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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. 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

Taylor Momsen Opens Up About Sexism

George MillingtonFebruary 4, 2021

Taylor Momsen believes the music business should be about the ‘music’ and not about gender. Speaking recently, Taylor said: “People have been telling me for years that there is misogyny and sexism in music. I think the older I’ve gotten,…

YungBlud Ponders Over His Global Success

George MillingtonFebruary 2, 2021

YungBlud praises his fans in a recent interview. He explains that they are the reason for his global success, and he reiterates that the community he is building is one of his biggest priorities. Speaking recently, YungBlud said “Why, by…

Bands From The 00’s Now Considered ‘DAD ROCK’

George MillingtonJanuary 28, 2021

‘Now That’s What I Call Dad Rock’ has added a few surprising tracks which will leave many readers feeling a little old! When you think of ‘Dad Rock’, I reckon a few big names will come to mind, e.g. Bowie,…

Festival Season Not Looking Good With Glasto Cancelled

George MillingtonJanuary 22, 2021

Live music fans got the news they were dreading this week with Glastonbury getting cancelled once again due to COVID-19. But, where does this leave the remaining upcoming festivals which cater to thousands of thirsty music fans yearly? Well, folks,…

Arctic Monkeys New Album On The Way?

George MillingtonJanuary 19, 2021

Matt Helders has unveiled that the Arctic Monkeys are working on the follow up to their 2017 album release. Furthermore, the Sheffield drummer let the cat out of the bag during a recent Instagram live. With Helders in LA and…

YungBlud Proves Nothing Will Stop Him

George MillingtonJanuary 14, 2021

YungBlud is proving that even a lockdown cannot stop him from doing what he loves the most! Furthermore, the ‘Cotton Candy’ singer’s new album is almost complete. The Doncaster native who often drops in to update his fans on Instagram…

Lana Del Rey Hits Back At The Media

George MillingtonJanuary 13, 2021

Lana Del Rey is accusing the media, although mainly, Complex mag of taking a recent quote she made about the US riots and twisting it completely. The singer spoke on Twitter and said: “I don’t appreciate Complex magazine inferring I…

David Bowie’s Hits Are Now On TikTok

George MillingtonJanuary 8, 2021

Fan of TikTok and David Bowie? It is your lucky day. Moreover, we can reveal that David Bowie’s music is now available to use on the TikTok platform. Therefore, get on your dancing shoes and get your moves wrapped around…

Ringo Is Back And Pretty Much Every Singer Features

George MillingtonDecember 17, 2020

Ringo Starr is back with his new release, ‘Here’s To The Nights’ and he is accompanied by pretty much every famous singer under the sun. Furthermore, the track features guest vocals from Dave Grohl, Finneas, Sheryl Crow, Chris Stapleton plus,…

Music Christmas TV Guide For The Festive Period

George MillingtonDecember 15, 2020

Fancy having a music-filled Christmas? We have you covered. Here is a list of the top music shows to check out during the festive period. December 19th Idris Elba Meets Paul McCartney – BBC 1 | 9.20 pm. December 22nd…

New Order Set To Play Huge Manchester Show In 2021

George MillingtonDecember 9, 2020

80’s legends, New Order are back with their new single, ‘Be A Rebel’ and if this was not enough to get excited about, the group have announced a massive hometown show in Manchester for 2021. The band are planning to…

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

Band Of Horses, ‘Crutch’ – Single Review ★★★★

Emily HarrisOctober 19, 2021
Band Of Horses, ‘Crutch’ – Single Review ★★★★

‘Crutch‘ by Band Of Horses – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★ It can only mean one thing when lovely guitar riffs reverberate throughout the GSGM camp! Band Of Horses are back with a bang with ‘Crutch.’ When this band appears on the sound system, any…

We Are Scientists, ‘Huffy’ – Album Review ★★★★

Emily HarrisOctober 14, 2021
We Are Scientists, ‘Huffy’ – Album Review ★★★★

‘Huffy’ by We Are Scientists – Album Rating: 4/5 ★★★★ When you’re having fun, time flies, as evidenced by the fact that We Are Scientists first appeared on the scene 21 years ago. Who knows where all that time has gone? It seems…

