Best New Indie

I'm going to go ahead and say it: Chance the Rapper and Death Cab for Cutie is the most ambitious crossover event in musical history. Like, even more ambitious than JAY Z and Linkin Park dropping “Numb / Encore” that one time. If I could (...)
Hey, everyone! How are you? How was your weekend? Did you go to see The Lion King? I hope that it wasn't nearly as emotionally scarring as the Cats movie trailer! One thing for certain is that The Gift – Beyoncé's album released to coincide with The Lion (...)
Hot Girl Summer is almost over, and Sad Boy Autumn is coming, everyone! Okay, okay – so maybe I'm getting a little ahead of myself, but I *am* incredibly hyped for Bon Iver to release his fourth album i,i this fall. Justin Vernon isn't the only artist with new (...)
Heya, peeps! Thanks for joining me for the latest edition of We Are: The Guard's Best Indie Songs! How are ya? How was your Fourth of July? Have you managed to shake off the last of your hangover yet? LOL! Anyways, while you were (...)
Happy July, you guys! Can you believe that we're over halfway through 2019 and there's still no sign of Norman Fucking Rockwell? Oh well, at least Thom Yorke has finally released a pretty decent solo album! I'd still rather listen to Radiohead, though! (...)
Summer has finally arrived, but we all know that we can't get the party started without music! Lucky for you guys, the team and I have been busy as ever working our way through the blogosphere in search of all of the freshest indie tunes (...)
What's up, kiddos?! Thanks for joining me for the latest edition of We Are: The Guard's Best Indie Songs! One week and 18 hours worth of leaked OK Computer MiniDiscs later (I never want to listen to Radiohead again in my life), it's SO good to (...)
Did anyone else genuinely tear up at the announcement of the death of iTunes?! No word of a lie, fam – some of my best years were spent obsessively organizing my iTunes library. It's legitimately sad to think that kids nowadays will never (...)
Summer has arrived, festival season is in full swing (who here went to Governors Ball over the weekend?!), and the music simply keeps on coming! No, really – it's been an incredible seven days for indie, with seemingly everyone who's anyone (...)
It's Memorial Day, you have the day off work, and you're about to fire up the grill for the first time in close to a year. The last thing that you want to do today is read a long-ass introduction, so I'll be sure to keep this one short. Just don't forget (...)
Now that Game of Thrones has put us out of our misery, it feels like we can *finally* start getting our lives back on track. And what better way to return to reality after all of these months 'n' years than with the latest edition of We Are: The Guard's New (...)
Hello, everyone, and welcome to yet another edition of We Are: The Guard's Top Indie Songs! While you were watching a movie about an electricity-storing rodent with world-class investigative skills and the voice of Ryan Reynolds over the (...)
Hello, everyone, and thanks for joining me for the latest edition of We Are: The Guard's Best Indie Songs! That's right, it's time to take your shiny new limited edition vinyl copy of Father of the Bride off the turntable, as the team (...)

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