STAIL Rewind: These Four Indie Acts And Their Albums Are Worth A Listen

Old but gold. 
by STAIL Team

The music world has lost a lot of legends in recent years–from David Bowie to Prince, George Michael, and Maurice White of Earth, Wind, and Fire–and while we will miss them dearly, their music lives on in vinyl and digital platforms.

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Now is as good a time as any to discover new artists who deserve our attention.

Need recommendations? Here are few  “eargasmic” record albums by artists who are slowly making a name for themselves in the music industry.

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In the pop world we have Allie X, a Canadian singer-songwriter who started her career in 2006 by performing indie, melodramatic pop, and pop music. Her 2015 CollXtion I, caught the attention of people scrolling through the vast space of Tumblr, YouTube, and Twitter. She has since released CollXtion II and Super Sunset.

Download songs like “Paper Love,” “Not So Bad in LA,” and “Need You” on Spotify, iTunes, and Amazon. Physical copies of CollXtion I are available online.

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Teens of Denial by Car Seat Headrest was released on May 20, 2016 by Matador Records. It has 12 rock singles that were rated 86 out of 100 on the online review  site Metacritic.

Teens of Denial brings out teenage-esque poetic pieces mixed with distorted yet beautiful guitar riffs.

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Australian band The Paper Kites recently released a folk rock album named Twelvefour. The upbeat hypnotic tracks were written between the hours of midnight and 4 am.

People who enjoy listening to good riffs and indie rock will surely enjoy listening to this album. Twelvefour has 10 tracks and was rated four out of five stars by  Roshan Clarke of TheMusic.com.au.

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Our Own House by Misterwives is an indie pop album that ranked 31 on the US Billboard 200 charts in July 2015.

With 12 full-length tracks the album received positive reviews and made its way to US Top Digital Albums (Billboard), US Top Alternative Albums (Billboard), and US Top Rock Albums.

Songs “Reflections,” “Coffins,” “Imagination Infatuation,” and “Vagabond” are some of the fans’ favorite singles.

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Ourselves the Elves serenade its fans with Geography Lessons.

This EP was made exclusively for Lisyun Qng Geografia a Cinemalaya entry in 2015 by Petersen Vargas. The Philippine garage/folk/indie band recently released its first studio album, Self Is Universe.

 

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