Sam Fender, ‘Long Way Off’ – Single Review ★★★★

Emily HarrisOctober 13, 2021
Sam Fender, ‘Long Way Off’ – Single Review ★★★★

‘Long Way Off’ by Sam Fender – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★ According to his new release, ‘Long Way Off,’ Sam Fender has seen enough. In reality, he has only just begun his journey of discovering new life, as he grows in size with each…

Måneskin, ‘MAMMAMIA’ – Single Review ★★★★

Colby MorrelOctober 12, 2021
Måneskin, ‘MAMMAMIA’ – Single Review ★★★★

‘MAMMAMIA‘ by Måneskin – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★ Måneskin, the indie rock band, are never stuck to the status quo. It’s what distinguishes them as one of the most refreshing bands in recent memory. It’s also most likely why they towered over the other…

The Darkness, ‘Jussy’s Girl’ – Single Review ★★★★

Emily HarrisSeptember 28, 2021
The Darkness, ‘Jussy’s Girl’ – Single Review ★★★★

‘Jussy’s Girl‘ by The Darkness – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★ The Darkness are back with their new single, ‘Jussy’s Girl,’ making rock cool once more. The second this one starts, the speakers emit a timeless rock classic atmosphere. It’s evocative of a time when…

Placebo, ‘Beautiful James’ – Single Review ★★★★

Emily HarrisSeptember 22, 2021
Placebo, ‘Beautiful James’ – Single Review ★★★★

‘Beautiful James‘ by Placebo – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★ Placebo are back, and this time with their new single, ‘Beautiful James,’ they’re serious about rocking the socks off audiences all around the world. The song is the group’s first in five years, and while…

Imagine Dragons, ‘Monday’ – Single Review ★★★★

Emily HarrisSeptember 7, 2021
Imagine Dragons, ‘Monday’ – Single Review ★★★★

‘Monday’ by Imagine Dragons – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★ Imagine Dragons, the indie rock band, are hard to top when creating new anthems! ‘Monday’ does not disappoint us; what a delight! ‘Monday,’ a pathfinder with a futuristic soundtrack that draws into the band’s…

Jake Bugg, ‘About Last Night’ – Single Review ★★★★

Emily HarrisAugust 25, 2021
Jake Bugg, ‘About Last Night’ – Single Review ★★★★

‘About Last Night‘ by Jake Bugg – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★ Jake Bugg, Nottingham’s most exquisite indie-rocker, is gratifying ears left, right, and centre with his new single, ‘About Last Night.’ The singer and guitarist, who sometimes pops out of nowhere, is back in…

Third Eye Blind, ‘Again’ – Single Review ★★★★

Emily HarrisAugust 24, 2021
Third Eye Blind, ‘Again’ – Single Review ★★★★

‘Again’ by Third Eye Blind – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★ ‘Again,’ the new song from Third Eye Blind, is out now. The feel-good indie band, founded in 1993, is at the forefront of the business once more, taking us along a nostalgic route…

The Killers, ‘West Hills’ – Single Review ★★★★

Emily HarrisAugust 19, 2021
The Killers, ‘West Hills’ – Single Review ★★★★

‘West Hills‘ by The Killers – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★ ‘West Hills’ by The Killers is one of the most salient tracks to rise from the Rock group in recent times. It’s from the band’s latest album, ‘Pressure,’ which is available now. The track…

The Vaccines, ‘Alone Star’ – Single Review ★★★★

Emily HarrisAugust 10, 2021
The Vaccines, ‘Alone Star’ – Single Review ★★★★

‘Alone Star’ by The Vaccines – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★ The Vaccines are back with a new cheerful indie single called ‘Alone Star’. The song is a must-listen for everyone who likes upbeat guitar rock combined with quirky noises. It also serves as…

Tom Speight, ‘Feel The Night’ – Single Review ★★★★

Emily HarrisAugust 4, 2021
Tom Speight, ‘Feel The Night’ – Single Review ★★★★

‘Feel The Night’ by Tom Speight – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★ Tom Speight is rapidly ascending the ranks, and it’s no surprise that many people are hanging on his every note. Furthermore, the singer’s new release, ‘Feel The Night,’ oozes appeal, and it is…

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.

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.


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.

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