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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. Our team have grown up surrounded by the finest indie artists. Also, the enthusiasm we have is as strong today as the day we bought our first vinyl.

Fortunately for keen indie enthusiasts, finding the finest new music and indie music news has never been more straightforward. As a result, we cater for all your music needs, and you will never go a day without hearing the freshest squeezed gems. Also, what makes it even more comforting is that we provide you with the finest content without you having to pay for a subscription, amazing right?

Latest Indie Music News

Morrissey Asks Johnny Marr To Stop Talking About Him And Marr Hits Back!

George MillingtonJanuary 27, 2022
Morrissey Asks Johnny Marr To Stop Talking About Him And Marr Hits Back!

Morrissey and Johnny Marr were both members of The Smiths, one of the most successful and well-known indie bands of all time. However, they haven’t seen eye to eye in 35 years because of their differences, which resulted in The Smiths…

Nile Rodgers Expresses Admiration For Johnny Marr

George MillingtonJanuary 24, 2022
Nile Rodgers Expresses Admiration For Johnny Marr

Nile Rodgers and Johnny Marr have been friends for decades, and their friendship looks to have grown stronger over time. Furthermore, Rodgers recently praised Johnny as ‘Fearless,’ saying that he always feels cool around him. “Johnny is fearless. If it…

The Wombats Are Heading To Number One With New Album

George MillingtonJanuary 18, 2022
The Wombats Are Heading To Number One With New Album

The Wombats, the Liverpool-based indie-pop band, are soaring to the top of the album charts with their latest release, ‘Fix Yourself, Not The World.’ If the band claims the number one slot on Friday, it will be their first number…

Coldplay Dedicate Their Success To Jo Whiley

George MillingtonDecember 10, 2021
Coldplay Dedicate Their Success To Jo Whiley

According to Coldplay, they would not be where they are today if not for Jo Whiley, the lauded BBC radio DJ. While performing at the BBC Radio Theatre, Chris Martin said: ‘I’m going to dedicate this to Jo Whiley, because…

Arctic Monkeys NEW Album To Arrive Ahead Of Summer 2022?

George MillingtonDecember 9, 2021
Arctic Monkeys NEW Album To Arrive Ahead Of Summer 2022?

Arctic Monkeys will perform on the main stage at Reading and Leeds in 2022. The Sheffield indie-rockers will also be heading out on the road in Europe to play a string of shows. Isn’t it exciting? Absolutely. Also, this suggests…

Kat Von D Reveals New ‘Exorcisms’ Version

Colby MorrelDecember 1, 2021
Kat Von D Reveals New ‘Exorcisms’ Version

Kat Von D, the multi-hyphenate, has released a Deluxe version of her recently released ‘Exorcisms’ Remix EP, which includes additional reworks. The expanded EP version features previously released reworks of the haunting single by British synthwave pioneers Gunship, darkwave favourite…

Oasis Weren’t As Good As The Beatles According To Noel Gallagher

George MillingtonNovember 18, 2021
Oasis Weren’t As Good As The Beatles According To Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher, the guitarist and singer from Oasis, has confessed that the comparison between his former band and The Beatles bothered him. According to the now-solo artist: “When Oasis started, we were so big we were compared to them size-wise…

Nile Rodgers Reveals Intention To Work With Noel Gallagher

George MillingtonNovember 11, 2021
Nile Rodgers Reveals Intention To Work With Noel Gallagher

Nile Rodgers, the music genius, has his eye on a potential collaboration with Noel Gallagher, the former guitarist of Oasis. The Chic megastar allegedly met Noal for the first time at Abbey Road a few years ago, and they hit it off right…

Sam Fender Turns Down Collab With Sir Elton John

George MillingtonNovember 8, 2021
Sam Fender Turns Down Collab With Sir Elton John

It’s not every day that a musician does not take advantage of the chance to collaborate with Sir Elton John. But, in the case of Sam Fender, who was ‘too busy’ to make history with the decade-long hitmaker, that was…

Sergio Pizzorno Takes Control In Glasgow With New-Look Kasabian

George MillingtonOctober 15, 2021
Sergio Pizzorno Takes Control In Glasgow With New-Look Kasabian

Sergio Pizzorno is taking command of his beloved Kasabian, and he does not disappoint with the band’s first gig since ex-frontman Tom Meighan’s departure. After Tom’s sudden dismissal, which happened after an assault on his girlfriend, many fans wondered what the…

Sir Paul McCartney Labels The Rolling Stones A ‘Blues Cover Band’

George MillingtonOctober 14, 2021
Sir Paul McCartney Labels The Rolling Stones A ‘Blues Cover Band’

With comments that the Rolling Stones are a “blues cover band,” Sir Paul McCartney has gotten himself into hot water. We doubt he’ll be too fused, though, given his success and consistent adulation! Speaking to the New Yorker, the Beatles…

