Best Indie Music podcasts — Discover new artists and songs (Updated January 2019; image)
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The BPM-paced running music podcast that's meant for working out to the exact beat of great indie tunes and instrumentals.
 
The Noise Pop Podcast is a bi-monthly series showcasing noteworthy new releases from the independent and underground music scene, produced by Noise Pop: San Francisco’s favorite indie music, arts and film festival. We deliver episodes that are engaging, distinctive, and always rooted in the music we love, that we think you will too. Along with music recommendations, Host Adrian Spinelli (Paste Magazine, SF Chronicle, Fest300) interviews artists, tastemakers, and professionals from every corn ...
 
Get the best in independent artist cover songs every week on the Coverville podcast!
 
Indie music for indie kids, distributed by PRX.
 
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Maed in India
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Maed in India - India's first indie music podcast that showcases the best Indian independent musicians from India and abroad. Each episode presents an interview with an artist/band along with an exclusive stripped down session or acoustic renditions of their original music. The weekly show prides itself on being the destination for new music, little known stories, and unreleased music never heard before. It features all kinds of artists from new-comers to veterans and under a variety of genr ...
 
TheBayBridged.com is your source for finding the best indie music in the San Francisco Bay Area.
 
Radio show by DJ Niceness from Neo2soul Promotions dropping quality gems. This is the place to hear the music you want to hear and not the music you have to hear.We will provide the avenues for underground independent and unsigned artists 2 have their music heard and connect with their fans.
 
A weekly show that brings you ten new tracks from artists from across the world. We cover every genre conceivable, from abstract techno, mutated dancehall, dark metal to Chinese bin lid music or something else - if it's recorded outside of the major label system, we're up for playing it. You'll find music you love, music you don't understand, and music that'll change your life.
 
The OWTK Kid's Music Monthly delivers ten songs showcasing the finest in kindie music past, present, and future. Hosted by Jeff Bogle of OWTK.com and published on the 1st of each month, the OWTK Kid's Music Monthly will serve as your gateway into the Golden Age of Family Music.
 
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Indie Music Plus
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Indie Music Plus (IMP) was founded in August, 2015, with the mission to become the “Home of the Indie Musician”. Our aim is to provide the best services and creative solutions for Indie Artists worldwide. We highlight artists through our weekly FB Live Broadcast, YouTube videos, Roundtables, iTunes, Soundcloud, and blog reviews. In addition, we circulate all of our media content through our multi-faceted Social Media channels where our following has grown to over 200,000 Indie Music fans to ...
 
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1 Indie Nation
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1 indie nation podcast explores the authentic essence of electronica, rock and hip hop culture. It offers an alternative to the mainstream and attempts to bridge generations, genders, and cultures. We offer an independent voice, free from record label and big business imperatives.
 
Bringing the eclectic straight to your ears
 
Bringing you new music from the best unsigned bands out there
 
New independent pop artists with a passion for playing songs: Pass the word - this pop music deserves to be heard.
 
The JimmyFro Show is a podcast dedicated to featuring interviews and music by independent artists. http://www.jimmyfro.com/faq-for-future-guests/
 
Join Justin Wayne and his colleagues every Monday at 8pm GMT (3pm EST) as they uncover the underground and independent music scene, showcasing independent punk, rock, hip hop, pop, and acoustic. Joined by voice and musical talent spanning the globe, it’s a fresh, new indie music show each week. Check out the site for complete playlists, artists’ links, reviews, columns, news and more! http://thejustinwayneshow.com. Always podcasting and now streaming live. The Justin Wayne Show: Music’s Inde ...
 
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INDIE REVIEW RADIO
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Now more than ever independent artists thirst for an opportunity to be heard. Indie Review Radio is the catalyst to do just that. Each week the show will feature the best and greatest in the world of independent musicians artists and seasoned industry professionals. The show will include new music by indies, the latest in industry trends by seasoned industry professionals and a wealth of information for independent artists that are looking for what's next in their careers.
 
