Best New Indie Pop
We’re back and ready to do what we do best. Every week We Are: The Guard’s Best of Indie Pop column begins with a sigh of relief because it’s Wednesday and we’re keeping things on your playlist fresh from now until Friday. Lend your ears to music from Nao, SOPHIE, Tessa Violet, and more. Grab your headphones and get ready to hit play. This is gonna be hawt!
Day in and day out we scour the internet and other sources to bring you the tastiest and most important meal of the day in the form of The Best of’s. There’s no doubt you’ll be coming back for seconds. Help yourselves, there is plenty of best of Indie Pop to go around for everyone. Enjoy!
L.A.'s jesse saint john returns with his newest single, FAKE IT, encouraging us to do just the opposite. With jesse saint john's infectious blend of synthpop, futuristic beats, and shoutalong choruses, he encourages us to "go through the motion of emotion," "fake it until we feel it."
Take out your little black books because it’s time you cross off Grimes from your list. Don’t cry, her and her new billionaire boyfriend are the best thing to happen to us. Here's a brand spanking new playlist of the best indie pop songs that is as exciting and strange and fresh and calculated as the new found love between the goth princess and her nerd king.
Purchasing a ticket to the OTR II vs. paying my rent was the second smartest thing I’ve done this year. Speaking of smart things to do, it’s time to take a look at this week’s Best of Indie Pop and spread the word about More Giraffes, King Princess, MorMor, and more.