Best New Indie Pop

Scandinavian are known for their willingness to have a good time, but we're not just talking about Kygo and Aurora anymore. Meet Pom Poko: the four-piece band that isn't interested in following music trends.
We Are The Guard is happy to turn the focus to some of our local artists here in sunny Los Angeles. Enemy is the newest release from LA local Oliver Tree and Windy City-native Whethan.
This week the internet has graced us with new tunes from Wolf Alice, Kesha, Billie Eilish, and a few other acts that are no strangers to We Are The Guard. Time to turn over your attention to 10 songs that are more than worth it.
New Zealand’s Siobhan Sainte rediscovers romance on Midnight. Over a growling bassline and boom-bap beat, reminiscent of Nine Inch Nails’ Closer, Midnight is as honest and intimate as a 12 a.m. confession purred past your earlobe, while still being edgy enough to make sense of today’s romanticism.
In 2015, Tove Stryke went platinum with her US debut, Kiddo. We love every note on it, but in 2017, we're getting an equally hypnotizing, yet much softer version of the Swedish pop star. Mistakes is a synth-laden offering about that sort of romance that is worth risking it all for.
Cardiknox released one of the many underrated albums of 2016, Portrait. Now they're back with a drizzling of singles. Inspired by their parents' enviable record collections, the latest release is called Bad Boys and it's a return to decades past.
Each week the staff here at We Are The Guard selects music that makes the cut. As you scroll on through today’s playlist you’ll get an idea of our standards. So grab a seat, light some candles, grab a burrito and enjoy the latest offerings from the featured artists including Galantis, Muna, Rae Morris, and more.
LA-based duo courtship. has just released their newest single, Tell Me Tell Me, to help acclimate the masses to upcoming chill in the earlier evenings. Will it make it to your playlists?
Whether you’re looking to stay on top of the music discovery game or just looking for something to add to your collection, we make it easy for you to find new indie pop music faster. Simply scroll through the goodies below and hit play.
Norwegian singer ARY has released her brand new single, Already There, through Petroleum Records, and it’s so good that it’s already got its stamp of approval from Elton John.
Nearly three month prior on We Are The Guard, I presented Terror Jr's Appreciation to rave reviews, and their first track off their final volume of their Bop trilogy named Holding Your Tongue appears primed to repeat their prior successes.