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Courtney Barnett, “Sometimes I Sit And Think” review: Charming middle-class poetry

Courtney Barnett illustrates the majesty in mundanity in her charming debut album "Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit."

Courtney Barnett illustrates the majesty in mundanity in her charming debut album “Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit.”



Modest Mouse, “Strangers To Ourselves” review: A return to obscurity

"Strangers To Ourselves" signals a retrograde for Modest Mouse, back into the maw of damning obscurity.

“Strangers To Ourselves” signals a retrograde for Modest Mouse, back into the maw of damning obscurity.



SXSW 2015: The best free parties — no badge, no wristband, no problem

Fans crowd surf while drinking Lone Star during a party at SXSW 2014. Photo by Joe McCabe, heyreverb.com.

Here are the best free parties at SXSW 2015, including, Reverb’s own party on Saturday.



The Dodos bring mathematics (and no dancing) to Denver

The Dodos' Meric Long and Logan Kroeber bring a decade of quietly technical indie rock to Denver's Bluebird Theater.

The Dodos’ Meric Long and Logan Kroeber bring a decade of quietly technical indie rock to Denver’s Bluebird Theater.



Matthew E. White, “Fresh Blood” review: Soul man brings life to a classic genre

Matthew E. White does soul music proud with "Fresh Blood," no gimmicks necessary.

Matthew E. White does soul music proud with “Fresh Blood,” no gimmicks necessary.



Noel Gallagher, “Chasing Yesterday” review: Album offers nostalgia and little else

Noel Gallagher's "Chasing Yesterday" offers a fraction of the surprises and joy we consistently get from his press junkets.

Noel Gallagher’s “Chasing Yesterday” offers a fraction of the surprises and joy we consistently get from his press junkets.



Dan Deacon, “Gliss Riffer” review: Having fun is easier said than done

Having fun is sometimes easier said than done. By the sounds of Dan Deacon's “Gliss Riffer,” it can even be hard work.

Having fun is sometimes easier said than done. By the sounds of Dan Deacon’s “Gliss Riffer,” it can even be hard work.



Hundred Waters owes Super Bowl XLIX, awkward Letterman moments for surge of success

With help from Skrillex, Coca-Cola and awkward moments with Letterman, indie-pop band Hundred Waters is looking ahead to a dream year.

With help from Skrillex, Coca-Cola and awkward moments with Letterman, indie-pop band Hundred Waters is looking ahead to a dream year.



Sonny and the Sunsets, “Talent Night At The Ashram” review: A mixed, musical film festival

Sonny and the Sunsets' "Talent Night At The Ashram" is Sonny Smith's seventh album in four years, with no signs of slowing down—but maybe he should.

Sonny and the Sunsets’ “Talent Night At The Ashram” is Sonny Smith’s seventh album in four years, with no signs of slowing down—but maybe he should.



Watch: The 10 best Saturday Night Live musical performances

Watch: The 10 best Saturday Night Live musical performances

To commemorate Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary, we look at ten of the best musical performances on the program over the years.