BEST NEW MUSIC: INDIE, ALT POP, CHILL
North Carolina cellist Kelsey Lu has been raising eyebrows and turning heads with a couple of noteworthy covers leading up to her much-anticipated solo debut. Lu's take on the smooth, soulful art-funk of 10cc's I'm Not In Love wraps the original in gauze, lace, and cobwebs.
If you caught Hozier on his recent tour in support of 2018’s Nina Cried Power EP, then you likely heard the Irish man’s take on the Destiny’s Child classic Say My Name. It’s a fantastic single that Hozier makes his own while still paying proper homage to the original.
Is the office drudgery starting to bring you down this Hump Day?! It's time to scroll through the following 280-character highlights from Christina Aguilera, Jessica Simpson, Best Coast, Anderson .Paak, Diddy, and more!
The music industry often gets off to a slow start at the beginning of the year. Let's ease ourselves into 2019 like we always do here at We Are: The Guard with the latest edition of Best Indie Songs, featuring Lana Del Rey, Radiohead, White Lies, Beirut, FIDLAR, and more.
Did I just become a Lana Del Rey fan? Sure, I’ve always sort of dug her brand of drone/ dream-pop, but “hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have - but I have it” is something else entirely.
That’s it. I’m convinced Calvin Harris is from another planet. One where pop flows through the veins of his people and hook is just the air they all breathe.
Today you are receiving 10 new songs in indie, 10 new songs in indie pop, a breakdown of the real meaning behind some of our favorite songs, and some Tweets that are too good to pass up.
SNL parodies are now literally one degree away from today's rap songs, so we’ve taken it upon ourselves to find the most direct connection between hip-hop and their television counterparts.