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NEW INDEPENDENT HOUSE* MUSIC – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST

Original Photo by Indie30. PLAYLIST UPDATE – November 10: Just gave our New Independent House Music Playlist on Spotify a mini-makeover with some great new tracks joining those which have been staples from the last couple of weeks. We start with the ultra smooth collaboration between Italian DJ/Producer Black Loops & Greek equivalent Nikos Haropoulos. They are joined by three tracks from […]

NEW INDEPENDENT POST-PUNK / MOTORIK / KOSMISCHE / DARKWAVE / COLDWAVE / SHOEGAZE / POST-ROCK – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST.

PLAYLIST UPDATE: It’s been an eternity since we last wrote a written update of our New Independent Post-Punk/ Motorik/ Kosmische/ Darkwave/Coldwave/Shoegaze/Post-Rock Spotify playlist. We’ve decided to streamline these write-ups to ensure we get the word out quicker about the great artists we showcase. The playlist at present in brimming full of the some of best […]

NEW INDEPENDENT ELECTRONIC POP: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST

NOVEMBER 6 UPDATE: Been busy across October and early November assembling our New Independent Electronic Pop playlist. Check out the fruits of our labour below. In order of release date, the current ever revolving list contains new tracks from; San Francisco artist and HEARTWATCH member Claire George, Adelaide electronic duo PINES, Amsterdam’s BEA 1991, NYC’s Emily King,  Melbourne’s […]

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

PLAYLIST UPDATE: OCTOBER 27. We begin this update to our Electronic and Experimental update with one of three contributions from and collaborations with Field Works, the experimental music collective coalescing around interdisciplinary artist and field recordist Stuart Hyatt. The first collab. is the ‘Fossils – Cities Of The Dead’ with Nagoya duo Lullatone who also […]

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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

NEW INDEPENDENT HOUSE* MUSIC – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST FEAT. QRION, EDUARDO DE LA CALLE, INDIAN WELLS, NATHAN MICAY & DOSEM

PLAYLIST UPDATE – October 1: Short of mentioning names and order this will be a quick update with highlights only. Unfortunately time does not permit anything else but detail will be added over the next day or so. We lead with these five tracks. Sapporo born and now Bay Area based producer Qrion released her […]

NEW INDEPENDENT ELECTRONIC POP: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST

SEPTEMBER 27 UPDATE: 22 new tracks since the last update. We begin with New York City artist and producer Yaeji who has a fine new track out called ‘One More’ and she’s followed up by London’s Westerman with his self effacing and mathematical new single ‘Albatross’. Then we head back to NYC and Brooklyn in particular with […]

NEW INDEPENDENT POST-PUNK / MOTORIK / WAVE / SHOEGAZE / POST-ROCK – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST.

SEPTEMBER 21 UPDATE: A month has flown by since our last write up on our newly named Waving & Gazing: From Post-Punk to Post Rock playlist (too cheesy – Yep?). After being given short shrift so far shoegaze fans will be pleased with its front end. The playlist at this moment in time begins with […]

NEW INDEPENDENT ELECTRONIC & EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST – OBJEKT LEADS 5 MORE NEW TRACKS

PLAYLIST UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 20. We added five more stellar additions to our Electronic and Experimental playlist over the past few days. We start with English DJ/Producer TJ Hertz, aka Objekt with ‘Secret Snake’, a cut that neatly stitches together a smorgasbord of restless musical ideas that range from his experimental side to the native electronic […]

NEW INDEPENDENT ELECTRONIC & EXPERIMENTAL MUSIC: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST

PLAYLIST UPDATE: SEPTEMBER 15. Malmö quartet We Float announced the release date for their new album What’s Really Real (Havtorn) and they lead our playlist this weekend with its first dreamy single in more ways than one, ‘REM’. Watch the video for it in our previous article. That’s followed by the ebbing flow of ‘Gilded’ from […]

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

I don’t have to scream to get my point across I don’t need to yell to know that I’m the boss that is my choice and this is my voice You can tell that to the boys Molly Burch, “To The Boys”, First Flower, Captured Tracks. SPECIAL UPDATE: Four  more tracks just added. Courtney Marie Andrews […]

