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The Horde and the Harem EP Release Party at Tractor -- BROODS, You’ve Got It Going On -- MS MR Discuss Their Burgeoning Pop Success -- The Legend of Mac DeMarco -- Sylvan Esso Releases “Play It Right” Live Video At Sofar London -- Album Preview: The Antlers – Familiars -- Little Daylight Brightens Up the Bottom Lounge -- We Talk With Maya Tuttle Of The Colourist -- London Grammar Make Music A Religious Experience -- Check Out Our Interview With Birdy -- Church in Session With Daniel Rossen 5 New Bands To See At Coachella --
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Little Daylight Brightens Up the Bottom Lounge -- READ MORE
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The Horde and the Harem EP Release Party at Tractor

The Horde and the Harem EP Release Party at Tractor

18 April 2014

Seattle – Many turned out to Tractor Tavern on Saturday night to celebrate the release of local favorite The Horde and the Harem’s new...

BROODS, You’ve Got It Going On

BROODS, You’ve Got It Going On

17 April 2014

Chicago – Chances are by now you’ve heard “Bridges,” by New Zealand sibling duo BROODS. Caleb Nott and his younger sister Georgia took a...

Chet Faker’s Debut Album - Built on Glass

Chet Faker’s Debut Album - Built on Glass

18 April 2014

Nashville - Even before listening to the music of the Australian artist Chet Faker, I knew he had to be an interesting guy. His...

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Chet Faker’s Debut Album - Built on Glass

Chet Faker’s Debut Album - Built on Glass

18 April 2014

Nashville - Even before listening to the music of the Australian artist Chet Faker, I knew he had to be an interesting guy. His debut album, titled Built on Glass, was released on April 15 on Futuristic Classic/Downtown/Opulent Records. The titles of his songs are…unique, to say...

BROODS, You’ve Got It Going On

BROODS, You’ve Got It Going On

17 April 2014

Chicago – Chances are by now you’ve heard “Bridges,” by New Zealand sibling duo BROODS. Caleb Nott and his younger sister Georgia took a hold of everyone in the music biz and blogosphere with their irresistible electro-pop single before they even released their self-titled EP, which was...

MS MR Discuss Their Burgeoning Pop Success

MS MR Discuss Their Burgeoning Pop Success

15 April 2014

Austin - The duo of Lizzy Palpinger and Max Hershnow, better known as MS MR, has been creating music together since 2012 though both are no strangers to the music industry.  Palpinger as the founder of Neon Gold Records and Hershnow as a producer.  Sharing a love...

Sylvan Esso Releases “Play It Right” Live Video At Sofar London

Sylvan Esso Releases “Play It Right” Live Video At Sofar London

15 April 2014

New York - Sylvan Esso was not meant to be a band.  Rather, Amelia Meath had written a song called “Play It Right” and sung it with her trio Mountain Man.  She’d met Nick Sanborn, an electronic producer working under the name Made of Oak, in passing...

Scavenger Hunt’s Self-titled EP is Ethereal

Scavenger Hunt’s Self-titled EP is Ethereal

14 April 2014

Nashville - What do you get when you get when you combine a pop vocalist and an 80’s musicality? Out of the musical depths of Los Angeles emerges Jill Lamoureaux and Dan Mufson of Scavenger Hunt, a musical duo that has recently released their debut self-titled EP...

Album Preview: The Antlers – Familiars

Album Preview: The Antlers – Familiars

14 April 2014

Brooklyn – For a band that built its brand on evocative and sentimental lyrical narratives, we would expect nothing less than for The Antlers to bowl us over once more. The group has been busily curating their next stack of tracks and, as usual, the first cut...

Showcase: Wednesday At Bar Matchless In Brooklyn

Showcase: Wednesday At Bar Matchless In Brooklyn

14 April 2014

New York - The first real signs of Spring are finally beginning to emerge for us here in the city that never sleeps, but just because the nights are getting shorter and the sun’s rays are getting longer doesn’t mean we’re easing up on our monthly showcase....

We Talk With Maya Tuttle Of The Colourist

We Talk With Maya Tuttle Of The Colourist

13 April 2014

Seattle -- Since the release of their debut full-length album last month, Orange County-based The Colourist has been making a splash with their, as BestNewBands.com's writer Beth McAllister put it in her review, “relatable front with an eccentric twist.” While selling out shows on their first-ever headlining tour...

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Diane Coffee Steals The Show At Barboza

Published in Live Reviews
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 19:27
Seattle - Those Darlins and Diane Coffee played Seattle’s Barboza. I’m going to assert that Those Darlins were having an off night because I refuse to accept that a band with such promise and clout as performers regularly put up such a tiresome act. I still have faith in Those Darlins. Diane Coffee, on the other hand, requires no such blind faith...

Haim Announce Spring 2014 Headlining Tour

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 22 November 2013 08:30
New York - Haim will be headlining a North American tour next spring to support their debut album on Columbia, Days Are Gone.  And this weekend, sisters Este, Danielle and Alana are the musical guests on Saturday Night Live, alongside host Josh Hutcherson (Chasing Fire). The SoCal trio recently received two nominations in BestNewBands.com’s 2013...

5 New Songs We Like: Number 4

Published in Previews
Thursday, 21 November 2013 01:04
This weeks installment of 5 New Songs We Like takes you through a myriad of musical styles. Whether its ghostly grooves of Warpaint, the coffee house folk of Fossil Collective, the euphoric pop of Claire, the ambient R&B of Autre Ne Veut & Fennesz, or the triumphant soundscapes of Tycho, you are bound to find something you enjoy. Some artis...

Jamestown Revival Announce December Tour Dates

Published in Breaking News
Thursday, 21 November 2013 00:39
Jamestown Revival have announced a string of tour dates around the west coast this December. The band will be touring beginning on December 8 in San Diego at Lestats, before playing in Los Angeles on December 10 at the Troubadour. The tour continues with dates in San Francisco, Seattle, and other cities, before ending on December 21 in Denver at ...

England’s Glass Animals Release Self-Titled Debut EP

Published in Breaking News
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 21:21
Oxford, England-based Glass Animals have just released a self-titled EP--their first--on Harvest Records in the U.S.  Vocalist-producer Dave Bayley’s hypnotic sound is immediately apparent on lead track, “Psylla.”  (That’s a word we don’t recognize but a quick online search identified it as “a genus of sap-sucking insects.”  Much about Glass Anim...

Live In Austin: Twenty One Pilots At Emo’s

Published in Live Reviews
Wednesday, 20 November 2013 01:28
Austin - Twenty One Pilots has cultivated a reputation for putting on enthralling live shows, and on Saturday, this reputation was put to the test. Consisting of vocalist/pianist Tyler Joseph and drummer/keyboardist Josh Dun, the young duo managed to sell out their show at Emo’s, which is certainly no small achievement for a new band. However, th...