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Parker’s Back – “Be Mine”

Four-piece alt rock band Parker’s Back’s zesty single “Be Mine” knows how to give a compliment and still pack a punch. Staying true to some indie/punk influence, the band confesses affection with grungy guitar lines and wailing vocals. They manage to wear their hearts on their sleeves and come out sounding too cool to care….

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TRASH – “81”

The UK lo-fi rockers in TRASH recently released their spunky single “81” from their upcoming self titled EP. The foursome pair reverb drenched vocals with fuzzy rhythm guitars and an ethereal synth chorus. “81” is an ode to refusing to grow old or take anything for granted, and there’s a certain sense of triumph and…

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Haiva Ru – “Work It On Out”

Indie act Haiva Ru blends pop and rock elements to draw up her wistful single “Work It On Out.” The pseudonym of Allie Merrill, Haiva Ru combines clear-cut guitar lines, glittery synths, and affecting lyricism to drive the track home. “Work It On Out” centers on a relationship set in unbalance, where emotion is met…

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Freedom Fry – “Brave (Freedom Fry Remix)”

Indie pop duo Freedom Fry stir things up with a remix of their track “Brave.” While the original is a breezy acoustic-folk ballad, the remix brings the song to life with vibrant electric guitar, grooving percussion, and heavy dose of reverb. Even with the addition of electronic elements, the track keeps its melodic integrity, as…

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Whales – “How Long”

Portuguese trio Whales recently released a vividly tongue and cheek video for their track “How Long.” The song is off to a groove-ridden start with pulsing drum track beats, filtering in haunting backing vocals, ruminating guitar lines, and driving synths for the total package. The thriving pop framework is soon taken over by a hearty…

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Rachel K Collier – “Rust”

Welsh electropop artist Rachel K Collier keeps things fresh and exciting with her new track “Rust.” The true embodiment of a one-woman show, Collier harnesses an independent and organic sound by way of her own production and performance. Featuring powerhouse vocals and swimming harmonies over a bed of animating house beats, the single blends party…

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Dead Parties – “93”

Alt rock 5-piece Dead Parties meet wistfulness with grunge in their latest single “93.” The track is the result of a musical epiphany by frontman Etienne Mamo, recalled soon after a move across the globe from Melbourne to Barcelona. Set in a cacophony of guitar-driven fuzz, the band laments the best of times with driving bass…

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walkingshoe – “All The Wrong Places”

Chicago’s walkingshoe is not your typical indie rock solo project. His latest single, “All The Wrong Places” is a fair testament to that, bringing together raw acoustic elements with whimsically futuristic electronics. The track embodies walkingshoe’s soft spot for vintage recordings, honing in with crisp clarity on brisk acoustic guitars, luminous keyboard lines, and an…

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Hinkley – “Bible Has No Soul”

Alt-rock outfit Hinkley have been crafting their brand of fuzzy folk-rock for over a decade. The foursome’s track “Bible Has No Soul” is a true testament to ripening with age, off the band’s recent release Peak of Light. Frontman Will Veeder’s vocals cut clear across the haze made up of ethereal synths, smooth drum work, distortion…

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The Warp/The Weft – “Briars”

Poughkeepsie rock quartet The Warp/The Weft front the release of their upcoming album with their single “Briars.” The track highlights haunting vocal harmonies and stirring guitar lines, tied together with a faint buzz to accentuate the song’s lyrical eeriness. Since the band’s 2012 outset, they have amassed a reputation for a compelling listening experience, blending…

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