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10 Best Songs of the Week: Andrew Bird, Deerhunter, Carly Rae Jepsen, Cass McCombs, and More

Plus Tim Heidecker, Bill Ryder-Jones, Thundercat, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Nov 02, 2018

It was shaping up to be a weak week for Songs of the Week, but then our #1 track emerged today and we dug a little deeper through the week's songs and put together a compelling Top 10. It's an eclectic mix of political songs, catchy mainstream pop, a strange sci-fi spoken word track, and some unapologetic guitar indie rock. More



Reviews

Running All the Way Home EP

Running All the Way Home EP

By the Time It Gets Dark

Jan 06, 2020

Sparking into fire with 2018's Distant Star EP, a supercharged power-pop record, strapping together equal parts Superchunk and Teenage Fanclub with a drizzle of post-rock, Norway's Spielbergs have since debuted their LP This Is Not the End with an expansion along the same lines.  More

This is Not the End

This is Not the End

By the Time It Gets Dark

Jan 30, 2019

Spielbergs, Norway's most recent spectacular rock export, burst onto the scene in 2018 with Distant Star, a debut EP so mature, muscular, and fullequal parts bombast and vivacitythat it seemed almost obscene for it to be a debut. And yet Distant Star was, indeed a debut, one that left fans salivating for what was to come. More

Distant Star

Distant Star

By the Time It Gets Dark

May 10, 2018

Oslo-based indie rock heroes Spielbergs show some remarkable power-pop chops on this, their debut EP. Blending the charging, melodic surge of Superchunk with the arms-aloft overdrive of Japandroids, the Norwegian three-piece vault through opener "We Are All Going to Die," before picking out an early 2000s NY-inspired guitar-line on anthem "Daisy! It's the New Me." More