Best Indie Music podcasts — Discover new artists and songs (Updated December 2018; 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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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.
 
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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 ...
 
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.
 
Indie Podcast From songbytoad.com, with Added Gin & Swearing
 
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 ...
 
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
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Podcast by Myishola & Skitzo (Callmeskitzo)
 
A podcast where Thomas Erwin (of Niagara Moon) interviews other creative people in the world of music. Topics of conversation include guests' backgrounds, influences, creative process, and more.
 
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We continue our journey through the exceptional music we've enjoyed this year with another batch of music that's worth looking back on. From the brilliant and silly Marie Davidson track 'Work It' through the exquisite sounds of Low and Cucina Povera, this is another cross-section of the stunning independent music released this year. Tracklistin ...…
 
Music from Jamendo and the FuMP. Theme song from Dan at DanOSongs.com. The DLX – Problems Radio Nowhere – Sister Rosa MegaThruster – The Perfect Gift The Rabbitts – Luna Lupe Iron Girl Pistols – Goodbye Donut(Hey, Statue of Liberty)…By matman@idiosyncratictransmissions.com (Matt Brier).
 
1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Oh Tannenbaum Asylum Street Spankers - Silent Night Asylum Street Spankers - You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch ID Old 97’s - Wintertime in the City (new) Elizabeth Mitchell - Great Big Stars Emily Arrow - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (new) The Nat King Cole Trio ...…
 
Today, we’ve got comedian and musician Aadar Malik on the show playing you songs from his latest album, Songs About UnNatural Things. With Mae, they discuss the difference between comedy fans and music fans, being Anu Malik’s nephew, acting in a French film, learning to play sitar, and his very own podcast too! SET LIST: Straight Gay Lesbian Bi ...…
 
New Pop songs from Lora Pascarella, Cloud 9, Kyle McCluer, The Claxtons, and K-Trina and Kalenna Harper.
 
So Maed in India is always open to all those making bloody good music, even comedians! Out on Monday we have comic/musician Aadar Malik on our next episode. And to kick off those barrel of laughs, here is a little something to tickle your fancy. SONG: 'Straight Gay Lesbian Bi' Follow Aadar Malik: Special Thanks to Gibson India Recording Enginee ...…
 
Our annual tradition of playing covers of Christmas songs. This year, your favorites, my favorites, and our least favorites, based on an informal Twitter poll! (72 minutes) Featuring Title Artist Length Artwork Album Original Artist Versions Buy Little Drummer Boy (Casiocore Remix) Matt Ryd 2:49 Mailing List Exclusive! Katherine Kennicott Davis ...…
 
Join us for #IndieMusicLIVE! 153 - Get the latest in #IndieMusic news and listen to the best #IndieMusicians we have found in the past week! Featured Artist: Chris GarriottPanel Guest: PThe PoliticianMusic:Chris Garriott - "Jennie Wade's Lament"Bill McBirnie - "The Silent Wish"Trystan Grisham - "Roller coaster"Promote your music NOW: http://www ...…
 
Download: Live This Month: December 2018 (Podcast #436) In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands performing in the coming month in the San Francisco Bay Area. Local musicians are performing at wealth of great concerts in the Bay Area through the end of the year. Having recently released his latest album, SF si ...…
 
Even though we sit here having played music from 390 releases this year, we feel a bit uneasy producing a 'best of' 2018 when there's still so much great music we haven't heard. But from what we have heard there are so many highlights to cram into three shows of favourites. This first one gets us going with the blistering track from Sophie's ph ...…
 
Music from Jamendo and the FuMP. Theme song from Dan at DanOSongs.com. Cloower Wooma – Android Reality Marie Ellie – Deception The Devil Music Co. – Dance Til I’m Younger The Freak Fandango Orchestra – Unnamed Song (Of a Fake…By matman@idiosyncratictransmissions.com (Matt Brier).
 
