I’m a filmmaker and actor and started NoBudge, an online platform to watch and discover true indie films. You can now watch my 2010 film, Open Five, in your choice of 9 different filters.
Swedish indie rockers I Used To Be A Sparrow embarked on a very special European tour, travelling with only their guitars and perfoming intimate acoustic sets in Sweden, Italy, Germany, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Belgium over an intense ‘on the road’ adventure in support of their debut album Luke. The duo of Dick Pettersson and […]
Bears With Guns are a five piece from the country NSW town of Parkes – famously known for its Radio Telescope affectionately known as ‘The Dish’. Being picked up by Highway 125 (INXS, Midnight Oil, The Divinyls), the band are currently in the midst of their first national tour, celebrating the release of their EP […]
East London-based Australian/German indie pop/folk artist Christa Vi combines folky songwriting with electronic elements and emotive vocals. Inspired by life’s hard knocks, long plane journeys, London’s noise pollution, the inner pain and beauty of others, overheard snippets of conversation and a slight fear of losing that feeling, the EP includes remixes by NuDisco producer Show […]
Eight actresses, one woman, and whole lot of sex. Candid and seductive, Angie is determined to set the record straight about sex. As she reveals herself, layer-by-layer, she exposes the man interviewing her.
Indie documentary fans may remember a gem called 45365 that hit South By South West a few years ago. The infamous Ross brothers have a new film at this year’s festival and, like so many artists, they’re looking for Kickstarter help. What sets their campaign apart are the prizes. For $6, they’ll drink a toast […]
Astronautalis blends hip hop, talking blues and occasional indie rock synths in his music, which is coupled with lyrics that almost seem poetic. The single, Contrails, is a collaboration with Tegan Quin of Tegan and Sara.
As the story goes, Yuzima’s new EP Glasnost was inspired by the fall of the Berlin Wall as well as U2′s legendary album, Achtung Baby. In the final hour, Yuzima turned in this fiery remake of Mysterious Ways to honor the connection of the two albums.
Cinnamon Chasers is a techno music project started by Russ David in 2008. This London-born musician recently released his new album called Science, and it is definitely something that could work as my life soundtrack.
Pixel is a 22-year-old small-town blogger. Everyone can read about him and his friends online. His blog Pixelschatten used to be the hippest thing in town, but now the local fame has faded away. His friends go to college, have new friends and interests, and his girlfriend Suse is irritated by the private issues revealed on the blog. When Pixel realizes that everyone but him is moving on, he changes all their lives with just one post.
Although performing on stage with the likes of Nicole Atkins, A.C. Newman (the New Pornographers), Parlor Mob, and Craig Wedren (Shudder to Think), Stephen Warwick is a musician most of us haven’t heard of. He hails from Charlotte, NC, one of the largest banking cities in the southeastern United States. Not the most likely of places for a musician to grow creatively.
Días de Septiembre is a post-rock band from Caracas-Venezuela. Their music is characterized by its mostly instrumental compositions, supported with visuals during live performances. So, the band does not try to dictate emotions, but suggests them, allowing each person who listens to their music or watches their presentations to attain a personal meaning for each […]
Listening to Dust from 1000 Years makes me feel like a lean, happy cat getting my head scratched by sonic fingers, with vibrations leaking down from my skull to permeate my body and weave it into waking dreams. All of their older material is available for free download on Musical Family Tree.
By Chuck Moore in New Music on Thursday 17 March 2011
Mariano Gilmore and Belle are a music and art duo formed in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Their first collective work is called Una Catarata de Caramelos (A Cascade of Candies), a limited edition of 500 handmade copies made and recorded in their home studio. In this album/art piece you can see the influence of the British and Argentinean music of the 60s. [Listen here]
By Urchin in New Music on Thursday 16 December 2010
Good electric pop is hard to come by. But Slandercat gives us just that with the Blood Of A Broom Tree EP. Fresh out of London, Kiwi artist Slandercat’s beats and mixes are a fresh new addition to the electric scene.