About Indie Music Blog 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

Stars new single ‘One More Try’ launches into the cosmos

Hot on the heels of a new lineup announcement, Australian band Stars have launched their new single ‘One More Try’, into the cosmos. They premiered the song at a special launch last Friday 21st April, historic Thornbury Theatre in Thornbury, Melbourne hosting the event. The Song https://open.spotify.com/album/5IOMJG2bg05bDEaxlbWrIp?si=xSiKLAvSRxKs-6S4lcFkIQ ‘One More Try’ comes from the pen of…

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Stars shine bright on a Sunday afternoon

Music gigs on a Sunday afternoon are always an unexpected treat, and Sunday 26 Feb, delivered the Queen of treats in the normally quiet Melbourne suburb of Newport. An overdue catchup with longtime friends watching one of our favourites, Stars, courtesy of Way Out West Roots Music Club…it couldn’t get better than this surely? Well,…

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