Tag Archives: Indie

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 Yard Act – Dark Days

Whilst I never let a good lyric or two pass me by, its not always words that grab my attention with music, but with Yard Act you can’t help but marvel at their word wizardry! Today I shared this song … 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 Squid – Narrator ft. Martha Skye Murphy

Coming together in Brighton nearly six years ago, Squid are a lively, psych’y, post-punk bunch consisting of, Ollie Judge (Drums & Lead Vocals), Louis Borlase (Guitars & Vocals), Arthur Leadbetter (Keyboards, Strings, Percussion), Laurie Nankivell (Bass & Brass) and Anton … 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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SONG OF THE DAY John MOuse – Le Pigeon

Listen to this track and you may never feel at ease around pigeons again!  Who would’ve thought to write such a random and menacing narrative about a seemingly harmless bird!! When lockdown commenced, Welsh singer-songwriter, John Davies, a.k.a. John MOuse, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Car Seat Headrest – Can’t Cool Me Down

Fronted by Will Toledo, Car Seat Headrest first appeared five years ago after the band released their Matador debut.  Often delicate and understated, Toledo’s (often bedroom produced) DIY approach unravels heartfelt songs where lyrics explore love, youth, depression and hope. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Y La Bamba – Mujeres

Running for over ten years now, Portland, Orogen-based Y La Bamba are a Latin/American, folk/alternative band led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Luz Elena Mendoza.  This dynamic artist is something of a wonder; creating a fusion of sounds steeped in bolero, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Feelies – The Boy With The Perpetual Nervousness

Writing about today’s song I really feel I should know this band, or at least I should be aware of at least one song that they’ve done, but until I heard The Boy With The Perpetual Nervousness I don’t think … Continue reading

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