All things tagged as: Indie Rock


Gig: Boy & Bear


Boy & Bear are an indie rock band from Yagoona, Sydney, Australia.

The band describes its style as “a combination of drivey indie folk and choral harmonies.”

Boy and bear formed in 2009, Boy & Bear originally began as a solo project for Dave Hosking. Jake Tarasenko joined and … Read on


Gig: Shrag



Hailing from Brighton, the high-energy indie rock band Shrag formed in 2004. Made up of Helen King (vocals, keyboards), Stephanie Goodman (vocals, keyboards), Leigh Anne Walter (vocals, drums), Bob Brown (vocals, guitar), and Russell Warrior (bass), the band began playing shows and soon caught the ear of indie … Read on


Gig: The Words


The Words are a 4 piece indie rock band based in Manchester who are developing an exciting reputation as one of the top up and coming bands in the country by combining an incredible passion for music with the ability to create ‘music for the masses’.

Drawing on an … Read on


Gig: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah is a Brooklyn and Philadelphia based indie-rock band consisting of Alec Ounsworth, Lee Sargent, Robbie Guertin, Tyler Sargent, and Sean Greenhalgh. All the band members attended Connecticut College, in New London, Connecticut, United States

Their debut album, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, recorded by Adam … Read on


Gig: Cymbals Eat Guitars

Cymbals Eat Guitars are an indie rock band from Staten Island, New York, United States, who formed in 2005.

The band released their debut album Why There Are Mountains in 2009, receiving a response that far exceeded the band’s expectations. Two years have gone by since that early hype cycle

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Gig: Half Man Half Biscuit

Half Man Half Biscuit, often abbreviated to “HMHB”, are an indie rock band from Birkenhead, England, active sporadically since the 1984, known for its satirical, sardonic, and sometimes surreal songs. The group consists of Nigel Blackwell (lead vocals, guitar), Neil Crossley (bass), Ken Hancock (lead guitar), and Carl Henry (drums). … Read on


Gig: Dutch Uncles

Dutch Uncles are an indie band from Marple, a suburb of Stockport. They are known for their use of atypical time signatures within a pop context. Their influences includes several bands such as The Smiths, King Crimson, Steve Reich, XTC and Talking Heads.

With the they their debut album on … Read on


Gig: Twin Atlantic

Twin Atlantic are from Glasgow, Scotland and formed in early 2007.

Twin Atlantic have had a successful career thus far, having had the opportunity to take on lead support roles for many high profile bands. They have supported Aereogramme, Circa Survive, Biffy Clyro, Finch, The Fall of Troy, Thrice, Say … Read on


Gig: White Noise Box

White Noise Box are a 4 piece from Manchester, formed in 2010. Doing gigs around Stockport and local areas covering bands such as Arctic Monkeys, Strokes, The Beatles and The Editors. They’ve just recorded a Demo of their own material and are currently writing more songs and booking gigs. Originally … Read on