I never thought four years of Spanish lessons would come in handy until I heard “Uno” by Ambjaay. The rappers bilingual single leaves me asking “Where was this song when I was in high school?” This jam is full of flavor and is packed with (...)
Normally I try to stay away from songs that remind me that deep down inside I’m truly really sad, that’s why I tend to go for songs with pep because they help me forget about my pain, but somehow gnash has managed to pull off an entire song (...)
Feeling down? Alone? You're not alone. Might as well celebrate with Dog Orchestra's "Pity Party.” "Maybe if you stopped feeling so sorry for yourself you'd be more… successful," intones a carbonite voice, ripped straight from an (...)
The legendary electronic duo Röyksopp have returned with a series of unreleased music that was recently uncovered while revamping their chateau. And thank goodness they decided to renovate their chambers because (...)
I can’t believe that it took me three days to finally get to writing about Icelandic producer Yagya’s single “Frysti Stormur.” I don’t think any less of those of you not familiar with the name because he’s one music’s best-kept (...)
Time to dust off your spurs and saddle up partner because we’re about to go on a clip-clop ride with Valentino Khan’s single “Pony.” With horse neighs and the pounding sounds of hooves hitting the ground, “Pony” charges in (...)
Hello, everyone, and welcome to yet another edition of We Are: The Guard's Top Indie Songs! While you were watching a movie about an electricity-storing rodent with world-class investigative skills and the voice of Ryan Reynolds over the (...)
For a whole lot of people in this world, the end of the working week represents the start of party season. For those of us here at We Are: The Guard, however, Friday nights are all about relaxing and unwinding after a long week of hard grinding at (...)
“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” is a phrase embroidered on something in your grandmother’s house. It’s the banalest kind of bumper sticker wisdom that’s as likely to elicit an eye roll as it is to be ignored (...)
Hey guys what’s going on, it’s Kim Kardashian's non-existent internal organs here looking for a new place to call home. Anyone in need of a real waistline just hit me up, until then I’ll be hanging around the We Are: The Guard office and (...)
Girls can be fuckboys too. That’s the takeaway from BAUM’s latest single “Fuckboy,” an anthemic, sad pop banger. “Fuckboy” is a jarringly honest and effective look at the thin line between love and lust. It also (...)

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