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FAVOURITE INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK TRACKS OF 2018

We’re doing an end of year list for each of our seven new music playlists on Spotify and today we present our favourite guitar based Pop/Rock tracks of 2018. It takes in a number of sub-genres including jangle, psych, garage, surf, power, revival and art. We were able to whittle things down to 140 tracks in […]

100+3 – FAVOURITE INDEPENDENT HOUSE TRACKS OF 2018

We may be on a break from new music posting until February but in the meantime we’ve been busy collating our genre specific end of year lists. We begin with our 100+3 favourite independent House tracks of 2018. It’s a diverse and eclectic selection taking in many of House music’s subgenres. It includes tracks from […]

INDIE30 RETURNS IN FEBRUARY

Happy New Year to all our readers. Before we power into 2019 Indie30’s and second decade we are taking our usual southern hemisphere’s obligatory summer/end of year break. Normal new music posts and the Album Of The Week feature will resume on Tuesday February 5 with the first of our Top 30 charts for 2019 to […]

TOP 100 TRACKS OF 2018

111. The New Is Not Born Yet La Fraicheur (ENG) From the album, ‘Self Fulfilling Prophecy’, InFiné Music.  Audio Stream Self Fulfilling Prophecy by La Fraicheur 110. Good To You Kate Teague (USA) From the single, ‘Good To You’, Muscle Beach. Audio Stream Good to You by Kate Teague 109. Tiki Taka Tom Demac (ENG) […]

TOP 100 TRACKS OF 2018 – SPOTIFY PLAYLIST

Listen to our entire Top 100 (111) tracks of 2018 on Spotify. 

TOP 30 ALBUMS OF 2018

30. Light  Juliana Daugherty (USA) Western Vinyl TRACKLIST   1. Player 2. Baby Teeth 3. Revelation 4. Sweetheart 5. Bliss 6. Easier 7. Light 8. Come For Me 9. California 10. Wave BUY HERE READ OUR REVIEW HERE 29. Providence Single Lash (USA) Holodeck TRACKLIST  1. Come True 2. Frozen Honey 3. Shredder Orpheus 4. […]

TOP ALBUMS OF 2018 (MORE THAN HONOURABLE MENTIONS)

Favourite and best end of year music lists are always difficult to compile, and this makes year number 11 for us. On December 17, we mark exactly 10 years since we began this musical, artistic and technological journey and hopefully we’ll be around for another 10 and more. The reason to continue is the same as the reason […]

NEW INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST ON SPOTIFY

PLAYLIST UPDATE – December 9: Our final Independent Pop/Rock playlist update of the year contains some super strong guitar based pop and rock across a number of its sub genres and we lead it off with the steady driving rock of Go Fever, the Austin outfit led by Australian frontwoman Acey Monaro. ‘Feel So Much’ comes […]

NEW INDEPENDENT & UNDERGROUND TECHNO – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST ON SPOTIFY

PLAYLIST UPDATE DECEMBER 8: Leading off our last New Independent and Underground Techno Playlist update for 2018 is Colombian DJ/Producer and Northallsen Records head Aleja Sanchez with the ambient yet pensive opener ‘Caelum’ from her new EP Signums de Caelo. Following that is Dutch producer Tim Tama is next with the swirling and emotively expressive ‘Duality’ from his […]

NEW INDEPENDENT ELECTRONIC POP – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST ON SPOTIFY

DECEMBER 7 UPDATE: Our last New Electronic Pop update for 2018 features a collection of 30 brand spaking new tracks released over the past three weeks. We begin with the left field funk of ‘Ordinary Pleasure’, the new single from Chaz Bundick aka Toro Y Moi followed by the downtempo beats oriented of ‘Nothing Could Do […]

NEW INDEPENDENT HOUSE* MUSIC – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST

Original Photo by Indie30 – Octo Octa (Live 2 hour vinyl only DJ Set – Los Angeles, October 2018). PLAYLIST UPDATE – December 5: Our last New Independent House update for 2018 begins with Argentine producer Ariel Gandolfo aka Nicholas Van Orton with the melodic tech-house driven title track from his new EP ‘Black Arrow. […]

IN LONG FORM: OUR BLUSH(INGLY) BELATED RESPONSE TO HEARTS GROW DULL (PART TWO)

Read Part One here Our feature on Alister Douglas, his band Blush Response and the release of their debut Hearts Grow Dull was initially was going to be a one part feature, a potted history if you like of what the talented artist was up to during the near four years between those first EP’s […]

NEW INDEPENDENT EXPERIMENTAL & ELECTRONIC MUSIC: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST ON SPOTIFY

PLAYLIST UPDATE: DECEMBER 2 – We begin this last Experimental music and Electronic music playlist update for 2018 with the sublime luminescent drone that is ‘Ad Astra’ from the skilled and emotive mind of Los Angeles via Auckland multi-media artist Jesse Woolston. The almost 14 minute long track involves the use of an eight second […]

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

“Take your silver spoon, dig your grave” Steph Cameron — Gold Dust Woman. PLAYLIST UPDATE – NOVEMBER 30 – Some great tracks released during November across all the genres in this playlist. We begin our last update of 2018 with two tracks from the prairies of central Canada beginning with Foxwarren, the quartet led by Andy Shauf […]

JANE OAK UNVEILS DO NOT REVENGE

Paris based Belgian Techno DJ/Producer Jane Oak has released an addictive three cut set in the form of her new EP Do Not Revenge. It follows up on her impressive debut Low Pressure Zone released on Swiss label Caduceus earlier this year. The title track establishes the EP’s consistency immediately dominated as it is by […]

MARIE DAVIDSON & LAMUSA II TEAM FOR “LA ECSTASE”

Montreal electronic artist Marie Davidson is set to physically release a new EP which coalesces around the heightened ‘So Right’, a track originally released as a digital single in late August in the lead up to her amazing record Working Class Woman released last month. The new release includes the extended mix of said single […]