Indie Artists You Should Know

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Here at Cliché, we love to highlight new musicians that provide enjoyable content on the most accessible platforms. I owe many of my nights scouring for more material to add to my current music library to platforms like Bandcamp or even Pandora in its early days, recommending new artists and new sounds to my ears. Think of this as an ongoing mixtape series, from a person who wants the absolute best for you: good music and a great, growing collection. Read on for some indie artists you should know about.

 

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Oddisee
His stage name, a play on words, references extensive journey or travel, from the Homer work “The Odyssey” and Odysseus’ decade-long post-war trek. This artist seems to do the same within his own lyrics in “Things.” The track brings memories of a car with suede or leather seats on a bright sunny day cruising through the neighborhood. How often do so many of us fall into the trap, believing that no one understands what we’re going through during our trek in this life? The rapper speaks of the common habit, but in the end, we’re going through the same ‘things.’ (So I’m holding onto pressure like it’s all mine/That ain’t sweat, it’s just the way I keep the floor shined/Everybody queued up in the long grind/Thinking that we next in the short line) The beat and pacing may be a bit off for us all, but sometimes the lyrics, the show, or presentation, may read the same.

Intro Track: “Things”
New Listen: “Like Really”

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