For The Love Of Bands is an online magazine and indie music blog launched in 2016 by Roel Wensink, based in the Netherlands. The blog’s main focus is on independent music but also covers a variety of indie, upcoming and emerging bands and artists. The team consists of writers hailing from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and beyond.
The blog generally concentrates on the discovery of new music, mainly in the Indie, Rock, Folk, Singer-Songwriter, Punk, Reggae, Acoustic, Alternative, Americana, Garage, Shoegaze/Dream Pop, Ska, Surf genres.
The team consists of highly dedicated music lovers whose primary motivation is showcasing the best new indie music around.
Besides indie music reviews, the blog also covers music industry tips, playlists, YouTube compilations, interviews, monthly Indie Music Contests and, because of the Corona crisis, a COVID-19 Music Stream Calendar.
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Latest Music Reviews
My Muse by Elephant Castle is the 4th single to debut from Phil Danyew and he’s no stranger to the For The Love Of Bands staff; we’ve reviewed his work favorably in the past. There’s always a bit of apprehension writing the sophomore review though. Danyew however is no newcomer to the music industry, he was…
Those of you familiar with the alt-rock/pop-punk scene in Sydney, Australia have most likely heard of Cambridge. The band has been rocking crowds down under for about 7 years now. Others of you may remember their cover of Taylor Swift’s 22, which racked up thousands of views within hours of being put online. Or perhaps…
PREMIERE: Andrea von Kampen’s Hard Times Come Again No More reminds us that better times are ahead, through reassurance we persevere.
Molto Bella, or accurately translated by Google, Very Nice or Beautiful is the title of an upcoming feature film by director/writer, Alexander Jeffery, set in Taormina, Sicily which depicts an aspiring poet who befriends a successful songwriter. Sounds like a great movie date night, right? The film starring Jason Edwards and Paul T.O. Petersen also…