Category Archives: Indie

SONG OF THE DAY Omni – Equestrian

Atlanta, GA post-punk trio Omni emerged last year with their impressive debut LP, Deluxe.  Consisting of Frankie Broyles (ex-Balkans/Deerhunter) on guitar, Philip Frobos (Carnivores) on bass/vocals and Doug Bleichner (formerly of Warehouse) on drums, the band are also joined by their friend/engineer Nathaniel Higgins … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Cactus Channel – Leech

No longer purely an instrumental band, Melbourne’s Cactus Channel are to release their third studio album this November, with second single Leech setting a new vocal and very groove-laden pace. When you first listen to this track the upbeat, punchy rhythm … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Rainwater – Rolling Train

With band members hailing from New York (Aviva Stampfer, Dane Zarra, Neil Acharya, Patrick Curry) and Seattle (Amy & Drew Fitchette, Jesse Botello, Storm Benjamin), Rainwater are a group of musicians that create one sound from a multitude of influences. Releasing … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Brigid Mae Power – Don’t Shut Me Up (Politely)

I really love the clarity of vocals verses the hazy instrumentation in this song, this is the first thing I noticed alongside the very enchanting, free-feel this track possesses. Don’t Shut Me Up (Politely) drifts along to the rustic hum … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hundred Waters – Down From the Rafters

You may or may not remember me featuring this song last year, but I’ve recently been listening to lots of my blog playlists and had forgotten just how much I love this!  The first time I heard it I was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Timber Timbre – Trouble Comes Knocking (live)

I love this song at the best of times, but found a live copy of it today which sounds even better than the album copy!  I’m not sure where this version was recorded as details are scarce but, with its … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Mermaidens – Satsuma

The Mermaidens are a psych/post-punk trio from New Zealand who have recently been signed to Flying Nun Records. Receiving high praise for their 2014 debut EP and last year’s Undergrowth LP, the band fell under the Flying Nun’s radar and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Whispertown – Born To Ride

I spend countless hours ploughing through music everyday in search of that something special and more often than not the songs I find and feature are relatively new to me too! That’s the buzz, finding something amidst an ocean of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ovef Ow – Working Girl

This track has something warming and attractive about it right from the start! As the guitar strums a gentle melody and soft vocals tunefully hum into relaxed chords, you instantly get a feeling that something nice is about to happen! … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Grizzly Bear – Neighbors

Grizzly Bear have a new album coming this August and have just released it’s third single, Neighbors. Painted Ruins is the band’s first full-length release since 2012’s Sheilds and this latest single follows previously released tracks, Three Rings, Mourning Sound and Four Cypresses.  In … Continue reading

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