About For The Love Of Bands

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 and monthly(ish) Indie Music Contests.

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Latest Music Reviews

Jacko Hooper is reflective, soulful and poignant and manages to captivate with only his voice throughout “Muttered Words”

Jacko Hooper released an end-of-the-year single for the streaming world earlier this month. Muttered Words is a pensive journey, enjoyed best through Hooper’s prose and minimalist production style revealing a love that just isn’t going to make it. Hooper’s indie/folk sensibilities and stylings result in a spacious, hollow recording worthy of any song regarding love…

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Season’s End, the debut album of Dutch composer and songwriter Xander Slikker, recalls the ghosts of a style a decade passed. Gotye, Passenger, and Mumford & Sons at their most delicate all have their place in Facing Mountains’ wayfaring approach. In some respects Slikker provides the jolt that past style of indie folk needed by…

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