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
Iconic British band Blur has once again come together, with singer Damon Albarn, guitarist Graham Coxon, drummer Dave Rowntree, and bassist Alex James reuniting for their ninth studio album, titled ‘The Ballad Of Darren’. Set to be released in July,…
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”
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, 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…
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
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 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
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
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’
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
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 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…
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.
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
Foo Fighters, ‘Show Me How’ – Single Review ★★★★☆
‘Show Me How’ by Foo Fighters – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Foo Fighters’ latest single, ‘Show Me How’, is a captivating blend of dream pop and shoegazing that takes listeners on an emotional journey. Featuring a poignant collaboration between Dave and his…
Royal Blood, ‘Mountains At Midnight’ – Single Review ★★★★☆
‘Mountains At Midnight’ by Royal Blood – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ There is no doubt whatsoever that Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher of Royal Blood are immensely talented lads. Since forming in 2011, they have secured three U.K number one records. Royal…
Blur, ‘The Narcissist’ – Single Review ★★★★☆
‘The Narcissist’ by Blur – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ After an eight-year hiatus, Blur has made a triumphant comeback with their lead single, ‘The Narcissist’. It is off their highly anticipated album, ‘The Ballad of Darren’. The track’s producer is James Ford…
Lana Del Rey, ‘Say Yes To Heaven’ – Single Review ★★★★★
‘Say Yes To Heaven’ by Lana Del Rey – Single Rating: 5/5 ★★★★★ In a surprise move, Lana Del Rey grants the wishes of her fans by officially releasing the highly anticipated track, ‘Say Yes To Heaven’. This ethereal and enchanting song,…
‘Baggio’ by Miles Kane – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Miles Kane has been mainstay on the guitar based indie scene for nearly 20 years now. It’s quite hard to believe that his debut album as one half of the The Last Shadow…
Queens of the Stone Age, ‘Emotion Sickness’ – Single Review ★★★★☆
‘Emotion Sickness’ by Queens of the Stone Age – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ After a five-year hiatus, Queens of the Stone Age have reemerged with a bang, announcing their highly anticipated eighth studio album, ‘In Times New Roman,’ set to release on…
Thirty Seconds To Mars, ‘Stuck’ – Single Review ★★★★☆
‘Stuck’ by Thirty Seconds To Mars – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ After a five-year break, Thirty Seconds To Mars make a triumphant return with their latest single, ‘Stuck’. The new arrival serves as the lead track from their highly anticipated upcoming studio…
Nothing But Thieves, ‘Overcome’ – Single Review ★★★★☆
‘Overcome’ by Nothing But Thieves – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Here at GSGM, we are definitely Nothing But Thieves fans. There is a very strong feeling amongst us that ‘Dead Club City’ the bands fourth album, out 7th July will be their…
The Hives, ‘Bogus Operandi’ – Single Review ★★★★☆
‘Bogus Operandi’ by The Hives – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ It’s been over twenty years since The Hives first burst onto the scene with worldwide hit single ‘Hate To Say I Told You So’ and platinum selling album ‘Your New Favourite Band’.…
Noel Gallagher, ‘Council Skies’ – Single Review ★★★★★
‘Council Skies’ by Noel Gallagher – Single Rating: 5/5 ★★★★★ Since ending Oasis in 2009, Noel Gallagher has done exactly what he wants when he wants. He is one of the few British artists round today that can do that. Being able…
The Drums, ‘I Want It All’ – Single Review ★★★★☆
‘I Want It All’ by The Drums – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ At the start of this century’s second decade, The Drums were voted by Pitchfork readers as the ‘Best Hope for 2010’. It’s safe to say since then the road for…
Lana Del Rey, ‘The Grants’ – Single Review ★★★★☆
‘The Grants’ by Lana Del Rey – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ A short time ago, ‘A&W’ from Lana Del Rey got a rare five-star review from us. We do not dish those out very often. Third single ‘The Grants’ isn’t quite five-star…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We enjoy leading the way forward for new indie music, and we pride ourselves on being leaders in the indie field.