As is tradition for Indiecisive, it’s New Year’s Eve and the last of the big end-of-year lists is here – My Top 20 Tracks of 2017. This is always the hardest list to rank, and so many excellent songs didn’t make the cut – it’s been a fantastic year for music from bands both old and new. Without further ado though, let’s get this list started…
2017 has been a fantastic year for music, with the ‘surprise release’ being the theme of the year. Be it bands dropping albums out of nowhere with no warning, or announcing audacious plans to release five albums in a year (I’m looking at you, King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard), in 2017 you’ve never quite known what’s coming next. Here’s what I thought were the ten finest albums of the year.
This next batch of album reviews is perhaps the most mixed bag yet genre-wise and there’s also the biggest range of scores given out yet… Read on to find out what I thought of them!
Here it is, the final post of 2016 and the last of the big end of year lists – my top 20 tracks of the year 2016. While I wish I could say this list is exhaustive, I haven’t heard everything, so if there’s something not on this list that you think should be let me know, I’d love to listen to it!
Oxfordshire’s yearly Truck Festival hosts a huge selection of bands of all genres and sizes over its seven stages – of the bands I saw, here are my personal Top 10 picks of the best performances of the weekend.
Loads of new bands appear every year and sometimes it’s hard to find the enthusiasm to sift through them all – here’s four fresh artists that I’ve discovered over the last year or so that you need to be keeping a close eye on over the coming year…
Shura, BBC Sound of 2015 nominee, has been slowly releasing music over the last year and her unique brand of indie synthpop has had fans begging for more; the opportunity to see her in a venue as small as the Oobleck with the prospect of new material was one not to be missed.