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Broken Clouds – Eyes Shut

Artist: Broken Clouds Song: Eyes Shut Genres: #garagerock #alternativerock Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Release date: November, 2021 Comment: Eyes Shut is the debut single from Broken Clouds, the stage name of Scottish musician Gareth John Anderson, and if it is an indication of how good his other tracks are, we’re in for a treat. The guitar-driven track has a really …

almost sex – Part of You

Artist: almost sex Song: Part of You Genres: #indierock Location: Brooklyn, New York Release date: November, 2021 Comment: Alternative duo almost sex have done it again. Their latest single, Part of You, is every bit as fascinating as charmer and Blue Heaven. The track is pretty much an indie love song with a rawness that gives it authenticity while having …

Of Monsters and Men – Organs

Artist: Of Monsters and Men Song: Organs Genres: #indierock #alternativerock Location: Reykjavík, Iceland Release date: June, 2015 Comment: I mentioned Of Monsters and Men in yesterday’s entry and then in the comments section I said that I loved lead singer’s Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir’s voice. If the only songs you know of this quintessential indie band are their biggest hits (Little …

Weekend Punks – The Theme from Weekend Punks

Artist: Weekend Punks Song: The Theme from Weekend Punks Genres: #surfpop #indierock Location:  Southampton, United Kingdom Release date: November, 2021 Comment: This song is part of a 3-track EP that was written between Southampton (UK) and Reykjavik (Iceland), so I don’t think it is simply a coincidence that Weekend Punks remind me a bit of Icelandic band Of Monsters …

Angara feat. Diana Goldberg – Escape

Artist: Angara Song: Escape Genres: #chillout #electronic Location: Paris, France Release date: May, 2021. Comment: Mesmerizing house track from French duo Angara featuring German singer Diana Goldberg. Escape tells the story of young woman realizing that she’s not coping well with certain elements of her life. The electronic artist have released a few tracks this year and they are …

Simple Plan – The Antidote

Artist: Simple Plan Song: The Antidote Genres:  #poppunk #punkrock Location: Vancouver, Canada Release date: November, 2021. Comment: I don’t think Antidote is the best song Simple Plan has ever released, not even close, but it is nevertheless a heck of a good song that remind us that these Canadian rockers still got it. Believe it or not, their …

The Trusted – Vellichor

Artist: The Trusted Song: Vellichor Genres: #indierock #altrock Location:  Southend on Sea, United Kingdom Release date: October, 2021 Comment: British band The Trusted are back with a new single, Vellichor, that is just as stunning as their previous one, Criminal. Vellichor is a word invented by John Koenig on The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows to define “the strange wistfulness …

MUNA feat. Phoebe Bridgers – Silk Chiffon

Artist: MUNA Song: Silk Chiffon Genres: #altpop #indiepop Location:  California, United States Release date: November, 2021 Comment: I’m glad Phoebe Bridgers collaborated with MUNA on this great tune because I would probably have missed it otherwise, as I wasn’t aware of that music trio until now. Silk Chiffon is a catchy indie pop song with a nice 90s rock …

The Break Plans – Sad Sometimes

Artist: The Break Plans Song: Sad Sometimes Genres: #altpop #indiepop Location:  New Jersey, United States Release date: November, 2021 Comment: Last December, New Jersey band The Break Plans was featured here with their catchy single Crossroads. They’re back now with an introspective song about battling your own demons and the fact that it is absolutely OK to feel sad …

The Guidance – I Didn’t Mean That

Artist: The Guidance Song: I Didn’t Mean That Genres: #altpop #indiepop Location:  Los Angeles, United States Release date: October, 2021 Comment: I Didn’t Mean That is a hypnotic track with a playful melody and a lush electronic background. Sadly, it is also intertwined with a heartbreaking story. Stefan Pruett, aka The Guidance, suddenly passed away shortly after completing his …

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