Indie Music for Independence Day

Your Summer Playlist Starts Here

july fourth playlist!

Assert your musical independence.

(Bonus question: Can you name all the Bay Area artists?)

<3,” by Butterfly Bones
(The circle of life.)

Tell ’Em,” by Sleigh Bells
(Christmas in July.)

Chick Pop,” by Amp Live
(Girls who like boys who like boys who like girls.)

DJ DJ,” by Zion I
(Turn the record on.)

Real Life,” by Tanlines
(Better than a burn.)

Animal,” by Miike Snow
(Unleash the beast.)

Bicycle,” by Memory Tapes
(Leave the car in the garage.)

T Rex,” by Wallpaper
(We go big on the weekends.)

Out in the Woods,” by Birds & Batteries
(Nature calls.)

O.N.E.,” by Yeasayer
(When they asked us to behave, we paid them no mind either.)

Sneek Freq,” by Sugar & Gold
(Not so sneaky after all.)

Starring,” by Freelance Whales
(Take center stage.)

Original Sin,” by Geographer
(Just like Adam and Eve.)

Intentions,” by The Whitest Boy Alive
(At least they’re honest.)

All to All,” by Broken Social Scene
(Consider it an ultimatum.)

Ruby Go Home,” by Thee Oh Sees
(Oh, say can you see?)

Oriental Uno,” by Beats Antique
(One is the loneliest number.)

Too Much Time,” by John Vanderslice
(There’s never enough.)

(Answer: Butterfly Bones, Amp Live, Zion I, Wallpaper, Birds & Batteries, Sugar & Gold, Geographer, Thee Oh Sees, Beats Antique, and John Vanderslice.) 

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