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Lia Ices Plays Holy Mountain Monday, October 6th

After just releasing a new record on indie stalwart Jagjaguwar, Lia Ices has set out on a national tour that hits Austin Monday night at Holy Mountain. Lia Ices’ songs incorporate skittering synths, bombastic percussion,…

Pink Mountaintops Embrace “The Second Summer of Love”

Pink Mountaintops newest effort Get Back, released by Jagjaguwar in April was full of no frills rock ‘n’ roll. A spirit that was more than clear when we spoke with frontman Stephen McBean…

Album Review: Sharon Van Etten – Are We There (Pop Press Pick)

An ethereal haunting.  A beautiful ache.  Broken love and scars that smile.  Life is no black and white analysis, but is made up of a complex series of contradictory feelings all competing to…

Album Review: Pink Mountaintops – Get Back

As we approach Austin’s 7th annual Psych Fest hosted by Austin psych-heads The Black Angels, we find a lineup up that stays true to its cosmic breadth.  From electronic button-smashing to four-piece outfits…

Album Review: Angel Olsen – Burn Your Fire For No Witness (Pop Press Pick)

I had no idea that the points of reference for Burn Your Fire For No Witness, the new album from Angel Olsen, would be Patsy Cline and Leonard Cohen. Simply put: I had no…

Angel Olsen Announces Album, Shares “Forgiven/Forgotten”

Earlier this year, stalwart indie label Jagjaguwar added Angel Olsen to their lineup and, now, have announced a forthcoming LP from the songwriter. Burn Your Fire for No Witness will be released on February…

Moonface Shares New Video for “Barbarian”

Moonface released their new album “Julia with Blue Jeans On” today on Jagjaguwar. The former Wolf Parade member finds himself constructing an album of deeply moving tracks as exhibited in the new video…

Video: Besnard Lakes – “Color Yr Lights In” (NSFW)

Okay, this video is completely creepy and terrifying. Shot in slow motion and directed by Montreal aritsts the Sanchez Brothers, the video depicts a man struggling with mental illness as he roams through…

Download Four Tet Remixed DIANA track “Perpetual Surrender”

It takes a minute or so to come to life, but once it does, Four Tet’s minimalist remix of synth pop band DIANA’s “Perpetual Surrender” is a blissful breeze of clear, delicate vocals…

Lightning Dust Releases Video for “Loaded Gun”

Last month, Lightning Dust released Fantasy on Jagjaguwar, and now they’ve created a video for album track “Loaded Gun.” The dark pop song constructs heavy synth lines around crisp snares while the video utilizes…

Video: DIANA – “Perpetual Surrender”

Jagjaguwar recording artist DIANA has released a video for “Perpetual Surrender,” the title-track from the band’s forthcoming album, due out August 20th. Directed by Jesse Yules, the video creates kaleidoscopic visuals by using folded…

Lightning Dust Shares Video for “Diamond”

Synchronized swimmers do their watery dance to Lightning Dust’s song “Diamond” in the band’s new video, directed by Helen Reed. Although the video begins with a group of average, almost bored folks hanging…

DIANA Signs to Jagjaguwar, Announces LP, Video, and Tour with Austra

Dream pop group DIANA has signed to Jagjaguwar while simultaneously announcing a self-titled debut full-length, new video, and late summer string of tour dates with art-pop band Austra. The psychedelic, neon video is…

Small Black Shares New Single, Hosts Art Show, Announces Tour, Inspires Beer

It’s a big day for news with Small Black. We’re looking forward to the band’s upcoming album Limits of Desire, out May 14th on Jagjaguwar. The album’s first single, “Free At Dawn” was a…

Video: Small Black – “Free at Dawn”

Small Black’s Limits of Desire will see release through Jagjaguwar on May 14th. In advance of that release, the band has a new video for the album’s first single, “Free at Dawn.” Directed by…

Lightning Dust Announces Fantasy Shares New Synth-pop Track “Diamond”

Lightning Dust will release their third studio effort, Fantasy, on June 25th on the Jagjaguwar label. The first single from that album is the minimal and dark synth-pop track “Diamond,” which is constructed around…

