Tag Archives: indie

We Like To Stare – Aztecs

27 Jun

I actually heard about this song long ago, but couldn’t find anywhere to download it, so I had to contact the band personally and ask for it so I could write about it. Since then, things have been made much easier, and there is a free download link available (which I will grant you later in the post), but for now, read about the exciting talent that is Aztecs.

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I Just Wanna Be – Born Blonde

15 May

Not often is it that I get to say “I’m good friends with the person in that band.” Sadly, this is not one of those times. The closest I’ve gotten is befriending Born Blonde’s lead singer’s sister, who may herself have a music career in the cards. I know, some families just get all the talent while others make websites talking about how incredible they are. It’s just the way the world works.

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Orifice Origami – Reptar

25 Apr

16 pages of English notes. “Holy crap!” I hear you yell from behind your computer screen. Yep, that’s a lot of notes to do in one night. You are perhaps, fortunate that my procrastination has reached the stage where I will provide you with new music, before I go elsewhere in search of thrills on this beautiful internet. Continue reading

Headlights – Morning Parade

11 Apr

Ah Los Angeles. How relaxing you are. I always find it funny how I come across some of my favorite music. Sometimes it’s on a TV show or in a movie, sometimes it’s from hearing things on the radio. Sometimes it’s just friends telling friends what they’ve been hearing lately. However, I found Headlights by Morning Parade yesterday, on a bicycle in hectic LA traffic, while waiting for a red light to turn green. An overweight, middle-aged man was blasting this song with the windows down and I thought it sounded good, so I memorised some of the lyrics and hey presto: Continue reading

Let’s Move Back To Front – Zulu Winter

9 Apr

Apologies for my brief hiatus! I’ve been in Los Angeles these last few days without access to a good internet connection. But now I have sought one out in order to let you know what those well-dressed, good-looking, non-smoking folks in LA are listening to. If this song is as good as the frontman’s jawline is defined, then you know you’re in for a treat! Continue reading

Where Have You Gone – Carousel

5 Apr

A happy coincidence indeed that this particular song title is suitably meta-textual, as I haven’t been posting for a bit. But with the onset of April, after equal amounts of soul-searching and movie watching, it’s time to continue on my merry way of sharing new music. I’d like to think of my 2 week break as Hank Moody-esque (à la Californication, Season 1), but indeed that is a mere fantasy. Ramblings aside, here’s a very mellow track from Carousel:

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Stay Useless – Cloud Nothings

20 Mar

Here’s a cool little number that I heard over the weekend and thought you might like to hear. Cloud Nothings are a four-piece indie band from Cleveland, Ohio that starting playing music as a light hearted way to amuse themselves between college classes. Needless to say, it got even more amusing when the world realised how talented they were and their music started getting more and more recognition.

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