Indie music has grown to incorporate a lot. It’s not simply music that’s launched on unbiased labels, however speaks to an aesthetic that deviates from the norm and follows its personal weirdo coronary heart. It might come within the type of rock music, pop, or people. In a way, it says as a lot concerning the individuals which are drawn to it because it does concerning the people who make it.
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Hovvdy – True Love
- 1 Hovvdy – True Love
- 2 Strand Of Oaks – In Heaven
- 3 Illuminati Hotties – Let Me Do One Extra
- 4 Couplet – LP1
- 5 Phoebe Bridgers – “That Humorous Feeling” (Bo Burnham cowl)
- 6 Courtney Barnett – “Write A Record Of Issues To Look Ahead To”
- 7 Bedouine – “It Wasn’t Me”
- 8 Moist – “Far Cry”
- 9 Ian Candy – “F*ckthat”
- 10 Mother Denims – “What’s Up”
- 11 Scruffpuppie – “Paint”
- 12 Angel Du$t – “Truck Songs”
Hovvdy’s fourth studio album concurrently appears like their previous work and a contemporary look to the band’s future. Recorded with esteemed indie producer Andrew Sarlo, True Love is a extra polished affair than we’ve heard from the Austin duo, however with the identical lovely melodies and thrilling track buildings that we’ve come to know and love. “True Love is the right album to throw on a fall drive with the home windows down, listening to the leaves crunch beneath your automotive tires,” I wrote in a current interview with the band. “It’s the soundtrack for a stroll across the neighborhood when you end up in awe of our planet’s pure means to create magnificence, for now not less than. You get the concept.”
Strand Of Oaks – In Heaven
After a string of more and more spectacular singles, the brand new album from Tim Showalter’s Strand Of Oaks is lastly right here. Showalter stated that he got down to create a document that was “a momentary area for reflection, pleasure, catharsis, and no matter else somebody may be searching for of their life,” and the ensuing effort is what “would possibly very properly be his finest work since 2014’s traditional Heal,” based on Steven Hyden in a current Indie Mixtape e-newsletter
Illuminati Hotties – Let Me Do One Extra
The place plenty of trendy indie rock’s relatability is centered round matters of hysteria, despair, romantic failure, existential doom, Sarah Tudzin’s Illuminati Hotties handle to raise her songwriting by tackling the identical matters with “loads of absurdist humor and bubblegum pop hooks,” writes Steven Hyden for Uproxx.
Couplet – LP1
Tanner Jones’ first new music for the reason that dissolution of his band You Blew It! was born out of years spent main a life exterior of music. The flexibility to take a step again from the fixed grind and monetary uncertainty of a profession in music allowed Jones to method LP1, a brand new venture beneath the title Couplet, with a refreshing sense of ease. The ensuing effort is extra experimental and genuinely relaxed than something Jones has written up to now, put to tape with the assistance of Into It. Over It’s Evan Weiss and Honest Engineer’s Adam Beck.
Phoebe Bridgers – “That Humorous Feeling” (Bo Burnham cowl)
After followers identified that Bo Burnham’s sardonic observe “That Humorous Feeling” felt like a Phoebe Bridgers tune, Bridgers took the trace and usually coated the track all through her summer season headlining tour. Now, she’s launched an official studio model of the duvet, recorded in LA with Tony Berg, Ethan Gruska, Christian Lee Hutson, Harrison Whitford, Rob Moose, Sebastian Steinberg, Marshall Vore, Nate Walcott, and Maria Taylor. All proceeds from the duvet on Bandcamp will go towards Texas Abortion Funds.
Courtney Barnett – “Write A Record Of Issues To Look Ahead To”
Together with her new album Issues Take Time, Take Time due in only a few days, Courtney Barnett has shared its remaining single. “Write A Record Of Issues To Look Ahead To” is a traditional Barnett observe in its considerate, stream of consciousness supply as she tries to tug herself out of a darkish place by itemizing issues that ought to maintain her going.
Bedouine – “It Wasn’t Me”
Sadly, this isn’t a Shaggy cowl. Luckily, Bedouine (aka Azniv Korkejian) has a knack for crafting such lovely songs that you just’ll be fast to neglect about Shaggy. Korkejian initially wrote “It Wasn’t Me” practically 15 years in the past, throughout her earliest phases of demoing music in her bed room, and the track serves as a time capsule for the individual and artist that she was at the moment.
Moist – “Far Cry”
With their new album, Letter Blue, only a few weeks away, NYC electro-pop trio Moist have shared “Far Cry,” a brand new track produced by Toro Y Moi’s Chaz Bear. The brand new observe is one other promising style of what’s to return from the album, described by Rachel Brodsky for Uproxx as “a grooving R&B-inspired track, with a mid-tempo beat, flowing guitar melody, and digital accents.”
Ian Candy – “F*ckthat”
Ian Candy can’t appear to cease making new music. Just some months after releasing the stellar LP Present Me How You Disappear, Jillian Medford has returned with “F*ckthat,” a defiant new observe that Rachel Brodsky describes for Uproxx as “an ultra-catchy pop banger, full with shimmery synths, echoing drum machines, and Medford’s breathy vocals.”
Mother Denims – “What’s Up”
California punk outfit Mother Denims have been making waves within the pop-punk/emo scene since their 2016 album Finest Buds. Now, the band is prepping a brand new quasi-conceptual document referred to as Candy Tooth. The album is prefaced by “What’s Up,” a shimmering and self-deprecating pop-punk observe that could be very straightforward to fall in love with.
Scruffpuppie – “Paint”
Earlier this summer season, Scruffpuppie was introduced as the most recent signee to Phoebe Bridgers’ label imprint, Saddest Manufacturing facility. Now, JJ Shurbet has shared their second single for the label, “Paint,” which is a piano-based ballad that showcases Shurbet’s vocal and songwriting abilities as they describe their relationship with medication and the way they managed different relationships of their life.
Angel Du$t – “Truck Songs”
With the brand new album Yak: A Assortment Of Truck Songs due out later this month, hardcore-turned-folk-punk outfit Angel Du$t have shared the album’s quasi-title observe, “Truck Songs.” The brand new observe oscillates between the band’s two personas, with twangy and vibrant guitars driving the observe alongside glimpses of a extra thrashing sound. About midway by way of the observe, the latter sound takes over the observe for a distorted guitar solo. It’s a very cool have a look at the complete spectrum of what this band is able to.
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