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Indie Bands

6 Underrated Bands That Changed My Life

Devon Kerr | Posted 03.29.2014 | Teen
Devon Kerr

Whenever I think of the term "pop music," a few words come to mind: "overplayed," "autotune," and "somebody please change the station."

QUIZ: Craft Brewery Or Indie Band?

Posted 10.17.2013 | Taste

Oskar Blues, Lazy Magnolia, Widowspeak, Wye Oak ... which are bands and which are beers?

Imaginary Cities Is the Best Indie Band You Don't Know Yet

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 08.04.2013 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

With their second album, The Fall of Romance, the Winnipeg-based Indie band Imaginary Cities is moving up another notch in the music business.

Ménage's Promises, Peligro's Purple Haze, Indie Bands, Clive Davis and Our Need for Music

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 06.01.2013 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

Fledgling blues rock guitarist/songwriter Lorelei Brewer says, "My main inspiration for doing music is not to play 'rockstar' or to get rich and famous. Hell no. I quote a friend, 'I wish money had nothing to do with it.' "

Music That Saves Your Life

Ombretta Di Dio | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts
Ombretta Di Dio

I can easily summarize what these guys helped me deal with and did for me, with one album, in three concepts: Dysfunctional Relationship, Law School and Eating Disorders.

Lucas Kavner

The Newest Indie Scene Is Where You Least Expect It

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.31.2012 | Home

Plenty of attention has been paid to the "cabin in the woods" component of Bon Iver's success. "Musician down on his luck heads to secluded cabin and ...

Local Band Makes New Songs Free 'Til Dec. 6

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With the holiday season approaching, local band Ra Ra Rasputin seems to be in the giving spirit. To celebrate the release of its latest ...

Gazelle Emami

EXCLUSIVE: David Lynch's 'Red Button Man' Comes Alive With Interpol Track

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

This is the first in an occasional series, Strange Bedfellows, in which we highlight unexpected collaborations between artists. From their first fo...

Put 10,000 Maniacs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Dave Astor | Posted 09.09.2011 | Entertainment
Dave Astor

As I write this post, I'm sitting in The Wishing Chair. That's the name of a 10,000 Maniacs album from 1985, and also reflects my wish that the band be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It would be a much-deserved honor.

Local Music App Aims to Help Cafes Compete With Starbucks, Peets

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 09.05.2011 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

Band Over Boston uses iTunes' ability to stream music over a WiFi network to present an array of local bands from that area that have submitted their music to the system.

"My First Band" Compilation -- Fun for Denver Music Guys and Chicks

Erin Barnes | Posted 07.31.2011 | Denver
Erin Barnes

This is a brave compilation that contains songs from Denver musicians' first bands. Reviewing it for you is not the point here -- it's to tell you about this opportunity to listen to some great songs.

UK/Brooklyn Band Deluka Like the "Night" Life

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jon Chattman

The Killers fronted by Debbie Harry. That's one way to describe the electro indie rock feel of the new band Deluka.

Bringing Underground Music To The Outside World

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Cara Cannella | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

When Daron Hollowell was 16, he met his musical hero: Ian MacKaye of the punk band Fugazi. "I interviewed him for a fanzine, and that conversation inf...