Today, the longer Downs (which required a few crosses in most cases) were enough to ensure a little slowage, and then there were some clues that seemed less-than-straightforward.
[Flower part] was vague enough that I had to cross it many times to pick it up.
Three of the five theme answers are quite fresh and lovely (1, 2, 5), and the others are just fine (3, 4).
The trick with this simple concept is to make sure your theme answers don't just fit the pattern, but charm, amuse, and entertain.
The game first did the crossover to the indie music universe when PUP were announced to have a cameo appearance, but now the indie status is confirmed as Will Wiesenfeld, aka Baths, unveiled the theme song to the game.