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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

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.…

Coldplay Are To Return Very Soon

George MillingtonFebruary 8, 2021

Coldplay will be back with their new album ‘Music Of The Spheres’, very soon according to recent reports. A close source to the group said, “Chris and Co have been dropping hints for a while but now it’s finally getting…

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…

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

Weezer, ‘A Little Bit Of Love’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisMarch 23, 2022
Weezer, ‘A Little Bit Of Love’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘A Little Bit Of Love’ by Weezer – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ ‘A Little Bit Of Love’ by Weezer is vibrant and euphoric, and we cannot get enough of it! The band from Los Angeles fascinate us just as they did when they first…

Arcade Fire, ‘The Lightning I, II’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisMarch 22, 2022
Arcade Fire, ‘The Lightning I, II’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘The Lightning I, II’ by Arcade Fire – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Arcade Fire, the Canadian indie rock band, have knocked us for six with their new release, ‘The Lightning I, II’. The release, which includes two tracks, ‘The Lightning I’ and ‘The…

The Black Keys, ‘Wild Child’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisMarch 11, 2022
The Black Keys, ‘Wild Child’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Wild Child’ by The Black Keys – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ The Black Keys rock up to New Music Friday with their new release, ‘Wild Child’; a stellar delivery from the American rockers and one which will be echoing out for quite some…

Bloc Party, ‘Sex Magik’ – Single Review ★★★☆☆

Emily HarrisMarch 2, 2022
Bloc Party, ‘Sex Magik’ – Single Review ★★★☆☆

‘Sex Magik’ by Bloc Party – Single Rating: 3/5 ★★★☆☆ ‘Sex Magik’ by Bloc Party sparks enormous enthusiasm among their devoted fan base. We’ve long been fans of the band, who took the world by storm in 2005 with their powerful debut album…

Florence And The Machine, ‘King’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisFebruary 25, 2022
Florence And The Machine, ‘King’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘King’ by Florence And The Machine – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Florence And The Machine angelically return, and their new single, ‘King’, places them back in their rightful place at the forefront of the music industry. It’s a release that gives us goosebumps…

Future Islands, ‘King Of Sweden’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisFebruary 24, 2022
Future Islands, ‘King Of Sweden’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘King Of Sweden’ by Future Islands – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Future Islands, the American Indie synth-pop outfit, deliver the easy to get lost in 2022 feel-good with their new track, ‘King Of Sweden.’ The latest release from the Baltimore band is just…

Fontaines DC, ‘I Love You’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisFebruary 23, 2022
Fontaines DC, ‘I Love You’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘I Love You’ by Fontaines DC – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Fontaines DC, the Irish band, thrill with their new song, ‘I Love You’. It is a track that continues the band’s post-punk odyssey and arrives with ominous quality! The new single is off…

Tame Impala, ‘The Boat I Row’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

George MillingtonFebruary 21, 2022
Tame Impala, ‘The Boat I Row’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘The Boat I Row’ by Tame Impala – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Psychedelic Australian band Tame Impala get the charismatic indie juices flowing with their new release, ‘The Boat I Row’. Kevin Parker, the project’s multi-instrumentalist and creator, goes even deeper musically here,…

Metronomy, ‘Right On Time’ – Single Review ★★★☆☆

Emily HarrisFebruary 18, 2022
Metronomy, ‘Right On Time’ – Single Review ★★★☆☆

‘Right On Time’ by Metronomy – Single Rating: 3/5 ★★★☆☆ Metronomy, the English indie-electronic band, welcomes us back into their universe with their new single, ‘Right On Time’, from their new album, ‘Small World.’ The group, who have been gracing the stage since…

Father John Misty, ‘Q4’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisFebruary 15, 2022
Father John Misty, ‘Q4’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Q4’ by Father John Misty – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Singer-songwriter Father John Misty takes us on a fascinating voyage with his new single ‘Q4’ from his forthcoming album, ‘Chloë and the Next 20th Century’, which will be out in April. ‘Q4’ has a…

Vance Joy, ‘Don’t Fade’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisFebruary 14, 2022
Vance Joy, ‘Don’t Fade’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

‘Don’t Fade’ by Vance Joy – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ ‘Don’t Fade’ by Vance Joy is a surprise that beautifully brightens the current mood! In this new single, the Australian singer-songwriter carves a new path for himself as a hitmaker, managing to freshen…

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.…

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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