NEW INDEPENDENT & UNDERGROUND TECHNO – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST UPDATE FEAT. NEEL & PRIMAL CODE

PLAYLIST UPDATE SEPTEMBER 9: Darkness abounds briefly lightened up front in this special mini-update to mark two special releases, one we reviewed today here and the other is our current album of the week. The superlative new EP Transition by Rome Techno Producer/Sound Engineer Neel (Giuseppe Tilleci) was released Friday on Token and the transportive debut […]

NEW INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST FEAT. DEN-MATE, HATER, MASS GOTHIC, MISS WORLD & VALLEY MAKER

SEPTEMBER 7 UPDATE: It’s been a while since we checked back with an update of all things guitar based in our pop/rock playlist but there’s always a great deal going on new music wise with additions most days and 18 tracks have been added since then. They begin with the almost noise pop like ‘Call […]

NEW INDEPENDENT HOUSE* MUSIC – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST

PLAYLIST UPDATE – 5 SEPTEMBER: Matt Karmil ushers us into this latest written update of our House playlist on Spotify with his unique hypnotic take on the genre in the form of the off beat dominant title track from the Cologne based the English producer’s new EP for !K7, Sourced. London based New Zealand duo Chaos […]

NEW INDEPENDENT & UNDERGROUND TECHNO – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST UPDATE

PLAYLIST UPDATE SEPTEMBER 3: A huge turnover in our Techno chart playlist since the middle of August sees no fewer than 20 new tracks added. We begin with some hard left field business from Rotterdam’s Berg Jaãr. ‘Od’ is from his fresh Planet Rhythm released Silo EP. Following Jaãr are mysterious Swedish drone and noise experimentalists SHXCXCHCXSH with […]

NEW INDEPENDENT ELECTRONIC POP: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST FEAT. SPARROWS. YUMI ZOUMA, EMPRESS OF & NOBLE OAK

AUGUST 28 UPDATE: An absolutely to die for stack of new additions to our New Independent Electronic Pop playlist across the month of August leading off with Sydney artist and producer Jessica Nitties aka Sparrows (Stoney Roads) with the tribal, electronic and house inspired, ‘Over & Out. Christchurch pop quartet Yumi Zouma are next with the upbeat […]

NEW INDEPENDENT ELECTRONIC & EXPERIMENTAL: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST FEAT. SUNGOD DJRUM MASAYOSHI FUJITA SARAH DAVACHI & JESSE WOOLSTON

PLAYLIST UPDATE: AUGUST 25.  The transformative electronic infused title track from Austin kosmische ensemble Sungod‘s new record Wave Refraction (Holodeck Records) is our first cab of the rank in our new Electronic and Experimental music update. Nine and a half minutes will go by before you know it! It’s one of 15 eclectic tracks added […]

NEW INDEPENDENT POST-PUNK / MOTORIK / WAVE / SHOEGAZE / POST-ROCK – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST. 17 NEW TRACKS + VIDEOS FOR IDLES, SEXTILE, & DRAHLA

AUGUST 21 UPDATE: It’s been three weeks since the last write up on developments in our New Independent Post-Punk/Motorik/Darkwave/Coldwave/Shoegaze/Post Rock Playlist. Half of the tracks in total have been turned over since then with 17 absolute ripping exhibits from genres trading in music’s dark or introspective arts replacing them. Mostly made up of post-punk, darkwave and motorik leaning […]

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

PLAYLIST UPDATE – AUGUST 19: It’s been fourteen days since we last checked in to give you the lowdown on the artists and the new releases that are chosen for our Folk/Rock/Country.Americana playlist. In those 14 days we’ve added 14 new tracks all of which are imbued with life in all its negative and positive […]

NEW INDEPENDENT & UNDERGROUND TECHNO – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST. WHERE ARE THE WOMEN PRODUCERS?

PLAYLIST UPDATE AUGUST 20: Today saw Spanish producer NØLAH release her new percussion rich EP Ansuz/Dagaz. The melodic techno cut from the record is the straight lined ‘Anzus’ while we’ve included the more groove and house oriented ‘Dagaz’ in the House Playlist here. PLAYLIST UPDATE AUGUST 18:  Before we kick off with the Techno update, […]

NEW INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST – SCHOOL DAMAGE, SPACEY JANE, STILL CORNERS, THE BRAZEN YOUTH, BLACK BELT EAGLE SCOUT, DARK FAIR, PART TIME (FEAT. ARIEL PINK) WILD NOTHING, COSMIC STRIP.

