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.
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Latest Music Reviews
Cicada Theory – Haiku | cathartic seam of verses and choruses that scream with unbound energy and brutal honesty
“The meaning of Haiku is kind of difficult to describe,” Claire Hamilton says of her brand new single, “because it’s my way of trying to explain the experiences I have had during my emotionally abusive upbringing. Generally, the song is about being an adolescent and navigating yourself through life while trying to figure out what…
Vancouver’s duo Focus Your Audio’s latest single On Your Own hits just before daybreak on summer nights when it’s too hot to sleep
Everyone loves a solid summer banger but there’s something to be said for summer songs that lie on the other side of the spectrum. Music that moves us inward into a state of reflection as the fragrance of sweet magnolias drifts on the warm breeze. Summer possesses a beautiful sense of ennui. A languidness that…
The Song There’s something about Dean Owens & The Southerners first recording, ‘Dancing On’, I find endearing right from the counting in. It has a jaunty, catchy beat and a heartwarming story behind it as well. It was inspired by Dean Owen’s mum and dad (who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last year) and a…