Revisiting some of the classics 5-star songs from my iPod. It was the discover of these songs that really got me into experimental, indie music. With so many music blogs doing 2009 lists.. thought the opposite would be more entertaining and maybe give light to a few overlooked songs in the past.

French indie outfit Hey Hey My My is Julien Garnier and Julien Gaulier. Forming in early 2005, the duo both write and compose folk/country glossed pop songs similar to Nick Drake, Frank Black, Paul McCartney, Johnny Cash or Brian Wilson.
Hey Hey My My – Merryland


Melvern Taylor writes songs and plays the ukulele. He is backed up by his Fabulous Meltones. Together they make records and play shows.Once upon a time, people like the Everly Brothers, Carole King and Sam Cooke made pop songs—timeless, accessible and instantly familiar music.
Melvern Taylor – Angel On My Shoulder


Si Schroeder is a six-foot hairy male who makes ‘music’. This ‘music’ has generally sounded like the combined contents of his record collection (mostly classic sixties pop, scratchy old ethnic recordings and the odd bleep or two), on top of which he layers ruminative, whispered vocals about the tough times we all live in and go through. – lastfm
Si Schroeder – Lavendermist

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Experimentally electronic indie glitch pop is just a few labels to describe the music behind Amsterdams Rutger Hoedemaekers and his project About. And while About’s composed style of singing has you sitting down to think things over, the overpowering arrangement will hurt you if you do. Imagine tasting a stew that smells so good and ending up burning your tongue.
About – Think Niles Drink


BC Camplight is Brian Christinzio, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the track Office Down is from his second album Blink of a Nihilist. A very orchestrated song with accompanying choruses and electronic melodies.
B.C. Camplight – Officer Down


Dntel is the solo project of Jimmy Tamborello, an electronic musician/producer thats collaborated for Figurine and The Postal Service. ntel released his full-length album Life Is Full Of Possibilities in 2001. dumbluckThe sound of Dumb Luck is a less glitch-oriented and more electroacoustic sound than more of his earlier work, with tracks like “To a Fault” and “Dreams,” although electronics are the primary source for such songs as “Dumb Luck” and “Natural Resources”. The songs recorded on this album were recorded between the years 2002-07.
Dntel – dumb luck

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Dntel – Roll On

El Perro del Mar is the solo project of singer/songwriter Sarah Assbring from Gothenburg, Sweden. Her music could be described as melancholic lo-fi pop.
El Perro del Mar – God Knows (You Gotta Give To Get)

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