[MP3 Playlist] Indie Dojo (February 2016 Round #4)


If there is one thing we love more than finding good indie music, it’s putting it all together in an Indie Dojo to share it will all of you. Sharing is caring and even Ninjas care.

’Blessed – One And Only’
’West AM – Lying in the Dark’
’Wildes – BARE’
’The Blanco
’Playwrite – Black Cloud’
’Billy Stonecipher – Embers’
’Andy Shauf – Jenny Come Home’
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[MP3 Playlist] Indie Dojo (February 2016 Round #3)


When you need a break from the chaos or the silence or the craziness or the mundane. You know where to find us. Right here. Every Tuesday. For as long as the music carries us.

’Magic Bronson – Coconut’
’Gonzalla – Come On Hun’
’Alfred Hall Music – Safe & Sound (2016 Radio Mix)’
’Dutch Party Music – The Passenger’
’Valley Maker – By My Side’
’The Unknown Neighbour – Maybe Someday (Demo)’
’Kyson – You’
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[MP3 Playlist] Indie Dojo (February 2016 Round #2)


We live our lives in such a rush, trying to capture the things we think we need in order to be a success. And while there is definitely nothing wrong with reaching for a goal, we need to remind ourselves to slow it down. Appreciate the now, allow ourselves to breathe and realize that things that might not help us advance in one way, help us glide through the moments that seem harder than others. Sounds like an Indie Dojo fits right into that “gliding through life” category. So…here ya go. Enjoy these moments.

’Cameron A G – Way Back Home’
’Lontalius – Glow’
’Cub Sport – I’m On Fire’
’Sam Fowke – Red Handed’
’Alex Phillips – Him And Her (Demo)’
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Flora Cash – For Someone [TMN PREMIERE]

Flora Cash
For Someone (radio Edit)

There’s something about the frigid temperatures, piling snow drifts, and the swiftly darkening days that bear a special bond with folk music. Maybe it’s the introspective nature that’s so often associated with this time-tested genre. Maybe it’s the fact that so many of us spend the winter months more so in isolation than in connective socialization. Whatever it is, we often find ourselves throwing on some gloomy folk, bundling up with a blanket, some whiskey, and a good book during the not-so-sunny months.

Swedish husband and wife folk duo Flora Cash certainly have added another piece to our weather-induced introversion with “For Someone.” Within only a moment’s time, this tune draws you in with its haunting beauty like Alice is drawn to the circling plumes of curling smoke from the Caterpillar. Part of that allure comes from the delightfully dreary guitar strumming, which provides an approachable backdrop for the enchanting alternating vocals from Cole Randall and Shpresa Lleshaj.

Their debut record, Can Summer Love Last Forever? is due out in March. Coincidentally, that’s a question so many of us will ask come then. Until Summer comes, you can find us nose down in a Kindle, with Flora Cash radiating through our speakers.

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Keiandra – Icing Sugar [TMN PREMIERE]

Icing Sugar

18-year-old emerging singer-songwriter Keiandra has us caught in a delightful limbo. Most of the time, we’re able to peg exactly what type of situation a song would be ideal for. Consider it a pleasant side-product for the years of servitude to the industry. Yet, we’ve mulled over today’s premiere at length, and can’t quite decide what neat little box it fits into. Maybe that’s why we enjoy it so damn much.

“Icing Sugar” is just her second release, following up “Wanted,” which released just two months ago. After only a few releases, this budding young chanteuse has listeners wrapped around her finger, unable to shake her dreamy vocals. They seemingly carry so effortlessly on the back of well-crafted, ambient, and slightly industrial instrumentals, leaving an impression that this is a seasoned musical vet.

“Icing Sugar,” and all of it’s intoxicating allure, will be available on February 12th. Make sure to look for it on iTunes and Spotify.

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[MP3 Playlist] Indie Dojo (February 2016 Round #1)


So wait…It’s February already? Anyone else feel like 2016 is already flying by? Geez. Well, unfortunately, we can’t stop time, BUT we can make sure we have an awesome Indie Dojo to accompany the passing minutes. And while we can’t guarantee it will slow anything down, we at least have something good to listen to while we travel through this thing called life at an incredible rate.

’Western Man – Harvard’
’Ghost Hours – Oneness’
’Dahlia Sleeps – Black And Blue’
’Ali Robertson – Something About Your Love’
’Laura Gibson – The Cause’
’Blanco White – The Lily’
’Wildhart – Fantasy’
’EinarIndra – Sometimes I’m Wrong’
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[MP3 Playlist] Indie Dojo (January 2016 Round #4)


When the going gets tough, the tough get a little Ninja and play an Indie Dojo to pass the time.

’James Supercave – Better Strange’
’Robbie Miller – The Pain’
’Climbing Trees – Heads Held High’
’Drug Cabin – Handsome’
’Standby Empire – All The Things’
’The Bean Project – Crawl Back’
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