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Not Indie, but still Amazing.
Sound of the Week
This Canadian indie-rock collaborative has been making music since 2002. Their latest, Forgiveness Rock Record, was released this May. The lead single, World Sick, is lushy and dreamy, reminiscent of 2003's You Forgot It In People.
Teen hipster girl to friend : On a scale of one to ten, how many cars are comin
--33rd St & 8th Ave
Angry man on cell: Don't talk to me like that! I'll leave you! I will leave you! You know how many women there are in this world? (pause) A thousand!
--45th St & 8th Ave
Druggie clerk on cell: I mean: come on, man! That's my fucking apartment. If he wants to smoke weed or shoot up in my apartment, it's like, whatever. But crack? No. That's my fucking home. Seriously.
--St. Mark's Place
Bored babysitter: Suzie*, if Jimmy* kicked you in the head, would you cry?
Suzie*, slowly: Yes.
Bored babysitter: Then why did you kick him in the head?
Suzie*: Because I want him to cry.
Bored babysitter: Fair enough.
--85th St & Riverside
ER Dr : What's your boyfriend's last name?
Bimbo: I don't know, but we're friends on Facebook, I could look it up.
--Beth Israel Emergency Room
One-armed cracked-out dude to equally cracked-out girlfriend: And he's lookin' at me like he ain't never seen nobody stealin' before!
--Maria Hernandez Park, Bushwick
Woman on phone: Hi, honey. Did you find the frogs with the red eyes? (pause) Oh, do you think your mom will like the quail? (pause) It's 30% off, right?
Girl to friend: So they, like, told me I should come up to the school for two days and, like, go to some dinner on the first night and then do campus activities the next day. But I don't know. That's, like, two days of my life.
Sound of the Week
Tame Impala is a three-piece indie band from Perth, Australia. The genre? I will describe it as psychadelica, hypno-groove, beat-poet-ish fuzz-rock. You? Their debut LP Innerspeaker, which seems to be about love and loss, was released this May and was mixed by Flaming Lips collaborator Dave Fridmann.