May 27, 2016 : new indie albums worth a listen

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‎2016-05-27 03:40 PM

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May 2016 - New Indie Releases

 

New Music Friday : May 27, 2016

 

Pegase The Hotelier
Another World Goodness
Origin : Nantes, France Origin : Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Genre : Dream Pop, Chamber Pop Genre : Indie Rock
Second album of the French musician, producer, delivering his delicate and haunting electro-pop.
Third studio album of the American band, formed in 2009 and originally name The Hotel Year when they met in high school.
 
Band Of Skulls Big Thief
By Default Masterpiece
Origin : Southampton, England Origin : Brooklyn, New York, USA
Genre : Indie Rock, Garage Rock Genre : Indie Rock
Fourth studio album of the British band with punchy and catchy melodies.
Debut album of the American band led by singer-songwriter, guitarist, Adrianne Lenker. Catchy melodies.
 
PUP Kristin Kontrol
The Dream Is Over X-Communicate
Origin : Toronto, Ontario, Canada Origin : San Leandro, California, USA
Genre : Indie Punk-Rock Genre : Electro Pop-Rock

Second studio album of the Canadian band formed in 2013 under the name Topanga. Energetic music with hooky guitars.

Debut solo new project of Kristin Welchez, American musician, singer-songwriter, best known as founder and lead singer of the band Dum Dum Girls.
 
Sonny & The Sunsets Tony Joe White
Moods Baby Moods Rain Crow
Origin : Denver, Colorado, USA Origin : Oak Grove, Louisiana, USA
Genre : Garage Rock, Beach Pop Genre : Swamp Rock
Residing in San Francisco, The American band is led by Sonny Smith, musician, playwright and multimedia artist. Sea, Sun, Sand and Surf.
New album of the American singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in 1943 and known for his legendary 1969 hit "Polk Salad Annie".
 
Clare Maguire Beth Orton
Stranger Things Have Happened Kidsticks
Origin : West Midlands, England Origin : Norfolk, England
Genre : Indie Pop Genre : Folktronica

The British singer-songwriter is a child of Myspace where one of her demo track reached 1 million plays in 2009, which leaded to interest from major companies. After a first album in 2011, she entered some difficult time to come back in 2016 with this second album representing exactly what is her music.

Seventh studio album of the British singer-songwriter, known for her music mixing elements of folk and electronica.
 
Flume Holy Fuck
Skin Congrats
Origin : Sydney, Australia Origin : Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genre : Electronica, downtempo Genre : Electronica, Electro Rock

After a critical acclaimed debut album in 2012, the Australian electronic music producer come back with a second studio album, supported by many collaborations as Vic Mensa, Tove Lo, Vince Staples, Little Dragon, Aluna George to name just a few.

Formed in 2004, and after different line-up changes, the Canadian band delivers its fourth studio album.
 
Thrice Real Friends
To Be Anywhere Is To Be Nowhere The Home Inside My Head
Origin : Irvine, California, USA Origin : Tinley Park, Illinois, USA
Genre : Alternative Rock Genre : Pop-Punk

Ninth studio album of the American band formed in 1998 and always the same line-up as when they met and started in high-school.

Second studio album of the band formed in 2010. Described as Pop-Punk and Emo, they are signed to Fearless Records.