Indie Music

Indie music is an area in which we have a strong passion. It is flowing not only through our site but also through our veins. Furthermore, our team have grown up encircled by the finest indie artists. Also, the passion we have is as strong today as the day we bought our first vinyl many decades ago!

Fortunately for avid indie music fans, discovering the finest new music and indie music news has never been more straightforward than it is today. As a result, we cater for all your music needs, and you will never go a day without uncovering the freshest squeezed gems. Also, what makes it even more delightful is that we provide you with the best content without you having to pay for a subscription, amazing right?

Latest Indie Music News

Biffy Clyro Frontman Gets His Own BBC Radio Scotland Show

Biffy Clyro

Simon Neil, frontman of the Scottish rock group, Biffy Clyro, has been given his own BBC Radio Scotland show with a six-part series examining the…

The Real Reason Noel Gallagher Hates ‘Wonderwall’

George MillingtonMay 20, 2021
Noel Gallagher

‘Wonderwall’ is potentially one of the most played tracks of recent decades, and to be honest, it is a little dull now hearing it given…

Noel Gallagher Is The New Ambassador For Record Store Day

Noel Gallagher

Vinyl enthusiast Noel Gallagher is the new ambassador for 2021’s trendy record store day. The ex-Oasis member has been an evangelist for the hot wax…

BRIT Winners To Get Two Trophies Instead Of One

George MillingtonApr 29, 2021
BRIT Awards

BRIT award winners will receive two trophies this year instead of the customary one, which has been the norm every year. Why? It is all…

Bay City Rollers Frontman Has Died At 65

George MillingtonApr 23, 2021
Bay City Rollers

Leslie McKeown, who fronted 70s band Bay City Rollers, has sadly passed at 65. It is unknown how he died; however, his family has revealed…

Annie Mac Reveals Why She Is Leaving Radio 1

George MillingtonApr 21, 2021
Annie Mac

Annie Mac has confirmed that she will be leaving her flagship BBC Radio 1 show in July of this year. The DJ has been at…

So, what styles do we cover here at IZILION? We cover all areas of indie music. Therefore, be it indie pop, indie folk, or indie rock, we have it covered! Also, we like to hear all kinds of sounds from the indie realms; therefore, we do not adhere to just one vibe within our content. As a result, you can be safe knowing that you will find a mixed bag of tunes here that will have you hooked.

Indie Style

Does indie music just concentrate on bands who play with guitars and have cool hairstyles? Nope, it comes with a broad musical style, and there are many singers and groups which fall into the indie category while also sounding very distinct and dissimilar to their companions in the same space. Also, it is a perpetually changing scene with new sounds emerging regularly.

For indie lovers, there is nothing more glorious than coming across a new indie treasure. Indie fans crave; they constantly look for the freshest new group, which is where we come into the equation. We feed the best indie to our audience. As a result, there is never a day that goes by without the opportunity to discover the next big thing here on IZILION.

Latest Indie Music Reviews

Future Islands, ‘King Of Sweden’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisFeb 24, 2022
Future Islands

‘King Of Sweden’ by Future Islands – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Future Islands, the American Indie synth-pop outfit, deliver the easy to get lost in 2022 feel-good with…

Fontaines DC, ‘I Love You’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisFeb 23, 2022
Fontaines DC

‘I Love You’ by Fontaines DC – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Fontaines DC, the Irish band, thrill with their new song, ‘I Love You’. It is a track that…

Tame Impala, ‘The Boat I Row’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

George MillingtonFeb 21, 2022
Tame Impala

‘The Boat I Row’ by Tame Impala – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Psychedelic Australian band Tame Impala get the charismatic indie juices flowing with their new release, ‘The…

Metronomy, ‘Right On Time’ – Single Review ★★★☆☆

Emily HarrisFeb 18, 2022

‘Right On Time’ by Metronomy – Single Rating: 3/5 ★★★☆☆ Metronomy, the English indie-electronic band, welcomes us back into their universe with their new single, ‘Right On Time’,…

Father John Misty, ‘Q4’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisFeb 15, 2022
Father John Misty

‘Q4’ by Father John Misty – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ Singer-songwriter Father John Misty takes us on a fascinating voyage with his new single ‘Q4’ from his forthcoming…

Vance Joy, ‘Don’t Fade’ – Single Review ★★★★☆

Emily HarrisFeb 14, 2022
Vance Joy

‘Don’t Fade’ by Vance Joy – Single Rating: 4/5 ★★★★☆ ‘Don’t Fade’ by Vance Joy is a surprise that beautifully brightens the current mood! In this new single,…

So, what is it that attracts us to new indie releases? Our love for guitar riffs, the punch of an indie vocal, and the rhythms’ power that flow through the indie genre. It is what pulls us in time and time again, and we are always craving the freshest edgy sounds.


