Best New Indie: 8 Songs You Need To Discover This Week

Required Weekly Listening

It’s been another big week of new releases.

It is our duty to report to you the latest and greatest in independent music, so prepare yourselves. Grab your headphones because Alvvays, Chad Vangaalen, Death From Above and The National all released albums this week.

If that wasn’t enough for you, here’s what came down the pipeline in the wonderful world of music releases. Here are the best new indie tracks of the week:
 

THE BEACHES — “LATE SHOW”

Toronto’s hottest rising rock group The Beaches kept the good stuff coming with a third new single “Late Show,” the title track from their forthcoming album due out October 13th.
 

ALVVAYS — “LOLLIPOP (ODE TO JIM)”

Alvvays highly anticipated sophomore album released Friday, but before it did they shared this sugar-coated power pop-rock jam “Lollipop (Ode To Jim).”
 

NICK FERRIO – “QUIT ACTING”

Peterborough, Ontario’s Nick Ferrio is set to release a new record, Soothsayer, on September 29. The forthcoming release will see Ferrio depart his familiar folk and country-inspired territory to explore a “70’s power-pop sound, reminiscent of Elvis Costello and T-Rex.” Take a listen to his first new single, “Quit Acting,” above.
 

SUPERORGANISM – “SOMETHING FOR YOUR M.I.N.D.”

Indie collective supergroup Superorganism received critical praise from Ezra Koenig and Frank Ocean for their trippy single “Something For Your M.I.N.D.” Now the song is being officially released through Domino Records, take a listen above.
 

BECK – “UP ALL NIGHT”

Last month, Beck announced the release of his new album along with a new single called “Dear Life.” The album, Colors, will be Beck’s thirteenth studio album and is scheduled to release on October 13. Take a listen to the latest, “Up All Night” above.
 

ST. VINCENT – “AGELESS”

St. Vincent treated fans to not one but two new singles in the past week, announcing her next album Masseduction is coming later this fall. Listen to “St. Ageless” above, and “New York” here.
 

TOVE LO – “DISCO TITS”

Tove Lo is back, sharing this shimmering dance banger “Disco Tits” from her follow up to Lady Wood, titled Blue Lips that drops OCtober.

 

THE NATIONAL – “BORN TO BEG”

The National is back with their seventh full length release today and it marks a step into a new territory for the band. “Born to Beg” is instantly recognizable as The National but is accented with subtle pulsing electronics that make it feel like a new beginning.