Scattering Walrus is a band from St. Niklaas, Belgium. The band started by two friends and music lovers – Ben Maes and Maarten Buytaert. In the beginning there was no clear intention to made a band it was all about listening to music, “jamming” and having fun. The guys were making sweet indie-pop, easy to […]
A rock guitar riff here, a cool jazz vocal there – Couch draws elements from different genres combining them with their particular brand of mainstream pop. Couch’s musical style defines the words “Japanese Indie Pop” creating a pop sound that is refined by Couch and defies mainstream cliches. Couch was formed in November 2002, bringing […]
Formed in 2006, /track are an electronic indie pop-rock unit – The band’s pop sensibilities are an obvious nod, but /track’s instrumental and vocal arrangements are anything but mainstream. I would categorize them more alternative rock, but who am I to disagree with the band’s self-description. /TRACK (pronounced slash/track) are MIYAGI（guitar & vocal), Kobayashi (drums) […]
Graceful, fun, sometimes quirky, and anything but mainstream – ズータンズ [Zutans] are a four-piece indie pop band from Japan. Formed in 2003, members are Mami Kanbara (vocal), Noriyuki Suzuki (piano), Keisuke Seto (bass) and Motomichi Yurugi (drums).
Texas Pandaa are an indie-pop band from Japan, with twin vocal harmonies and a sophisticated musical configuration. Praised both at home and abroad as they push their writing and musicianship beyond their ambient roots — Texas Pandaa released their third album Down In the Hole on 2010.06.02.
Heavily influenced by 60s American music, ethereal tunes, and bossa nova Lamp is an indie pop, jazz, and alternative trio from Japan. Formed in 2000, Lamp members are Taiyou Someya (guitarist), Yusuke Nagai (vocal, multi-instrument) and Kaori Sakakibara (vocal, flute, accordion).
The Great Funny Pant Sound creates a sound-scape of psychedelic driven indie pop melodies and rhythms. Complex simplicity at its best — The Great Funny Pant Sound are Kazuki Kikuchi (Vocal,Guitar), Akio Matsumoto (Vocal,Drums), Yuuta Okuyama (Bass), and Takuto Shiina (Multi-Instrumentalist).
Described as the “masters of perfectly unconventional pop” (Inpress), The Boat People – also called The Boaties, are an Australian four-piece indie pop band. The Brisbane based group consists of James O’Brien (vocal, bass), Robin Waters (voacl, keyboard), Charles Dugan (vocal, guitar) and Tony Garrett (drums).