Boy Meets Girl: Indie's Dashing Duos
by Stephanie Benson | January 17, 2012
As pop pairs of yore once gaily sang, "It just takes two to make a dream come true." We've found this timeless philosophy to be especially relevant in the current indie landscape. Cute couples are cooing and collaborating all over the place: they're not all related or romantically connected (or at least some claim not to be) but it doesn't really matter, because they've all found that girl-plus-boy can often lead to beautiful things, and we ain't talking babies.
Some pairings are more, well, badass than others (The White Stripes, Sleigh Bells, The Kills); some are more fit for the dancefloor (Crystal Castles, Matt & Kim, The Knife); some are more comfortable in retro wear (The Raveonettes, She & Him, Cults); and some are content to rock and brood (Beach House, Wye Oak, Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan). They all, however, seem to be making their dreams come true, and perhaps their mellifluous sounds may aid in doing the same for you. Dig in to our playlist of Indie's Most Dashing Duos.