Tracks of 2020 Series: Pop/Rock – An Indie30 Playlist on Spotify

Every track added to and then removed from Indie30’s New Pop/Rock Playlist on Spotify during the year ends up on permanent rotation in its parent division, the Tracks of 2020 Series: Pop/Rock here. Follow to collect the years independently released guitar based pop and rock related tunes. 

UPDATE: New Pop/Rock – An Independent Music Playlist on Spotify

It could be in our Electronic Pop Playlist. It could be in our Post Punk Darkwave Coldwave Shoegaze & Post Rock Playlist. But its here in our New Pop/Rock Playlist on Spotify. Such is the crossover effect of the synthpop, post-punk motorik and indie rock nature of ‘Someone Else’  by multinational London outfit Pynch. The […]

Dead Roo Return With Swirling Reassurance

With the world in a strangely simultaneous state of turmoil and torpor, Adelaide quartet Dead Roo have shared their swirlingly reassuring new single ‘Nick of Time’. Glistening guitars, heartening harmonies and a resolute rhythm do their well worn darnedest to provide the succour below. Out now digitally on Swirl Records. Purchase here.   Nick 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’ […]

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 […]

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. […]

Pet Shimmers Deliver Sixth & Final Single From Debut LP

Yesterday Bristol left field pysch-pop septet Pet Shimmers dropped the sweetly absurdist slow burning single ‘Tyson’. It’s a most agreeable albeit bittersweet effort about remembering the simple honesty of a cute and honest trick performing dog who we presume is/was called Tyson. We also presume from reading between the lines that sadly Tyson is no […]

UPDATE: New Pop/Rock – An Independent Music Playlist by Indie30 on Spotify

UPDATE of an update – added December 10: We were to finish  for 2019 with our New Pop/Rock Playlist on Spotify yesterday but there’s just too much good music out there to share so we’ve added seven more great tracks to finish with a real bang. They are the energetic new single from Berlin based […]

Night Hikes Share Affirming “Belltown” Ahead of New LP Chalice

Seattle dream pop duo Night Hikes, made up of Olivia Godby and Matthew Farrel, have released their hazy yet focused new single ‘Belltown’ in the lead up to Friday’s release of their second album Chalice. A hybrid work that’s equal parts jangle and dream pop, these influences work superbly in tandem with softly enunciated vocals […]