You know when you’re having one of those days when it feels like life is just eating you whole, but then you take a moment to put on one of you all time favorite jams and you find yourself floating on a cloud of blissful nothings? We all do and it’s pretty ok to lose your stability in the real world sometimes. We wouldn’t be human if we didn’t. And in those times, there is nothing quite like the warm blanket of your musical comfort zone. But hey, if you’re ever feeling a little adventurous, come take a magical mystery tour with us. We’ve got enough Indie Dojos to take you around the world and back again, whenever you are ready to be grounded.
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Brooke Bentham has already experienced quite a bit at just the young age of 19. Three years ago, she crafted her debut song, “We’ll Be Ghosts,” which showcased the expansive reach of the internet, the blogosphere, and the millions of scouring music nerds who search for upcoming talent each and every day. It took off. So much so, that it overwhelmed her, causing her to pull the track down from the fawning attention.
Over the past few years, she’s been honing her craft, making sure that she felt comfortable with her art being listened to by the masses, and we’re gleefully bringing you the first look at it. “Oliver” delivers all of the spine-tingling beauty you would hope from Bentham’s return, showcasing both her raw power and calculated vocal finesse. It’s backed by understated guitar work, and accentuating percussion, which serves as the perfect backdrop to become completely spellbound by each lyric. Try it out and see. We’re pretty sure you’ll stop in your tracks, unable to do anything but just listen.
The future for this budding young artist is bright and sunny, with sold out rooms and charmed fans dotted along the path. Make sure to keep up with her on Facebook to follow along.
Life doesn’t always go as planned. It’s terrifying and exciting all at the same time. Sort of like how it feels to hit play on a new indie dojo. You might hate it, you might love it, but hey, either way you lived through it and hopefully took a little something, something with you along the way.
Hard up for some good ol’ indie music? Don’t you fret. We’ve got enough indie dojos for you to listen to until your ears fall off, it that’s even possible. You can definitely always find out.
Spring has finally sprung. And along with spring comes months of music festivals, backyard parties, and everything else you find yourself doing in the sweet, sweet sunshine. You know what else goes well with spring activities? Playlists. So when you’re ready to jump outside and take advantage of the warmth ahead, you know where to find us.
The musical world was meant to be explored. But truth be told, some of us are way more adventurous than others. So, if you have a hard time being the Indian Jones of the internet, don’t you worry your pretty little ears. We are the master ninjas of all musical exploration. We’ll do all the work and put together a little playlist for you, right here, once a week, every week. You’re welcome.
Things come and go. Time passes through. People come in and out of our lives, but music, music stays with us. No matter what we do. And the Indie Dojo will continue to compile it into one sweet little playlist for as long as the internet lives.