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Indie Music

Indie music is an area in which we have a strong passion. It is flowing not only through our site but also through our veins. Furthermore, our team have grown up encircled by the finest indie artists. Also, the passion we have is as strong today as the day we bought our first vinyl many decades ago!

Fortunately for avid indie music fans, discovering the finest new music and indie music news has never been more straightforward than it is today. As a result, we cater for all your music needs, and you will never go a day without uncovering the freshest squeezed gems. Also, what makes it even more delightful is that we provide you with the best content without you having to pay for a subscription, amazing right?

Latest Indie Music News

‘Band Illness’ Calls Off Two Morrissey Show

George MillingtonNovember 24, 2022
‘Band Illness’ Calls Off Two Morrissey Show

Morrissey has cancelled two of his performances in the United States due to ‘band illness’. It follows an incident in November where Morrissey was forced to leave the stage after only thirty minutes of performing. The announcement read: “Due to…

Alex James: “Even When We Split Up, It Didn’t Take This Long To Get It Together”

George MillingtonNovember 18, 2022
Alex James: “Even When We Split Up, It Didn’t Take This Long To Get It Together”

Alex James, the bassist for Blur, recently had a conversation with Johnny Vaughan in which he discussed his band reuniting after an absence of eight years. Furthermore, Alex said: “Keeping it in the bag has been tricky because one of…

Ricky Wilson Apologises After ‘Atrocious’ London Gig

George MillingtonNovember 10, 2022
Ricky Wilson Apologises After ‘Atrocious’ London Gig

Ricky Wilson, the frontman for the band Kaiser Chiefs, has extended an apology to all of the band’s supporters who were in attendance at their event at the O2 Arena on November 5th. Appearing blind drunk, Ricky ‘slurred’ his words…

Blur’s Graham Coxon Clashed Heavily With Britpop

George MillingtonNovember 1, 2022
Blur’s Graham Coxon Clashed Heavily With Britpop

In his recent memoir, Blur’s Graham Cox reveals that the music video for their song “Country House” enraged him and that he was not a fan of the British pop culture that was prevalent during the band’s prime. Furthermore, Coxon…

The 1975 Secure Their Fifth Consecutive Number One Album

George MillingtonOctober 24, 2022
The 1975 Secure Their Fifth Consecutive Number One Album

Indie-pop group, The 1975 have established themselves as historical figures after achieving a fifth consecutive number one album with their latest album.  Furthermore, the group’s recent album, ‘Being Funny In A Foreign Language,’ topped the album chart after outselling the…

The Strokes Are Working On A New Album

George MillingtonOctober 14, 2022
The Strokes Are Working On A New Album

The American rock band, The Strokes are now in the studio with record producer Rick Rubin working on a new album. Although the dates have not been set in stone just yet, it would appear that recording sessions have already…

Many Women Assaulted By Man At Paramore Concert

George MillingtonOctober 7, 2022
Many Women Assaulted By Man At Paramore Concert

It has come to light that a male concertgoer in Utah on October 4th assaulted many female concertgoers while Paramore was performing there. Paramore said after their show: “At last night’s show in SLC, we were made aware of an…

Shaun Ryder To Play Solo For The First Time In 11 Years

George MillingtonOctober 5, 2022
Shaun Ryder To Play Solo For The First Time In 11 Years

According to recent rumours, Shaun Ryder will perform a solo gig for the first time in 11 years. Furthermore, the singer for Happy Monday will perform at Factory 251 on October 7th. Shaun said about the show: “I’m really looking…

Arctic Monkeys Release New Single ‘Body Paint’

George MillingtonSeptember 30, 2022
Arctic Monkeys Release New Single ‘Body Paint’

Sheffield rock band Arctic Monkeys have dropped a surprise new track from their upcoming album, ‘The Car’. The new single, ‘Body Paint,’ is out now and follows the band’s previous release, ‘There’d Better Be A Mirrorball’. ‘The Car’, the band’s…

Sam Fender Cancels US Gigs Due To Mental Health

George MillingtonSeptember 14, 2022
Sam Fender Cancels US Gigs Due To Mental Health

Because of difficulties with his mental health, Sam Fender has had to cancel his planned performances in the United States. Furthermore, the vocalist of ‘Seventeen Going Under’ said the following on Instagram: ““It seems completely hypocritical of me to advocate…

Arctic Monkeys Are Back With New Album

George MillingtonAugust 25, 2022
Arctic Monkeys Are Back With New Album

Arctic Monkeys will release a new album, ‘The Car’ on October 21st, and it is already sending the band’s devoted following into a frenzy. The new album will be the Sheffield group’s seventh studio album, following the 2018 release ‘Tranquility…

George Ezra Is Considering Stepping Away From The Limelight

George MillingtonAugust 15, 2022
George Ezra Is Considering Stepping Away From The Limelight

Recently, singer-songwriter George Ezra gave an interview to The Daily Telegraph, in which he disclosed that he is contemplating a fresh start away from the spotlight. Furthermore, the ‘Shotgun’ star said:”This might be a conversation for another time, but I…

So, what styles do we cover here at GSGM? We cover all areas of indie music. Therefore, be it indie pop, indie folk, or indie rock, we have it covered! Also, we like to hear all kinds of sounds from the indie realms; therefore, we do not adhere to just one vibe within our content. As a result, you can be safe knowing that you will find a mixed bag of tunes here that will have you hooked.

