Tag Archives: Indie

AUDIO: Bug Moment – “WORM”

Folk pop duo Bug Moment are newcomers in the Milwaukee scene. Their recent single is lovesick and delicate, consisting of a twinkling acoustic melody peppered with light electronics. There’s a sense of conflict between two people, but they’re communicating with melancholy honesty. The B-Side is an acoustic version of their song “Moth” from this past December. It’s a promising start

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AUDIO: Bandoleer Bacall – “Me and You and the Misty Blue”

Indie rockers Bandoleer Bacall have a new single out from their upcoming record “Lu Wave.” We feel like we’re on a California beach in the 1960’s; the song’s got a psychedelic edge and provocative riff coupled with Adam Jerome’s esoteric lyrics. We’re looking forward to hearing Bandoleer Bacall’s new record and the intriguing concepts sure to be on it.

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AUDIO: Andrew Prichard – “Melody”

Acoustic pop artist Andrew Prichard’s latest single is a sing-along number about longing for someone you’ve been away from for a long time. Prichard sings away until his voice is heard by this person, hoping their voices meet. It’s a song that’s sure to lighten the room up with joyous spirit and friendly touch. We have a feeling Andrew Prichard

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AUDIO: Jazzcore Friction – “Hemipenes”

Rock and roll band Jazzcore Friction, formerly known as The Red Flags, are out with their first album under the new name. They decided to rename the band once they found themselves stylistically shifting. They’re overtly political here, channeling anger over having to vote for “the lesser of two dicks”; the record’s title refers to snakes having two penises, which

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AUDIO: Brett Newski – “Lie in All Honesty”

Singer-songwriter Brett Newski’s latest single he wrote when he was twenty about the little control he had over his emotions. Inspired by the phenomenon of “scrolling” culture social media instilled in our lives, this folk punk jam touches on the Internet’s firm grip on all of us; we can try avoiding it all we want but rarely can we stay

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AUDIO: Complex Machine – “Cut Loose”

Indie rockers Complex Machine have their EP out today. Speaking on things like constantly switching how you view yourself relative to the world around you, the cycle of someone needing you and you needing them, and letting yourself break free, this body of work has a central theme of meandering through life in unrelenting confusion. When we’re not kids anymore,

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AUDIO: The Directionals – “Love Serenade”

Alternative rockers The Directionals are out with a new single. With touches of emo and surf pop, this song seems to be about the relationship between you and your father, and how he appears in and out of your life. Sometimes he’s here to love you while other times you wonder where the hell he is. Don’t feed the rage,

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AUDIO: Dinner Set Gang – “Lord of All the Gods”

Art rockers Dinner Set Gang have another single out. As the title suggests, the tune is told from the perspective of the mighty guy in the sky. The band is heavy on the figurative language with keeping the world turning and the storms blowing; without someone watching over, we’d all be dead. It’s the second song from this quirky new

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AUDIO: Angry Fix – “Zero Hour”

Experimental rockers Angry Fix have treated us with a new single this week. The song is about how nobody wins from war; all that can come from it is hatred and destruction. Air raid sirens are sampled against an avant-rock riff as Xai Osa sings about the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. These are important things to think about when

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