Hot off of the release of Burst Apart, their second ‘concept’ album but fourth, full length LP, The Antlers will be taking the stage live and at home tonight at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York.
When Christopher Mansfield and his band, the group known as Fences, stepped out of the dressing room to perform at The Mercury Lounge in New York on Friday evening and walked on stage, it’s as if it had been mere moments before that he’d tapped into the place that allowed him to create Fences, and
This Sunday evening, Chris Mansfield, aka the 27 year old singer/songwriter known as Fences, will be bringing his brand of indie melancholy to The Golden West Cafe. I interviewed Chris for BestNewBands.com last year (see the full interview here), and he had this to say about creating songs that have endings, “When I’m writing, I
Ideals are a melting pot of all the things I like in my music: brooding vocals, haunting lyrics and an aggressive sound that accurately replicates a live show on their EPs. After I received a late night text from someone who heard an Ideals song on their Pandora station, I immediately checked out their tunes
If I were to tell Kate Cooper or Damon Cox that I think they’re the “next big thing,” they would shake their heads and change the subject. It’s a part of their charm, but they also would rather genuinely not know. So far, the duo from Brisbane, Australia known as An Horse have toured with
In what has to be the most elaborate stage setup I’ve ever seen executed in New York with a venue NOT named Madison Square Garden, The Joy Formidable took the stage at Webster Hall Friday evening, complete with antique furniture, a full-length mirror, candlelight, 15 life-sized plastic cats and a gong. Yes, a real gong.
Former artists-in-residence and friends of BestNewBands.com StumbleDrunk have built a tremendous amount of buzz based on quite a few things, including their popular live gigs in Texas. What first attracted me to their sound was their commitment to to high-octane, American rock n’ roll. With that being said, it’s surprising and exciting that StumbleDrunk’s debut
This Friday, Welsh trio The Joy Formidable will be playing Webster Hall on Friday, April 29th in their last U.S. show before heading overseas to support the Manic Street Preachers. But tomorrow is about the surge and success of this band, a Welsh, uptempo version of My Bloody Valentine, who will perform songs from this
On the heels of the success of their jaw-dropping fourth studio album, Blood Pressures, a performance on Conan, and a head-bobbing performance at Coachella, The Kills are bringing their style of jam to Terminal 5 in New York City on Friday, April 29. Supported by Cold Cave and The Entrance Band, it will be a
Last night at the Music Hall of Williamsburg, The Raveonettes performed songs in support of their beautifully melodic and hauntingly crafted fifth album, Raven In The Grave, which I reviewed here. The band were supported by shoegaze duo Tamaryn, who helped provide the mood music during both sold-out evenings in Brooklyn: Wednesday and Thursday.