Indie Style

Does indie music just concentrate on bands who play with guitars and have cool hairstyles? Nope, it comes with a broad musical style, and there are many singers and groups which fall into the indie category while also sounding very distinct and dissimilar to their companions in the same space. Also, it is a perpetually changing scene with new sounds emerging regularly.

For indie lovers, there is nothing more glorious than coming across a new indie treasure. Indie fans crave; they constantly look for the freshest new group, which is where we come into the equation. We feed the best indie to our audience. As a result, there is never a day that goes by without the opportunity to discover the next big thing here on GSGM.

Latest Indie Music Reviews

M83, ‘Oceans Niagara’ – Single Review ★★★☆☆

Rob SapwellJanuary 27, 2023
M83, ‘Oceans Niagara’ – Single Review ★★★☆☆

‘Oceans Niagara’ by M83 – Single Rating: 3/5 ★★★☆☆ The latest sound and style from M83 means they find themselves very much in vogue. Especially, as the popular culture of today laps up everything that has a hint of 1980’s flavour. ‘Oceans…

Gaz Coombes, ‘Don’t Say It’s Over’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisJanuary 4, 2023
Gaz Coombes, ‘Don’t Say It’s Over’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Don’t Say It’s Over’ by Gaz Coombes – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ It has been quite some years since Gaz Coombes first got our attention with his band, Supergrass, all the way back in the 1990s. However, with the release of his…

Wallows, ‘WISH ME LUCK’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisDecember 20, 2022
Wallows, ‘WISH ME LUCK’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘WISH ME LUCK’ by Wallows – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ With the release of their latest single, ‘WISH ME LUCK,’ the American alternative rock band Wallows are bringing the crunch that they are known for to the forefront of the scene. The…

The 1975, ‘I’m In Love With You’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisDecember 19, 2022
The 1975, ‘I’m In Love With You’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘I’m In Love With You’ by The 1975 – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ With their song, ‘I’m In Love With You’, The 1975 once again bring their infectious charm to the fore. The song is on the band’s most recent album, titled…

Paramore, ‘The News’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisDecember 13, 2022
Paramore, ‘The News’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘The News’ by Paramore – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ American band Paramore are treating us to yet more infectious rock with the release of their new single, ‘The News’. This new song is from the band’s upcoming album, ‘This Is Why’, which…

Von Venn, ‘Constant Girl’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisNovember 15, 2022
Von Venn, ‘Constant Girl’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Constant Girl’ by Von Venn – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ The Irish band Von Venn, who hail from Dublin, have resurfaced with a new single, ‘Constant Girl’, on which they sound as powerful as ever. The new single will feature on the highly-anticipated…

Arro, ‘Prism’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisNovember 8, 2022
Arro, ‘Prism’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Prism’ by Arro – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Arro, the singer-songwriter from Nashville, has blessed us with the release of his tune ‘Prism’. Even the most discerning listeners will find something in the musical palette of the new offering from the forward-thinking artist,…

Sam Fender, ‘Wild Grey Ocean’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisNovember 3, 2022
Sam Fender, ‘Wild Grey Ocean’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Wild Grey Ocean’ by Sam Fender – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Sam Fender, a master of the indie rock genre, has just released his newest track, ‘Wild Grey Ocean’, which blows us away. This song is on the deluxe version of his album…

Iggy Pop, ‘Frenzy’ – Single Review ★★★★★

Emily HarrisNovember 1, 2022
Iggy Pop, ‘Frenzy’ – Single Review ★★★★★

‘Frenzy’ by Iggy Pop – Single Rating: 5/5 ★★★★★ Iggy Pop brings the raw rock and roll edge to the vanguard once again with the release of his new single, ‘Frenzy’. Those who take pleasure in music that is direct and packed with…

Vinyl Floor, ‘Funhouse Mirror’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisOctober 31, 2022
Vinyl Floor, ‘Funhouse Mirror’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Funhouse Mirror’ by Vinyl Floor – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Vinyl Floor have thrust themselves into the limelight with the release of their new single, ‘Funhouse Mirror’. The new track comes from the band’s most recent album, which bears the same name. It…

