Interviews

The Sea Life - Track Review And Interview

Written by Wednesday, 16 July 2014 13:22
Brooklyn – Maryland’s own The Sea Life is a beloved local band well worthy of farther-flung audiences. The group’s work is engineered for lovers of long-game bedroom rock, steeped in sonic dissonance and stewed in lyrical conjecturing. Armed with just enough of a catalog to appeal to an increasing number of fans, The Sea Life has now surfaced with a new single, “Prozac & Merlot.” Lead singer Jon Weiss spoke to BestNewBands.com about the group’s trajectory, their latest release and…

MKTO Bring Their Dreams To Life

Written by Sunday, 13 July 2014 21:36
Chicago – Perhaps it was fate that brought Tony Oller and Malcom Kelley together because although their Nickelodeon show was short lived, MKTO was born. In 2010 the two actors met on the set of Gigantic and instantly connected over a mutual love of music. Inspired from a variety of genres, from hip-hop and Motown to pop and classic rock, the best friends formed MKTO. (Yes, those are their initials, but hold on, Tony and Malcom are way too clever…

Interview - Roadkill Ghost Choir

Written by Friday, 11 July 2014 07:00
Nashville - Roadkill Ghost Choir, a six piece indie alt rock band, has so much going for it that the band was invited to Bonnaroo with only one, awesome EP on the books. Andrew, Zach, and Maxx Shepard (a trio of brothers) and three other band members cozied up on the stage at the New Music On Tap Lounge to play a set that included songs off their EP and new ones off an impending album. Andrew and Zach met…
Chicago – Mitchy Collins had been in search of a strong female vocalist to be the June Carter to his Johnny Cash. When he heard Danielle Bouchard belt out Bonnie Raitt’s “I Can’t Make You Love Me,” he knew he had found his match. In 2013 the two musicians created the indie folk-pop group Oh Honey, named in part for the rooftop honey-farming craze in their beloved Brooklyn, and also for their favorite episode of How I Met Your Mother.…

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