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Joywave’s Daniel Armbruster and Paul Brenner talk ‘Content,’ touring and consumer culture

Sure, Daniel Armbruster of Rochester, New York’s Joywave graduated college. But according to him, the time he did was the “worst time possible in history” to do it. He graduated from the University of Rochester with a history degree in 2007, when the economy collapsed and the notion of a …

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Bromfield: The 10 worst “indie” bands you’ll hear this year

Indie music is where alternative rock was two decades ago – once a vibrant and exciting scene, now an aesthetic that’s been watered-down into a pop-industry product.  A few years ago, corporate “indie” was pretty innocuous – just a mess of beards, banjos and brown-hued album covers. But now the labels are …