Halshack Indie Rockcast -----100k plays on Fandalism--top 5 at Mixcloud-- Top 8% social users earned expert in bands by Klear and expert badges for music/radio/indie/DJ by Klout--- been added to 90 lists on Twitter--featured on TrendwaveIm new to Podomatic so its time to ROCK!!BIG THANK YOU to all my fans, bands, and supporters. All these cool accolades would not be possible without YOU!!Halshack is a radio show, public relations manager, indie A&R rep, talent scout and band promo label....o ...
 
Indie Podcast From songbytoad.com, with Added Gin & Swearing
 
Paul & Joe once believed that nothing in life mattered more than their favorite bands.They might still think that now. Listen in as these two lifelong friends and disciples of alt-rock & hip-hop discuss, debate, and dissect their favorite songs, essential new albums, and the philosophy of caring way too much about music.
 
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Homegrown
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Homegrown is the creation of Nic Treadwell who has been podcasting since 2004. The current format of the podcast revolves around the story of Arthur Kunt written, recorded and produced by Nic. New content will be released every two weeks starting Sunday 20/11/2016. The programme will feature additional music content where necessary. Anyone wishing to submit material for consideration to be included please email nic@storyville.f9.co.uk
 
I am Indi is an innovative force in the Music Industry, that derives the vibes and insight to rise, from the experienced, artistic creators of the Music world, by informing, advising, mentoring, and just plain networking with any new talent R&B, Jazz, Country, Hip Hop, or Spoken Word. Our Radio show, 12 years running, captivates audiences all over the world. Please tune in on Wednesdays, 2:00 pst, because at I Am Indi, You Are Indi, which means We are Indi. So lets talk about talking today.
 
DIY recording techniques for a variety of genres from composer and home recording artist Kevin Pike (kpikemusic.com)
 
TalentCast is an independent music podcast and radio programme. We also host listening sessions with brand new independently released albums, and provide a platform for sharing gigs and events.
 
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The Bombshell Show
Monthly
 
Podcast by Myishola
 
The official podcast for indie-pop artist Niagara Moon (aka Thomas Erwin).
 
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The Suck & Shawn Aaron Eric Lewis WSB found footage2 comics and a joker talk about comedy and Youngstown. Music from The Suck and Action Camp. Stand comedy clips from Shane Mauss.
 
After Anthony's time in Guatemala the team is back together with a brand new show. He's arrived with the sounds of Belize in his ears after he snuck across the Central American border to have a little dance. A bit closer to home, we have ambient drones from Statski and Left Hand Cuts Off The Right, we've got indie sounds from This Is The Kit ba ...…
 
Coming in from Kerala, these Malayali lads from indie folk rock band When Chai Met Toast, were on their ‘Road To Believe’ tour when they swung by Maed in India to record an episode and songs from their new album, Believe. They chatted about how Whatsapp voice notes helped them make music, creating music for Malayalam movies, and why their genre ...…
 
Music from Jamendo. Theme song from Dan at DanOSongs.com. Circa Vitae – Infinity is 8 on its Side Cloud Maze – Dance Daniel Catarino – Poetry For The Moon Jon Maurer – Grants Tomb The Easton Ellises – Falcon 69…By matman@idiosyncratictransmissions.com (Matt Brier).
 
1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Electric Car (w/ Robin Goldwasser) Justin Roberts - Count Them As They Go ID Willie Nelson - I’m My Own Grandpa Rosey Grier - It’s All Right to Cry ID [Wow in the World 2/3 Paramount] The Pop Ups - Miss Elephant’s Gerald [KUTX - Moondog - Tap Dance [WJFF/KCMJ - Barenak ...…
 
New Pop songs from Nicki Kris, Alexi Blue, and Ximena Bedo.
 
Near or far... Maed in India will bring you music from all over the country. All the way from Mae's motherland, Kerala, are indie folk rock outfit When Chai Met Toast. Here is a little taste of what they've got in store for you for their episode, out on Monday. Song: 'Believe' Musicians: Ashwin Gopakumar : Guitar and Vocal Achyuth Jaigopa : Ban ...…
 
I talk about the worst modern art exhibit ever, binging on horror movies, and how I record takes.
 