Jimmy Eat World, ‘Place Your Debts’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisOctober 25, 2022
Jimmy Eat World, ‘Place Your Debts’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Place Your Debts’ by Jimmy Eat World – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Jimmy Eat World are making their way back up the rock ranks with their latest single, ‘Place Your Debts’. The new song is like a soothing balm for the ears, continuing…

Thomas Cole And Nathanael Hall, ‘Free Fallin’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisOctober 21, 2022
Thomas Cole And Nathanael Hall, ‘Free Fallin’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Free Fallin’ by Thomas Cole And Nathanael Hall – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Thomas Cole, the New York-based singer-songwriter, is taking off once again with his new single, ‘Free Fallin’. The latest gem from the forward-thinking artist also features Nathanael Hall; the two…

So, what is it that attracts us to new indie releases? Our love for guitar riffs, the punch of an indie vocal, and the rhythms’ power that flow through the indie genre. It is what pulls us in time and time again, and we are always craving the freshest edgy sounds.

Excitement

Also, our excitement for indie music never grows old. Furthermore, we are still the giddy music lovers who get a buzz when we come across the best new group. We also get an even more considerable feeling when we come across a hit that is still on the radar.

Many indie releases go unnoticed, and we believe that the best indie sounds are yet to grace the airwaves. As a result, we dedicate our team to searching for the fittest material; and we feed your hungry ears with our best finds.

Luckily, the world is vast, and new indie groups and artists are emerging every day. Therefore, there are a plethora of music picks and choices when discovering the best new indie which hits home!

Indie Music Submissions

We are always looking for the best new indie; therefore, if you have a track that you believe we need to hear, please feel free to send it over to us by clicking here. Also, do not shy away from sending us a track if you believe it may not be suitable; we do appreciate all types of indie music. Nevertheless, we do have a screening process, and our team carefully listen to each new release before creating any content.

We welcome submissions from artists, labels and pr consultants. Also, we are happy to receive tips from anyone who has found something which is remarkable. After all, word of mouth keeps the industry going around, and we encourage it at all times here at GSGM.

Future Indie

We are excited about the future of indie music. As a result, we spend a lot of time figuring out upcoming trends, and we pay close attention to what music consumers are enjoying the most. Our team also regularly check in with the most exciting artists in the indie game to work out what they have up their sleeves.

Popular Artists

We often write about the most popular indie musicians and keep in tune with updates from the indie game’s top. You can check out the most popular alternative indie music artists on YouGov here.

The most famous artists tend to be consistent and generally stay popular for long periods. However, we do not only write about artists solely on their fame; we listen to all music in the same way, whether it be a new artist or a musician who is long in the tooth with a backlog of hits.

Therefore, if there is an indie gem that we need to hear, send it straight to our team by clicking here.

The Best Indie

We are cognizant that many indie fans relish indie from previous decades. Therefore, we occasionally write about some of the best indie tracks to have graced the planet previously.

Social Media

We interact daily with our social media audience. We see social media as a conduit for music lovers to find the best music content. As a result, we keep all of our followers up to date, and we go above and beyond with our social strategies.

Also, our social media following trust our content, and we are aware of how important trust is in journalism. As a result, our quality assurance team regularly audits content to ensure that we meet the highest standard.

Mobile Devices

Many indie music lovers access GSGM using mobile, and our journalists ensure that mobile users get the best indie content straight to their devices. As a result, every user arriving at GSGM from mobile will get the same experience as those coming from a desktop.

Single Releases

Our team provide indie music single reviews, and we blend opinion with fact, ensuring a holistic picture of new music. We open our horizons when it comes to new music, and we enjoy finding the best new tracks to review before any other outlet.

Album Releases

We deliver reviews on the latest indie albums, and we dedicate time to ensure that each album review is factual and thought-provoking blended with personal opinion.

Every album review is unique, and we score each album out of five. The rating is not based on our appreciation for the release but also delves into music theory and musicology.

Enthusiasts

GSGM is a big community with thousands of indie music enthusiasts engaging every day. Furthermore, we allow users to become a member and get stuck into the discussion. Also, we relish the idea of all music fans with diverse music tastes engaging with one another, and we encourage that within the platform.

Vision

Our vision is to give indie music more recognition and shine more light on the best new tracks. We believe that the best indie is still there for discovery, and we are always looking for the freshest content. Also, our team all share a vision of creating the best user experience online.

Every reader is in the mind of our team members at all times. As a result, we jump into the shoes of our readership to ensure that we provide valuable content time and time again. We also ask for feedback often to ensure that we do not miss any new ways to improve.

Leadership

We enjoy leading the way forward for new indie music, and we pride ourselves on being leaders in the indie field.

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