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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

Kings Of Leon Discuss Their Songwriting Techniques

George MillingtonMarch 15, 2021
Kings Of Leon Discuss Their Songwriting Techniques

Rock legends Kings Of Leon have no unique formula which keeps them at the top of the game with each release. Instead, the band go with the ‘flow’.  Speaking about their songwriting process, Nathan Followhill said, “First of all, we’re…

Kings Of Leon Are On Track For Number One

George MillingtonMarch 9, 2021
Kings Of Leon Are On Track For Number One

US rockers Kings Of Leon are sailing to their sixth number one on the album chart with their new delivery, ‘When You See Yourself’. Moreover, the new record is in the lead currently, and it will take some significant movement…

Ian Brown Cancels Festival Slot Before They Refuse His Entry

George MillingtonMarch 5, 2021
Ian Brown Cancels Festival Slot Before They Refuse His Entry

Ian Brown has revealed that he will no longer be playing at Neighbourhood Weekender due to his refusal to show COVID-19 vaccination proof. Quite obviously, because he is not going to get the vaccine, therefore he would not be able…

‘The Who’ Say It’s Too Expensive To Create A New Record

George MillingtonMarch 1, 2021
‘The Who’ Say It’s Too Expensive To Create A New Record

The Who have admitted that they may never release another record because it is ‘too expensive’. Speaking to Uncut Mag, Roger Daltrey said “Will there be another Who album? I don’t know. There’s no record market any more. Everybody talks…

Coldplay React to The ‘Fix You’ Cover By BTS

George MillingtonFebruary 26, 2021
Coldplay React to The ‘Fix You’ Cover By BTS

BTS have covered Coldplay’s 2005 release ‘Fix You’ for their MTV unplugged session, and it has to be said, it is pretty damn good! Also, Coldplay themselves approve of the cover, with the hitmakers describing the version as ‘Beautiful’. You…

Music Fans Are Buzzing About Reading And Leeds 2021

George MillingtonFebruary 25, 2021
Music Fans Are Buzzing About Reading And Leeds 2021

With social limitations expected to disappear in England by 21st June, it is looking very likely that Reading and Leeds Fest will be going ahead. Also, the boss of the festival, Melvin Benn, said, “The good news is that we…

Bruce Springsteen And Barack Obama’s Podcast Proving To Be A Hit

George MillingtonFebruary 24, 2021
Bruce Springsteen And Barack Obama’s Podcast Proving To Be A Hit

The boss AKA Bruce Springsteen and former USA president Barack Obama speak candidly on their new podcast, and it is already proving to be a hit amongst listeners. The first two podcasts appeared on Spotify on Monday, and the pair…

Lana Del Rey Was Close To Quitting Music

George MillingtonFebruary 22, 2021
Lana Del Rey Was Close To Quitting Music

Lana Del Rey has publicly revealed that she was very close to quitting music for good after Amy Winehouse passed. The worldwide chart-topper has said that she ‘didn’t want to sing anymore’ after losing her idol. Lana also said “I…

HAIM And Taylor Swift ‘Gasoline’ SPOTIFY Problem. Fixed.

George MillingtonFebruary 19, 2021
HAIM And Taylor Swift ‘Gasoline’ SPOTIFY Problem. Fixed.

Many music fans have been heading over to Spotify to listen to HAIM and Taylor Swift’s new remix of ‘Gasoline’. However, much to their dismay, they could not find it. Luckily, we have found it! But many people have noticed…

Oasis Reunion – Is It Ever Going To Happen?

George MillingtonFebruary 17, 2021
Oasis Reunion – Is It Ever Going To Happen?

Many Oasis fans have for many years been wondering if an Oasis reunion is ever going to happen. In recent times, it has not proven likely given that the Gallagher brothers are still part of a very public feud. But,…

Hayley Williams Is Ready For New Paramore

George MillingtonFebruary 16, 2021
Hayley Williams Is Ready For New Paramore

Hayley Williams has been spending her lockdown dropping solo tracks as if it were going out of fashion. It is excellent news for all of us, though, given how terrific her new material is. Nevertheless, with plenty of gems still…

Rag ‘n’ Bone Man Drops Acoustic Version Of ‘All You Ever Wanted’

George MillingtonFebruary 15, 2021
Rag ‘n’ Bone Man Drops Acoustic Version Of ‘All You Ever Wanted’

Rag ‘n’ Bone Man keeps his fans hooked on his latest release ‘All You Ever Wanted’ with a new acoustic version. The toned-down release is just as potent as the original, yet it shares his message in a fresh light.…

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

Frank Turner, ‘The Resurrectionists’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisFebruary 9, 2022
Frank Turner, ‘The Resurrectionists’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘The Resurrectionists’ by Frank Turner – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Frank Turner, the English singer-songwriter, has released a new single called ‘The Resurrectionists’, a screamer! The alt-indie star’s latest track is from his upcoming album, ‘FTHC,’ which will be out on February 11th.…

Liam Gallagher, ‘Everything’s Electric’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisFebruary 7, 2022
Liam Gallagher, ‘Everything’s Electric’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Everything’s Electric’ by Liam Gallagher – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Liam Gallagher links up with Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters for his latest single, ‘Everything’s Electric’. The new release, an instant earworm, is terrific and propels LG to new heights. Liam’s career…

Rex Orange County, ‘Keep It Up’ – Single Review ★★★★★

George MillingtonFebruary 3, 2022
Rex Orange County, ‘Keep It Up’ – Single Review ★★★★★

‘Keep It Up’ by Rex Orange County – Single Rating: 5/5 ★★★★★ Grayshott born Rex Orange County leaps back to the forefront of indie with his new release, ‘Keep It Up’. The single is from his upcoming album, ‘Who Cares?’ which is due…

Stereophonics, ‘Forever’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisFebruary 1, 2022
Stereophonics, ‘Forever’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Forever’ by Stereophonics – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Stereophonics return with ‘Forever’, the third single from their upcoming album ‘Oochya!’. While fresh to many ears, this release was originally a b-side from their 2008 smash, ‘You’re My Star’, but it’s a new and improved…

Franz Ferdinand, ‘Curious’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisJanuary 31, 2022
Franz Ferdinand, ‘Curious’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Curious’ by Franz Ferdinand – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Franz Ferdinand get the party started with their new single ‘Curious,’ which is from their upcoming album ‘Hits To The Head’, out on March 11th. ‘Curious’ is instantly pleasing and contagious. However, this comes…

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…

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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