Yellow Submarine came out 50 years ago this week, so we’ll begin the show with a track by track cover story of side one – and we’ll end the show with a Crash test Dummies Cover Story, because lead singer Brad Roberts came out 55 years ago this week. (64 minutes) Featuring Title Artist Length Artwork Album Original Artist Versions Buy Yellow Sub ...…
 
This episode join guest co-host Tanieka Vance Randall of Tee's Hair Secret as we discuss all things hair growth ... a bit about self worth and a really bomb Ask Myishola segment.By bombshellshow@gmail.com (Myishola & Skitzo (Callmeskitzo)).
 
Our best albums of Q3 2018. This ain't chitter-chatter, Chief!
 
Anthony is still away so this week we have a recording from Gareth's show on NTS Radio in which he plays music that's exciting him this year. Recorded live, it includes the blistering sounds of 14 year old Tanzanian singeli artist Dogo Janja, first plays of brand new Pye Corner Audio and Jay Glass Dubs, experimental percussion from Indonesia's ...…
 
Music from the artists and Jamendo. Theme song from Dan at DanOSongs.com. Robin & Bob – Some Will Billy Boguard – Chronos Circles – Dreaming Of Tangerines Dr Groove Gang – Sweet Soul Musik Omonoko – Animals Oussama Belhcen –…By matman@idiosyncratictransmissions.com (Matt Brier).
 
1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Why Does the Sun Shine? (live) (new) Erin Ivey - Anchor (in-studio) ID Frances England - Not Just My Sister Dan Zanes - Bright Morning Song (new) ID Adam Levy - My Identity (in-studio at WMCN) [KUTX - Steve Weeks - Fred the Fish [WJFF/KCMJ - Curtis Mayfield - Move On U ...…
 
Bringing you his debut album, Songs from a Matchbox, and some new unreleased singles your way is pop/blues singer-songwriter Raghav Meattle on this week’s episode of the show. He talks about being a metalhead, the ex-frontman of Uncertainty Principle, Whatsapp University, being a musician & not a dancer, homesickness, gifting a song to raise mo ...…
 
Now more than ever independent artists thirst for an opportunity to be heard. Indie Review Radio is the catalyst to do just that. Each week the show will feature the best and greatest in the world of independent musicians artists and seasoned industry professionals. The show will include new music by indies, the latest in industry trends by sea ...…
 
New Pop songs from Norine Braun, A Fragile Tomorrow, Ihsan Bilal, Larkins, and Ron Gallucci.
 
TGIF!! It's time for another looksy at what's coming out on Monday before it does. We have pop/blues singer-songwriter Raghav Meattle bringing you a brand new songs of his on Maed in India! Song: 'Since Memories Remain' Follow Raghav Meattle Credits: Recording Engineers: NoFilterAsh Audio Editor Post: Vijay Doiphode Video Directed/Edited: Jishn ...…
 
Susanna and Sade are turning 60 next week, but you’d never be able to tell listening to their voices – they still sound as amazing as ever! And their music is everlasting. Don’t believe me? Listen to this episode, featuring covers of and by Susanna Hoffs and the Bangles and Sade! (73 minutes) Featuring Title Artist Length Artwork Album Original ...…
 
I talk about the decline of guitar music, developing the Niagara Moon sound, how to get into making your own music, and more!(This podcast was formerly known as Talkin About The Passion. I used to interview other musicians and feature their music. Now I just talk about whatever. There might be guests here and there though...)…
 
The guys are on holiday until 14 January, so in the meantime here's a cracking episode from early last year. There's music from industrial pioneer Chris Carter (ex Throbbing Gristle / Chris & Cosey) and breakcore pioneer Venetian Snares. There's also exceptional contemporary sounds from Russian jazz punks Сольвычегодск and spoken word dub from ...…
 
Music from Jamendo and The FuMP. Theme song from Dan at DanOSongs.com. The Moose – Far Away LE-FLY – In the Nite Caroline – Forbidden World(Andy S Remix) Rag and Bones – Paralyzed The Moon Theory – My Existance Library…By matman@idiosyncratictransmissions.com (Matt Brier).
 
