Windy Cindy: introducing People Get Ready

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Saturday 29 September 2012

New York has been pumping out some really interesting bands and artists of late: Vampire Weekend, Sleigh Bells and Azealia Banks, to name a few. So of course a new four piece from Brooklyn called People Get Ready has caught our attention. They are a combination of talents: founding member Steven Reker has toured as […]

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New single from 31Knots: Candles on Open Water

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By Gerry Mak in New Music on Wednesday 29 June 2011

Portland-based trio 31Knots have an undeniable pop streak to them that puts them somewhere in the same realm as fellow indie-prog band Yeasayer, but they’re just weird enough to keep my interest. They have a new album out called Trump Harm.

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Yeasayer’s Madder Red

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By Rich McEachran in New Music on Tuesday 12 October 2010

The video for Yeasayer’s latest single in the UK, Madder Red, tells the story of a loving bond between a girl and her pet. Extremely weird.

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Yeasayer’s Ambling Alp

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By Zolton in Video on Tuesday 1 December 2009

Forget MGMT, well, for the next five minutes anyway. Yeasayer are the hottest band out of Brooklyn, and they have a new video to prove it. Their single, Ambling Alp, sounds like Nik Kershaw locked in a wind tunnel.

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The bands Plants & Animals are listening to

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By Zolton in New Music on Thursday 23 April 2009

We asked Matthew ‘Woody’ Woodley, drummer and vocalist with Montreal group, Plants & Animals, which bands he thinks are doing interesting things right now and he gave us the following list: ‘Grizzly Bear, Malajube, Yeasayer, Metro League and the guys in the Patrick Watson band’. To read about Woody’s favorite songs right now, check out […]

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The Dark Was The Night compilation

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By Francis Andrews in New Music on Saturday 24 January 2009

The crew at 4AD, watching over perhaps the hottest artist roster of any independent label in the world, have put their collective minds together and come up with an album that holds every potential of being the finest release of the year. The formula is simple: you grab a batch of the hottest bands and […]

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Yeasayer live

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By Francis Andrews in Video on Saturday 29 March 2008

Those bowled over by Yeasayer’s debut, All Hour Cymbals, would take a true battering at one of their live shows.

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Interview with Yeasayer

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By Francis Andrews in New Music on Thursday 7 February 2008

We featured red hot Brooklyn band Yeasayer on Lost At E Minor a few months back, so we thought it was time we checked in with keyboardist-sampler, Chris Keating.

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