AUGUST 16 UPDATE: New tracks from two Australian bands to start with. Melbourne punk quartet School Damage ‘Meeting Halfway’ and Fremantle garage rock duo Spacey Jane ‘Cold Feet’. They’re joined by Toronto via Hamilton DIY artist linnea Siggelkow aka Ellis ‘The Drain’, the new single from London’s Still Corners ‘The Message’ and Lyme CT art rock trio The Brazen Youth ‘Burn […]

NEW INDEPENDENT HOUSE MUSIC – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST – PLANÈTE, LELÚ, FRANCISCO ALLENDES, ROBERTO PEDOTO, SEBB JUNIOR, GROJ, NORTHERN DUSK, DAM FUNK, EWAN RILL & LEO POLL

PLAYLIST UPDATE – 15 AUGUST: Melbourne DJ/producer Planète  joins the fray with the superb Res Cogitans’ from his new EP Continuum as does Belgrade equivalent Lelú with ‘blushing for you Aliras’ from Feet Inna Sand. PLAYLIST UPDATE – 11 AUGUST: There’s a plethora of classic groove laden House around the place at the moment as some […]

NEW INDEPENDENT ELECTRONIC POP: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST; ROBYN RETURNS! NEW ADDITIONS WITH VIDEOS FROM PRINCESS CHELSEA & JAAKKO EINO KALEVI, JOINED BY LOVETECHNIQUE, CHYMES, CONES, GREGOR, DANIEL T., LOWES & PECAS

AUGUST 9 UPDATE: A even dozen absolute drop dead gorgeous electronic pop exhibits added since the last update with Melbourne’s Gregor and L.A.’s Daniel T., two artists we featured earlier in the week getting things started with ‘A Song About Holding Hands’ and ‘Heat-Wave’ respectively. Also from Los Angeles we think are the ultra mysterious Das Cope. Just […]

NEW INDEPENDENT ELECTRONIC & EXPERIMENTAL: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST – JAKE SCHROCK, TERR, STEVE HAUSCHILDT, JORI HULKKONEN, EARTH TRAX & NEWBORN JR AND DJRUM

PLAYLIST UPDATE – AUGUST 7:  Added since the last  update: Dallas electronic producer Jake Schrock, our outgoing album of the week artist  begins proceedings with the stunning closer ‘Cerebral Shelter’ off his debut album Tropical Depression for Holodeck Records. Barcelona based Brazilian DJ/Producer Daniela Caldellas aka Terr with ‘Neuromancer’ off her new EP of the same name through […]

NEW INDEPENDENT & UNDERGROUND TECHNO – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST; POLES KLAUDIA GAWLASS AND CONCEPT OF THRILL LEAD THE NEW ADDITIONS WITH HELENA HAUFF, HEARTLESS, SERENA BUTLER, AETHER, KEN ISHII & ALBERTO RUIZ, DAX J,WEBBHA & MORE

PLAYLIST UPDATE AUGUST 3: This playlist update begins with a Polish one-two. First up is Klaudia Gawlas with the sparse yet immense ‘Manifest’, the title track from her new EP which is out this week on Blackrod. Also out this week is the Unbroken EP (Natch Records/Elements) from Warsaw producer Pawel Zawadzki aka Concept of Thrill. We’ve featured ‘Struktura’ in the list […]

NEW INDEPENDENT FOLK/ ROCK/ COUNTRY/ AMERICANA/ CHAMBER POP – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST FEAT. QUEEN OF THE MEADOW, PHOSPHORESCENT, VALLEY MAKER, TIPHANIE DOUCET, MOLLY BURCH, AMANDA SHIRES, JASON BEMIS LAWRENCE, NICHOLE WAGNER, WAXAHATCHEE & NIGHT SHOP