1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Hovering Sombrero Barbara Brousal - I Wonder The Quiet Ones - Invisible Trousers ID Soul Asylum - Never Really Been Steve Songs - Orangutan Van ID The real Tuesday Weld - I Love the Rain [KUTX - Telephone Company - I-C-E C-R-E-A-M [WJFF/KCMJ - Sara Quintanar - Escala M ...…
 
All the way from Shillong, on Maed in India this week, it’s progressive rock band Sky Level. Now don’t be fooled by their shy-guy demeanour, these fellows play you some hardcore instrumental prog and math rock that will blow your pants off. Also on the show, they chat about the indie scene in the North East, organising a DIY tour, who was cool ...…
 
New Pop songs from Meera Mennillo, Aries Marquis, Rod Clemmons.
 
We strive to bring you the best new music coming out of farthest corners of this country. So, here is a snippet of an episode featuring a band from Shillong as they bring you their instrumental progressive rock stripped down just for you. Song: 'Friday Jam' MUSICIANS: Sonny Taba - Guitars Meban Lyngdoh - Guitars Pynshai Kharshandi - Bass Denzil ...…
 
Celebrating the 50th birthdays of Marilyn Manson and Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters! (95 minutes) Featuring Title Artist Length Artwork Album Original Artist Versions Buy Golden Years Marilyn Manson 3:49 Dead Man On Campus David Bowie 6 Amazon The Dope Show Berlin 4:07 4Play Marilyn Manson 2 iTunes Amazon The Beautiful People Alexa Melo 4:54 The Be ...…
 
Funny Moments and music from The Vindys, Spy Convention, Cholly, Kim Kennedy, and Harnessing The Sun.More at http://www.jimmyfro.com
 
The 160th episode of the JTIP features 13 outstanding indie artists and 14 highly motivating tracks for another great run-to-the-beat workout. The BPM range is from a jogging pace of 144 to a fast run at 180. If any tracks are too fast for you, please change your pace or shorten your stride. The main thing is to run safe. Mel Harker COAX Jupite ...…
 
Just in time for 2019, it's our 2018 Christmas episode! Paul saw the Smashing Pumpkins and gives a detailed report on Billy's paunch. Additional segments include "Indie Music Santa", "Did Mitski really make the #1 album of the year?", and "SNL broadcasting a skit about Weezer's discography signals the end of our innocence".…
 
Happy New Year folks!! Its 2019 and time to ring in the new year with a new bonus show (music only-theme series) DESTINATION UNKNOWN..Jan 2019We're all so busy this time of year with Christmas and New Years that you never know where you will wind up. Hence the title..it might be a party out of town or a family get-together or just chillin' at h ...…
 
Music from Jamendo. Theme song from Dan at DanOSongs.com. Rxbyn – Breathe Samie Bower – Phoneline Seth Power – Closure VITNE – Vanquish the Night Yavor – Illuminate(feat. Mey) Ikkubaru – Let It SwingBy matman@idiosyncratictransmissions.com (Matt Brier).
 
1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Happy Doesn’t Have to Have an Ending Flans ID Emily Arrow - Auld Lang Syne & This Is Your Year Okee Dokee Brothers - New Years (new) ID Gustafer Yellowgold - New is the New Old Vagabond Opera - New Year’s Eve in a Haunted House ID Elizabeth Mitchell - January, February ...…
 
There is excitement in the air as this week’s episode is Maed in India’s 150th episode! A testament to creating a platform for independent artists in India to play their music and talk about it too. Since, this show has always been about discovering music, Mae would like to introduce you to a band she discovered at a gig she went to in Bombay. ...…
 
On this show, our last of 2018. We will take a look and countdown our favorite and most impactful indie artist of the year. Some of which we've had on the program. You don't want to miss this one. Now more than ever independent artists thirst for an opportunity to be heard. Indie Review Radio is the catalyst to do just that. Each week the show ...…
 
New Pop songs from Meera Mennillo, Darnaa, Rod Clemmons, Aries Marquis, The Addis Revolution.
 
