One thing you can rely on the north of England for is producing brilliant new Indie bands and it’s been too long since we featured one. However, the wait has been more than worth it with the discovery of loosely Cheshire-based band The Zangwills, who offer up engaging singalong vocals alongside lively indie instrumental goodness.
Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Emily Mitchell has honed a diverse sound that was born out of folk-rock and influenced by pop-punk and various pop and rock styles. And the singer refuses to be bound to one genre as she pursues her solo project.
Newcastle band Pave The Jungle have honed an intriguing, unusual sound that walks the tightrope between chaos and melody. The band fuse the engaging elements of US indie-rock and the noisiness of post-punk with the power of alternative rock.
If you’re after a band that will help you lighten the mood and offers up a fresh new sound, then New Jersey band ScreenAge are the one for you. The quartet offer up an intriguing sound that fuses elements of alt-rock with neo-soul, jazz and indie.
A lack of local venues turned out to be a blessing in disguise, as The 5:55 made their name playing fraternity house gigs at college.
We’re well and truly hooked on the warm, engaging punk meets emo and indie rock sound of Pittsburgh newcomers Old Neon.
Radars are on full beam as GigRadar meets RADARS! The Hull band have honed an engaging guitar-driven sound that’ll carry you to back to the indie rock heyday of the 2000s, and which they describe as “catchy, dancey and fun.”
We’ve met a few rock solo artists in the last few years, but we can safely say that London singer/songwriter Sam Router belongs right at the top of this list.
Buffalo, NY, band West Ferry have honed an intriguing sound that flits between upbeat punk and more laid-back emotional indie.
Emerging London band Solar Strides offer up a fun and punchy brand of 60s blues-infused alternative rock with tinges of indie.
Welsh rockers The Routines offer up a highly relatable brand of indie rock influenced by the tediousness of full-time menial work and enjoyable social observations.
Brighton newcomers Thrillhouse have honed an intriguing sound that fuses synths, indie feel-good vibes and funky rock undertones.