BEST NEW MUSIC: INDIE, ALT POP, CHILL

JMR might have turned in the most secular Silent Night of them all, while still encapsulating the holy loveliness of the original. The requisite vocal harmonies stick to the source material, which is given a futuristic sheen with dubstep sub-bass wobbles.
If you told me that dark, dirge-y electropop group MXMS tried their hand at recording a Christmas cover song, I would have laughed at you. But they’re totally part of We Are The Guard Indie Christmas compilation, and they chose such a fitting, epic song for the holidays that it could be the best indie Christmas song of the whole bunch.
While you finish up the last of your Christmas prep, leave it to us to sort out all of your music needs with the latest edition of We Are The Guard's Top Indie Songs, which this week features tracks from LANKS, Toro y Moi, Oliver Tree, and more!
How well do you the person you’re closest to in this life? How well do you even know yourself? These are the question the existential mind can spend many a sleepless night pondering.
We Are The Guard is here to help you survive what's left of the holiday season with the latest edition of Best Chill Music! Take a moment to escape the Christmas confusion with the following songs from SHY Martin, The 1975, Blood Orange, and plenty of others!
You’re stuck spending another 48 hours with your family who have been slowly driving you to the brink of insanity when all you want for Christmas is some personal space. Well no worries. Slip your headphones on, connect to your parents' slow as hell Wi-Fi and tune in to the We Are The Guard Indie Christmas compilation.
As the lead guitarist and vocalist of Daughter, Elena Tonra crafted some absolutely gut-wrenching break-up songs. She’s back as a solo act under the moniker Ex:Re. The first single, Romance, details the dissolution of a relationship.
What is up my little scrooges! Welcome back to the poppiest corner of the internet where we dive into the best songs in indie pop. This week it’s all about MXMS, Lila Drew, Emily Burns, and while we’re at it Mark Ronson. Listen now and thank me later.
The problem with music these days is that there is so much of it out there and not enough time in a day to listen to everything. It’s easy to let audible gold slip through the cracks, but we don’t want you to miss any of the indie goods so that is why we gather here today.

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