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David Kilgour talks new LP, The Clean, surfing in new video & more in BV Q&A

Watch David Kilgour's new surfing-themed video for ”Looks Like I'm Running Out” from upcoming album ’Bobbie's a Girl.’

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The Clean’s David Kilgour announces new solo album, shares “Smoke you right out of here”

’Bobbie's a girl’ is The Clean frontman's first solo album in five years.

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Bill’s Indie Basement (6/1): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more

This week in the Indie Basement we've got the new solo album from The Clean's Hamish Kilgour; French artist (and former Melody's Echo Chamber bandmember) Halo Maud; a new '50s exotica compilation from The Numero Group; balaeric pop from Australia; and debauched party rock from Warmduscher (featuring members of Fat White Family and Childhood).

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Photo: Steven Simko
Photo: Steven Simko
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Spiral Stairs (Pavement) shares “Dundee Man” ++ talks new LP, touring, golf, IKEA & more in BV interview

Spiral Stairs' will play SXSW, then West Coast dates in April, and the rest of the country later in the year.

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New Zealand’s The Shifting Sands released ‘Cosmic Radio’ (listen), touring the U.S. in October

Sharon Van Etten is a big fan and encouraged them to do this tour.

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David Kilgour’s 1994 solo album ‘Sugar Mouth’ being reissued with 10 bonus tracks (stream six of them)

Clean frontman David Kilgour's terrific 1994 solo album Sugar Mouth is bright jangly guitar pop at its best. The record never got a U.S. release but that will change soon as Flying Nun is reissuing it March 18 in America and the rest of the world...

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Kurt Vile, Superchunk, Deer Tick, Waxahatchee, Parquet Courts, Sonic Youth members & more celebrated & collaborated @ Ground Control 15 (pics, video)

None of the acts on any of Webster Hall's three stages last night (12/2) asked if anyone actually knows what Ground Control Touring is, but their name was on the marquee and many of them thanked them...

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Robert Scott (The Clean, The Bats) releasing new solo album featuring Tiny Ruins (stream a track)

Robert Scott's resume is pretty impressive, logging time in two of NZ label Flying Nun's best bands, The Clean and The Bats. He also makes time for solo records, and will release his third, titled The Green House......

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Peter Gutteridge (The Clean, The Chills), RIP

We are greatly saddened to learn of the passing of Peter Gutteridge today.

Peter was a Flying Nun original, a founding member of The Clean, The Chills and of course his own brilliant band Snapper...

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Peter Gutteridge (The Clean, The Chills) playing first-ever US show in NYC; Seattle’s Mega Bog & more also on the bill

North American fans of '80s/'90s kiwi pop have had it good lately. The Clean are touring in support of Merge's great (and affordably-priced) Anthology box set; Flying Nun has set up American offices and have reissued LPs happens to be in town and has been convinced to play a show while here -- his first-ever American performance...

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