Victoria Hoffman’s New Single ‘Hopeless Love’ is as Beautiful as it is Dramatic

Believe in love at first sight or not, Julia Hoffman’s new single ‘Hopeless Love’ tells a painstaking confessional story of an instance entailing just that. While the phenomenon of love at first sight is like believing in ghosts to some, Hoffman paints the picture of an instant connection between two hopeless lovers, meeting on a […]

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The Elusive Winchester 7 Release New Single ‘When The World Stops Spinning’

Leathered in fuzz, driving drums and swaggering vocals. Winchester 7 deliver the new single ‘When The World Stops Spinning’ in a quintessentially British fashion, and in alignment with a personal love for Paul McCartney, 60s & 70s psychedelic rock and a vivid imagination. Contrary to what the name might suggest, the Winchester 7 are a […]

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Brazilian rock band, Pentral, release sneak peek at new album with ‘Silent Trees’

These Brazilian rockers are on a mission to use music to reflect what they’re passionate about. Their forthcoming album ‘What Lies Ahead Of Us’ touches on issues like environmental protection and the fight against racism. Brothers Victor (vocals, electric an acoustic guitars) and Vagner Lima (drums) alongside Joe Ferry (bass guitar) use the album as […]

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Indie artist Jordan Dean releases new EP Local in an attempt to replicate success of UK greats

Jordan Dean, remember the name: This guy is a serious talent and will definitely be on the indie pop scene for a long time to come. Although he may reside across the pond in the USA, his heores are closer to home for us British folk. Inspired by the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Jamie T […]

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Off-the-wall indie trio 87 and The Toys release wacky new EP ‘Japanesy If You Pleasey’

The very unique Portland-based group have turned heads with their new EP ‘Japanesy If You Please’ and it’s clear to see why. On this rollercoaster of music, they explore a number of first world problems, such as COVID-19, as well as less serious issues, such as all you can eat sushi (I’m not sure either). […]

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Alternative indie artist Vanderocker to release new psychedelic EP ‘The Good Punk’

Re-reading the headline, it seems like a typical Indie artist who think they’re the only one of their kind, but stick with me on this one. I must admit, when first reading about the Los Angeles-based Vanderocker that is exactly what I thought. However, after listening to their new EP ‘The Good Punk’, I take […]

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Australian Flamenco sensation, Malcura, to release out of this world, space-themed album ‘Malcura II’

I know what you’re thinking, Australian Indie band that perform Flamenco music? I understand it might not be the most obvious combination, but it’s one that works. The Melbourne-based band have been showcasing their talents since 2013 when they were buskers in a local shopping mall. Fast forward seven years, they’ve brought out an album; […]

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Emperor Penguin Make A Roaring Return

Power-pop dynamos, Emperor Penguin are back! The release of their new EP, ‘Taken For A Ride’ is out now on Savage Frenzy Recordings. As the artwork suggests, Emperor Penguin have definitely not released the typical pop music that we hear in the charts today. Instead, they have taken a look back at their original influences […]

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Ben Katzman’s DeGreaser Are The Saviours of Pop Punk

A few months back a reviewer here at Indie Crush asked whether “pop punk has become stale and formulaic” – lamenting how “songs about suburbia, pizza, mountain dew, vans, skateboards, and Hot Topic are a dime a dozen, earning the genre a reputation as inauthentic and formulaic…” Now that may well be true – but we’re here […]

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HAUS DEAL WITH DEPRESSION ON NEW CUT ‘SHAMELESS’

Haus frontman and lyricist Ashley Mulimba has never been one to shy away from tricky topics in his songwriting. Last year, the band released a string of politically-charged singles that blended elements of math-rock with a clever pop sensibility, earning them well-deserved attention from the mainstream media. Having been predictably quiet over the Christmas period, […]

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New Music Friday: Top Indie Picks

The Wombats – Cheetah Tongue The Wombats have dropped another single from their forthcoming album ‘Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life’ and it’s a banger. Marrying the sound of the golden Madchester era with elements of Britpop, ‘Cheetah Tongue’ is yet another stellar effort from the Liverpudlian trio, suggesting that their fourth album may be […]

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