20 Search Results for Tag: Indie Rock

Take it Easy

Journey through the depths of a never-ending day with these everlasting tunes – featuring artists like Leon Bridges • Khurangbin • COIN • Devendra Banhart • Brett Dennen • Cannons • duendita • Mk.gee

Low-R.E.M.

Thematically and sonically, this was a perfect fit right after Blur. I’ve been an R.E.M. fan from jump…I connected with the music right away. Once again, I’m not entirely sure this song is actually about depression, but the word ‘low‘ can be interpreted in that context. The meaning can indicate position, as well as mood…. View Article

Video Child – Many Voices Speak

The warmth of this song is what you’ll feel the most. Songs that make us remember what we’ve been through and how we grew from those experiences are really so, so powerful. You’ll definitely feel this while listening to this track. So get ready for a journey, and press play.

Intro To Summer — a playlist by 80/20 Records • powered by musicto

All the right vibes needed to get your summer started – featuring artists like Glass Animals • Bear Ghost • UPSAUL • SZA • Gabe Kubanda • The Mowglis • MGMT • The Maine

Dead End Friends — a playlist by Mad Mad Mad • powered by musicto

Vibe out to dreamy jams with Mad Mad Mad – featuring artists like Miguel • Washed Out • Mark Ronson • The War On Drugs • Jai Paul • Ray Lamontagne • The 1975 • El Guincho

Alt Rock for Mountain Drives — a playlist by JacquesParques • powered by musicto

Songs for driving on a cliff edge… – featuring artists like Muse • Highly Suspect • Arctic Monkeys • The Black Keys • Chevelle • All Them Witches • Cage the Elephant• Royal Blood

Drop the Guillotine – Peach Pit

I’m a sucker for a good song intro, and Drop the Guillotine has just that. This track has the perfect amount of suspense to keep you intrigued and wanting to hear more.

City Kitty – French Cassettes

French Cassettes is another west coast band to check out from San Francisco. City Kitty has a raw, acoustic sound that gives off a real and natural vibe.

The Skin of My Yellow Country Teeth – Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Experiencing new places is important for both personal and collective growth. This song captures the inspiration that new adventures can bring. 

King of Carrot Flowers Pt. 1 – Neutral Milk Hotel

I often play full albums when I make Jewelry.  Neutral Milk Hotel’s “In the Aeroplane Over the Sea” has always been a popular choice for me while working.   

Sleep the Clock Around – Belle & Sebastian

Belle & Sebastian has a calm and reflective quality that has the ability to keep me in a productive mood. Much of my jewelry has been created with their music playing in the background.

It Is What it Is – Blood Orange

Blood Orange has been one of my recent favorite artists.  His ability to seamlessly blend different styles of music makes for a delightful sound.

Birds – Electrelane

Creativity often arises after experiencing love and the loss of it.  I appreciate this song about heartbreak because it balances vulnerability with a sense of pride.  The last full minute of the song is my favorite.

The Altruist – Saddles

Since moving to Phoenix, Arizona, I have been fortunate to meet lots of creative and inspiring people.  Saddles is an example of the local talent that motivates me to create. This song is from their newly released album, “ Yoke.”

Gay Human Bones – Harlem

I was excited when I moved to Tucson, Arizona after attending high school in a Virginia suburb. The desert landscape, colorful homes and alternative music felt so vibrant.  Harlem is a garage band that originated in Tucson during this time of my life.  

Did You See the Words – Animal Collective

I have always appreciated Animal Collective.  I admire their songs as being packed with emotion and unique sounds.  Their music pushes me to experiment with my talents as they have with each of their albums. 

Painter In Your Pocket – Destroyer

To me, “Painter In Your Pocket” represents the new confidence, views and creations that evolve with experience.  I find this song interesting because it shows this growth through the eyes of the past.

Castigadas En El Granero – Hinds

I first discovered the Madrid rock band Hinds (then known as Deers) while living abroad. My years in Spain were spent teaching English and I was charmed by the talent, style and rebellious nature of the Spanish youth. Hinds is no exception and reminds me of the inspiration that my students constantly gave me.

Goodbye Weekend – Mac Demarco

Choosing to live a less traditional lifestyle is often met with misunderstanding, which many creative people can relate to. This song reinforces my belief in the importance of dismissing these misconceptions.

Heaven is a Bedroom – TV Girl

The more time I spend listening to TV Girl, the more fascinated I become.  I love everything about them, including their lyrics, sound, branding and heavy use of sampling.