Taylor Muse of Quiet Company: On Divorcing from Religion, SXSW & More

Taylor Muse

Quiet Company are a wondrous, hardworking band from Austin, Texas who pack deep personal truths into magnificent arrangements with unshakable choruses, and they are riding a wave of praise thanks to the challenging revelations all over their latest, grandest record, We Are All Where We Belong. The album’s material could easily have befallen polemic suffocation [...]

Staff Picks: November

Zulu Pealrs

John Beringer Senior Contributor Artist: Zulu Pearls Album: No Heroes No Honeymoons Comments: No Heroes No Honeymoons is the debut full-length album from Zulu Pearls, the newly minted musical project of songwriter Zach Van Hoozer. He reportedly wrote the record between bar shifts and throwaway jobs while living in both Washington D.C. and Berlin, so his transnational music [...]

Interview: Rob Kolar of He’s My Brother She’s My Sister


TST: I often try to stay away from acronyms, especially because the independent music community has been so rife with TLA (three letter acronym) abusers for the past 10 years. Man, that sounded so hipster of me. Anyway, for the purposes of efficiency – and I assume you don’t mind – I’ll be referring to [...]

Live Review: Matt & Kim with Oberhofer at The Vogue, Indianapolis

Matt & Kim

Renowned Brooklyn merrymakers and party-inciters Matt & Kim lived up to their ecstatic live persona even more than ever before during their Indianapolis performance on Friday night, while critically acclaimed, young rockers Oberhofer delivered a scorching introductory set to open the show for the sold-out Indy crowd at The Vogue. Oberhofer is the band driven [...]

Live Review: Heartless Bastards with Futurebirds and Dana Falconberry at Metro Chicago


I arrived at Metro Chicago for the Heartless Bastards show earlier than I had originally planned, which is to say I was able to catch the very first act on the bill for once. Dana Falconberry was finishing up her set and I saw just enough of the folk songstress to throw out an assertion: she needs to sing at either [...]

Live Review: Green River Ordinance at the Do317 Lounge, Indianapolis

Green River Ordinance

Green River Ordinance is a hardworking band of five, easily likeable guys who play solid, roots-driven pop songs that leap into the hearts of fans yearning to sing along with swelling pop choruses. GRO’s  brand of primed-for-radio pop has the capacity to attract audiences with penchants for lovelorn singer-songwriter melodies, convincing Americana, and country-tinged, stadium-sized [...]

Celebrate Halloween with The Silver Tongue’s spookiest tracks!


Happy Pumpkin day everybody! To celebrate the best (yes) Holiday of the year, we’ve asked our staffers to choose a song they find particularly “haunting”. These are the tracks whose tones creep up your spine as you listen to them, desolate and cold, echoing in your mind after the final measure. So turn off the [...]

Live Review: Divine Fits at Deluxe in Indianapolis

Divine Fits

Divine Fits, the fantastic, new band comprised of Britt Daniel (Spoon), Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade, Handsome Furs) and Sam Brown (New Bomb Turks), invaded Indianapolis on Friday night for a stop in support of their debut record, A Thing Called Divine Fits, on their first-ever tour together. Divine Fits’ set at Deluxe in Old National [...]