Another week, another Mercury music section to fold into an origami knife and repeatedly stab yourself with upon hearing the news that Dave Matthews made $500 million from touring alone in the last decade. I hate you, God. I hate you more, Dave Matthews.

Are Sweden's Little Dragon just another '90s revisionist act? Or subversive pop geniuses? Maybe they are just clinging to the animated coattails of their pals, Gorillaz? So many damn questions.

Little Dragon - "My Step"

Despite growing up in Indie Rockville, Living Proof are holding it down for the future of Portland hiphop.

Living Proof - "Independent"

End Hits: Exile in Indie Rockville.