Best New Indie

World War III is upon us, but at least I may finally get to see Frank Ocean before being drafted into Donald Trump's Space Force. Between the President going psycho at Iran and Coachella dropping its lineup – not to mention Australia and the (...)
This is it, you guys! The final edition of We Are: The Guard's New Indie Music of 2019. From Norman Fucking Rockwell! to MAGDALENE to Father of the Bride, it goes without saying that it's been an absolutely fantastic year for indie (...)
There are nine days and counting until Christmas, but don't think that I'm letting you off the hook JUST yet! The food, gifts, and decorations may be stacking up around us, but we've still got a whole bunch of new music to get through (...)
If your Spotify Wrapped has got you fearing for your own taste in music, don't worry as We Are: The Guard is here to help you fix that with the latest edition of Best Indie Songs. Even fans of the inscrutable pop rap or, worse, Van Halen (...)
Whether we like it or not, Christmas is coming. Now that Thanksgiving is out of the way, we just have to face facts – it's only a matter of time before Saint Nick will be squeezing his sack into our chimneys. Personally, I'm beyond (...)
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! That's right, it's that magical time of year when families up and down the country gather to “gobble, gobble” glorious food, show gratitude, and, of course, argue about the impeachment hearings (...)
In the competition for most serenely beautiful vocals backed by experimental, if not even caustic production, Moses Sumney has now entered the arena once ruled unchallenged by FKA twigs (and basically invented by Bjork). “Virile” (...)
The news is an absolute sh*tshow at the moment. If you're looking for a break from the rolling coverage of the impeachment hearings, then you're in the right place. That's not to say that the music in this latest edition of We Are: The Guard's (...)
Mura Masa gets grimey on "Deal Wiv It" in collaboration with Slowthai. There's something particular about British hip-hop. The rasping brogue of Northern accents seem made for ranting, raving, waxing poetic on small slivers of life (...)
There are only a few weeks left of 2019, but it doesn't appear as though the music industry is planning on slowing down anytime soon. While Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year are all lingering on the horizon, artists from every corner (...)
Hello, everyone! How are you? How was your Halloween? Did you spend it screaming “Helena” by My Chemical Romance at the top of your lungs, because SAME? My inner emo has been officially reawakened by the news that Gerard Way and company (...)
Praise be to God! JESUS IS KING is finally here, which *hopefully* means that we can all stop talking about Kanye West for a hot minute? Anyways! If you came here looking for some drama-free music this Monday, then I'm pleased to say that you're (...)
Looking for new music to listen to can be a real pain in the butt, seriously and literally. Sitting around on my bottom all day makes my tush tingle, but (not pun intended) it’s all good if it means that you guys get to enjoy the outcome (...)

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