Tired of your current indie-rock playlists and completely dissatisfied with the artists Spotify is suggesting you listen to? Take a breath. We’ve got you covered. With festival season in full swing, we can’t think of a better time to compile a list of our favorite new indie bands you should check out—before they end up headlining Coachella next year.
For those who consider yourselves true audiophiles, you might already be familiar with a couple of our picks. No problem. Your indie cred is still in tact. (Whew! That was a close one.) So let’s not ruin it for some of our newbie brethren who’re discovering these artists for the first time. After all, if you’ve never heard them before, they’re new to you! Keep reading »
Forget the Mayercraft
, the Bruise Cruise
is where it’s at! This February, you can fend off the frigid winter, rock out to rad concerts, make out with random hotties, and sail the high seas, all in one smooth move, on a Carnival cruise. Surfer Blood, Vivian Girls, Thee Oh Sees, The Black Lips, and more are all boarding the indie rock version of the Love Boat for a three-day Bahamian free-for-all. It sounds so good I got crabs just dreaming about it! Keep reading »
Last weekend, a festival called “Wanderlust” rocked the beautiful hills of Lake Tahoe, California. This festival combines sweet musicians like Andrew Bird, Girl Talk, Broken Social Scene, and Jenny Lewis with yoga classes taught by pros. Sadly we missed it, but we still think that’s a pretty sweet combo. [WanderlustFestival.com]
Here are some festivals we want to check out, plus a few that we wish existed. Keep reading »