Posts Tagged ‘Indie Pop’
Heavenly Beat unveils the second single ‘Honest‘ from the forthcoming album ‘Prominence’ (out October 15 through Captured Tracks). The work of John Peña (former Beach Fossils bassist) is easily digestible with light n’ poppy hooks. There’s a whole heap of sounds poking through, is that steel drums too? Heavenly Beat – ‘Honest’ Visit Heavenly [...]
Fresh synth pop from Sydney’s We Are The Brave. The duo are influenced by “80s pop classics, 90s sci-fi, vintage synths and Aussie rock, looking to artists such as David Bowie, Kate Bush, Talking Heads and The Fixx” for inspiration. An EP is currently in the works, in the meantime check out Jess Chalker’s impressive [...]
Bristol recording artist Oliver Wilde releases his debut LP ‘A Brief Introduction to Unnatural Lightyears’ through Howling Owl Records later this year. Take a listen to the lo-fi indie popper ’Curve (Good Grief)’ below, inspired by the likes of Elliott Smith, R. Stevie Moore and Mark Linkous. Oliver Wilde – ‘Curve (Good Grief)’ Visit Oliver Wilde online @ Bandcamp @ Soundcloud @ Facebook.
Fresh tunes from Angelica’s Elegy, a Norwegian quartet with spaced -out pop on offer! ‘Fuse And A Spark’ is the first single from their debut LP ‘Gold Celeste’, coming soon through Riot Factory‘s Sad Songs For Happy People. Recorded late 2012 by the band and mastered by Brian Lucey (Black Keys, Sigur Ros, David Lynch). Angelica’s Elegy [...]
The harmonic melodies of indie duo High Highs have been ruminating for several years in Brooklyn, but now the Sydney natives have delivered. High Highs debut album ‘Open Season’ is released this week (Jan 29 US) through Fine Time Records (OZ) and online (UK/USA) featuring the single ‘In A Dream’. Click here for tour dates. High Highs – ‘In A Dream’ Download [...]
The bassline on ‘Ritual‘ is the kind that made The Smiths easily danceable, it bounces all over the verse leaving the spacious guitars to stretch out in the peripheral. Influenced by Orange Juice, The Church, and Echo & the Bunnymen, Brooklyn band Hints are on the cusp of delivering their debut EP. ‘Ritual’ opens their first single release [...]
Spacey harmonies and fluid melodies from Perth’s The Flower Drums. The indie five piece have delivered two EPs this year – ‘Suburban Wilderness‘ and ‘Outside The Province‘. Their latest single ‘In One Place‘ will be on The Flower Drums forthcoming debut album. Visit The Flower Drums @ Bandcamp @ Facebook.
Widowspeak‘s self-titled debut was one of the stand out records of 2011, the Brooklyn duo (Molly Hamilton & Robert Earl Thomas) drew immediate comparisons to Mazzy Star with the singles ‘Harsh Realm’ and ‘Gun Shy’. On January 22 Widowspeak release their new LP ‘Almanac‘ through Captured Tracks. The first single ’Ballad Of The Golden Hour’ (free download) [...]
On February 4 Veronica Falls release their second album ‘Waiting For Something To Happen’ via Slumberland Records (USA) and Bella Union (UK). Their lovable vocal harmonies are back on the sunny lead single ‘Teenage’. Visit Veronica Falls online @ Slumberland Records @ Bella Union.
Fresh reverb-soaked surf pop from ABADABAD! The five piece from Allston dish up vintage melodies on their latest single ’All The Bro’s Say’, following on from their blog hit ‘Indiana’. Visit ABADABAD @ Tumblr @ Bandcamp @ Facebook.