Millennial dating, fice romance and financial problems are all on the table in the debut episode Appropriate Culture. In a world appropriation and hype-beasting, social media stars Julian Stephen and Alexa Leighton keep it a trillion in this witty indie series. Check the teaser below for a sample and hit page two to stream episode one, […]

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Blume’s Blooms by Alyssa Blume at Art Bra New Haven Until this morning I was only aware of one arts project that helps fund research, testing and treatment for breast cancer patients. The organization is called Keep A Breast. They are a national nonprofit that has become very well-known in the alternative and indie rock […]

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Record Store Day is almost here. To mark its approach, Fourculture is spotlighting the unique culture at three remarkable independent record stores, the plans each has for Record Store Day on April 19, 2014, and the music that brought us all together. [hr color=”black” width=”100″ border_width=”50″ ] This Saturday is the seventh annual Record Store […]

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I am just back from what is now my eleventh annual sojourn to the UK’s End of the Road festival, re-energised for music all over again. I love festivals. It is important to find the right one for you of course. They can be intimidating places depending on size, content and weather conditions, but there […]

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We’ve all had a celebrity crush. Or better yet, we’ve all crushed on someone like they were a celebrity. Thanks to Bryce Vine, that feeling has come to life in his new single “Drew Barrymore.” The track gives us the best parts of indie, R&B, and hip-hop – shifting back and forth between the three […]

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Are we halfway through summer yet?  Nobody seems to know these days but this new song from Swimming Tapes is a welcome slice of summery indie as we found ourselves in mid-festival season. Jangly guitars and Californinan sun-kissed harmonies are at the heart of “Queen’s Parade”, the first single from the London five piece’s forthcoming […]

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So I’ve been let loose on another Two for Thursday and rather than looking forwards I’m looking back (a bit). However these are two songs you’re going to want to chase up because they are perfect for mid-to-late summer; both being sweet cuts of psychedelic pop they compliment those somnolent, humid and hazy evenings of August. […]

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There’s been such a lack of innovation in guitar music recently that the chances of anything really making you sit up and take notice get increasingly rarer.  This debut song from The Breaks does have echoes of several influences but they are all combined to create something that is refreshingly instant, vital and memorable. “Honey” is […]

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So I’ve been let loose on another Two for Thursday and rather than looking forwards I’m looking back (a bit). However these are two songs you’re going to want to chase up because they are perfect for mid-to-late summer; both being sweet cuts of psychedelic pop they compliment those somnolent, humid and hazy evenings of August. […]

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How was July for you? Thirty one days gone in a flash…  In seconds actually.  Just over 5 million of them.  But it’s the same every July of course.  The beginning of the end of the year…  In music writing terms it’s the beginning of preparation for the end of year polls, the ‘Album of […]

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How was July for you? Thirty one days gone in a flash…  In seconds actually.  Just over 5 million of them.  But it’s the same every July of course.  The beginning of the end of the year…  In music writing terms it’s the beginning of preparation for the end of year polls, the ‘Album of […]

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Brent Faiyaz is on fire. Over the past 10 months, the 22-year-old has melted hearts as the frontman Sonder, burned up charts as the hook-man on GoldLink’s Platinum single “Crew,” and his newly-released solo debut, Sonder Son, is being received with admiration. It’s an impressive feat when a fairly unknown artist begins to make noise in January and consistently remains the […]

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Suwannee Hulaween has become one the most highly-anticipated gatherings over the past five years. Held annually at the picturesque Spirit Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL, the festival has gained a veritable reputation as the South’s premier Halloween weekend festival. This year, , , and  are among the top acts that will draw a sold-out jam and bass crowd into the […]

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Thousands producers and electronic music industry executives will be descending on Amsterdam October 18 for , one  the industry’s biggest events the year. Each rendition ADE brings incredible performances as well as industry announcements and lectures. This year, ‘s imprint will be celebrating it’s fifth anniversary, and the label has a series  special releases to help  fans gear up […]

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Thousands producers and electronic music industry executives will be descending on Amsterdam October 18 for , one  the industry’s biggest events the year. Each rendition ADE brings incredible performances as well as industry announcements and lectures. This year, ‘s imprint will be celebrating it’s fifth anniversary, and the label has a series  special releases to help  fans gear up […]

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It’ll take more than the devastation Hurricane Harvey to shut down Houston’s  festival. The three-day festival is set for December 15-17, 2017. Topping the lineup are , , , , , and , along with 18 art installations and performances by internationally renowned visual artists such as Ryoji Ikeda and Matthew Schreiber. Day for Night has become known for it’s state–the-art lighting productions and art […]

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At the end August, Portland-based producer Doug Appling, better known for his indie-electro intersection artistry as, had, at last, emerged from sonic seclusion. After hinting at a new album, Appling arrived in August to confirm the new LP — the first since 2015’s Seven Seas —was at last finished. Now, the artist’s announced the new […]

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Former Oasis frontman and bringer the worldwide hit “Wonderwall” hates everything. Over the years, innumerable lists have been compiled detailing just how many things Liam Gallagher really does have a distaste for. Topping his list are his brother, Noel Gallagher, as well as Americans, Mick Jagger, chairs, film premieres, alarm clocks, dancing, his brother, Franz Ferdinand’s […]

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When  first hit the indie-electro airwaves in 2012, the angelic chords and lush piano their debut EP, Summer’s Gone, shone like a golden hue through the cracks in a heavy hitting EDM market. By weaving indie-folk roots into their largely instrumental debut body work, Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight created a euphoric oasis between the stabbing synths and aggressive bass lines […]

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Ever innovating and fering patronage  the contemporary scene, is once again planting its flag as one the foremost event organizers in today’s music industry. This October 12-14 the City Brotherly Love will play host to Red Bull Sound Selects, a three-day festival which will include performances by a diverse lineup indie-rock artists. Performers for the […]

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When  released — their first record in five years — this past January, the highly-anticipated release marked a major stylistic turning point from their previous bedroom-ridden indie sound. Even in the record’s opening track “Dangerous,” a bright, club-ready track, is it clear The xx had its most pround sonic understanding to date. Of course, I See […]

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