If the fates of its early 80s new wave peers are any standard for measurement, the Fixx should be long gone. But the band itself has always shirked comparison, so why shouldn't we?
In a reverse story arc as old as Hollywood itself, Elizabeth Harper left Southern California for New York in search of an acting career.
Locked in an eternal summer, the music of Best Coast can halt the procession of time and season, if only for a few songs.
Deer Tick's music is composed of equal parts party anthems and wry Americana.
An 88.1 KDHX DJ for 17 years, Rob Levy still calls Juxtaposition, his show that airs every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. Central, "a work of chaos."
Pulling from the glory days of the Replacements and the Strokes, Howler unleashes tense blasts of proto-punk rock that just might have you humming, if not howling, along.
Pouring out retro pop-driven tunes and a full array of electronic embellishments, Motopony leak rock 'n' roll oil with engines purring like a '60s-era sports car.
The frustrations felt in the music of Handsome Furs echo the yearnings behind slammed doors and bottle breaking; it's the rhythms of youth exiting the age of innocence.
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart make pop music, in and through the noise. It's a sound that outlives and outshines the indie buzz cycle.