NEW MUSIC

THE OCEAN PARTY SHARE NEW SINGLE FROM THE ODDFELLOWS’ HALL

“And I know none of this makes me different And I can take that for what it’s worth” What It’s Worth. Seminal Melbourne pop outfit and Wagga Wagga transplants The Ocean Party have a new album coming out next month called The Oddfellows’ Hall. It follows up I.B.O., their twelve minute 7″ opus from August, […]

NEW INDEPENDENT FOLK / ROCK / COUNTRY / SINGER-SONGWRITER / AMERICANA & CHAMBER POP- AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST

PLAYLIST UPDATE – OCTOBER 22:  We begin this update with the latest single, the  ‘Hot Air’ by Melbourne trio Cyanide Thornton who we featured earlier in the week. It’s from their debut album due out November 9 through Bedroom Suck. Immediately following that is Vancouver based and Calgary raised Kirsten Ludwig with ‘Something I Wanted To […]

YANN TIERSON ANNOUNCES ALL; LISTEN TO THE ENIGMATIC TEMPELHOF

French musician and composer Yann Tierson who wrote the soundtrack for Amelie back in 2001 has shared a brand new track from his forthcoming tenth LP, All, set for release on February 15, 2019. It comes in the form of the enigmatic piano based ‘Tempelhof’, which, along with rest of the record was recorded at his […]

TOP 30 – OCTOBER 17, 2018: VOL.10 NO.33

FOXTROTT’S ‘DELIVER’ AT NUMBER ONE; CYANIDE THORNTON LEADS EIGHT NEW ENTRIES  TOP 30 THE FULL LIST (Including Release details) 1. FOXTROTT (CAN) – Deliver from the album Meditations I-II-III (One Little Indian) 2. SHINICHI ATOBE (JPN) – Heat #1 from the album Heat (DDS) 3. SINGLE LASH (USA) – Frozen Honey from the forthcoming album Deliverance (Holodeck). […]

TĘSKNO TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM, MI

Photo Credit: Bartek Wieczorek via K MAG Tęskno (Longing), the Warsaw duo of vocalist Joanna Longić and pianist, composer and arranger Hania Raniszewska have re-released their heart string pulling chamber pop inspired single ‘Kombinacje’ (Combinations) for streaming in the lead up to the release of their debut album Mi. If you’re unfamiliar with the duo […]

FOREST DRIVE WEST DROPS SUMPTUOUS APPARITIONS

London producer Forest Drive West has quickly followed up the four track Hood 004 EP he released on Neighbourhood Records last month with his superb debut album Apparitions for Bristol’s Livity Sound. It’s a sumptuous feast of quality electronic music that takes in multiple genres and sub genres that cut across both Techno and Club […]

CYANIDE THORNTON RELEASE NEW SINGLE+VIDEO; SELF TITLED DEBUT ALBUM OUT NOVEMBER

If you are unfamiliar with the intricate folk/rock/pop stylings of the acerbically named and acutely socially aware Naarm* outfit Cyanide Thornton you need look no further than the preamble to the new video for their delicate, open and inviting new single ‘Hot Air’ to know what makes the Sienna Thornton led trio tick. For ten […]

LISTEN TO THE OPENER FROM CIEL’S NEW EP

Toronto artist/producer/radio host et.al Cindy Li, aka Ciel is set to release her new EP Hundred Flowers next month.  Listen to the opening track ‘Hundred Flowers Groove’ below where the space between the heavy sub bass and dainty jazz infused keys is at once cavernous but strangely immediate and inviting. Pre-order the Discwoman member’s EP […]

WE FLOAT’S INTROSPECTIVE THIRD SINGLE FROM WHAT’S REALLY REAL

Malmö avant-garde pop quartet We Float have shared ‘Inside’, the third single from their forthcoming album, What’s Really Real. As promised, the band are slow dripping a track every fortnight in the lead up to the album’s release next month. The introspective ‘Inside’ is musically a vehicle for both the delicate and absorbing vocals of […]

TOP 30 – OCTOBER 10, 2018: VOL.10 NO.32

FRED THOMAS TO NO. 1 & ANOTHER DOZEN NEW ENTRIES. THE TOP FIVE: ‘House Show, Late December’ by Fred Thomas from his recent Indie30 listed AOTW Aftering takes the to the No.1 position this week. Part withering broadside at the small-mindedness of an anxious yet almost resigned to their fate small-town and middle America and part self-critique […]

WE LONG FOR THE DELIGHTS OF SOME SPROUTS

Regensburg guitar pop outfit Some Sprouts have released a delightful new retro influenced video for their tropically flavoured new single. ‘She Longs For You’ which will feature on their forthcoming IMMT EP. It follows on from the Bavarian quintet’s debut Florescer released last year. IMMT will see release on the 19th October. Watch the Daniel […]

KIKAGAKU MOYO RELEASE MASANA TEMPLES

Photo Credit: Jamie Wdziekonski Last Friday saw Japanese psych-rock genre defiers Kikagaku Moyo release their excellent new album Masana Temples. Having decamped to the Portuguese capital of Lisbon to record the album, their fourth, with jazz musician Bruno Pernadas, the Tokyo and Amsterdam based quintet were aiming for a more expansive approach conceptually to psychedelic music […]

NEW INDEPENDENT & UNDERGROUND TECHNO – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST ON SPOTIFY

PLAYLIST UPDATE OCTOBER 8: There goes the neighbourhood. The whole New Independent & Underground Techno Spotify Playlist has undergone a complete overhaul since our last written update on September 7 with 30 brand new tracks released to streaming services – with only three featuring women most annoyingly (yep, its still a dickfest (but a good dickfest) […]

MACHINE WOMAN EXPLORES THE ART OF THE POSSIBLE ON NEW TRACK

“You know it’s so strange how sounds become music And you can turn somethin’ so simple into somethin’ so beautiful” “(And I wanna) see how everyone dances…” Leticia Trandifir (softcoresoft) /Anastasia Vtorova (Machine Woman) Berlin based Russian DJ/Producer Anastasia Vtorova aka Machine Woman has released a brand new track she made using samples contained in the […]

SAMANTHA GLASS SHARES TWO MORE TRACKS AHEAD OF ALBUM RELEASE

We were blown away back in August when electronic experimentalist Beau Devereaux as Samantha Glass shared the towering first taste, ‘Cruel Anxiety’ from their forthcoming album Nine Memories Between Impression & Imprint. This week Glass shared two more tracks which happen to run as the last two on the record. Heathen Harvest premiered the foreboding depths […]

NEW INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST ON SPOTIFY

OCTOBER 5 UPDATE: Indie Pop/Rock fans! With almost a month since the last written update, as you’d expect our whole Independent Pop/Rock Spotify playlist has been obliterated and there are 30 brand new tracks released over the last three or so weeks awaiting your attention. The first track is going to divide for sure and […]