"Anthemic folk for lonely castaways" is how Norwich band Port Isla appealingly describe their debut single. Cheer up you miserable bunch, it's nearly the season of goodwill, you know? Fear not though, for 'Sinking Ship' is a little anthemic, almost folky but in a more acoustic indie kind of way, and it's also upbeat, cheery and generally a wonderfully uplifting little song.
Port Isla's website
Popular Culture - Affair
This Austin, Texas band Popular Culture are reportedly the brainchild of a young and very talented musician by the name of Henry Mowgli (we're guessing an alias?). Now based with half the rest of the world's musical population in Brooklyn, he/they have released debut album 'Episode' which sounds like some brilliant indie-rock to us. Stream it below and grab 'Affair' for free.
Popular Culture's website
Stream or buy the album
Mimimic - Vuja De
Both a play on words with the song title and an entirely fabricated word for the project name. Is Mimimic just being awkward or does he have a active imagination? Originally from Portugal but now based in the less exotic location of Lancaster, Diogo Carneiro was formerly the singer in indie-rockers Iconoclasts, something he seems far removed from now, with this new single being some nice chilled electronica.
Calling All Astronauts - What So Good About
Calling All Astronauts' website
Pre-order the single
ELIM BOLT - Only You
While we're on the subject of bands we're covered recently, remember the debut single from South Carolina's ELIM BOLT? If not then you can grab it here, and the good news is that if their brand of "indie croon rock" was your kind of thing then you can now pick up second single 'Only You' for free as well. Some bands are just too darn kind for their own good.
ELIM BOLT's website
Pre-order the album
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