Whew! What a week! It feels like everyone who's anyone released music over the last seven days. Keeping up with all of these new sounds being beamed to your smartphone is no mean feat, of course, which is where the latest edition of (...)
In the early aughts, there was this Scottish trance-chiptune-vaporwave wunderkind named Unicorn Kid, who had more killer tunes to his name than most other artists on the come up in dance music at that time. This was (...)
DENM tells life on SoCal's rough side, finally making the music he wants to make on "Blow It Up." And from the sounds of it ... it has the resonance of an instant classic. DENM tells life on SoCal's rough side, finally making the music he (...)
Cable. Saint Punk. Swear Words. Get to know these names now because after a release like this they’re absolutely on that fast track to every imaginable version of the big league rise. MXMS (or as they are (...)
Everyone has their way of relaxing after a long, hard week at the office. Some like to go for a run or sweat it out at the gym. Others prefer to meditate or try their hand at yoga. For those of us here at We Are: The Guard, our way of unwinding (...)
What image enters your mind’s eye when you hear the phrase Gravedigger? This goth-indie amalgam has been a fixture of literature since the 18th Century and a staple of moody/sad bastard music since at least the (...)
It’s MXMS week over here at We Are: The Guard. Seriously, check the socials, we’re cheesin’ on this like philly steak. Celebration is in order for their massive remix EP coming soon thanks to your favorite blog/label (...)
Out of the gate, this is the kind of song that you want to become friends with. Like if it were a person (and I’m making no comment about Samm Henshaw as a person, but rather the song personified), it would (...)
Apparat's "Caronte," from LP5, gets a subtle trance makeover from Radio Slave. Some of you may be too young to remember, but in the '90s, releasing high-profile remixes was part of the album promo cycle (...)
Australian indie-electronic duo Lastlings trace the trajectory of unconditional love on "Last Breath"! Some clever mathematician discovered that 50% of all songs in English between the years of 1968 and 1971 were love songs. 60% (...)

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