1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Number Two Dan Zanes - Welcome Table ID Evan and Vanessa - Sol Sol Sol (new) Danny Weinkauf - We Love to Verb (new) (feat. Tina Kenny) ID Craig Finn - Forever Young (Studio 1A) [KUTX - Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly - To the Woods [WJFF/KCMJ - Phoebe Lichty - Thingamajig ...…
 
Celebrating their 10 year anniversary on the show, Mae is talking to Hindi progressive rock act Paradigm Shift. Out with their second album, Sammukh, they chat about being a band from the east side suburbs of Bombay, working with British mixing engineers who sing along to their Hindi prog, how important a violinist is, and... if you can believe ...…
 
The Intelligent Seedz Documentary Filmmaking Bootcamp is a 12- week, HANDS ON, youth media program that guides students through every stage of documentary film production from concept to finished project. It supports and trains young filmmakers who will revolutionize the quality and integrity of future multi-media entertainment by using their t ...…
 
New Pop songs from Diverse, Katie Owen, Chiwawa, Dolly Rappaport, and Red Earth.
 
Shjazz - Speak low (live recording), Suzanne Aurore - L'étoile endormie dans tes yeux, Julie Lamb - Why do I forget, Merlot Embargo - Let the light in, CATSELF - Christmas angel's song, Mysti Mayhem - Boxcars and wine, Tassos Sotirakis - Mona Lisa, Lori Greco - Tu lo sai, TuneConcept - M.direction, Trinity Yard - Omnipresent, Thom Lourim - Ukut ...…
 
It's been 10 years of Hindi prog rockers Paradigm Shift being together, and to celebrate they've released their 2nd album, Sammukh, a prequel to their first album. Listen to the full episode out on Monday, but before that, listen to a stripped down rendition of one of their songs on Maed in India. SONG: 'Khwabon Mein Teri' Musicians: Kaushik Ra ...…
 
Soundcloud rap, Thom Yorke's solo output, and The Beatles (the album). Unfortunately we had to cut the two hours analyzing the literary allusions and poetic devices in "Thank u, next".
 
Because the man is turning 75, let’s do a set of covers of Randy Newman (penned and/or sung) tunes! (68 minutes) Featuring Title Artist Length Artwork Album Original Artist Versions Buy You’ve Got A Friend In Me Bonerama 2:57 Funky Kidz Disney/Toy Story/Randy Newman 2 Amazon Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear Okkervil River 2:29 Golden Op ...…
 
Join us for #IndieMusicLIVE! 152 - Get the latest in #IndieMusic news and listen to the best #IndieMusicians we have found in the past week!Featured Artist: Big GregPanel Guest: Chris Swan of @Soul Motivation RecordsMusic:Big Greg - "Oh No"The Lionfish - "Skin To Skin"Faith Ziegler Music - "Sincerely Me"Promote your music NOW: http://www.indiem ...…
 
After 6 1/2 years and 91 episodes, the OWTK Kid's Music Monthly Podcast is...changing. Listen to this special announcement and come back soon for the new version of your favorite indie family music podcast.
 
Music from Jamendo, Free Music Archive, and The FuMP. Theme song from Dan at DanOSongs.com. Blue Dot Sessions – Cupcake Marshall Cartel – By Your Side Honey Chrome – Boomerang Ping Pong Club – Ecstatic The Same Persons – Loaded…By matman@idiosyncratictransmissions.com (Matt Brier).
 
The last podcast before we move into reviewing another amazing year of independent music sees another phenomenal batch of new releases. Starting with some experimental music from the New York underground we move swiftly through new music from Lebanese duo Praed, Japanese illbient, the latest single from the amazing HHY & The Macumbas LP, stunni ...…
 
1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Why Does the Sun Shine? (live) Steve Weeks - A Little Sunshine (new) ID Gustafer Yellowgold - I’m From the Sun Elizabeth Mitchell - Keep on the Sunnyside (feat. Amy & Levon Helm) ID Baby Loves Jazz - You Are My Sunshine [KUTX - Johnny Cash - One And One Makes Two [WJFF ...…
 
Mae is renowned for her mixtape-making skills and today she puts it to good use creating a playlist of tunes from her studio sessions as well as a mixed bag of songs that she’s got the feels for. And i’m sure you’re wondering why this episode is called copacetic? Well it’s a new word we learned from the episode with Jordan Johnson and it means. ...…
 
