Roe Kapara recently stopped by the idobi Radio studios to perform live acoustic sessions of his songs “Everything’s Fine(Nuke Song)“, “Everyone’s Dying(Grandma’s Drunk Again)“, and a lovely cover of Cage The Elephant’s “Cigarette Daydreams.” Afterwards, he sat down with our very own, Eddie Barella to discuss his rise to success, the release of his new EP I Hope Hell Isn’t Real, and more. Kapara is meticulous and clever with the way he presents his music to people, particularly online. His TikTok and Instagram Reel content feels otherworldly, as if viewers are being invited into a unique universe that he has… Read more »
Soccer Mommy, aka Nashville-based Sophie Allison, is always down to inject her melancholy indie-rock sensibilities into covers of her favorite tracks from other artists. Today, the artist shared her cover of Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour surprise song “I’m Only Me When I’m With You” and announced Soccer Mommy’s forthcoming cover song EP Karaoke Night. The five-track release arrives on listening platforms on Sept. 22 via Loma Vista and is available for pre-order. Uniquely, Swift’s self-titled record from 2006 is a major source of inspiration for Soccer Mommy. “I really wanted to cover this song because it’s one of my favorites… Read more »
Pop-punk rising star KennyHoopla is back with an eclectic new single “keep a window open//.” This track is preceded by the July release of his three-song EP BLINK AND YOU’LL MISS IT// featuring none other than frequent collaborator blink-182’s Travis Barker. The two even shared their official music video for the stand-out track “MARRY KILL F*CK//.” Departing from the raw punk rock sounds of the EP, this new single sees more indie elements at play with mellow, ethereal vocals. “‘keep a window open//’ is a song that is an ode to my roots and day one inspirations,” KennyHoopla says of… Read more »
As the sun was setting over the Rose Bowl on May 13, nostalgic indie rock filled the Southern California air. Just Like Heaven, the single-day indie rock festival was in full swing across two stages in Pasadena’s canyons. The day was filled with sunshine and legends of the indie scene, punctuated by a visceral performance from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs to close out the night. When the lineup was announced, Just Like Heaven instantly became one of the most interesting draws of the season. Single-day, genre-specific festivals are thriving in the modern music festival industry. At just over $125, festival-goers… Read more »
The Californian indie-pop outfit, Lavalove have announced their signing to Pure Noise Records today. To celebrate the news, the group has released a brand new single “One Last Heart“. The track definitely falls into the indie-pop world, but upon first listen it oozes a surf-rock inspired ambience coated in shimmery guitar tones and glossy vocals. The band takes influence from a multitude of genres – everything from modern indie, to blues rock, to acid jazz. Lavalove was created in Los Angeles, California by vocalist and rhythm guitarist Tealarose Coy. On lead guitar, Jenny was the next member of the band,… Read more »
Anna Shoemaker, the young New York transplant, has released her confessional new single, “I Think I.” “I Think I” follows the release of “Holly” which Anna issued in January and sparked a “viral TikTok moment” garnering more than 1.7 million views on her platform. “I Think I” and “Holly” are two of the five enchanting tracks that make up her eagerly-anticipated EP Hey Anna which is expected to drop in June 2023 via +1 Records. Hey Anna marks the young musician’s first project since 2022’s full-length Everything is Fine (I’m Only on Fire). You can presave Hey Anna here. Read… Read more »
This week we chinwag about some of the first gigs we ever played when we started in the industry. Afterward we chat with Boston based indie pop band, shallow pools.
The members include drummer Ali Ajemian, lead vocalist Glynnis Brennan, guitarist Jess Gromada and bassist Haley Senft. They tell us about their journey from starting out as a cover band while in school together, to writing original music and finding the bands sound, to releasing their newest single “Glow”, being proud members of the LGBTQ+ community, and so much more!
Spunky indie pop and energetic performances are offered from SØF. The award winning artist is bringing us her latest track, “Shame On Me”.
Whatever you do, wherever you do it, everything is better when you do it indie style. Join the idobi Anthm rebellion and break your New Yearâ€™s resolutions like a plaid wearing, beer swilling champ.
Action Item have exceed their Indiegogo campaign are now working on a three-EP series that will culminate into the band’s first full length record.