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NEW INDEPENDENT POST PUNK / MOTORIK / DARKWAVE / SHOEGAZE / POST ROCK – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST
NEW INDEPENDENT POST PUNK / MOTORIK / DARKWAVE / SHOEGAZE / POST ROCK – AN INDIE30 PLAYLIST

JULY 16 UPDATE:  Two new tracks from two band not averse in their own deadpan way to spelling out how bad things are on all levels at present as neoliberal economics and social conservatism continue their relatively successful attempt...

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IN LONG FORM: A BLUSH(INGLY) BELATED RESPONSE TO HEARTS GROW DULL (PART ONE)
IN LONG FORM: A BLUSH(INGLY) BELATED RESPONSE TO HEARTS GROW DULL (PART ONE)

Adelaide shoegaze/dream pop outfit Blush Response, led by DIY multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and producer (and soon be to be qualified veterinarian) Alister Douglas, dropped their long awaited debut album Hearts Grow Dull back in April.  Instructive as it is intoxicating,...

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COLLECTING THE AUDIO AND VIDEO FROM HANA VU’S DEBUT EP
COLLECTING THE AUDIO AND VIDEO FROM HANA VU’S DEBUT EP

Los Angeles DIY bedroom pop (for now) artist Hana Vu is set release her debut 6 track EP, How Many Times Have You Driven By later this month. So far she’s shared its first three tracks in their running...

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CENTREFOLD RELEASE SELF TITLED DEBUT LP
CENTREFOLD RELEASE SELF TITLED DEBUT LP

Photo: Kieran Hounsell Canadian quartet Centrefold recently released their self titled debut album, a raw and diversely influenced set of tracks suggestive of a band possessing a wide palate of music tastes. Resourcefully tuneful hooks and melodies which take...

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NEW SINGLE FROM MANY VOICES SPEAK
NEW SINGLE FROM MANY VOICES SPEAK

Many Voices Speak, the musical project of Borlänge artist Matilda Mård, has released an instructively powerful new single called ‘Necessaries’. It’s dreamily insistent disposition reflects the freedom and humility associated with its subject matter. ‘Necessaries’ deals with the difficulties...

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RECORD REVIEW: BEACH HOUSE (USA) – 7
RECORD REVIEW: BEACH HOUSE (USA) – 7

In a more general sense, we are interested by the human mind’s (and nature’s) tendency to create forces equal and opposite to those present. Thematically, this record often deals with the beauty that arises in dealing with darkness; the...

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FLOATING ROOM ANNOUNCE FALSE BAPTISM & SHARE VIDEO FOR LEAD SINGLE “SEASHELL”
FLOATING ROOM ANNOUNCE FALSE BAPTISM & SHARE VIDEO FOR LEAD SINGLE “SEASHELL”

Portland lo-fi shoegaze/dream pop outfit Floating Room have announced the upcoming release of their infectiously varied new album False Baptism. To mark the occasion they’ve shared a hazy sun soaked video to accompany the release of complex lead single...

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INTERVIEW: INSIDE LOWTIDE’S SOUTHERN MIND
INTERVIEW: INSIDE LOWTIDE’S SOUTHERN MIND

Melbourne shoegaze/dream pop outfit Lowtide hit Adelaide tomorrow night to complete their initial 6 date national tour in support of their excellent second album released earlier this year, Southern Mind. To mark the occasion, Indie30 took the opportunity to...

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BEACH HOUSE RETURN WITH BRAND NEW STUNNER
BEACH HOUSE RETURN WITH BRAND NEW STUNNER

Without warning, without fanfare, Baltimore dream pop duo Beach House dropped a new a stunning new tune today ‘Lemon Glow’. It’s a gorgeously measured melodic affair which is slowly and inexorably engulfed by its end in a wall of...

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THE RADIO DEPT. SELF RELEASE NEW SINGLE
THE RADIO DEPT. SELF RELEASE NEW SINGLE

One of our most favourite artists The Radio Dept. released a brand new single recently in the form of the nostalgic and guitar driven, ‘Your True Name’. Beautifully wistful but as acerbic and honest as ever, musically it heralds...

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