Tag: Indie

Bands To Listen To: Made in Heights, Marian Hill, Broods

Electronic pop has become a staple in today’s popular music scene with artists like Lorde and St. Vincent at the top of the game, and thousands of other artists adding to the vast genre. This weeks bands fall within the electronic pop genre, but encompass a distinct flare that is original and fun.   1.… Read More

Bands To Listen To: Tune-Yards, Metric, Spoon

Ever get bored of songs you hear sounding the same? If you do, then check out these bands that have that experimental flare you have been looking for. These bands harness their own unique sounds, that cross genres and capture listeners with their unique innovations. They master the art of taking the old and making… Read More

Bands to Listen to: Tallest Man On Earth, Andrew Bird

The bands this week all feature a folk sound with a unique flare. These artists have the talent to take listeners beyond the bounds of normal life, and their songs demand a deeper contemplation about the world and its relation to music. Whenever you are in the mood for good folk and intricately beautiful guitar,… Read More

Shakey Graves is the Next Folk Sensation and a Total Babe

Take note: Alejandro Rose-Garcia, stage name “Shakey Graves,” is the next big indie/folk sensation. In a world of “artificial” folk singers, Shakey Graves is the real deal. He is a native of Austin, Texas, and resembles the raw grit and traditional blues stylings of an old southern folk artist. His slow melodic tunes with intricate… Read More

Bands To Listen To: Liz Cooper And The Stampede, Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros

Besides having similarly structured names, the bands this week are perfect for any hippie at heart. Their sounds are similar in that they capture a “down to earth,” folksy vibe that invites listeners to think, sing along, or simply listen.   1. Liz Cooper And The Stampede. Liz Cooper and the Stampede is a Nashville-based band,… Read More

Bands To Listen To: Milky Chance, Klingande, London Grammar

This week’s bands range from electronic dance tunes to emotional electronic pop tunes. These bands are great for chilled out summer days when one needs something to listen to for relaxing and letting go. They are also perfect for studying or for mood music at a get-together.   1. Milky Chance Milky Chance is a German… Read More

Bands to Listen to: CocoRosie, Fleet Foxes, Beats Antique

The bands this week all have a sound that encompasses both the earthy and the spiritual. Their sounds are experimental that pull on the traditional and antique. The genres of these bands range from folk to electronic, and are diverse enough that they could be for any time or place.   1. CocoRosie CocoRosie is… Read More

Spark of Success: Firefly Music Festival 2014

DOVER, DEL. — Two years ago, this correspondent had the opportunity to see the beginnings of what is now one of the largest music festivals on the east coast as a volunteer at Firefly Music Festival. At that time, there were a total of four stages and about 40,000 festival-goers. In the two years since, the event has nearly… Read More

Bands To Listen To: Vance Joy, Broken Bells, Cage The Elephant

This weeks bands to listen to are all performing at this weekend’s Firefly Music Festival in Dover, Del. The festival features over 90 bands, including Little Comets, Outkast, Local Natives, and dozens more. Whether or not you plan on going, here are several bands that are excellent and are sure to put on an amazing… Read More