We here at BestNewBand.com are so full of holiday cheer, we’re giving you a bonus holiday Weekend Playlist - just in time for Christmas! Hope you like it - and happy holidays from the BestNewBands.com staff!
2011 will bring the US release of The Bewitched Hands’ debut LP, Birds & Drums, hailed by French press as “the sign of the heroic rock comeback.” NPR previously named this band one to watch at SXSW 2010.
According to a press release, these songs were recorded last year after The Giving Tree Band and Nellie McKay performed together at a benefit for Mercy For Animals. The Giving Tree Band has also been hailed for its sustainable initiatives, such as reclaimed-wood instruments and eco-friendly CD packaging.
“Silent Night” and “It’s Christmas and You’re Boring Me” - Slow Club
These tracks are off Slow Club’s recently-released holiday EP, Christmas, Thanks For Nothing. The band performed its third annual Christmas show a few nights ago at Union Chapel in London.
Born in Manila, Philippines, Monica Christoffels, 23, lived in Los Angeles as a child but considers Eugene, Oregon her home. After writing for the local newspaper in high school, she rekindled her affinity for writing after working as an administrative assistant at the Oregon Daily Emerald. When not covering the local music scene, Christoffels moonlights as a climate hawk, unofficial Eugene restaurant critic and diehard Oregon Ducks fan.
New York - It is Tuesday afternoon in NYC but in Brussels, an ocean away, it’s show time. I caught Deap Vally’s drummer Julie Edwards just as she was gearing up to take the stage at Botinique, on th...
New York - Cashmere Cat is the moniker for Magnus August Høiberg, 26-year-old Norwegian DJ and wunderkind producer. This Oslo native’s sound is soft enough to hold close but wild enough to reign as ...