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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

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