When was the last time you were complimented and insulted at the same time? For me, it only happens when I see my mother … often ... but that’s a story for my therapist. I ask this because if I wanted to be insulted I’d (...)
Berkeley producer/singer/songwriter's Emmit Fenn’s single "Overflow" is ebullient yet reserved, gushing with emotion yet static and steady. Read our review to find out more! In the tarot deck, the 3 of cups is called (...)
Even when it seems the world is caving in we refuse to let the bad times overshadow the good. But as we go through the not so pretty things music can help us cope. This past week our dear Jess lost a loved one. We (...)
With another April weekend fast approaching, why not join me in getting your playlists spring ready with today's edition of We Are: The Guard's Best Chill Songs, featuring Jessie Reyez, Jai Wolf, Goldroom, Tim (...)
Sometimes less is more as we hear on "Dirty AF1's," the debut single from the elusive electropop of Alexander 23. In a world where everything's immediately available at the push of a button or the flick of a wrist; where (...)
Don’t go chasing after another cover of TLC’s mega hit single “Waterfalls” because Ten Fé is the only cover that matters. Where many fall short, the five piece band comes out with an unexpected sound. I would (...)
Our love for Indie Pop music is more real than the bond that holds Justin Beiber and Hailey, it’s stronger than the snatching grip of a Kardashian. We’ve basically sold our social and free time in exchange for music (...)
Soundcloud rising rapper Nascar Aloe is proving that in this day and age we can still have our minds blown. Listen to his single "Fed Up."
Palmistry is back with new material. And this time he’s partnered up with another musical genius, Sophie, to create the sound of “Water.” Together the two create a fluid sound that basks in a pool of playful synths.
HAPPY COACHELLA WEEK, BABY! That's right – it's that time of the year when basics the world over descend upon the California desert for three days of music, sun, and casual cultural appropriation. Before all of that, however, We Are: The Guard is back this Monday morning with yet another edition of Best Indie Songs.

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