Archive for April 13th, 2021

April 13, 2021

Play Listy For Me – Indie Rock Vol. 4

You know what rocks? Allergy medicine. Sweet, sweet spring time allergy medicine allowing us to avoid suffocation by pollen. You know what else rocks? This collection of indie rock songs we talked about on the blog recently, plus a few bonus songs for all of you out there living that antihistamine life.

April 13, 2021

Tuesday Tip-Off: Death Hags

With “We Are Radio Signals” Death Hags reminds us that shoegaze doesn’t have to be a dark and dreamy expression of detachment via too many pedals, it can be poppy and dare we say, fun. DH wraps a Juliana Hatfield style indie rock bopper in just the right amount of fuzz, reverb and haze while still letting the hooks and melodies (of which there are plenty of both in this song) shine through.

April 13, 2021

The B-Side: Alas de Liona

A California desert singer-songwriter now making music in Scotland, Alas de Liona brings us a simple but gorgeous tune in “Cascade.” Starting with just a few muted keyboard chords and Liona’s layered vocals the song creates an intimate, warm feeling that lets you know out of the gate the star of the show will be this voice – vulnerable but strong, haunting but natural and undramatic.

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