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Teen Girl Scientist Monthly – “Wizard Daughter”

Nerdiest or coolest band name ever? Either way, “Wizard Daughter” from Brooklyn act Teen Girl Scientist Monthly is a fun indie-jangle jam set off by delightfully squiggly keyboard accents. If you like what you hear via the widget below, be sure to swing over to their Bandcamp page – they just came out with a new album….

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The Bugles – “Give Up”

If you are looking for a rowdy aural pick-me-up, check out the latest from UK funk-punkers The Bugles. “Give Up” is an absolute rager, pairing nimble basslines with ska-flavored guitar upstrokes and a distinct UK vibe. Fans of Kasabian, Bloc Party, or Vampire Weekend will find something to like here. Be sure to add it…

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Harlan – “Fingertips”

Harlan is the moniker of TN native Harlan Hutton. We’re smitten with her latest offering, “Fingertips;” it’s full of thick chorus-laden guitars and lilting vocals from the promising 21 year old. Her new self-titled album is available now (check it out on Bandcamp) – be sure to get acquainted with “Fingertips” if you’re already a…

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Quinton Brock Unveils New Single “Rush for Love”

Former Buffalonian-turned New York soul crooner, Quinton Brock, strikes an emotional chord with his touching new single, “Rush for Love.” Off his upcoming EP, Scooter, Brock enlists the help of legendary Stone City Band bassist, Jerry Livingston, to bring this thoughtfully heartbreaking rendition to life. The vocalist will give you goosebumps as he pours his…

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The Real Zebos – “Your Ex Said You Can’t Dance”

Omaha, NE indie rockers, The Real Zebos, come through with the retro dance track, “Your Ex Said You Can’t Dance.” Inspired by a local mystery man/dance machine, this five-piece will fill your eardrums with sprightly synths, a driving drumbeat and charismatic chorus. If your ex has been trashing you and your moves all over town,…

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Famous – “Forever”

Get swept up in the visuals for the wonderful art-rock opus, “Forever,” from London act, Famous. This is the first single on their recently released debut mini-album, England, and boy is it a good one. Vocalist Jack Merrett’s evocative vocals command a poignant and dazzling beat composed of striking synths and a groovy undertone. Watch…

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Their Names – “Closer”

Paris synth-pop duo Their Names have crafted a deeply groovy sound, most evident on their latest single, “Closer.” The duo revels in warbly synths and disco-esque rhythms, giving this song a very tight, retro feel. Beyond the subtle tambourine and synth hits, the smooth vocals are what really makes “Closer” such a jam. Check it…

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The Drug Rugs – “Sandbar”

Canadian quintet The Drug Rugs charmed us with the upbeat indie pop of “Sandbar.” Full of deep swirly chorus tones and an upbeat, jangly demeanor, this fresh faced crew mixes elements of pop, psych, and indie rock. If anything, “Sandbar” is certainly indicative that these musicians are destined for good things. Fans of Best Coast, Zolof…

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The Haunts – “Proverbs”

LA three piece The Haunts subscribe to the less-is-more ethos, aka “minimum members, maximum sound.” They manage to sound huge on their post-punky garage-pop single, “Proverbs,” a guitar-driven, reverb-soaked jam that is reminiscent of early to mid-aughts heroes like The Thermals or even the White Stripes. Be sure to stick around for the “woo” laden…

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Gatch – “Time Goes On”

Boston based indie rocker Gatch writes paradoxically sad beach music – case in point his catchy new jam, “Time Goes On.” Gatch backs up his simple vox with squiggly keyboards and a drum loop that brings early 90s pop music to mind. It’s a summery song with a retro feel that gave us that beachy…

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