Category Archives: Indie pop

SONG OF THE DAY Steady Holiday – Halloween In November

Andrea ‘Dre’ Babinski is a LA-based actor, singer-songwriter, violinist and guitarist; possibly best known as the indie solo act, Steady Holiday. With her debut LP Under the Influence due for release this June, the young artist has also just released her Terror … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cherryshoes – Rock Star

In the Autumn of 2015 I was captivated by the enticing charms of Welsh collective, Cherryshoes, but somehow failed to follow their progress.  Lucky for me, however, I have received some new sounds from the band and I am once … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gold Connections – New Religion

Will Marsh, aka Gold Connections, is a Charlottesville-based musician who has recently been signed to Fat Possom Records. His self-titled EP, due this Spring, was originally created and recorded back in 2014 whilst Marsh was an undergrad at William and Mary college … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lawrence Arabia – I Waste My Time

New Zealand’s James Milne, aka Lawrence Arabia, released his fourth album ‘Absolute Truth’ in July this year and this was his first full-length since 2012. Earlier this week I stumbled upon James Milne’s very pleasing-to-the-ear track, ‘A Lake’ (see my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chelou – Halfway To Nowhere

The word ‘Chelou’ is a French expression used to describe something that is mysterious, weird and unknown.  With that in mind, nothing could be more apt than a name like this for an artist who originally emerged as something of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mauno – Burn This

Formed in September 2014, Mauno – pronounced Mao-no are a four-piece from Halifax, Novia Scotia whose experimental sound is both vast and dreamy.  Likened to Grizzly Bear, Mauno’s music creates a similar sense of open space in which melodies and rhythms … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Black Flowers Cafe – Mintaka ii

Black Flowers Cafe are an Italian four-piece who wrote and released the single ‘Mintaka ii’ in December last year; it is uncertain as to whether the band have released anything since but I have enquired! The single has been chosen … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hundred Waters – Down From the Rafters

With music that’s part acoustic, part electronic and completely captivating, musicians Nicole Miglis, Trayer Tryon & Zach Tetreault make up Hundred Waters.  The trio met in middle school in Florida and formed the band in their adult years. The fusion … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Chelou – Don’t Hate On Me

  No stranger to The Listening Post Blog, the music of Chelou first came to my attention in March last year when I stumbled upon one of his early singles titled ‘Aneurysm.’ At the time I did a little investigative work … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nilufer Yanya – Hey

Nilufer Yanya is London born singer-songwriter whose self-described soulful indie music is making waves, with her latest venture an interesting take on a Pixies song. Going by her Soundcloud page Nilufer has been releasing music for just over a year, and … Continue reading

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