Best New Indie Pop

Gen Z’s are old souls. Maybe it's the by-product of growing up surrounded by every conceivable culture, absorbing all of the greatest art, music, and film from every corner of the Earth and every possible genre. In the '80s and 90s, even the (...)
“Only higher we shall go” is the sole lyric on Emmit Fenn’s aptly named “Higher”. It’s sung in such feathery soft falsetto that it takes several close listens (read: looking up the lyrics on Genius) to make out what is even being said. But even if the words (...)
Norwegian singer/songwriter girl in red reflects on the dark side of party life on "Dead Girl In The Pool." Have you ever partied just a little too hard? If you're a fan of rock 'n roll, club music, and sucking the marrow out of life, the (...)
Good things come in pairs, but great things come in five sets of pairs. Quick, five multiplied by two. Yes, ten! Ding, ding, ding. If we dig a bit deeper we come to find out that ten is the number that signifies new beginnings, meaning … it’s the (...)
Normally I try to stay away from songs that remind me that deep down inside I’m truly really sad, that’s why I tend to go for songs with pep because they help me forget about my pain, but somehow gnash has managed to pull off an entire song (...)
Hey guys what’s going on, it’s Kim Kardashian's non-existent internal organs here looking for a new place to call home. Anyone in need of a real waistline just hit me up, until then I’ll be hanging around the We Are: The Guard office and (...)
Girls can be fuckboys too. That’s the takeaway from BAUM’s latest single “Fuckboy,” an anthemic, sad pop banger. “Fuckboy” is a jarringly honest and effective look at the thin line between love and lust. It also (...)
Both you and I know there are like a bagillion songs released every day, to be more specific, there is an average of 40 million songs uploaded to Spotify on a daily basis waiting for someone to click play. But unless you are being paid to filter through 40 (...)
It's the return of the repressed on "Angry Too" the newest single from LA's Lola Blanc! American society is reluctant to acknowledge negative emotions. We're supposed to think positively all of the time. We're (...)
“Salvation ain’t looking for me,” Ariel Levitan declares in a tone mixed with triumph and resignation. One she keeps for the entirety of these proceedings. Underneath her always impeccable vocals, a pulsating synth bass (...)
We are back babeeeez with a playlist so hot that we were prohibited from playing on Earth Day for fear of global warming. Me, myself, and ten indie pop songs are here to add some sparkle to your day. We have to get cracking on the (...)
Dark indie songstress Morgan Saint returns with another pop ballad that tears at your heart. Her single “God Bless Our Souls,” is perfectly suited for late nights when guilt and regret are eating at you (...)
Falling in love is a strange, complicated rush of emotions. There's the adrenaline euphoria rush of hormones. There's the excitement of deep-diving into your lover's soul... But there's also the quiet (...)

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