New Post Punk Darkwave Coldwave Shoegaze & Post Rock – An Independent Music Playlist by Indie30 on Spotify

Currently kickstart proceedings in our New Post Punk Darkwave Coldwave Shoegaze and Post Rock related playlist on Spotify with four darkwave related tunes. These impressive specimens from the  emanating from  veteranHamburg based duo Deniz Çiçek & Robert Heitmann aka Kraków Loves Adana, Berlin based Australian artist Alison Lewis aka Zanias, the Mexico City based Ecuadorian […]

Update: New Folk Country & Singer-Songwriter – An Indie30 Playlist on Spotify

The current state of play in our New Folk Country Singer-Songwriter Playlist is the result of the addition of no less than 20 new tracks emanating from a number of stellar full length releases. Country highlights include the title track from Nashville singer-songwriter Lilly Hiatt‘s fourth album, the multi-faceted Walking Proof. Quality bluegrass in the […]

Hamza Rahimtula Goes Deep Tech on EP Tonemes

Last week New Delhi DJ/Producer Hamza Rahimtula released Tonemes, his new Deep Tech infused two track EP for Viva Recordings. Side A featuring the dub infused procession of ‘Bourj Hammoud’, a glassy sub-bass wonder with a delightfully subtle groove. It precedes the more bullish and buoyant title track which positively pulses away in hypnotic fashion […]

Shifting Duality: Reuben Sawyer’s The Column Drops New 4 Track EP

In late February, prolific Louisville visual and music artist Reuben Sawyer (Hollow Sunshine, Blood Bright Star) delivered the sparse, jangly and touchingly downcast self titled debut album belonging to his new lo-fi bedroom project Anytime Cowboy. Now he unfurls Sparrow’s Tongue, the new EP from The Column, his other solo endeavour that also continues his […]

Karen Nyame aka KG Drops Sensei EP

Hot on the heels of her two epic EP’s in 2019 with Scratcha DVA, veteran London underground artist/producer/DJ/radio host Karen Nyame aka KG has unleashed her new solo four tracker called Sensei. It’s a 18 minute ball of rolling energy characterised by its on fire syncopation and euphoric mood. In addition to the immediacy of […]

Go Get Mum Find Beauty & Charm Amidst The Mundane In Adelaide

While perusing the pages of Texan independent music blog Austin Town Hall this afternoon we learnt that Adelaide, our hometown and incidentally Austin’s sister city in Australia, is the focus of the charming and sprightly new single from Melbourne jangle pop quartet Go Get Mum. Simply titled ‘Adelaide’, the ‘funny city just over the border’ […]

Louis’ Dance Debuts With Morph EP

Brisbane (via Adelaide) DJ/Producers Madeline Draper (Citizen Doe) and Mat Taylor (Cambershae) aka Louis’ Dance, released their debut EP Morph last week via Adelaide electronic imprint Monotreme ADL. An absorbing affair, it comes 3 years after they joined forces as a duo and is the 2 year-old label’s fifth release and second outing with Taylor […]

Terry Shares New Single And A Salient Ode To A Political Lie

Melbourne’s glam-shackle post punk trendsetters Terry have released a new single ‘Take The Cellphone’, the latest 7″ exclusive to subscribers of the Sub Pop Records Singles Club. Scruffy yet streamlined, its yet another rollicking toe tapper by the socially observant quartet who individually and/or collectively have a more than considerable hand in the musical directions […]

Nørbak’s Comfort The Disturbed Now Streaming

Portuguese techno producer Nørbak released another blistering attack on the results of neo-liberal economics and conservative attitudes last week with the release of his new EP Comfort The Disturbed, a three tracker for Glasgow’s Soma Records. The frequency focused ‘Where Is Your God Now’ and ‘The Wise And The Disillusioned’ make use of familiar frameworks […]

Update: New Electronic Pop – An Independent Music Playlist on Spotify

Our Electronic Pop Playlist on Spotify, representing the more immediate, accessible and sensitive sides of independent electronic music gets its first update of 2020. It currently begins with two great new tunes from Canadian artists Allie X and Jessy Lanza, with the former being joined by Mitski. The collaboration from UK pair Matt Warwick and James Greenwood […]

Update: New Techno – An Independent Music Playlist on Spotify

Two great release weeks in terms of volume and quality to streaming services have reshaped our 30 track New Techno playlist no end in the last two days. It currently features geographical swathe of new music from Europe, east and west and the Americas North and South — as well as the UK (had to […]

Laurence Guy’s New Sample Rich Three Tracker

Watch the animated video for UK House producer Lawrence Guy’s  delightful ‘Untitled Needs’, the lead track from the expressive The Sun Is Warm & Directly Above You, his new sample rich EP for Shall Not Fade. A warm piano melody is underpinned by a spritely rhythm, the presence throughout of old school hiss and an […]

Video: Spine Tingling Opener From New Lanterns On The Lake LP

Today sees Newcastle Upon Tyne quintet Lanterns on The Lake deliver Spook The Herd, their carefully constructed fourth album, an artistic response to the divisive turbulence surrounding them and English society in general. Last week they shared the cinematic drama of its lush and intense opener ‘When It All Comes True’ complete with video taken […]

The Critical Grooves of Catholic Action

Glasgow art pop/rock outfit Catholic Action have shared the angular and eminently danceable ‘Another Name For Loneliness’, the third single from their upcoming second album Celebrated By Strangers, slated for release late March. It joins the two excellent singles, ‘One of Us’ and ‘People Don’t Protest Enough’ released in October and November last year. All three […]

Be Reeled In By Matt Karmil’s Slow Draw Techno Cut “PB”, New Album STS371 Set For Late March

English producer Matt Karmil has shared the superbly cerebral left field techno cut ‘PB’, which will feature on his forthcoming LP STS371. An acid melody gets subtly pulled from pillar to post all the while soaked in a fascinatingly dense atmosphere of dramatic ambient hiss. Equally at home pushing boundaries in either House and Techno […]

Best of 2019 Series: Shoegaze (001-100) – An Independent Music Playlist by Indie30 on Spotify

Today we share the best 100 Shoegaze tracks out of the hundreds we featured in 2019 in our New Music Playlist on Spotify that also features Post Punk Darkwave/Coldwave & Post Rock. Having shared those best of lists last week, Shoegaze is the last to surface. As the playlist demonstrates the niche genre continues to […]