Best New Indie

Haris sings about the excitation of a well-kept secret in a silken falsetto, reminiscent of an un-jaded The Weeknd or early Michael Jackson over a funky synth bassline and soulful disco beat. Hush brings to mind late '90s neo-soul, most notably Jamiroquai.
As another working week rolls round, we're up and running once again this Monday morning with the latest edition of Top Indie Songs, featuring Arcade Fire, CHROMATICS, Dirty Projectors, and more!
We’ve made it to what I’VE been personally looking forward to all YEAR — the FIFA World Cup, baby! So if you don’t mind me, I’ll be MIA for like, about a month. But don’t worry, I’m leaving you all with some fresh tunes from our weekly and constantly updating Spotify playlist.
Starling's Profiteroles sounds delicate and unguarded, personal and confessional, while simultaneously sounding tough, resilient, and, above all, catchy. It strikes the balance between stripped-back elegant minimalism and lavish, lush Top 40 Pop.
I’m glad the music keeps on coming because there’s been all sort of sadness going on and frankly we could all use some cheering up because we’re all hurting in some way. So, let’s get press play and get these endorphins going.
While pop culture was wildin' out this past week, the ever-diligent We Are The Guard staff and I were busy hunkering down and getting to work on the latest edition of Best Indie Songs. Check out the following tracks from Gorillaz, Lykke Li, Rubblebucket, Maggie Rogers, Diana Gordon, and five other favorites!
If you're looking for a more productive way to spend your Memorial Day beyond firing up the grill and eating your body weight in potato salad, check out this latest serving of New Indie Music. Featuring George Ezra, Lykke Li, James Blake, Devendra Banhart, Snow Patrol, and five other favorites, this playlist has something for everyone!

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