Articles tagged indie pop

Lexi Scherr - “Not the Kind” (audio) (premiere)

If you're going to take inspiration from a contemporary singer-songwriter, you can't do much better than Natasha Khan.

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Kirsten Izer - “Wave” (audio) (premiere)

Too young to remember early-'90s indie rock, this young musician sounds like she was there all along.

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Birch - ‘Halfway’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The Brooklyn band make a very strong impression on their debut EP.

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Shane Tutmarc - “So Hard to Make an Easy Getaway” (audio) (premiere)

The singer-songwriter returns with a powerpop song that connects perfectly.

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Deradoorian: The Expanding Flower Planet

On her debut, the former Dirty Projectors bassist proves herself to be a vital force in contemporary experimental pop music.

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Silicon: Personal Computer

Silicon is an exposé of the superficiality of our technology-dependent lives, but does such a good job it feels superficial itself.

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25 Aug 2015 // 2:10 AM

Teen Men: Teen Men

Teen Men's take on synth-pop isn't groundbreaking, but their strong command of melody makes the album fun and worthwhile.

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25 Aug 2015 // 2:05 AM

Ryn Weaver: The Fool

An electrifying, although imperfect, debut that rightfully sets the anti-pop princess on the map.

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Nick Flora - “Take It From the Top” (video) (premiere)

The powerpop artist turns to his fans to make a wonderful collaborative video.

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Roman à Clef: Abandonware

Roman à Clef quietly charms and shatters with this evocative debut album.

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24 Aug 2015 // 2:05 AM

Drug Cabin: Wiggle Room

While it's not great, everyone involved seems to be having a good time, fully committed to their very specific, laid-back style.

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Luxxe - “Entomologist” (audio) (premiere)

If you want confident, hooky folk pop, this new Arizona band has you sorted.

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Advance Base - “My Love For You Is Like a Puppy Underfoot” (audio)

Owen Ashworth's latest achieves the right mix of eccentricity and pop sensibility.

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Coral Bones - “Third Degree” (audio) (premiere)

Synthpop rarely gets any giddier than what this Utah duo have cooked up.

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Teenage Love - “Deserted Places” (video) (premiere)

The new video by this Copenhagen-New York duo shows a wonderfully dark sense of humor.

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Miracles of Modern Science - ‘Mean Dreams’ (album stream) (premiere)

The band continues their quirky and marvellous innovation on their inventive and wonderfully catchy new album

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Makari - “Subtitles” (video) (premiere)

The Tampa band show some serious pop music chops in their accessible brand of post-hardcore.

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Patternist - “New Fashion” (audio) (premiere)

Mix modern electropop with a shameless mid-'80s aesthetic, and you'll get this sparkling new track.

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17 Aug 2015 // 2:15 AM

The Mynabirds: Lovers Know

The Mynabirds Lovers Know trades rhetoric for trite ruminations.

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Mothertapes - “Do Make Say” (audio) (premiere)

Progressive rock and contemporary indie pop find a middle ground on the Portland band's new single.

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