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Frankie Bird – Campfire

Artist: Frankie Bird Song: Campfire Genres: #altrock #singersongwriter Location: London, United Kingdom Influences: Oasis, The Beatles Release date: August, 2022 Comment: “Campfire” sounds like a hit song Alanis or Hole could have released in the 90s, but it was actually written by a talented 22-year-old indie/pop artist from Reading, UK. Not only that, it is just the second single …

Augustana – Boston

Artist: Augustana Song: Boston Genres: #alternativerock #americana Location: California, United States Release date: September, 2005 Comment: I haven’t done a #throwbackthursday post in a while, but after discovering recently that Augustana was not as well-known as I thought, I decided to feature that musical project today. My intention was to use my favorite Augustana song: “On The Other Side”, from …

Roseburg – Alice

Artist: Roseburg Song: Alice Genres: #indierock #altrock Location: Utah, United States Release date: October, 2022 Comment: Roseburg is an alt-rock quartet named after the city where this musical project started: Roseburg, Oregon. Today, they’re based out of Utah and after two and a half years of silence, they came back last month with a new single, Alice, that was …

Basset – At My Feet

Artist: Basset Song: At My Feet Genres: #indiefolk Location: Toronto, Canada Influences: Hozier, Bon Iver, The Milk Carlton Kids Release date: September, 2022 Comment: At My Feet is a raw but profoundly beautiful song that touches on the way depression can alter the way we see things. With strong vocals from Sam Clark and, particularly, Yasmine Shelton –who make up …

Cade Hoppe – Faded Love

Artist: Cade Hoppe Song: Faded Love Genres: #altpop #indiepop Location:  New York, United States Influences: Jack Antonoff, Coldplay, The Killers Release date: September, 2022 Comment: Hopefully, you remember New York-based singer: Cade Hoppe, who was featured here in January with his catchy single: Hurts. This time around, he’s back with a new song called Faded Love, about the risks …

The Aquaerials – Cemetery Walk

Artist: The Aquaerials Song: Cemetery Walk Genres: #Instrumental, #Neoclassical, #Piano Location: Grand Rapids, United States Release date: August, 2022. Influences: Ólafur Arnalds, Max Richter, Sigur Rós Comment: I used to live next to a small cemetery. It was one of those green areas that happened to have some old graves in them. You would think it was a creepy experience, …

New Friends – Doomed

Artist: New Friends Song: Doomed Genres: #altpop #indiepop Location:  London, Canada Release date: August, 2022 Comment: I hadn’t heard of New Friends before they released Doomed in August but what a song it is! This is not based on scientific evidence but I think it is impossible to listen to this tune without feeling elated. The fact that it …

Simon Pipe – Leave The Light On

Artist: Simon Pipe Song: Leave The Light On Genres: #indie #relaxingmusic Location: Worthing, Barbados Influences: Cigarettes After Sex, Deftones, Cocteau Twins Release date: July, 2022 Comment: Simon Pipe is a musician, songwriter, producer, and overall artist from Barbados, who has built a career out of writing and producing music for other artists, including the famous reggae act Shaggy. However, that …

Gathering of Strangers – Red & Gold

Artist: Gathering of Strangers Song: Red & Gold Genres: #indierock #altrock Location: Manchester, United Kingdom Release date: August, 2022 Comment: Conor Rabone, frontman of  Gathering of Strangers, a five-piece indie rock band from Manchester, had this to say about their latest single, Red & Gold: “My absolute favourite time of the day is just after sunset, and you have …

Sky Katz – Why Did You Call?

Artist: Sky Katz Song: Why Did You Call? Genres: #indierock, #poppunk Location: New York, United States Release date: August, 2022. Comment: 17-year-old Sky Katz started as a contestant on season 11 of America’s Got Talent, as a freestyle rapper (when she was just 11), and she continued on the hip-hop lane when she launched her recording career. After landing a …

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