Articles tagged indie pop

30 Jun 2015 // 2:10 AM

No Joy: More Faithful

Shoegaze revivalists No Joy deliver their best work yet with the transcendent More Faithful.

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Light Music - “Petrichor” (audio) (premiere)

The Milwaukee trio debuts their shimmering new single.

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29 Jun 2015 // 9:56 AM

Trails and Ways: Pathology

World beats and poetic lyrics vie in up-tempo dance songs on this debut album

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Ben Lee: Love Is the Great Rebellion

Ben Lee’s latest album unfolds as possibly his most seductive set yet, even despite its series of heady observations.

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Stealing Signs - “Hide and Seek” (video) (premiere)

The English indie rock band does the robot, so to speak, on their fun new video.

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23 Jun 2015 // 2:20 AM

Son Lux: Bones

Son Lux only offers the bones of something once promising.

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My Dead Air - “Holding On” (audio) (premiere)

My Dead Air's new single dives headfirst into lavish '70s AM radio pop.

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17 Jun 2015 // 2:20 AM

Alpine: Yuck

In an effort to appeal to a broader audience, Alpine diminish the flimsy post-punk mold of their debut effort in favor of haughty, cool detachment.

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Full Possession of All Their Powers: A Chat with Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin wanted to record an album that sounded nothing like their early stuff. Of course, the label loved it 'cos it sounded like their early stuff.

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Teen Men - “Kids Being Kids” (video) (Premiere)

Delaware indie poppers Teen Men dive into the world of 8-bit videogaming with their latest music video, "Kids Being Kids".

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Cooper - ‘Cooper’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Bountiful hooks and a heavy sing-along vibe define the self-titled debut LP by the Australian musician Kate Cooper.

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Christopher Owens: Chrissybaby Forever

Chrissybaby Forever's invariant topic matter coupled with saccharine singing over slow-mid-tempo songs become much too much over its lengthy tracklisting.

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Moonbabies: Wizards on the Beach

Swedish husband/wife duo Moonbabies take a more rhythm-centric approach on their latest, the dance-heavy indie pop Wizards On The Beach.

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5 Jun 2015 // 3:20 AM

Jamaican Queens: Downers

Detroit trap-popsters tackle vicissitudes of love amid genre-weaving sophomore album.

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Aqueduct - “Simpleanimal” (audio) (Premiere)

With a simplistic yet undeniably catchy chorus, "Simpleanimal" is a welcome return by the Seattle-by-way-of-Oklahoma indie pop outfit Aqueduct.

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Teen Men - ‘Teen Men’ (album stream) (Premiere)

The Delaware-based Teen Men have a new, self-titled LP out next week. You can stream the playful and melodic Teen Men exclusively on PopMatters.

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KiND - “Run Wild” (audio) (Premiere)

Summery synth sounds meet a "Fresh Prince of Bel Air-esque bassline" on "Run Wild", the new single by the Nashville indie pop outfit KiND.

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27 May 2015 // 7:22 AM

Why “Wr” Still in Love With Joanna Gruesome

Joanna Gruesome had an early hit with "Do You Really Wanna Know Why Yr Still In Love With Me?" After we spent time with them, the reasons why we're still in love are obvious.

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Colleen Green Is Having Fun Behind Those Dark Glasses

Colleen Green used to hide behind her sunglasses; now they're just a part of who she is. She tells PopMatters about their origin and the one song she refuses to play live.

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Gringo Star - “Undone” (audio) (Premiere)

Whistles and whimsy make up the newest tune by Atlanta's own Gringo Star, "Undone".

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