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Jim James

Touring his new solo album, Jim James, the memorable face and voice at the front of My Morning Jacket, comes to Portland on Dec. 7.

Sleigh Bells

Born of an unlikely restaurant interaction, Sleigh Bells is one of the most prominent indie acts of this decade. This month’s cover feature is an interview with singer Alexis Krauss on the duo’s new record, dream collaborations and Nov. 18 show at Wonder Ballroom.

“Dreamless” by Crocodiles

The San Diego glam punk duo Crocodiles is back with “Dreamless,” their most exploratory and polished release to date.

Fitz and The Tantrums’ Self-Titled Album

With their third album, Fitz and The Tantrums continue to push into the realm of purer pop. Our Samantha Lopez reviews.

“A Moon Shaped Pool” by Radiohead

Familiar, depressed and beautiful, Radiohead’s new record is a masterpiece in emotion.

TV Girl

Los Angeles electro-pop outfit TV Girl plays The Liquor Store on Sunday, May 8.

“Disappear Here” by Tender Age

Our Samantha Lopez reviews the latest from Portland band Tender Age, which recalls the best of ’90s rock.

“Post Pop Depression” by Iggy Pop

Out this month, “Post Pop Depression” is the 17th studio album from punk rock icon Iggy Pop.