Courtesy of Drew Perez, Instagram: @d.r.e.w.b.y

Courtesy of Drew Perez, Instagram: @d.r.e.w.b.y

Image courtesy of Drew Perez, Instagram: @d.r.e.w.b.y

On August 8th and 9th, Glass Animals took over Brooklyn Mirage and Popdust had the chance to catch it for you.

So, we all know “Heat Waves” right? Released in June of 2020, Glass Animals released the song-of-the-summer that we had no idea would never end. Flash forward to 2022, the chart topping track has not only stayed relevant but has been remixed by artists like Diplo, Sonny Fodera, and Iann Dior.

However, the Glass Animals tour is far more than one song and their two night-run at Brooklyn Mirage for Dreamland.irl proves just that. Now, you all know, if it's at Mirage - I’m there. Unlike other nights, this English indie rock band invaded the venue from the moment you step through the door.

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This year has brought big news for My Bloody Valentine fans.

The shoegaze icons announced recently that they currently have two new albums in the works for their new label home, Domino Records. In addition to the new music, My Bloody Valentine's 2013 comeback album, m b v, is finally available on streaming, and their albums Loveless and Isn't Anything — famously difficult to find on vinyl — are being remastered and reissued.

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Popdust's weekly column, Indie Roundup, finds the five best albums coming out each week so that you don't have to. Every Friday, we'll tell you what's worth listening to that might not already be on your radar.

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The Dumes couldn't have begun recording their new EP, Everything Is Horrible, at a more appropriate time.

The Los Angeles quintet's first day in the legendary Sunset Sound Studios coincided with the first day their city went on lockdown back in March 2020. "We didn't know if the world was ending or if we had just stepped into a time machine that transported us back to the '70s," vocalist Elodie Tomlinson said in a statement accompanying the release of Everything Is Horrible. Premiering exclusively at Popdust today and available to stream everywhere tomorrow (April 23), the EP is a timely tribute to real-life gloom.

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For most bands, being approached for a movie means one of your songs might be featured on the soundtrack.

But for Kansas City indie rock band the Greeting Committee, a call from their manager about contributing to a film soundtrack quickly spiraled into a much larger opportunity: being asked to actually appear in To All the Boys: Always and Forever, the third installment in Netflix's film series based on the novels by Jenny Han.

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Get acquainted with these musicians now before they make it big.

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Now that she has a Grammy nomination, a viral TikTok dance, and a (literally) smashing Saturday Night Live performance to her name, everyone's eyes have been on Phoebe Bridgers lately.

On the heels of her highly-acclaimed sophomore album, last year's Punisher, Bridgers has gone from an angel-voiced industry darling to a full-blown household name. With her whip-smart sense of humor, trademark all-black outfits, and immense talent at just 26, indieheads and normies alike are boarding the Phoebe Bridger bandwagon like it's the only route to a vaccine.

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