Watch out for Yorkshire singer songwriter Ellur and the new track Moments. If you like upbeat indie rock you’ll love Ellur. The 20 year old indie-pop artist cites Madonna, Kate Bush and Stevie Nicks as influences. She’s garnered support from BBC Introducing West Yorkshire to Spotify playlists. Moments comes off her new EP that’s released via independent Leeds label Dance To The Radio. Check out the video here. Stream it on KOAR’s Indie Invaders Playlist.

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Look out for– LA based singer songwriter Tessa Rae and the new track “i don’t miss you”. The track would fit perfectly fit on Spotify’s Indie Rock Club Playlist while Tessa would feel more comfy performing along with The White Stripes than Tate MacRae.

“i dont miss you” is anthemic indie rock at it’s core. It’s the moment you realize you don’t need the person you’ve been longing for all along” says Tessa.

An Oakland native and early influences ranging from Johnny Cash, The Kinks, and Mazzy Star, she says “No cookie cutter pop team is writing my music. Just me and my best friend doing what we love”.

She’s garnered support from Pigeons and Planes Ones To Watch, EARMILK, Clash Music, and Atwood.

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Look out for Abby Carey and the track Diamonds. The song would fit nicely on Spotify’s Indie Pop and Indie Pop & Chill Playlist.

“I actually wrote this chorus about struggling with OCD and how hopeless it can feel at times. The verses are written around the visual of “diamonds and dust” and what that could mean. I had fun putting those two ideas together” shares Abby.

The Los Angeles based 24 year old is inspired by the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Ariana Grande, and Wolf Alice.

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Watch out for Mesmeriser and the track All In Good Time. The band draws comparisons to The Beatles, Tame Impala and Crowded House. Think garage rock meets dream rock, maybe Oasis without the drama.

I was hearing the news that Billie Eilish had won a whole bunch of Grammy’s at 19. When you hear someone do so well at such a young age, it makes you question a lot of things as 20-something anyone! Let alone a musician’ said Front-man Myles Fischer about the song.

The track comes off the upcoming EP SOLD! The previous release Melancholia landed on Spotify’s Fresh Finds (AU, NZ).


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If you love the 80’s, you’ll like Nate Merchant aka Merchant. Check out the tracks Dead Days & Gatorade along with Don’t Feel Like Dancing. Both songs are solid.

He hooked up with Duran Duran’s John Taylor and a collaboration began. With Taylor playing bass, they drummed up 6 distinctive synth-pop songs. The track have received support from Ones To Watch (Live Nation) Jason Kramer on KCRW, Billboard, and Sirius XM.

Merchant will drop more singles in the coming months and wrap up the project with a 6 song EP in December.

The LA based pop artist honed his songwriting and production skills working with Sam Martin (Maroon 5, Jason Derulo, One Direction). Nate’s first band Papa Ya cracked the Top 10 on the Spotify Viral Charts with their debut single “Sunny.” Stream the track on KOAR’s Indie Invaders Playlist.

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