If you told me that dark, dirge-y electropop group MXMS tried their hand at recording a Christmas cover song, I would have laughed at you. But they’re totally part of We Are The Guard Indie Christmas compilation, and they chose such a fitting, epic song for the holidays that it could be the best indie Christmas song of the whole bunch.
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Gabriel Black’s sound is relatable; it’s genuine, DIY indie, and he groups it with videos of his unique sketches, personalizing his music even further. Hurricane presents itself as a stark emo anthem; the guitar riffs churning along the track are just the right amount of pop punk and fit well with the themes of the song: love sucks.
Here’s EMAN8's take on Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, which has melted the borders and icicles surrounding my icy little heart.
Happy belated Thanksgiving from all of us here at We Are The Guard, as this newest song from Mines Falls called My New House will make those dramatic moments at the dinner table erase from your memory. So, digest those turkey leftovers and dive right into something that will pluck at your heartstrings.
If you're struggling to shake off those final remnants of your holiday weekend hangover (not to mention food coma!), then the latest edition of We Are The Guard's New Indie Music is sure to lend you a pick-me-up this Monday. Just hit play on the following songs from Lauv, EDEN, Yaeji, Aquilo, Dan Farber, and plenty of others.
Before we head home to eat our body weight in carbohydrates and express gratitude for elasticated pants this Thanksgiving, We Are The Guard has once again filtered through the blogosphere to bring you the latest edition of Top Indie Songs for your listening pleasure.
Break out your Christmas sweater, get those balls jingling and be prepared to change your Yuletide playlist permanently because We Are The Guard’s Indie Christmas is coming to town, and it’s all yours!