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New Indie Bands

Each week, our team selects new tracks by new indie bands and DIY artists that we would love to put on your radar!
the best indie albums 2021 ranked

The 10 Best Indie Albums 2021

With live music coming back slowly, this year saw some great releases. Here is our top 10 list of best indie album 2021.

New Album Announcements

October 2022
14 Oct
Signs of Life
Cool Thing
August 2022
12 Aug
Sylvan Esso
No Rules Sandy
Loma Vista
26 Aug
Hidden Youth
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New album releases this month

August 2022
19 Aug
Garageband Superstar
19 Aug
Hot Chip
19 Aug
Phoebe Green
Lucky Me
Chess Club
19 Aug
Cass McCombs
19 Aug
Big Scary Monsters
19 Aug
Profound Mysteries II
19 Aug
Steve Fors
it's nothing, but still
19 Aug
Walter Trout
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Indie Is Not A Genre – A Music Blog That Doesn’t Trust The Hype


Discover new indie bands from the UK, Canada, Australia & beyond

If you’re looking for excellent music you have come to the right music blog. We provide you with the latest news on the hottest indie bands, provide you with indie album reviews and tell you about the coolest gigs and how to get tickets. We’ve put a lot of effort and passion into discovering the greatest new indie bands since 2010.

Our independent music blog provides you with album reviews of exciting new releases and stunning interviews with some of our favorite bands. Maybe you’ll soon discover your new favorite band or the next big thing from your local scene such as the UK & Ireland, Australia, Canada, Scandinavia and beyond. And if you feel like it, then you are welcome to join our music blog. All you need is a passion for writing, an undying love for indie rock, pop music and perhaps just a tiny bit of craziness.


We are all about good music. Since good music can be around every corner, we look out for you every day for great new indie bands and the next big things. In our music news section, you will find all the latest releases and news from the indie scene. So check out our music blog regularly and find out which newcomers we recommend, which gigs you absolutely cannot miss and which festivals have a particularly great line-up this year.

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What else is there?

Well, Röyksopp, we have an answer for you. Next to the latest music news, album reviews, gig & festival reviews, and new music releases we also provide you with all the latest tracks in our Spotify playlist. We even have an indie Christmas playlist!

Come and find us on Facebook & Twitter or even join us and become a writer! Find the hottest new music in indie, rock, pop, electronica, punk rock, folk & singer-songwriter! Indie Is Not A Genre – An independent music blog that doesn’t trust the hype.

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