Caroline Linnea Oestergaard

Music News Editor, The Indiependent

Location icon United Kingdom

twenty-something from copenhagen, denmark, studying magazine journalism and publishing at university of the arts london. self-proclaimed Florence Welch wannabe, striped clothes enthusiast and avid gig-goer. I just really like indie bands a lot.

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The Indiependent
08/14/2016
Introducing: Naropa

Name: Naropa Hometown: New Cross, London, UK Listen to: If Only While I'm Sleeping Despite only having officially released one single and a couple demos, London indie rockers Naropa are evidently already masters of upbeat production and skilful song writing.

The Indiependent
06/20/2016
Alternatives to Glastonbury - Page 2 of 5 - The Indiependent

Roskilde Location: Roskilde, Denmark Dates: June 25 - July 2 Price for 8 day ticket: 1995 DKK (Approximately 214 GBP) Every year for 8 days 130.000 passionate music lovers from all over the world get together 30 kilometres from the capital of Denmark to experience music, art, camping culture, community, charity and sustainability at Roskilde

The Indiependent
05/29/2016
Live Review: Vega's New Crush Vol. 2 // Lille Vega, CPH - 26/5-16

Thursday night saw the unleashing of the second Vega's New Crush event presented by Vega and Beatbox Entertainment. The purpose of the event was to introduce six new-ish international artists and bands to the Danish music scene in order to give the Danes an idea of the talent emerging outside the country's borders.

The Indiependent
04/16/2016
Track Review: Free // Broods

Following the release of their 2014 debut album, Evergreen, New Zealand siblings Georgia and Caleb Nott aka. Broods have swapped their trademark, soothing, indie-pop vibe for 'Free': a synth-heavy creation that highlights a bold move into the electronic world and shows the growth of the duo's lead vocalist.

The Indiependent
04/21/2016
Music News: Prince Dies - The Indiependent

The Internet was shocked with the terrible news that music legend Prince, aged 57, was found dead earlier today (April 21) in his Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota. The singer's publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, made the following statement: "It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57.

The Indiependent
02/26/2016
Album Review: A Head Full of Dreams // Coldplay - The Indiependent

Coldplay are back after just a year and a half of hiatus and they're bigger than ever. Following the release of 2014's mellow breakup album, Ghost Stories, the band promised a happier, more colourful record and A Head Full of Dreams is just that. This album is another U-turn for the band and a true ...

The Indiependent
01/24/2016
The Indiependent's Best of Bowie - Page 6 of 16 - The Indiependent

Ziggy Stardust (From The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars - 1972) 'Ziggy Stardust' is an electrifying song by one of the biggest legends in music history. It's "about the ultimate rock superstar destroyed by the fanaticism he creates." Bowie said.

The Indiependent
02/11/2016
The Indiependent's Favourite Albums of 2015 - Page 4 of 12 - The Indiependent

Glitterbug // The Wombats The Liverpool trio graced us with their presence in 2015 after four years' absence and released their most anthemic, pop-influenced album yet. Glitterbug is an absolute whirlwind of a record, combining modern pop with their past rugged, indie rock and featuring colourful, eventful tracks that appeal to many.

The Indiependent
01/19/2016
Track Review: Glow // High Tyde - The Indiependent

High Tyde are a band on a lot of people's lips at the moment after the December release of their EP Glow, which rounded off 2015 perfectly for the Brighton quartet. Being influenced by bands like Foals, Bombay Bicycle Club and Two Door Cinema Club has helped the guys shape their addicting indie sound, which is bound to stick around in your head for a long time.

The Indiependent
10/06/2015
EP Review: Tired Eyes // Gengahr - The Indiependent

Following the release of their swooning debut album earlier this year, Gengahr pulled a Beyoncé and are back with their latest offering in form of their new surprise EP, Tired Eyes. The band took time out of their busy live calendar to produce the EP with Nicholas Vernhes.

The Indiependent
10/05/2015
Song of the Week (5th October): Like A Drug // Pleasure House - The Indiependent

Birmingham quartet, Pleasure House have returned with another gift to humanity in form of their new, instant mood-lifting single 'Like A Drug'. Pleasure House take the clean and polished approach with this track. Frontman Alex Heffernan's vibrant voice takes the control from the very beginning with the vocals punching over the early kick pedal and bass groove.

The Indiependent
10/02/2015
Track Review: Young Lovers // Whitecliff - The Indiependent

September 2014 was a big month for newcomers Whitecliff; supporting none other than The Libertines at their Ally Pally show shortly before dropping their debut single in early October. Now, nearly a year later, Liverpool's indie pop/rock quintet has returned with a banging and ridiculously catchy new single, 'Young Lovers' to be taken off their debut EP of the same name.

The Indiependent
08/02/2015
Track Review: Sunrise // Pleasure House - The Indiependent

Photo: Split Second Media Up and coming Birmingham band Pleasure House have brought you this year's summer anthem in form of their second single. Describing their sound as "deliciously dirty indie dance-pop" gives a good and accurate idea of what to expect from their music: 'Sunrise' is a bouncy, feel good and fast paced tune that radiates positivity and summer joy.

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