Dual indie effort for ‘Endless Love’ film

By Katie Olson @nosloka The National’s lead vocalist, Matt Berninger, has collaborated with indie band The Bird and The Bee on a song for the feature-length film Endless Love, due out on Valentine’s Day 2014. Stream the song on Stereogum and enjoy. It’s a perfect duet: Inara George’s smooth soprano and Berninger’s melancholy tone compliment … Continue reading


Young The Giant turns over new leaf with ‘Mind Over Matter’ – REVIEW

By Katie Olson @nosloka Southern California indie-rock outfit Young The Giant has released their second album, Mind Over Matter, after three years and a 45-stop tour. One of the singles released from the new album, “It’s About Time”, seems to mirror the feelings of the group’s fanbase. Since three years have passed since the release … Continue reading


“Post Tropical” released in the midst of the Polar Vortex – REVIEW

By Katie Olson @nosloka Even the title of James Vincent McMorrow’s new album is appealing, as the majority of the U.S. suffers from freezing temperatures. Post Tropical, the Irish singer-songwriter’s sophomore effort, includes sounds reminiscent of his first album as well as new, more experimental rhythms and instruments. Perhaps this is due to the fact … Continue reading