Tags : indie rock

Meet The Women Leading Spain’s Indie Music Scene

“Women are at the forefront because naturally we had to be” Lisasinson Spanish garage rock is almost entirely synonymous with Hinds, the rambunctious, all-female band who took Madrid’s sounds to international ears in 2016 with their jangly debut Leave Me Alone. Formed in 2011 by Carlotta Cosials and Ana Perrote, the frontwomen joined forces with […]Read More

10 years on from Innerspeaker – Tame Impala continue to

I’s amazing to follow the rise of Kevin Parker and Tame Impala 10 years on from Innerspeaker. From early indie focused days to the psychedelic disco sheen of Currents and The Slow Rush, the constant changes in sonic direction have made Tame Impala a curious but nonetheless exciting figure on the indie scene. 10 years […]Read More

EP Review: Last Birth // Fonzy & Company

Fonzy comes from a diverse background of metal punk and ska. He launched his indie – americana project, Fonzy and Company in February this year, and they released their debut EP Last Birth in August. The album isn’t strictly americana however, and there are a range of influences that make it fun. ‘Queen of Nothing’ […]Read More

Track Review: Skin Game // DIIV

The subtropical Xanax fling that would become 2015 marked the start of a new era for music, in which not really caring about anything finally attained widespread appeal. This is interesting, as Bowie would still give pose and meaning to music until January 2016. Prince still had a year to go. And yet, it was […]Read More

Album Review: Reduxer // Alt-J

Reduxer, Alt-J’s newest album is a reinvented remixed collection of tracks from their third and award-winning album ‘Relaxer’, released back in 2017. A majorly successful British trio made up of Joe Newman, Gus Unger-Hamilton and Thom Green, the new album “is truly global, featuring rappers and producers from all over the world.”. Remixes include the […]Read More

Track Review: Antichrist // King No-One

Along with a video featuring some stark totalitarian imagery, York four-piece King No-One have unveiled their new single ‘Antichrist’. Given the meaning behind their name stems from their belief that “no-one is king”, the strong political imagery featured within the song comes as little surprise. Frontman Zach Lount explains the inspiration behind the video as: “There’s always been a battle between […]Read More

EP Review: Weekend Lover // WAX

Blending a unique mix of 80s synth pop and contemporary indie rock, Weekend Lover, the debut EP from London/Tunbridge Wells four piece WAX, exemplifies perfectly the band’s diverse musical abilities and interesting synthesis of genres. Playing on themes such as loneliness, lust, and present day conceptions of masculinity, the release expresses the highs and lows of […]Read More

Live Review: Jake Bugg // O2 Academy, Leeds – 26.10.16

Riding on a wave of success since his self-titled 2012 debut, Nottingham-kid-done-good Jake Bugg never fails the crowd before him. Nor does the crowd ever fail him. Three years on since his second album ‘Shangri La’, ‘On My One’ fired the 22 year-old back into the indie mix. His debut topped the charts on its […]Read More

Track Review: 22 // Misfires

Up and coming Swindon based four-piece, Misfires, have recently released their debut single entitled ‘22’. The track launches into an energetic guitar riff and distinct vocals which are immediately uplifting, and it is clear from the first few seconds of much-loved, familiar indie-rock that this is going to be a first-rate track. The song is […]Read More

Introducing: Naropa

Name: Naropa Hometown: New Cross, London, UK Listen to: If Only While I’m Sleeping Despite only having officially released one single and a couple demos, London indie rockers Naropa are evidently already masters of upbeat production and skilful song writing. Taking inspiration from bands such as The Doors, Mystery Jets, Spector amongst other is what […]Read More