Category Archives: Indie Rock

SONG OF THE DAY Wax Machine – Guardians of Edan

Aside from music, one of the most pleasurable sounds on this planet for me are Blackbirds!!!! Those yellow beaks never ever cease to make me happy when they sing…or even when they are angry, I just love them!! Which is … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Zilla Rocca & Chong Wizard – Lucky Break

Today’s song was brought to my attention a while back and reappeared in a playlist had on the other day; needless to say, I enjoyed a bit of this! I’m not too familiar with anything else Zilla Rocca or DJ … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Richard Swift – The Bully

Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer, Richard Swift wrote music for the love of the art. He wasn’t overly famous and never wrote a commercial hit song, but his singular work resonated through a lot ear drums, bringing joy to all those … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Timber Timbre – Under Your Spell

Timber Timbre’s music has been described as  “beautifully restrained blues from an alternate universe”, and when trying to describe their swampy, ragged sound, I couldn’t have put it better myself! Fronted by Taylor Kirk, this four-piece have been spinning their … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Eyesore & the Jinx – Sleepless (Live in Birkenhead)

A couple of years ago I stumbled across this rather raucous bunch from Liverpool and was listening to their Excile Parlour EP earlier today, which was released in July last year.  Aside from a few singles and last year’s EP, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Magic Roundabout – Sneaky Feelin’

“Unheard mid-80’s Manchester Indie Pop Noisemakers……” (Third Man Records) When something sounds just as good today as it did when it was first released nearly 40 years ago, its testament to a solid musical formula; Manchester-based Magic Roundabout knew how … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Cotton Jones Basket Ride – I Was Stoned By The Choir

Formerly “The Cotton Jones Basket Ride”, Cotton Jones are an indie-folk outfit based in Cumberland, Maryland.  Founded in 2008, the band released three albums in two years, but haven’t issued anything since 2012. Maybe this is because lead singer-songwriter, Michael … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Yard Act – Peanuts

Leeds-based Yard Act are a four-piece with a hell of an eye for detail.  Observing the ‘norm’ and bringing it to life with wit, detail and humor, their lyrical flair takes the lives of people/places, adding narratives to the everyday … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Shifters – Left Bereft

Releasing their cool mix of indie and post-punk, Melbourne’s Shifters emerged five years ago; originally self-releasing all of their music. Consisting of, Ryan Coffey (Drums/vocals), Lloyd Davies (Bass), Tristan Davies (Guitar, Vocals), Miles Jansen (Vocals, Guitar), Chris Gray (Drums, Guitar) … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Crystal Stilts – Magnetic Moon

Although this band have never affiliated their sound to Joy Division, nor have they ever claimed to be fans, there’s no denying that little bit of Ian Curtis in the vocals and distinct post-punk smatterings to their creations. Formed in … Continue reading

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