Best New Indie Pop

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.
Pop just sounds good, no matter who you are or where you come from or what your mood. Pheobe Ryan's music exemplifies pop music in that no one can deny how catchy her music has been. Now, Ryan is back with a new single called Be Real and it's about as shimmery as a spinning disco ball.
We Are The Guard is glad that the heat has finally broke in Los Angeles, but the hits are still coming hot and heavy, especially with Bodies, the newest track from Australian singer/songwriter Wafia. Is it worth your time or not? Let's dive right in.
We are back once again with a new list of the hottest indie pop songs. You won’t find them on the radio, but the artists presented today show us their best as they dominate the genre and give us all something to talk about, or in this case something to sing along to.