Surfer Blood. Vampire Weekend. Imagine Dragons. Bowling for Soup. Slightly Stoopid. I've ignored every single one of these bands, for one reason and one reason alone: terrible band names. In this culture, we have so many things competing for our attention at all times that your brain naturally has a ... More >>
Indie rock is the vaguest of all genres, sort of the "none of the above" of rock and roll. There are no hard and fast rules. In rare cases, the result sounds an awful lot like ska. Here are the six indie rock songs that sound most like ska songs. Let us know your favorites in the comments. Oi.
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By Tom Dudzick (Repertory Theatre of St. Louis)
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