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  • Pavement's 75-minute set will basically be the best indie-rock greatest hits set you'll ever see.

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  • Last year, Wavves (a.k.a. Nathan Williams) emerged from the crowded, static-filled indie-rock underground thanks to an abundance of pop hooks that fought through the fuzz of his lo-fi home recordings.

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  • The three chummy lifers in Yo La Tengo make up the archetypal indie-rock band, from the tops of their shaggy heads to the bottoms of their Chuck Taylor sneakers.

    Land of a Thousand Dances

  • Any twee indie-rock suggestions for your favorite legislators, Mattalicious?

    Matthew Yglesias » The Leader of the Pack

  • Robin Denselow Wild Flag Romance Much indie-rock excitement for this new Portland supergroup, part-comprised of former Sleater-Kinney personnel, and rightly so: their imminent album is a terrific, hit-after-hit set of crunchy, punchy guitar pop that adds a dash more heft and range to the classic S-K sound.

    F&M Playlist

  • Nick Hornby is the most prolific chronicler, and possibly even the literary discoverer, of the child-man, the post-adolescent but pre-adult male whose life is measured by indie-rock bands and fleeting relationships with women.

    The Won't-Grow-Up Modern Male

  • Maybe it's bluegrass or indie-rock, maybe it's teenage head-bangers or suburban professionals.

    Playing It Unsafe at the Unsound Festival

  • Ms. Wardon also vocalizes with the Clogs, a chamber quartet formed by Bryce Dessner of the indie-rock act the National and Australian violinist Padma Newsome.

    Playing Between Rock and a Classical Place

  • Opening duties here will be performed by the wild, wooly Canadian indie-rock collective Broken Social Scene.

    Music With an Exclamation Point

  • So will fans of indie-rock and installation art make the trip from the city?

    Sagging Toward the Harbor

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