Monthly Archives: February 2010

  • Billy Bragg
  • The Mountain Goats
  • Dr. Dog
  • Andrew Jackson Jihad
  • Defiance Ohio
  • This Bike is a Pipebomb
  • Paul Baribeau
  • Dead Prez
  • Portugal the Man
  • Kimya Dawson
  • Japanther
  • James Husband (of Of Montreal)
  • Stars of Track and Field

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    The XX Blog enthusiasts who thought wearing a keffiyeha was awesome.

    Passion Pit
    Bros vaguely interested in listening to music and very interested in having sex with their girlfriend.

    The Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    Girls who bought checkered sneakers in the 8th grade.

    Fleet Foxes
    Hopelessly patchy beard growers.

    TV On The Radio
    Politically-correct hipsters.

    Grizzly Bear
    People who think that world hunger could be assuaged with four part harmonies.

    Micachu and the Shapes
    Chicks with bad teeth.

    Dudes who think low production value is “authentic” and would go down on Todd P.

    Steve Aoki
    Alts who don’t “get” Hipster Runoff.

    Joanna Newsom
    People who have considered befriending a squirrel.

    Devendra Banhart
    People who have considered becoming a squirrel.

    Animal Collective
    Guys who make “Best of the Year” lists in January based predominantly on “feeling.”

    The Antlers
    Boys who enjoy crying more than their girlfriend.

    Vivian Girls
    Girls who purchase a guitar, buy flannel from the Salvation Army, wear glasses that they don’t actually need, and still can’t get the guy.

    Vampire Weekend
    Bros who try to make out with girls at concerts by relating to them via old Nickelodeon shows. “Remember Pete & Pete??”

    Death Cab for Cutie
    Girls who quote lyrics as their Facebook status.

    Neon Indian
    Gorilla Vs. Bear readers.

    She & Him
    People who hate Ben Gibbard.

    Bon Iver
    People with self-esteem issues and probably hate Ben Gibbard.

    Washed Out
    Those who comfortably accept chillwave as a genre.

    Memory Tapes
    Those who comfortably accept chillwave as a lifestyle.

    The Shins
    Premature alts who considered Garden State a life-altering viewing experience.


    Tegan & Sara
    Lesbians and guys who firmly believe that when there are two girls on stage together, there is a 63% chance of them making out.

    St. Vincent

    Indie rap fans who thought Tha Carter III was too mainstream.

    Ra Ra Riot
    Girls who got their boyfriends to watch Me and You and Everyone We Know.

    Bat for Lashes
    Girls who wear leggings outside of ’80s-themed parties.

    Guys who only read Pitchfork for the ratings and haven’t showered in at least two days.

    Kimya Dawson
    Chicks who are described by their girlfriends as “sweet” and “really nice” when guys ask if their friend is hot.

    Anyone who thinks The Catcher in Rye is the greatest book of all time.

    Kid Cudi
    Blipsters who still wear neon shoes and smoke pot.

    The Flaming Lips
    Self-actualized bros who grow pot.

    Antony and the Johnsons
    Guys who still cry every time they watch Bambi.

    Matt and Kim
    Closeted Blink-182 enthusiasts.

    Here We Go Magic
    Guys who are ‘over’ Gizzly Bear.

    People who don’t listen to enough music.

    Sufjan Stevens
    People who believe in two things: Jesus and Juno.

    Girls who don’t understand politics.

    Regina Spektor
    Girls who don’t understand boys.

    Bros who, at one point in their lives, have tried to grow a mustache.

    Arcade Fire
    Frequent transcendental experience havers.

    Avid doodlers.

    Guys who go to concerts to relax.

    Someone who, if presented with the opportunity to join a cult, would most definitely join that cult.

    Boys who think Ocarina of Time is the greatest game ever made.

    Patrick Wolf
    Gay guys.

    Girls who throw up at every party.

    Indie dudes who wear beanies and you can see the front of their hair pulled back beneath it.

    Bros who drink shitty beer without ironic intentions.

    Dirty Projectors
    People who like way too many toppings on their pizza.


    Lol, this is for you Sam.