LISTS

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 […]

Best of 2019 Series: Post Rock (01-50) – An Indie30 Playlist on Spotify

It is Post Rock’s turn to take the spotlight today in our Best of 2019 series, certainly a year which marked the return of some big guns in the genre. There was a fair amount of originality and nuance too in a genre that can be rather formulaic and lacking in diversity at times (and […]

Best of 2019 Series: Techno (151-300) – An Independent Music Playlist by Indie30 on Spotify

Here is the second instalment of our best Techno tracks for 2019. Enjoy! The first 150 tracks and our best 30 for the year including a write up on our best Techno track can be found here. 

Best of 2019 Series: Techno (001-150) – An Indie30 Playlist on Spotify

It’s a process that’s taken an eternity to carry out due to the sheer depth and breadth of quality releases in techno last year, but we’ve finally put together what we believe are the best techno tracks out of the 1200+ included in our New Techno Playlist during the year. We have divided them into […]

End of Year Lists – Best of 2019 Series Starts Today

Yes, we know we’re now in the second month of 2020 and 2019 is fading fast… no… actually its gone…, but for what’s its worth out of the 6,000 or so tracks we featured across our seven playlists this we’ve finally completed the part exhilirating/part painstaking process to compile our Best of Lists for 2019. […]

Tracks of 2019 Series: Experimental & Electronic – An End of Year Independent Music Playlist by Indie30 on Spotify

A great deal of thought goes into our playlists generally and this playlist, our New Experimental & Electronic Independent Music Playlist on Spotify, due to its essence and artistic nature definitely provoked and demanded the most attention of all seven this year The playlist featured 861 tracks throughout 2019, a treasure trove of immense musical […]

Tracks of 2019 Series: Pop/Rock – An End of Year Independent Music Playlist by Indie30 on Spotify

Delivered what we thought would be the final new batch of songs to our New Pop/Rock Playlist on Spotify yesterday but came across a bunch today we just had to add. Check them out here. This regularly updated playlist takes in an array of guitar based genres ranging from jangle and power pop to psych […]

FAVOURITE INDEPENDENT ELECTRONIC POP TRACKS OF 2018

It’s time for another end of year list instalment folks. Thus far we’ve brought you our favourite Pop/Rock, House and Techno tracks of 2018 as well as our Top 100 (111) tracks of last year covering all genres – all now available to stream at our Spotify profile page. Today, we present Indie30’s favourite independently […]

FAVOURITE INDEPENDENT & UNDERGROUND TECHNO TRACKS OF 2018

We’re slowly getting around to releasing all of our end of year lists across our seven genre based playlists using Spotify. Today, we bring you 137 of our favourite independently released and underground derived Techno tracks of 2018 that were released to streaming services. We would hope the difference between independent and underground techno is […]

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 […]

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 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 & UNDERGROUND TECHNO – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST (UPDATED JUNE 1)

The first of the two stand out cuts we’ve added to lead off our Techno playlist today is the part brooding part beaming ‘Light Falls’ from Solid Void (SK_Eleven), the new 4 track EP from Manchester born and Berlin based producer Sam Coates aka Setaoc Mass. The other is Pole Group’s Selección Natural, the new […]

NEW INDEPENDENT & UNDERGROUND TECHNO – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST

Last week we shared the first of a number of genre based 30 track playlists we intend to share on the Spotify streaming platform. Today sees us share a selection of 30 new independent and underground techno tracks released over the past month or so. Last week saw new albums released by English veterans Surgeon (Luminosity […]

NEW INDEPENDENT HOUSE – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST

Over the next couple of months we will establishing a number of genre based new music playlists that highlight our favourite newly and independently released tracks available on the Swedish based streaming service Spotify. We are aware this is limiting as many new tracks that precede their release date are not available and many electronic artists and the […]

TOP 100 TRACKS OF 2017

100. Wawa By The Ocean Mary Lattimore (USA) From the album, ‘Collected Pieces’, Ghostly International Mary Lattimore Facebook Audio Stream 99. Koca Bir Saçmalık Jakuzi (TUR) From the album, ‘Fantezi Muzik’, Domuz / City Slang. Jakuzi Facebook Official Video 98. (Don’t) Talk To Strangers Agent Blå (SWE) From the album, ‘Agent Blå’, Luxxury/Kanine. Agent Blå Facebook […]

TOP 30 ALBUMS OF 2017

30. Sugar At The Gate TOPS (CAN) Arbutus TRACKLIST:   Cloudy Skies Further (VIDEO) Petals (VIDEO) Dayglow Bimbo Marigold & Gray (VIDEO) Cutlass Cruiser Hours Between I Just Wanna Make You Real Seconds Erase Topless BUY HERE 29. Several Shades Of The Same Color Patricia (USA) Spectral Sound / Ghostly International TRACKLIST:   I Know The […]

TOP 100 SONGS OF 2016

100. Lion’s Den Marching Church (DEN) From the album, ‘Telling It Like It Is’, Sacred Bones. Marching Church Facebook Audio Stream Official Video 99. Sur la piste de danse Laure Briard (FRA) From the album, ‘Sur la piste de danse’, Midnight Special Records. Laure Briard Facebook Audio Stream Official Video 98. Tell Me Puro Instinct (USA) […]

TOP 30 ALBUMS OF 2016

30. Yoncalla Yumi Zouma (NZL) Cascine TRACKLIST:   Barricade (Matter Of Fact) Text From Sweden Keep It Close To Me (VIDEO) Haji Awali Remember You At All Yesterday Better When I’m By Your Side Short Truth (AUDIO) Hemisphere Drachma BUY HERE   29. Reverie Postiljonen (SWE) Best Fit Recordings TRACKLIST:   The Open Road How Can […]

TOP 30 ALBUMS OF 2015

  30. JACCO GARDNER (NET) Hypnophobia Excelsior / Polyvinyl / Full Time Hobby Jacco Gardner Official Buy here 1. Another You 2. Grey Lanes 3. Brightly 4. Find Yourself 5. Face To Face 6. Outside Forever 7. Before The Dawn 8. Hypnophobia 9. Make Me See 10. All Over   29. FLESH WORLD (USA) The Wild Animals In My Life Iron Lung Flesh […]

TOP 100 TRACKS OF 2013

      100. Heartbeat Overdrive Ballet School (ENG/GER) From the single, ‘Heartbeat Overdrive’, Bella Union. Ballet School Official Site Official Video   99. Central Park CON VOS (USA) From the EP, ‘Cocoon Bloom’, Self Released.  Con Vos Facebook Official Video   98. Medusa GEMS (USA) From the EP, ‘Medusa’, Self Released. GEMS Official Site Audio Stream […]

TOP 100 SONGS OF 2008

1. Nothing Ever Happened Deerhunter (USA) From the album ‘Microcastle’, Remote Control/Kranky. 2. Midnight Man Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds (AUS) From the album ‘Dig Lazarus Dig!’, Mute. 3. Kim And Jessie M83 (FRA) From the album ‘Saturdays=Youth’, Mute.  4. A Ghost To Most Drive-By Truckers (USA) From the album ‘Brighter Than Creations […]