Indie Hour Ep. 8 – Blood Orange

We’re going off  the rock script this week with the smooth sounds of R&B artist Blood Orange. Formerly known as many things, Dev Hynes is the brainchild behind one of this year’s most highly lauded albums, Negro Swan.   I’ll bring it all home with this week’s weird band name, and yet another hip hop feud making…

Indie Hour Ep. 7 – Mitski

She is taking the indie world by storm with her album Be The Cowboy. I’ll give you all the fun facts about Japanese-American musician Mitski in this episode of Indie Hour.  Then, we’ll dive into this week’s weird band name, whose main namesake hails from a cult indie band from the 90s. And, in music…

Indie Hour Ep. 6 – The Drums

Can your favourite band also be your favourite instrument? The answer is YES, if we’re talking about The Drums. This week I’ll give you the historical evolution of one of my all-time favourites, led by founding member Jonny Pierce. The weird band name of the week is nothing short of a mouthful to say, and…

Indie Hour Ep. 5 – NE-HI

This week is all about NE-HI, a Chicago-based group of self-professed “nice guys” from the Mid-west, with a sound that I just can’t get enough of.  In weird band names, this one gives me the real creeps, playing on my worst nightmares. But to make up for it, there is some truly exciting news from one…