Archive | December, 2010

The Eels – “I Like The Way This is Going” from their new album

Posted on 30 December 2010 by Mylynda Guthrie

The Eels perform a song from their newest album, Tomorrow Morning Continue Reading


Technology and the Past Decade In Music: Indie College Takes a Look Back

Posted on 27 December 2010 by Mylynda Guthrie

Clay Riedesel examines how technology and sites like BitTorrent and YouTube have changed the music industry over the last decade. Continue Reading

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Album Review: Ben Weaver – “Mirepoix and Smoke”

Posted on 21 December 2010 by Mylynda Guthrie

Ben Weaver might have produced 2010's answer to Bon Iver's "For Emma, Forever Ago": an album filled with deft lyrics and lilting lullabies, tailor made for the unlucky in love who are still willing to put themselves on the line for the promise of more. Take Amber Valentine's word to heart - this is an album you probably want to hear. Continue Reading

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Band of the Day: One for The Team of Minneapolis, MN

Posted on 20 December 2010 by Mylynda Guthrie

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Feeling Warm Inside The Swarms Of Hell: Rediscovering Michigan With Frontier Ruckus

Posted on 20 December 2010 by Mylynda Guthrie

With Deadmalls & Nightfalls, Frontier Ruckus has made a J.D. Salinger-esque ode to their homestate of Michigan, the ultimate soundtrack to life in the Great Lakes state, and Michigan native Amber Valentine finds out, there's beauty buried beneath the grey landscape of suburban Detroit. Continue Reading

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Our 100th Post!

Posted on 17 December 2010 by Mylynda Guthrie

Let me preface this post by admitting that I am a very sentimental person. I cry at movies, I am touched when customers tell me their stories at work, and I get emotionally attached to music. I care a lot about the people in my life, and the things we experience together, and the places we’ve been, […] Continue Reading

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Two Cents Presents: It’s the End of the Decade…Have You Bought Your Presents Yet?

Posted on 15 December 2010 by Mylynda Guthrie

In the spirit of what fun it can be to dig out gems for the people on your own gift list, Creative Director James and I wanted to gather up a list of items from independent artists and designers, as well as a few geeky delights to help you think outside of the giftwrapped box (heh..). Continue Reading

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A Place For Artists: Tamara McCoy

Posted on 03 December 2010 by Mylynda Guthrie

Indie College is happy and lucky to feature Tamara McCoy, a Minnesota-based artist and designer. She is truly a creative soul and all-around amazing person; if you like what you see, view and learn more at her personal website, Continue Reading

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A Place For Authors: Amber Valentine

Posted on 02 December 2010 by Mylynda Guthrie

Indie College is pleased to present the next installment in our "A Place For Authors" feature with a piece from sister site Radio Free Chicago's Editor in Chief Amber Valentine. Continue Reading