The 159th episode of the JTIP featuring 7 outstanding indie artists and 11 great tracks. The BPM range is from a fast walking pace of 135 to a fast run at 181. The genre emphasis is rock. If any tracks are too fast for you, please change your pace or shorten your stride. The main thing is to run safe. Victoria's Flight Kokowerk The Shakes Touch ...…
 
Yvette is a writer, director, producer and voice actor based out of Brooklyn, New York, originally from Wilmington, Delaware. She's worked in the fashion industry for many years, but film is her passion. Yvette recently produced, starred, and served as a costume designer for Harlem Love, which features Sonia Sanchez as the poet and voice for th ...…
 
New Pop songs from Katie Robinette, Di Lee, Grooveatech Orchestra, Jordana Talsky, and Eric Barao.
 
Before we recap our top albums of the year from all over the map, it’s time to stay true to our roots and spread the wealth of the Bay-Area artists that made 2018 memorable. We’re hooked on Tune-Yards’ eclectic patchwork of vocal loops with a piercing message. The easygoing, hypnotic croons and jangly guitars of Spooky Mansion have us feeling n ...…
 
Moarn - Like an animal, Lori Greco - Tu lo sai, NRG Rising - From darkness to light, Kalika - Inner peace fix, Benepact - Let me be, Daybreak - Poison clan, Ellie Williams - Hope, Rosa Sky - You're so distant, Mary Confurius - Have a heart, Martin van de Vrugt - No summer, Ralphe - Hold on, La Strange - Goodbye, Mortice - Rest in peace…
 
Hey folks. Here's another outstanding music only show for your ears to enjoy! Part of my new theme series of shows that we will feature once a month till I run out of music...Ha! as if..lolAnyway, this one will have song titles about all things light and fire from light to bright to shine to flame, burning, gasoline, explode etc....you get the ...…
 
Ozzy’s hitting the big seven-oh next week, and it’s crazy that I haven’t done a full show dedicated to his music. Crazy, right? But that’s how it goes. (74 minutes) Featuring Title Artist Length Artwork Album Original Artist Versions Buy Iron Man Hellsongs 3:26 These Are Evil Times Black Sabbath 6 iTunes Amazon N.I.B. Storm Large 3:51 Le Bonheu ...…
 
Greetings lover bunnies! Whew! Thanksgiving is over! Time to burn off those carbs! Let's dance or werk that body to a deep house music mix by DJ Zack Hill (Vinyl Tribe) LA. This is episode 105, The House Bunny Series. Los Angeles based DJ/Producer/Vibe Creator; Zack Hill has earned his reputation for being able to read a crowd and adapt without ...…
 
Join us for #IndieMusicLIVE! 151 - Get the latest in #IndieMusic news and listen to the best #IndieMusicians we have found in the past week!Panel Guest: Nadira NorjahanMusic:Mike Freund Band - "And Now You Know"Brother Brad - "My Girl"Yow Bee Beats - "No Reward"Promote your music NOW: http://www.indiemusicplus.ecwid.com/Hosted by JoeJoeKeys & D ...…
 
**There was an error in the original upload, this is the full episode** As we close in on the year end, the exceptional new independent music just isn't drying up. This week we take in the sounds of Somalia, Turkey, Indonesia, and more on our usual traipse around new interesting, independent sounds. Tracklisting Sofheso - 0102 (First Terrace Re ...…
 
Music from Jamendo, Internet Archive, and the FuMP. Theme song from Dan at DanOSongs.com. Evgeny Grinko – It Smells Like Chamomile Teat From Darkness to Emptiness – Become The Night Gore Gore Girls – All Grown Up coda – rem.…By matman@idiosyncratictransmissions.com (Matt Brier).
 
