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Vivian Girls


La Sera, Hour of the Dawn

La Sera, Hour of the Dawn

By Beverly Bryan, ContributorOn Hour of the Dawn, the third La Sera album, ex-Vivian Girls bassist Katy Goodman radiantly emerges from her cocoon of fuzz. She's still playing with girl-group tropes and echoes of '60s pop, but she's transformed them this time by going bigger and bolder than her self-titled debut's bedroom psych or the sugared pop-punk of Sees the Light. … more »


Jukebox Jury: Frankie Rose

Frankie Rose

By J. Edward Keyes, Editor-in-ChiefIn our experiment, Frankie Rose went undercover to talk to real-life space travelers about their experiences beyond the stars, and to ask them about the similarities between her album and the cosmos that inspired it.… more »


Label Profile: Captured Tracks

Wild Nothing

By J. Edward Keyes, Editor-in-ChiefFile Under: Ragged, guitar-based indie pop; jangle-'n'-reverb forever! Flagship Acts: Beach Fossils, Wild Nothing, the Fresh & Onlys, the Girls At Dawn Based In: Brooklyn, New York When I first meet Mike Sniper, he's drinking Patron Silver at… more »