Best New Indie Pop
Finally, Meadowlark released their newest cover of Francis and the Lights song May I Have This Dance that really puts us in the mood for some pumpkin spice and turkey with ample stuffing. It's time for love and angst for my favorite seasons.
Sasha Ortiz is Kissy, a new singer-slash-producer. You may not have heard of Kissy before, but it's possible you've seen her perform--she's played backup to the likes of The Kills. Electric Dreams sounds just like the title -- dreamy pop punctuated by electric vibrations.
Ever since TOKiMONSTA burst on to the scene in 2013, she has proven herself as a reputable singer/songwriter with a distinct ethos. Her new album, Lune Rouge, debuted October 6. Songs like Estrange from the compilation take us at We Are The Guard somewhere far, far away.
Though summer is officially over, Alexander Lewis returns us to the sandy beaches with his island-destined track Off Guard. From us here at We Are The Guard and those familiar with Lewis's previous works, this one will literally catch you off guard.
Punk pop princess Avril Lavigne is back in her prime, and all it took was an electronic duo and Anthony Green. Listen to Grey’s Wings Clipped below, and revel in the most perplexing and solid song I’ve heard to date— as if 2017 couldn’t get stranger.
Salute, an up-and-coming electronic music producer from the the British Isles, teamed up with fellow Brit musician Gabrielle Aplin to create a synth-pop track called That Girl.