Also, our excitement for indie music never grows old. Furthermore, we are still the giddy music lovers who get a buzz when we come across the best new group. We also get an even more considerable feeling when we come across a hit that is still on the radar.

Many indie releases go unnoticed, and we believe that the best indie sounds are yet to grace the airwaves. As a result, we dedicate our team to searching for the fittest material; and we feed your hungry ears with our best finds.

Luckily, the world is vast, and new indie groups and artists are emerging every day. Therefore, there are a plethora of music picks and choices when discovering the best new indie which hits home!

Indie Music Submissions

We are always looking for the best new indie; therefore, if you have a track that you believe we need to hear, please feel free to send it over to us by clicking here. Also, do not shy away from sending us a track if you believe it may not be suitable; we do appreciate all types of indie music. Nevertheless, we do have a screening process, and our team carefully listen to each new release before creating any content.

We welcome submissions from artists, labels and pr consultants. Also, we are happy to receive tips from anyone who has found something which is remarkable. After all, word of mouth keeps the industry going around, and we encourage it at all times here at IZILION.

Future Indie

We are excited about the future of indie music. As a result, we spend a lot of time figuring out upcoming trends, and we pay close attention to what music consumers are enjoying the most. Our team also regularly check in with the most exciting artists in the indie game to work out what they have up their sleeves.

Popular Artists

We often write about the most popular indie musicians and keep in tune with updates from the indie game’s top. You can check out the most popular alternative indie music artists on YouGov here.

The most famous artists tend to be consistent and generally stay popular for long periods. However, we do not only write about artists solely on their fame; we listen to all music in the same way, whether it be a new artist or a musician who is long in the tooth with a backlog of hits.

Therefore, if there is an indie gem that we need to hear, send it straight to our team by clicking here.

The Best Indie

We are cognizant that many indie fans relish indie from previous decades. Therefore, we occasionally write about some of the best indie tracks to have graced the planet previously.

Social Media

We interact daily with our social media audience. We see social media as a conduit for music lovers to find the best music content. As a result, we keep all of our followers up to date, and we go above and beyond with our social strategies.

Also, our social media following trust our content, and we are aware of how important trust is in journalism. As a result, our quality assurance team regularly audits content to ensure that we meet the highest standard.

Mobile Devices

Many indie music lovers access IZILION using mobile, and our journalists ensure that mobile users get the best indie content straight to their devices. As a result, every user arriving at IZILION from mobile will get the same experience as those coming from a desktop.

Single Releases

Our team provide indie music single reviews, and we blend opinion with fact, ensuring a holistic picture of new music. We open our horizons when it comes to new music, and we enjoy finding the best new tracks to review before any other outlet.

Album Releases

We deliver reviews on the latest indie albums, and we dedicate time to ensure that each album review is factual and thought-provoking blended with personal opinion.

Every album review is unique, and we score each album out of five. The rating is not based on our appreciation for the release but also delves into music theory and musicology.


IZILION is a big community with thousands of indie music enthusiasts engaging every day. Furthermore, we allow users to become a member and get stuck into the discussion. Also, we relish the idea of all music fans with diverse music tastes engaging with one another, and we encourage that within the platform.


Our vision is to give indie music more recognition and shine more light on the best new tracks. We believe that the best indie is still there for discovery, and we are always looking for the freshest content. Also, our team all share a vision of creating the best user experience online.

Every reader is in the mind of our team members at all times. As a result, we jump into the shoes of our readership to ensure that we provide valuable content time and time again. We also ask for feedback often to ensure that we do not miss any new ways to improve.


We enjoy leading the way forward for new indie music, and we pride ourselves on being leaders in the indie field.