Not a cloud in sight, no trace of bad moods or self-doubt. Every song is dancing down a sunny boardwalk and jumping into a swimming pool....
Good music is out there, awaiting the attention of those willing to seek it throughout independent scenes. It is no surprise to find upcoming talent and creativity coming from such a large stronghold of “indie” artists as the UK.
Soulful R&B artist Mel Alston Jr. brings a unique flavour to every project with which he is affiliated. Coming off of his recent Movie Muzik: Director’s Cut live album, Alston’s life in many ways encapsulates the struggles faced by independent artists.
While Vicki Kiely’s passion for wildlife comes through in her music, it is repeated and inserted to the point where it comes off as forced.
Nick McLaren from San Diego, California, is an independent artist performing under the name The Static Architect. His sound builds off of the electronic and industrial genres.
Someones Friend is a minimal band, using only acoustic guitars and vocals. Some occasional slight percussion can be heard here and there..
Behind Ivory Tusk stands Ezequiel de Lima, a singer-songwriter from Argentina playing guitar and voice folk style.
The young Brazilian Isaias Malafaia released an album of atmospheric piano-based compositions. His goal was to take the listener to different places. The whole album is pretty...
Nashville’s four-member rock act The Phantoms are already gaining the attention of many fans. Their latest single, “Watch Me,” was released in early 2016..
Two Year Vacation is a six-man band consisting of Max Hessman, Jonathan Westergren, Anton Tuvesson, David Furbacken and György Barocsai, based in Sweden.
Based in Montreal, Quebec, Your Favorite Enemies is a sextet alternative rock band. They are already making noise across the country and around the world.
With a previous album already in the bag, Stay The Sea releases yet another opus in the shape of an self-titled EP. Soundscapes is the best...
Cosplay nerdcore hip-hop duo The Last Wordbenders from Asheville, North Carolina released their five-track album Otaku High in mid-December of 2015. Otaku High begins with their...
Trulyors, a Canadian electronic artist romantically and emotionally driven, uses a variety of synths, sound effects, and samples in his album The City That Falls Apart
You’ll be able to tell whether or not you’ll love Stay just by listening to the very first track on the album—its strengths are perfectly encapsulated in Track 1, “Pinkman (with Andy Bell).
I Don’t Feel Down, by Calle Ameln, is a country folk song with a waltz tempo through basic guitar strumming and vocals. Calle’s voice is raw...