Best New Indie: 11 Songs You Need To Discover This Week

Required Weekly Listening

Lots of great new tunes to enjoy this week!

If you still haven’t listened toe The War on Drugs new album A Deeper Understanding or Queens of the Stone Age’s Villains, do yourself a favour and check those out now.

Otherwise, do some exploring and take a listen to this list of great tracks from the week. Here are your best new indie tracks of the week:

Elliot Brood – “Dig A Little Hole”

Elliott BROOD have shared a second single from their sixth studio album Ghost Gardens, set for release on September 15th.

Joseph of Mercury – “Angel”

“Velvet gentleman of the 50s” Joseph of Mercury has share the first taste of what’s to come of his debut EP out September 1st.

Metz – “Mess of Wires”

“Mess of Wires” is the latest and greatest song to be released from Toronto band METZ’s forthcoming album Strange Peace

The Zephhyr Bones – “Jugluar Child on the Carousel”

Barcelona quartet The Zephyr Bones premiered “Juglar Child on the Carousel” this week, announcing with it plans to release their debut album, Secret Place, on November 10th


The Wilderness of Manitoba – “Head for the Hills”

The Wilderness Of Manitoba shared the lead track off their upcoming album Across The Dark, coming September 15th.


Stars – “Real Thing”

Stars have announced the release date for their next album There Is No Love In Fluorescent Light as October 13th. They shared with it “Real Thing” which Amy Milan calls “Pop song pepper spray”.

The Killers – “Wonderful Wonderful”

The latest from The Killers is the eponymous track from their upcoming album “Wonderful Wonderful;” a passionate, anthemic stadium rock track that could have easily come from early days U2.


Beck – “Dear LIfe”

Grammy award winning artist Beck finally peeped about his new record Colors, which is set to be releasd this coming fall on October 13th. Take a listen to his latest, “Dear Life”.


Jazz Cartier – “Make A Mess”

The latest song from Jazz Cartier, “Make A Mess” sees the Toronto rapper exploring new territory, enlisting Mike WiLL Made-It on the production side.

Weaves – “Walkaway”

Weaves frontwoman Jazmin Burke revealed that she was “stuck in a moment of having to make a decision to stay or leave an unhealthy situation” when she wrote “Walkaway.” It’s the latest from the group’s forthcoming album Wide Open.


MIA – “Load Em”

M.I.A. has shared a new song on her website OHMNI called “Load ‘Em.” The song features dancehall artist Dexta Daps and follows M.I.A.’s two new singles “GOALS” and “Finally.”