[MP3] Indie Dojo (July 2017 Round #3)

They say nothing in life comes free. False. Please see below. It’s the freest of the free weekly Indie Dojo. Zero dollars. Absolutely no strings attached. Straight from the bottom of our hearts.

’Lean – COME BACK’
’Spinn – Notice Me’
’Leisure Club – Still Young’
’Work Drugs – Midnight Emotion’
’Lomond Campbell + Modern Studies – Father is a Craftsman’
’Tender Games – Cheater’
’Cape Francis –
Iditarod’

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[Indie/Hip-Hop] Ash Riser – Ghosts LP

If there was only one project you could listen to all week, make it Ghosts by Ash Riser. For one, it’s packed with seventeen tracks, so you’re sure to get your fill, along with some variety. Secondly, it’s an extraordinary project that only Ash has the ability to put together.

As you might guess from an album called Ghosts, the mood overall is quite haunting and dark. Ash has already established himself as a unique creator, but with this LP he cements an undeniable pillar deep in the ground and high in the air for everyone to see that he is a must know artist. He kicks up some hip-hop, but his indie sound doesn’t hold him to any one genre throughout the project. Ghosts isn’t something that should really be analyzed as it speaks for itself in a way that is unrivaled. If you’d like a copy, hit up the digital service of your choice to get it.

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[MP3 Playlist] Indie Dojo (July 2017 Round #2)

It’s getting hot out there, so take off all your clothes…..grab a drink, throw on an Indie Dojo and call it a damn day.

’Ginormous Seahorse ft. Adam Clark – “Stairs”‘
’Naomi Hackl – I Was There’
’Milo Gore & Conor Dickinson – Lost In Flight’
’Jye – Beachy Girl’
’Freya Ridings Maps’
’Soft Swells – Home And Stars’
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[Indie Dance] Phil Good – I Miss You

PHIL GOOD
I Miss You

If Phil Good ever stopped making music, we’d miss him. We’d miss him so much in fact, we’d go outside the window of his house and sing his new song “I Miss You” despite being utterly atrocious singers. Hopefully we don’t have to do that and we can leave the singing to Phil.

“I Miss You” is Phil’s best track yet, which is saying a lot given his powerful, but still small catalog. His indie-pop meets electronic sound is just what the radio needs; a genuinely good song that wasn’t made specifically with the radio in mind. It feels like an indie track, but it’s so much more than that. Phil always manages to keep his sights on the underground while managing to release works that have crazy potential. Only time will tell just how high Phil can go, but we’re philling good about him… okay bye now, just listen to “I Miss You” and enjoy.

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[MP3 Playlist] Indie Dojo (July 2017 Round #1)

Some say today is America’s birthday, some say it’s not. We say either way, it’s a great excuse for a party. Brand new indie dojos on us!

’sure sure
Friends’
’Curtis Harding – On And On (Edit)’
’Wilder Maker – New Streets’
’Among Savages – What Goes Around’
’Lone Kodiak – Dorian (Agnes Obel Cover)’
’Titus Haug – I Will Love You Still’
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[Music Ninja Radio] Episode #82: 4:44, Big Fish Theory, Washed Out + Crooked Colours

Music Ninja Radio is a weekly podcast recorded and broadcast live on San Francisco’s BFF.fm  from 4-6PM PST every Friday. 

Music Ninja Radio
Episode #82: 4:44, Big Fish Theory, Washed Out, Crooked Colours + more

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There was a ton of brand new music to share on this week’s episode from Jay-Z’s excellent ‘4:44′ to Vince Staples’ genre-defying ‘Big Fish Theory’ to Crooked Colours breezy indie electronic on ‘Vera’. Mixed in with highlights from those albums, are standouts from Washed Out, NoMbe, Mura Masa x Damon Albarn, Session Victim, Amelia Airhorn & more.

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Tansu – These Things [TMN DEBUT PREMIERE]

TANSU
These Things (SINGLE)

It’s Friday, which means you probably need a healthy groove to help escort you into a (hopefully) lengthy holiday weekend. My suggestion? How about some big, driving kick drums, pronounced claps, and some eye-opening vocals from a stellar new act?

If you’re nodding your head in approval, which, I fully expect you are, it’s probably time you press play and get a proper introduction to Tansu. With a bigger-than-life vocal presence, this brand new indie pop act could easily shake up the the scene.

Another shiny, shimmering product of the illustrious Berklee College of Music, Turkish-born, London-raised Tansu is everything we love about pop, without what makes us cringe. Hand-crafted lyrics, carefully poured over with production from LITTLE PLANET MUSIC aka Dave Rublin (American Authors) are true, heartfelt, and easy to get into to. At times, it has calls on associations of monster acts, mainly X Ambassadors and Lorde, yet it comes without the army of a major label, which is damn impressive.

Keep your eyes and ears open for more from Tansu. We have a feeling that you’ll be hearing more and more about her very soon.

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