Tag: indie-pop

Lia Rye – Fever Dreams

     If I had to guess, I’d say that Lia Rye is still searching for a magic formula for her all-genre music. Fever Dream (seen/heard here) is the title track from her new EP and it is fascinating! The EP itself doesn’t feel cohesive as far as musical sound is concerned, but the use of multi MIDI melodies that juxtapose against each other (such as those in Fever Dream) playing minor-key against major-key, provide for a unique sound and drama that kept Vodka listening to the end of…

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Loud Forest – Easy To Love

     Loud Forest’s Easy To Love (seen/heard here), is a country-flavored folk-pop offering, from a duo more inclined (at least in the past) for indie-pop music. Made up of husband and wife team, Bernard and Rachel Chadwick, the two have been making music together for a number of years, and while their music is often influenced by folk artists, this is one of the first times that it has captured that sound. Sans the electronics and echo of previous offerings, the duo here…

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Sinnober – It Meant Something To Me

     One of Vodka’s favorite indie-pop duos, Natalie and Sebastian Brice, better known as Sinnober, has been churning out some excellent singles of late. Enter It Meant Something To Me (heard here) which was released a little over a week ago, and could be the best new track yet. It’s the sort of song that will have your head bobbing while the melody gets stuck in your head on repeat as any good pop tune does.  The upbeat music belies the underlying message….

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The Family Crest – Pride

     In the world of indie and alternative music, it’s sometimes hard to find something new or at least interesting. Formulas tend to be repeated, and repeating formulas tend to be dull. That’s true of all music. Enter The Family Crest, which formulates a custom brew of indie-pop-rock that will both keep you moving and keep you interested. Pride (seen/heard here) is actually a single from October 2020, but the band is poised to release their latest LP in a series…

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AJ Wander – Take It All

     AJ Wander may just be getting started at releasing music, but he’s been at this since childhood when he was surrounded by his pianist father’s works and multiple instruments. These were the influences that got AJ interested in playing and eventually creating music. Take It All (seen/heard here) is from his forthcoming EP, due out in late 2022. The subjects of the EP explore the events and chaotic aftermath of an explosive breakup.  As an example of this, Take It…

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