Best New Indie

Our coverage of this year’s South By South West continues, from big name acts to the lesser known musicians, we’re covering it all...or at least the most of what we physically can. Scroll through and discover the action captured on day two of SXSW.
The time has come yet again where we here at We Are The Guard strap on our trekking shoes and stretchy pants (yes, we know, it’s quite the outfit), and fly over to Austin, Texas for a week long music binge. For now, we leave you with some of Monday’s music performances … in no particular order here they are.
We're once again bringing you the latest edition of Top Indie Songs. Featuring George Erza, The Kills, Beach House, and plenty of others, the following playlist makes for a better start to a Monday morning than any soggy breakfast taco!
As we turn our attention to March, give your playlists a much-needed spring clean with the following tracks from Zola Jesus, Cheat Codes, Young Fathers, CHVRCHES, Jack White, and plenty of others.
We're back with yet another set of songs as hand-selected from the blogosphere for your listening pleasure. We genuinely hope that the following tracks from Editors, Parquet Courts, Twin Shadow, and more help to bring a smile to your face after what's been a pretty heavy seven days in terms of world news.
If there's one thing that we've learned from writing this blog over the last nine years, it's to never underestimate the power of music to bring people together. Here are the Top Indie Songs of Week 8 from Kero Kero Bonito, Courtney Barnett, Ella Vos, EDEN, SOPHIE, and beyond.
Looking to impress your love interest with your music taste this Valentine's Day? Then We Are The Guard is, as ever, here to help! Compiling a mixtape is a fine art, but the latest edition of Best Indie Songs is sure to put you on the right path to winning over any hipster crush!
LA's jesse saint john has an impressive resume for someone just releasing their first single. He's already written songs and singles for Britney Spears, Charli XCX, LAUV and Brooke Candy, as well as guesting on a track on the soundtrack for Fox's Empire.
As long as there are people like you around to listen, authentic, engaging, and interesting artists will continue to have an audience. This is Week 6 of We Are The Guard's New Indie Music, featuring TOKiMONSTA, PLYA, courtship., and many more.
Adrenaline is a self-explanatory name and perhaps the defining release from this rookie ensemble. Infectious and filled with electricity, there is no dull moment in this 3-plus minute electro-pop number.
We’ve got a romantically wistful song today from a mysterious London artist that will have you all choked up like Kesha did on Sunday night. Listen to new, emerging artist Lokki’s single, I Catch You below.

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