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New Video from Man Made Time and Pierce Turner’s Album Release Benefit for Historic Chelsea Landmark

Emotive, dreamy electro pop is just part of the mystique of the track, “Sail Away,” the lead single from the Los Angeles duo Man Made […] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

Fresh Tracks from Tangerines, The Bourgeois, Connor Roff, Tom Shaner, My Silent Bravery, Justin Sosa, The Euphony Machine

The latest batch of Fresh Tracks includes the new single from London’s hot new garage rock DIY band, Tangerines, plus recent and new tracks from […] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

Bands To Watch – Brazil’s Dream Pop Quintet Peixefante

Peixefante is a remarkable new shoegaze/dream pop band from Goiania, Brazil that captured our ears and hearts with lush dream pop songs like “Por Baixo […] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

Radar Love – Boulder Mood Rock Trio The Ineloquent

Admittedly nomadic, yet hailing primarily from Boulder, Colorado, The Ineloquent delivers contemplative and meaningful piano-driven ‘mood’ pop/rock with sweet melancholy, layered vocal harmonies and honest lyrics of […] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

Fresh Tracks 2016, Vol. I – Atlantic Francis, Wired Minds, Farewell Teddy, Gråblomst, Piney Gir, A Love Like Pi, Chris Kudela

New tracks for 2016, and lots more on the way, including the first edition of Best New Releases (featuring mostly signed and better-known indie bands and artists), Artist of the Week, and oodles of new talented DIY bands you’ll probably only hear on IRC. Show More Summary

Best DIY Music of 2015, Vol. X – Jean Pool, Wooden Waves, Endless Forms, Optimus Rex, Alberteen, Sun Blood Stories, Oliver House

There were so many amazing DIY releases in 2015, and we feel we’ve covered them well, featuring over 200 bands and releases throughout the year. If you love discovering new bands with great music, we urge you to dig into the archives to read about the bands and listen to their music. No matter what […] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

Blizzard of 2016 Playlist Mix – Matt Pond PA, Arcade Fire, Bill Ricchini, Belle & Sebastian, Elliot Smith, Seawolf, Black Lips

At this hour, a major blizzard of historic proportions pummels the northeastern United States with heavy snow and high winds. One of the greatest things about a blizzard is how quiet (other than the howling winds) everything gets – people...Show More Summary

New Releases from Attic Light, Flocke, Cait Brennan, and MMXJ

Attic Light, a relatively new Kansas City rock band, is known throughout the Midwest for its vigorous and eccentric live performances. Last summer they hit the studio; the result is the band’s debut EP, Different Shades of Black, featuring...Show More Summary

Fresh Tracks: Human Buoy Delivers ‘Oxygen’; Tomas Doncker’s Charleston Tribute; Dogs In The Fight ‘We Want Peace…But Are Ready For War’

Perth, Australian musician Ben McDonald has started a new lo-fi psych rock solo project called Human Buoy, whose debut album, Animation Station, will drop on February 10th. McDonald has been in a number of other bands, primarily a bassist, that include Pond, Peter Bibby, Grace Woodroofe (R.W. Show More Summary

Best DIY Music of 2015, Vol. IX – Sound Is Lovv, Margarine, Ocean Glass, Your Tribe My Tribe, Serve The Sun, Hookspine

While 2015 is over, the Best Music of 2015 is still being tallied, and we’ll be featuring the top music – both DIY and ‘mainstream indie’ – for the next few weeks. We have hours and hours – even days – of playlists published throughout the year in popular post series like Best New DIY […] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

Top Alt. & Indie Rock Christmas Songs Playlist – The Shins, Stars, The Killers, Weezer, Bright Eyes, Eels, Phoenix

Merry Christmas everyone. Enjoy this collection of alt. and indie rock Christmas Songs playlist. Also view some popular videos for the songs on this playlist, including The Shins’ cover of Paul McCartney’s “Wonderful Christmastime,” which replaced Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” as the No. Show More Summary

Fresh Tracks – The Davenports with ’69 Love Songs’ Singer Shirley Simms, plus Chasing Colors, Hillary Bratton, Eight Belles

Brooklyn band The Davenports have released their new single, “Miranda in Her Room,” featuring Shirley Simms of one our favorite indie bands, The Magnetic Fields. The track is the latest in a string of singles the band has released since the beginning of the year. Show More Summary

Radar Love: Iceland’s Jane Telephonda

We are always down for listening to new bands from Iceland. Do we need to say – Sigur Ros, Bjork, Olafur Arnalds – that there is something so moving, poignant and joyous in the music of Nordic artist from the northernmost Atlantic island with just one-tenth of a percent of the population of the U.S. […] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

Best New DIY Music of 2015, Vol. VIII – The Modern Savage, ness, Gibberish, Storie Grubb, Duals

It doesn’t seem possible that 2015 is almost over, but the hard reality is that it’s on the outs. We still have lots of artists and bands with stellar 2015 releases that we want to share with you all. This is the eighth installment of the popular band profile and playlists series, Best New DIY […] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

New Jersey’s Lifeguard Nights Pays Homage to Band Member’s Life on Fantastic, Epic LP

The prolific DIY New Jersey indie rock band Lifeguard Nights, have, for the most part, flown under the radar when you consider just how many recordings they’ve released; stunning when you think about it, the band has dropped some 19 to 23 – depending on where you start counting – EPs and albums in the […] Read more, get songs or stream the entire mix on Indie Rock Cafe

7 Bands You’ve Gotta Hear, Vol. VI – analog, The Lukewarm, Bee Caves, The Post Age, The Revies, Stereo Off, Danny and Caroline

We’re regularly amazed, even after doing this for eight years, just how much terrific music is being churned out every day under the radar from indie bands and artists worldwide. We do our best to sift through the hundreds of songs we...Show More Summary

Radar Love: New Houston DIY Band Silver Blueberry Straddles The Edge Between Punk and Post Punk

[zbplayer] No matter what anyone says, a catchy band name makes a difference in the type of attention a band attracts. But, ultimately, it’s the music that matters. Based in Houston, Texas, the DIY rock band Silver Blueberry have both of those checkboxes clicked. Show More Summary

Recovered Recordings of Cold War KGB Transmissions Inspire EP and New Band, Thin Blue Line

A few years ago, veteran Montreal musician, photographer and filmmaker Toby Andris was sifting through boxes at a Budapest flea market when he came across quite a find. It was a box of quarter-inch tapes together with a notebook filled with numbers and names scribbled on the thin blue lines of the ledger paper inside. Show More Summary

Best New DIY Music of 2015, Vol. VII – Bill & Murray, The Bread Brothers, Skyhound, Sports, Third Brother, Break The Bans, Aüva

Throughout the year, we have been putting a lot of work into reviewing 2015 releases from DIY artists and bands across the country and around the world. We’ve labored over the flood of submissions we’ve receive this year (most of them submitted to IRC via our submission form) from every type of artist and band, [...]

Nirvana’s Self-Titled, Double LP Debuts on 45RPM 200-Gram Vinyl and Other Formats With Previously Unreleased Track

This Friday, August 28th, Nirvana’s self-titled, double platinum-selling, seven-time platinum-selling posthumous collection titled simply, Nirvana, makes its debut on 45RPM double LP, pressed on 200-gram heavy weight vinyl and packaged in a furnace black gatefold sleeve with liner notes and a digital download card for 96kHz 24-bit HD audio. There will also be a 33rpm [...]Show More Summary

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