CAN YOU BELIEVE IT? WE CAN'T! It's Maed in India's 150th episode and it's an emotional time, but we recommend you drink, laugh, love and be merry and we're spreading the cheer by offering you a little slice of rap rockers Chabuk before we offer you the whole pie. Savour it while you wait with bated breath for their full episode out on Monday. S ...…
 
Continuing the countdown of the best 40 covers of 2018 with the Top 20! This was a solid year for cover songs, and this show will PROVE IT. (101 minutes) Featuring Title Artist Length Artwork Album Original Artist Versions Buy Lydia, The Tattooed Lady The Dead Milkmen 2:53 Dr. Demento Covered in Punk Groucho Marx Amazon Dreams Cloud Control 4:4 ...…
 
Our third part of our 2018 review has heavy rock railing against gentrification, North African-infused jazz, Chilean techno, Ugandan bass, Thai noise, and sea creature folktales. Thank you for listening this year. To listen to our fourth and final part of our review, support us on Patreon: https://patreon.com/independentmusicpodcast Tracklistin ...…
 
Music from Jamendo, The FuMP, and Free Music Archive. Theme song from Dan at DanOSongs.com. Emily Richards – Silent Night, Holy Night Henry Burr – Hark the Herald Angels Sing Sleeping Sky – Sweeter the Bells Never Sound The Courtesan…By matman@idiosyncratictransmissions.com (Matt Brier).
 
1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Put It to the Test Evan and Vanessa - En Nuestro Mundo No Hay Extranjeros (in our world there are no strangers) (new) ID Quiet Company - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Lead Belly - Christmas is A-Coming Old 97’s - Up on the Housetop (new) ID The Sweetback Siste ...…
 
On this episode of Maed in India, we’ve got jazz/RnB/neo-soul act Kimochi Youkai. With no music out so far, you lucky listeners are listening to unreleased songs performed live, up close and persona. The band also chat on the show about what Kimochi Youkai means, Japanese manga obsessions, moving from being a cover band to a band that makes the ...…
 
The end of the year is no doubt a time for rumination on the songs that spoke to us and speculating on which artists will continue to make an impact. In this episode, we bring closure by highlighting the best albums and songs of 2018; the soundtracks that manifested our own experiences. The year taught us to look inwardly, as in Charlotte Day W ...…
 
Very much Indian, but with a name inspired by Japanese anime, we’ve got jazz/RnB/neo-soul act Kimochi Youkai on an episode of the show, performing some unreleased music just for you. However, since it's not Monday yet, we'll through you a bone.... well not just a bone, but a big chunk of juicy tunage to satisfy your craving. SONG: 'Intro/Let Me ...…
 
Seasons Greetings bunnies! Time for a holidaze mix! This episode is mixed by Jon Laine // DC. It is a mix of electronic, hip hop, soul and r&b. You can find him around the web by going to jonlaine.com IG @Jonlaine Twitter @Jonlaine Facebook.com/jonlaine Tracklisting: Tattoo- Sade Fantasy- Alina Baraz Whatʼs Yo Phone Number/Telephone (Ghost of / ...…
 
It’s what we do, every year, not because we must, but because we are contractually obligated to the Coverville Comptroller. (Oh wait, I guess that means “we must.”) Well, it’s a labor of love! (95 minutes) Featuring Title Artist Length Artwork Album Original Artist Versions Buy Don’t Stop (feat. Maiya Sykes) Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox 4 ...…
 
Cherish Lee has seen how hard the business is first hand through her father, Johnny Lee (country music legend, Urban Cowboy’s “Lookin’ For Love”) and mother, Charlene Tilton (television sex pot vixen, Lucy Ewing on hit TV show, “DALLAS”). She quickly gained her own recognition as a singer and songwriter in THE Music City. Lee’s album is truly h ...…
 
Join us for #IndieMusicLIVE! 154 - Get the latest in #IndieMusic news and listen to the best #IndieMusicians we have found in the past week! Panel Guest: Omega SparxMusic:Gamebreax - "Read (LIVE)"L.S.F. - "United We Stand"The Living Daylights "VAN DAMMESEL" - "Lately"Promote your music NOW: http://www.indiemusicplus.ecwid.com/Hosted by JoeJoeKe ...…
 
Join us for #IndieMusicLIVE! 154 - Get the latest in #IndieMusic news and listen to the best #IndieMusicians we have found in the past week! Panel Guest: Omega SparxMusic:Gamebreax - "Read (LIVE)"L.S.F. - "United We Stand"The Living Daylights "VAN DAMMESEL" - "Lately"Promote your music NOW: http://www.indiemusicplus.ecwid.com/Hosted by JoeJoeKe ...…
 
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