1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Solid Liquid Gas Dean Jones feat. Shamsi Ruhe - Stand With Me ID Mi Amigo Hamlet - Thankful Vered - Thank you Charity & the JAMband - Grateful ID Elizabeth Mitchell - Gracias Mil [KUTX - The Go! Team - Everyone’s a VIP to Someone [WJFF/KCMJ - Suzi Slezak - Talis Canon ...…
 
Stay tuned to hear Shane answer a questionable question. Jimmy talks about his battle with 2 cookies. Special guests: Barley Rantilla and Jon Dean. Music from Asleep and Rebreather. More at http://www.jimmyfro.com
 
From the yesteryears of those mixtape-forging days, Mae brings forth a selection of tunes that she bestows upon you to listen and to make merry with. Also, Thou doth ponder over the christened name of this playlist, and ..... well it's a new word we learned from an episode with Jordan Johnson. It means, it's all good! Here is a peek at one of t ...…
 
Alt-rock trio UNOHU headline this episode of Maed in India with new tunes and chat about working with your sibling, battle of the bands competitions, making your college band a legit career, and more. They even throw in a collaboration with rapper Brandon Ferreira aka Magik B. SET LIST: History Eats Itself (00:28 - 05:27) Afterglow (21:04 - 25: ...…
 
New Pop songs from Barbara Kiss, Ottrina Bond, and A Fragile Tomorrow.
 
Syndrom Kreta - Luzak, GoLian - Hand in hand, Electric Fence - No smoking around, Mack Meadows - Just so you know, Kane & Sun - Satisfy, Franka De Mille - Fallen, Annie Bacon - The baby suite, Instead of Ink - Stealing cypher, Martin Del Carpio - The silents were golden, Nunan - Automatic rock 'n' roll, Earthspaces - Step by step, Leaving Richm ...…
 
Sneaking up on you this week is alt-rock trio UNOHU as they headline the next episode of Maed in India. Listen to a brand new unreleased track from their studio session before it comes out on Monday right here, right now. SONG: 'History Eats Itself' MUSICIANS: Sarthak Karkare - Vocals & Guitar Yohann Coutinho - Bass Shashwat Karkare - Drums Fol ...…
 
Bug Hunter is a Seattle-based project started by Cody Hunter, aka "Bug". The first album, Torn Between a Couple, and the subsequent single, "Dear McCracken", were all recorded in Bug's closet while working full time in Seattle.After a couple viral videos on reddit and imgur, Bug decided to get a full band together, go on tour, and try to fund a ...…
 
Every year, it’s turkey, stuffing, potatoes and John, George, Paul and Ringo! This time, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the “White Album”, with a track-by-track cover story! (119 minutes) Featuring Title Artist Length Artwork Album Original Artist Versions Buy Back In The U.S.S.R Emmanuel Santarromana 3:14 Fab4ever Beatles 2 iTunes Amazon ...…
 
Join us for #IndieMusicLIVE! 150 - Get the latest in #IndieMusic news and listen to the best #IndieMusicians we have found in the past week!Featured Artist: Alan Dreezer OfficialPanel Guest: Chan Maurice Evans of YOUPEOPLMusic:Alan Dreezer - "Unknown"YOUPEOPL - TBAElizmi Haze - "Lazy"Promote your music NOW: http://www.indiemusicplus.ecwid.com/H ...…
 
Celebrating 75 episodes of pretentious preening by upping the elitism exponentially. Joe, Paul, Alex, and Taylor each bring a primary text for criticism. Taylor also brings the track jacket he bought at the Garbage show.
 
It may feel like we're playing everything from Uganda's Hakuna Kulala label, but we're cherry picking the best music from the uber prolific label. This week it's the exceptional face off of Kampalans Ecko Bazz and Bigga Yut trading verses over the production of Nihiloxica's pq. Elsewhere there's new music from Throwing Snow's third LP, two batc ...…
 
Music from Jamendo, The FuMP, and the Internet Archive. Theme song from Dan at DanOSongs.com. AppleKid – Cityscape Natasha Beller – He Was (Clementine) Gaetano Fontanazza – One Parsec Wide Pocket Linturaven – Solaris IX Seth Power – Closure Belle…By matman@idiosyncratictransmissions.com (Matt Brier).
 
1st set They Might Be Giants - It’s Spare the Rock ID They Might Be Giants - Free to Be You and Me Marcy Gregoire - Spittin’ Seeds Scott Keever - Gotas de Rocio (new) ID Sulinha - Elephants in the Jungle (new) Lori Henriques - Everything You Do (new) ID Ralph’s World - Time Machine Guitar (live at ACL) [KUTX - Kate Oliver - The Thank You Song [ ...…
 
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