Tag Archive: indie rock

BOTW #95 – Sam Dew

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Sure, “another alternative pop/indie artist” is what you might be thinking, but Sam Dew combines all of your favorite indie elements with a smooth falsetto and R&B vocal stylings for his own spin… Continue reading

Album of the Week: “Back of My Mind” – A-Tran

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Hey! Is this thing on?!… To all my awesome and loyal readers, sorry about the unannounced hiatus over here on Suburban Remix! I took a break from my weekly posts about artists and… Continue reading

BOTW #88 – Ryn Weaver

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Relatively new to the music world, Ryn Weaver put out her debut EP, Promsies, in 2014 and she is already all over the internet scene. Ryn has got such a cool alternative pop… Continue reading

BOTW #84 – Willow

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You probably know Will Smith’s daughter, Willow, as the kid who sang the wildly viral “Whip My Hair” a few years back, but she has clearly grown out of that stage. Willow just… Continue reading

BOTW #83 – PVRIS

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I had the pleasure of covering this band for Rain City Ambience when they opened on the Mayday Parade tour a couple weeks ago, and I still can’t get over how much they… Continue reading

Song of the Day: “Don’t Go Home Without Me” – Lights

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Lights is basically the queen of electro-pop. Every tune she has ever written is jam packed with memorable melodies, thoughtful lyrics, and impeccable synth production. “Don’t Go Home Without Me” has all of… Continue reading

BOTW #80 – Yelle

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Lyrics are a crucial factor in whether or not we are drawn to an artist. But sometimes, if it just sounds good to our ears, do we really need to understand what they… Continue reading

BOTW #76 – The Fraidies

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Seattle-based indie/alt-rock outfit, The Fraidies, put out a record this summer and if you don’t know about it, you should. Upon first listen of the band’s debut release, Try Again, I felt like… Continue reading

BOTW #74 – Lauren Aquilina

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This week’s Band of the Week may only be 19 years old, but British singer-songwriter, Lauren Aquilina, sings and writes like a veteran. Her haunting vocal performance combined with her honest writing style,… Continue reading

BOTW #73 – Finish Ticket

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Finish Ticket is a group of Bay Area indie alt-rockers that could totally be the younger brother of Young the Giant. Their melody driven tunes have a subtly to them that is easy-going,… Continue reading

BOTW #64 – SZA

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Continuing with the Bumbershoot 2014 lineup trend, this week’s Band of the Week is SZA. This chick seriously exudes coolness. If you require a label, indie-chill-hop seems to do the trick. Her melancholy,… Continue reading

BOTW #63 – Architecture in Helsinki

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Indie alt-pop veterans, Architecture in Helsinki, are hitting the Bumbershoot 2014 stage and I could not be more excited! The Australian group has been cranking out tunes since 2000, and their newest release,… Continue reading

[CONCERT RECAP] The Sounds – 2014 North American Tour, Neumos 3/19/14

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Keeping a band together is like dealing with all of the trials and tribulations of a family, friendship, and relationship all at once. On top of all that, you have to be able… Continue reading

BOTW #35 – Foals

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In honor of the only band I didn’t know that is playing at Deck the Hall Ball 2013, this week’s BOTW feature is Foals and they should totes be added to your upbeat/indie-rock… Continue reading