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Indie Rock from Jordan: Meet Ayloul

Ayloul, an indie band from Irbid, Jordan, was formed in September 2013 by six students who met at the Jordan University of Science and Technology. Their music m...

10 Essential Music Scenes from Films of This Decade (so far)

You're at the movie theater watching a film and you're liking it. Suddenly, a track slowly starts to pick up and makes its way into the scene, you feel the music to your core and you can finally identify with the characters. At times you know the track and you feel part of the plot, other times, you like the music so much you want it to be played as a background to your life....

Sandmoon: The Journey Home

photos credit: Cyrill Reaidy By Nisrine Najem The first time I heard of Sandmoon was on a local radio station. Sandra (the lead singer) gave an interview befo...

The xx: Top 10 Songs

The xx are an English indie pop band, formed in Wandsworth, London in 2005. The group released their debut album, xx in August 2009. The album ranked highly on many best of 2009 lists, placing number one on the list compiled by The Guardian and second for NME. In 2010, the band won the Mercury Music Prize for their debut album. Their second album, Coexist, was released on 10 September 2012...

We Were Evergeen: Top 5 Songs

We Were Evergreen are a Parisian alternative indie-electro-pop trio formed in 2008. The band are currently based in the UK. Their shape-shifting pop songs blend folk melodies, electro beats and exotic rhythms...

The Temper Trap: Top 10 Songs

"The Temper Trap is an Australian indie rock band that formed in 2005. The core members are Dougy Mandagi on vocals, Jonathon Aherne on bass guitar, Toby Dundas...

Stars: Top 10 Songs

Stars is a Canadian indie pop band signed to the Arts & Crafts label. Originally formed in Toronto in 1998 by vocalist Torquil Campbell and keyboardist Chris Seligman, the band relocated to New York City and then subsequently to Montreal. The band also includes singer-guitarist Amy Millan and bassist Evan Cranley....