Kasabian Find A Replacement For Tom Meighan

George MillingtonSeptember 29, 2021
Kasabian Find A Replacement For Tom Meighan

Kasabian, the indie rock band, fired long-time singer Tom Meighan in 2020 after he assaulted his partner. Serge Pizzorno, the guitarist, then emerged as the new frontman. However, current rumours suggest that Rob Harvey of The Music will take over…

So, what styles do we cover here at GSGM? We cover all areas of indie music. Therefore, be it indie pop, indie folk, 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 forever 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

George Ezra, ‘Anyone For You’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisJanuary 28, 2022
George Ezra, ‘Anyone For You’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Anyone For You’ by George Ezra – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ George Ezra has been somewhat quiet in recent years, having not released any new music since ‘Staying At Tamara’s’ in 2018. That is, however, changing, and thank goodness! We need George back…

Lana Del Rey, ‘Watercolor Eyes’ – Single Review ★★★★★

Emily HarrisJanuary 27, 2022
Lana Del Rey, ‘Watercolor Eyes’ – Single Review ★★★★★

‘Watercolor Eyes’ by Lana Del Rey – Single Rating: 5/5 ★★★★★ Lana Del Rey has returned! With ‘Watercolor Eyes’, the vocalist seizes the spotlight once more, fierce as ever. Lana has released the new tune for the HBO show ‘Euphoria’. It debuted during the final…

Miles Kane, ‘Change The Show’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisJanuary 21, 2022
Miles Kane, ‘Change The Show’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Change The Show’ by Miles Kane – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Miles Kane has a lot of 60s and 70s rock and roll in his veins, so it’s no wonder that he’d put out a single like ‘Change The Show’, off his new…

Blood Red Shoes, ‘SUCKER’ – Single Review ★★★☆☆

Emily HarrisJanuary 19, 2022
Blood Red Shoes, ‘SUCKER’ – Single Review ★★★☆☆

‘SUCKER’ by Blood Red Shoes – Single Rating: 3/5 ★★★★☆ Blood Red Shoes have a knack for grabbing our attention, and their latest track, ‘SUCKER’, is no exception. Drawing us into their indie realm, the Brighton pair explore with their signature sound, fusing…

Jack White, ‘Love Is Selfish’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisJanuary 18, 2022
Jack White, ‘Love Is Selfish’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Love Is Selfish’ by Jack White – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Jack White compels with his new release, ‘Love Is Selfish’. The song grabs you by the heartstrings right away, and the singer’s passionate storey hits home with lines that many will find…

Halsey, ‘People Disappear Here’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisJanuary 11, 2022
Halsey, ‘People Disappear Here’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘People Disappear Here’ by Halsey – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ ‘People Disappear Here’, the new single from Halsey is a breath of fresh air for the ears. The alt-pop starlet’s new single is taken from her latest album, ‘If I Can’t Have Love,…

Fatherson, ‘Honest To God’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

George MillingtonDecember 22, 2021
Fatherson, ‘Honest To God’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Honest To God’ by Fatherson – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ With their latest track, ‘Honest To God’, Fatherson, the rapidly rising Glaswegian alt-rock band, provide the winter warmth. The new single comes from the band’s upcoming album, ‘Normal Fears,’ which will be out…

Johnny Marr, ‘Hideaway Girl’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisDecember 20, 2021
Johnny Marr, ‘Hideaway Girl’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Hideaway Girl’ by Johnny Marr – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ With his new tune ‘Hideaway Girl’, Johnny Marr gives us a Christmas present early. The guy behind the six-string rose to popularity as the guitarist for the indie rock band The Smiths, and…

Tame Impala, ‘No Choice’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisDecember 10, 2021
Tame Impala, ‘No Choice’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘No Choice’ by Tame Impala – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ With the new single, ‘No Choice,’ Tame Impala transport the listener to a new dimension. From the start, the multi-talented Australian hitmaker fills the room with psychedelic sensations, and his distinctive dreamy indie sound…

White Lies, ‘I Don’t Want To Go To Mars’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisDecember 8, 2021
White Lies, ‘I Don’t Want To Go To Mars’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘I Don’t Want To Go To Mars’ by White Lies – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ White Lies are a band that always excites the GSGM camp! ‘I Don’t Want To Go To Mars’, their most recent song, is all their fans could have wished…

Bloc Party, ‘Traps’ – Single Review ★★★★⋆

Emily HarrisNovember 26, 2021
Bloc Party, ‘Traps’ – Single Review ★★★★⋆

‘Traps’ by Bloc Party – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★⋆ Bloc Party rock up to new music Friday with a bang! ‘Traps’, their latest single, is everything their devoted fans have been craving for quite some time. It’s brand new while simultaneously sounding like every…

The Cribs, ‘Sucked Sweet’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisNovember 25, 2021
The Cribs, ‘Sucked Sweet’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Sucked Sweet‘ by The Cribs – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ ‘Sucked Sweet,’ the new single from The Cribs, is out now. It’s a track that their old fans will love, and it’ll be a delicious treat for newcomers as well! The band that rose…

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 is 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 working 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 with 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.