These indie selections are ripe for fall playlists


by Abandoned Pools

This upbeat song is from the new album “Somnambulist.” Singer/songwriter Tommy Walter does not disappoint with this song, complete with beautiful melodic hooks and a catchy electronic presence.

“Part II” 

by Paramore

Straight off of their new self-titled album, “Paramore,” comes this alt-rock anthem, “Part II.” A sequel to “Let the Flames Begin” from the former record, “RIOT!,” this song is full of atmospheric guitar and drum solos that will have you listening on repeat. Paramore’s new album creatively incorporates new pop production techniques, while still holding true to their pop-punk roots.

“Tony the Tiger” 

by Manchester Orchestra

Manchester Orchestra is an indie-rock band led by singer and guitarist Andy Hull. Off of their second album, “Mean Everything to Nothing,” this is one of the more underrated tracks. Hull creates incredibly poetic lyrics accompanied by the perfect amount of heavy guitar riffs.


“Tiny Vessels” 

by Death Cab for Cutie

This calming and melodic song is off of the band’s album, “Transatlanticism.” Death Cab has a nice way of writing descriptive lyrics with great detail and introspection.


“After the Storm” 

by Mumford and Sons

This song is from this folk-rock band’s hit album, “Sigh No More.” This is one of the slower paced songs from the album, containing sweet, hopeful lyrics, perfect for listening on an autumn day.



by Lorde

Straight off of her new album “Pure Heroine,” this up and coming 16-year-old singer/songwriter is sure to please fans of indie and electro-pop. This is an insanely catchy song that will definitely be stuck in your head by the end of the day.



by Thrupence

If relaxing, electronic songs are more your style, check out Thrupence. “Voyages” is a collection of nostalgic beats and immersive ambience. This album is the perfect music to listen to while studying for a test or writing a research paper.


“We’re Going to be Friends” 

by The White Stripes

This sweet song is perfect for walking to school on a cool fall morning. You’re bound to be in a better mood after giving this song a listen.


“High Hopes”

by Kodaline

This song was released as the lead single from their new album “In a Perfect World,” from the up and coming band Kodaline. Although it might sound like a melancholy song at first, the lyrics are hopeful and inspired.

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