This Week’s New Indie Tracks – “Short Cuts” Ep. 79
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This Week’s New Indie Tracks – “Short Cuts” Ep. 79

Preview this week’s top indie music tracks by Pet Needs, Magna Zero, Yio, Withered Hand and The Alarm. 

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Watch full videos and get more info about this episode’s featured artists below:

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The Alarm “Next”

“Are you ready for what’s next,” asks Mike Peters, frontman of  THE ALARM, “the second greatest rock and roll band in the world” (Bono, U2) in his brand-new song “Next,” the video for which premieres today via BrooklynVegan. “Words cannot express the joy of leaving the hospital after a long stay on the

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Withered Hand “Waking Up”

UK indie rock troubadour Withered Hand presents his uplifting new single ‘Waking Up’, released on February 14 via Reveal Records, just in time for Valentine’s Day. The accompanying video was filmed on location in Portobello, Edinburgh by Juliana Capes. Withered Hand is the nom de plume of Edinburgh-based singer-songwriter Dan Willson, originally

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Yio “My Chosen One”

Yio is the stage name or pseudonym of Sergio Schnitzler, a singer-songwriter, guitar player, keyboardist and audio engineer from Rosario, Argentina. There is a blend of guitars, synths and vocals in his songs. Genres covered: downtempo, trip hop, chill wave, electro house, synthpop, techno, vocal trance, breakbeat, electronica, new age and

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Magna Zero “Eat You Up”

Los Angeles Psych Rock trio Magna Zero’s raw sound combines elements of progressive rock, desert rock, and post-punk into a swirling cauldron of guitar and groove-driven sonic energy. The band’s songs explore what it means to be human in today’s uncertain and turbulent world. After the critical success of their debut

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PET NEEDS “Ibiza in Winter”

ilmed when the band took a recent out-of-season trip to Ibiza, the new video unfurls as a somewhat desolate tour of the usually buzzing party island. A track about frontman Johnny “trying to remain creative, positive and to look after himself after a downward spiral”, “Ibiza In Winter” sees Pet Needs

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