the Game: The Monikers’ Charming Sound

The Monikers by Lauren Desberg

The Monikers by Lauren Desberg
Photo by Lauren Desberg

If you’re looking for tracks to liven up your summer playlist, look no further than the refreshingly captivating band The Monikers. Within the first thirty seconds of listening to their EP, Taliesin West, you’ll …

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Future Folk? This New Zealand Band Wows Us All the Way from Wellington

Inky cityscapes, 60s-inspired fashion, and a sound that’s as sweet as it is unique, New Zealand band Urbantramper has us pretty much obsessed. The band describes its genre as ‘future folk’ — an interesting interpretation of their ethereally indie aesthetic.…

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Why We Love LA-based Indie Pop Band Sweater Girls


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One of the coolest things about writing for ModCloth is being approached by fellow creatives looking to connect. In fact, just last week the blog team received an email from Diana Meehan of the LA-based indie …

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Add 'Bad Books' to Your Music Library

Don’t you love it when you stumble upon something completely unexpected, yet extraordinary?

That’s what happened this past Sunday—while double-checking tour dates for The Books, I happened upon indie-folk duo Bad Books, a collaboration between solo artist Kevin

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Something Like a Menomena

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Some say that Menomena, a Portland, Oregon-based trio, got their name from The Muppet Show staple, Piero Umil­iani’s “Mah Nà Mah Nà.” ?uestlove of The Roots once tweeted, “@Menomenaut best band name. …

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The Style of Music

If you also stepped out for Fashion’s Night Out last week, you might have come across a free, intimate performance by anyone from Karen Elson to Brooklyn-based Brahms. Our mixtape captures some of the best music we came across …

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