The Besnard Lakes Release Video for “People of the Sticks,” New Album Out Now

Two days after the release of their new album Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO, The Besnard Lakes have released a new video for album single “People of the Sticks.” In the video, mentos-like pills…

Album Review: The Besnard Lakes – Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO

Montreal indie-rock outfit The Besnard Lakes, fronted by husband and wife duo Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas, released their fifth studio album this week on the Jagjaguwar label. Containing only eight songs, half…

Angel Olsen Signs to Jagjaguwar, Reissues Albums

Angel Olsen’s music can range from stripped down songwriting that taps into an era of music long past or distorted psychedelia. In any case, her voices wavers with emotion as sings boldly over…

Video: Wolf People – “All Returns”

Stalwart record-releasing force Jagjaguwar will issue British group Wolf People’s new album Fain on April 30th. The group has previously released track “All Returns” from that record, and have now issued a video to accompany…

Album Review: The Cave Singers – Naomi

On their fourth studio album (second for label Jagjaguwar), The Cave Singers move in new directions not just from preceding albums but from much of indie music as a whole. The songs that…

Brazos Announces New Album, Shares Video

Brazos, the brain child of creative force Martin Crane, has announced the release of sophomore effort Saltwater on the Dead Oceans imprint, a sister label to Jagjaguwar and Secretly Canadian. “How the Ranks Was…

Show Preview: Win Tickets to Unknown Mortal Orchestra & Foxygen w/ Social Studies at Mohawk

How does one even begin to describe how awesome Wednesday Feb 20th at the Mohawk will be? My two favorite albums of the year are by Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Foxygen, and I…

Album Review: Unknown Mortal Orchestra – II

Unknown Mortal Orchestra has released one of the best albums of the year so far in II, released tomorrow on the stalwart Jagjaguwar label. As someone who enjoys listening to divergent and sometimes…

Cave Singers Debut New Track “Easy Way”

In advance of their upcoming Jagjaguwar release Naomi, out March 5th, the Cave Singers have debuted a new track over at Boing Boing, which you can stream below. The song features Pete Quirk’s…

Video: Dinosaur Jr. – “Pierce the Morning Rain” featuring Henry Rollins

Dinosaur Jr.’s newest album I Bet On Sky proved that the quintessential indie trio hasn’t lost anything in the way of distorted guitar lines or blistering solos. Their new video for album track “Pierce…

The Besnard Lakes Announce Album, Share Expansive New Track

Jagjaguwar recording artist The Besnard Lakes have announced a new album, Until In Excell, Impercebtible UFO out April 2nd. According to a highly enthusiastic press release from the band’s publicist, the record promises…

Video: Foxygen – “San Francisco”

I have been slowly falling in love with Foxygen for the last several months. “San Francisco” is the euphoric climax of our courtship and we are now sealed forever in holy matrimony. The…

Video: Foxygen – “Shuggie”

Foxygen has released a new video for their song “Shuggie,” from the forthcoming full length We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic, out January 22nd on Jagjaguwar. With each new…

Jagjaguwar Releases Soundtrack for The Comedy

Jagjaguwar has released the official soundtrack for Rick Alverson’s new film The Comedy, which stars Tim Heidecker (Tim and Eric Awesome Show) through iTunes, and it will be available through other digital retailers…

Dinosaur Jr. and Shearwater at Mohawk

This is legendary. I mean, this trio of indie-rock royalty has defied all the odds and are out touring behind an outstanding record that marks a period more productive than the time that…

Album Review: Dinosaur Jr. – I Bet On Sky

Dinosaur Jr. has come a long way from their first, raw album You’re Living All Over Me. While some will undoubtedly claim that the band has never been better than this energetic and…

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Sign to Jagjaguwar, Share New Single

Portland, Oregon’s Unknown Mortal Orchestra announced today that they’ve signed a contract with Jagjaguwar Records and will release a full-length album in 2013. To celebrate, they’ve dropped “Swim and Sleep (Like Sharks),” a…

Dinosaur Jr. Announce “I Bet on Sky”, Tour

Dinosaur Jr. will release their 10th studio album since 1985 on September 18 via Jagjaguwar. A press release about the album states, “The trio has taken everything they’ve learned from the various projects…

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