Pi-tan’s 【皮蛋】 alternative-rock sound takes catchy melodies and rock elements, blending these influences, and creating a unique and fun rock indie-style. Pi-tan are drummer Ancha, bassist Bunpei, guitarist and vocalist Tomohiro.
The souLOfmyshoEs is a solo project began in January 2010, by David of Torino, Italy – The project has since expanded into a small art cooperative with the help of willing friends. Recorded at home with a PC, souLOfmyshoEs’ sound is lo-fi bedromm pop with indie rock elements – Gentle melodies arranged in a simple […]
Guitar licks and vocal melodies comprised with more than a hint of indie rock sensibility – this pop sound is pure Black Vendetta. BV is the solo project of Nathan Virica songwriter and rhythm guitarist from London, via Harrogate, UK. Using guest vocalists in his recordings and live performances; Black Vendetta released 2 singles “Go […]
It’s taken ten years for the rest of the world to catch up with the musical vision of the band Art-School, but then, even the band itself has meandered from that vision from time to time. Art-School’s melodies and indie-rock sound takes on the minimal feel of pop today, while seasoning it with just enough […]
Bringing a polished and chaotic approach to emo indie rock, Jimmyhat rocks with inventive instrumentation and impassioned vocals. Formed in 2005, Jimmyhat released their first full album Wanda Wanda Wanda in September 2011 (Troll Music) — Members are Suzuki Yousuke (bass), Takakura Atsushi (vocals, guitar), Komuro Masaki (drums) and Agou Fuyuki (guitar).
On August 5, 2011, Boy & Bear released their debut album Moonfire. This indie rock band from Sydney, Australia, describes its style as a “combination of drivey indie folk and choral harmonies.” Formed in 2009, Boy & Bear members are Dave Hosking (vocal, guitar), Jake Tarasenko (bass), Tim Hart (drums, vocal), Killian Gavin (vocal, guitar) […]
Not to be confused with the post-punk band of the same name (1977-1983), The Lines are a four-piece indie rock band from Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England. Formed in 2005, the present line-up has only been together since 2008 – Band members are Dean Bate (Guitar), Dave O’Connor (Drums, Samples), Alex Ohm (Vocal, Guitar) and Danny […]
Often served up with a touch of groove Hunting Pigeons‘ is a straightforward indie rock four-piece from Kobe, Japan. Along with bass player and former bandmate Kuniaki Kakusei (25m Floater), guitarist Noriaki Takagi, and drummer Kozo Nakamura (X-Discos, Overcoats) — Hunting Pigeons is the latest offering from former 25m Floater frontman Isseki Shirai.
AJISAI is a Japanese indie-rock band formed in June, 2002. They named after Hydrangea (アジサイ – ajisai, means Hydrangea in Japanese), the flower that combine loneliness and strength. AJISAI are Matsumoto Shun (松本 俊)- vocal, guitar (Shun is also author of lyrics and music), Sue Atsushi (須江 篤史) – guitar, chorus, Mocchi (Iwamoto Takafumi 岩本 […]
The Mountain Goats are an American indie rock band formed in Claremont, California by singer-songwriter John Darnielle. Despite the plural moniker — John is the sometimes-sole-member of the band. Current members are John Darnielle, Peter Hughes, and Jon Wurster (2007-present).
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY are guitarist Nicolas Przeor (Pzey), drummer Sacha Schmitz (Falcon), and bassist Cedric Czaika (Chiggy). Formed in April 2004, the band’s sound has been described as “urgent, straight mathy, time-signature-laden indierock with post hardcore appeal, combining organic angularity with a taste for captivating melodies. MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY love the epic, the […]
Formed in 2007, Molice is a Japanese quartet with a sound that’s 70s, 80s and 90s influenced and completely their own. Among their influences Molice quotes; The Velvet Underground, The Doors, The Pixies, and The Police (from whom their name is partially formed).
Dogma is an indie rock band from Osaka, Japan. Since their formation in 2004, the band has been touring non-stop all over the country and appearing at festivals held in Taiwan. Their music is both melodic and melancholic with lyrics in both Japanese and English that explore the human mind and feelings. If you want […]
members: Josh McDowell (Guitar, Vox) Matthew Tarlton (Drums) Bill Grant (Bass, Vox) Noisy and adventurous, The Dirty White rocks like few aspiring musicians dare to these days.The Florence-based trio isn’t the type to play it safe. In a rock scene littered with paint-by-numbers pop rock or “hardcore,” The Dirty White takes the road less traveled […]
Beirut’s music combines elements of Eastern European and Balkan folk with Western pop music, fusing the American mainstream and indie-rock culture and the World Music scene. Current Beirut project recording/live members: Nicholas Petree (taoseño drummer), Perrin Cloutier (accordion), Jason Poranski (guitar, mandolin), Paul Collins (guitar, vocals), Jon Natchez (saxophone, clarinet glockenspiel, ukulele, mandolin), Kristin ferebee […]
members: Dustin Apodaca (vocals, keys) Kyle Divine (guitar, vocals Edson Choi (vocals, guitar) Andrea Babinski (violin, vocals) Eric Chirco (drums) Brad Babinski (bass) Dusty Rhodes and the River Band have spent the past three years playing every shitty dive bar from the South to the Midwest and back to southern California, sleeping on couches, and […]