PLAYLIST UPDATE – AUGUST 5: Quick update since last week. New tracks from NYC singer-songwriter Odetta Hartman ‘You You’, the last single from her new album Old Rockhounds Never Die out this Friday (August 10) Winnipeg’s Taylor Janzen ‘The Waiting Room’ from her debut EP out this Friday and Jordan Lee’s Mutual Benefit, ‘Shedding Skin’ from the forthcoming album Thunder Follows The […]

NEW INDEPENDENT POST PUNK/MOTORIK-KOSMISCHE/DARKWAVE/COLDWAVE/ SHOEGAZE/ POST-ROCK – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST – HIDEOUS SUN DEMON, SPESH, SWEARIN’, DENTIST, PIST IDIOTS, KAELAN MIKLA, DEAD LITTLE PENNY & BUZZ KULL

JULY 30 UPDATE: Perth punk trio Hideous Sun Demon get things off to a willing start with the excellent album track ‘Crap Revelation’ from their impressive new album Fame Erotic Dream. The  spacious ‘Teflon’ from Seattle’s Spesh is next giving immediate point of difference before late 90s-early 00’s channeler and Seattle transplant Eric Elbogen’s Say […]

NEW INDEPENDENT POP/ROCK: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST – DAY WAVE, CLEARANCE, KATE TEAGUE, VALUE VOID, MASS GOTHIC, SHY BOYS, WEAVER, THE GOON SAX, THE BETHS, ANGIE MCMAHON, THE OPHELIAS, PHANTASTIC FERNITURE & WILD NOTHING

JULY 30 UPDATE: Half the playlist turned over with 15 new tracks added over the past week or so and leading the charge is the newest of them in the form of the scruffily sublime and psych inspired new single ‘Still Let You Down’ from Oakland guitar pop auteur Jackson Phillips, aka Day Wave. Following that […]

NEW INDEPENDENT ELECTRONIC POP: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST; NEW ADDITIONS FROM MR TWIN SISTER, KATIE MCBRIDE, GULP, HELENA DELAND, RUBY HAUNT & VIDEOS FOR OKAY KAYA, EMIKA & BLOOD ORANGE

JULY 30 UPDATE: Some mighty tidy new additions to our Electronic Pop playlist this week. Top billing goes to New York’s Mr Twin Sister with their lush, in the most subtle of ways, new single ‘Echo Arms’. Following that is Toronto artist Katie McBride who released her new EP World Of Dreams on Friday. The driving […]

NEW INDEPENDENT HOUSE MUSIC – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST – MACEO PLEX, JACKIE QUEENS, WHITESQUARE, FEW NOLDER, ADAM PORT, THE JUAN MACLEAN, TELFORT, MANO LE TOUGH, EMERY WARMAN, ROSS FROM FRIENDS, LOR, MARA LAKOUR & QUIVVER.

PLAYLIST UPDATE – 29 JULY: Our last publicised House update occurred almost three weeks ago so as you’d expect there are more than a few new ones here. Leading us off is Barcelona based American DJ/Producer Maceo Plex with the atmospheric minimal tech-house imbued A side ‘Mutant Pulse’ (feat Paradigm Shift) from his new EP Mutant 2 on […]

NEW INDEPENDENT ELECTRONIC & EXPERIMENTAL: AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST – HAPPY AXE, SPORTS COACH, FOXTROTT, BAILE, JLIN, WAVESCAPE, GOSSAMER, DEADBOY, TRACEY, DARLYN VLYS, LEONIE PERNET & BAMBOUNOU

PLAYLIST UPDATE – JULY 23: To celebrate the release of her long awaited debut album Dream Punching, Canberra experimental artist Emma Kelly aka Happy Axe leads off the 12 new tracks since our last update. Having been blown away by ‘Sevens Sounds’, ‘Cheshire Heart’ and ‘Prayers and Mantras’, our pick of the next best out of […]

FROM SURGEON TO BLAWAN: A PLAYLIST DOCUMENTING A MAGNIFICENT MONTH IN TECHNO; NEW REEKO & BLUE HOUR EP’S OUT

The last few weeks have been quite an unbelievable month album wise in Techno’s cerebral music world. In a genre not best known for its long form efforts, the last few Fridays have seen nine quality album releases which formed the backbone for the beginning of our New Independent & Underground Techno Playlist. The 18th […]

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 […]