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Our April Showcase: GHXST, Ceramics And More -- Hunter Hunted Entrapped Chicago -- Church in Session With Daniel Rossen Hamilton Leithauser At Joe's Pub -- 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 --
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Hunter Hunted Entrapped Chicago -- READ MORE
Church in Session With Daniel Rossen READ MORE
Hamilton Leithauser At Joe's Pub -- READ MORE
The Horde and the Harem EP Release Party at Tractor -- READ MORE
BROODS, You’ve Got It Going On -- READ MORE
MS MR Discuss Their Burgeoning Pop Success -- READ MORE
The Legend of Mac DeMarco -- READ MORE
Sylvan Esso Releases “Play It Right” Live Video At Sofar London -- READ MORE
Album Preview: The Antlers – Familiars -- READ MORE
Little Daylight Brightens Up the Bottom Lounge -- READ MORE
We Talk With Maya Tuttle Of The Colourist -- READ MORE
London Grammar Make Music A Religious Experience -- READ MORE
Our April Showcase: GHXST, Ceramics And More

Our April Showcase: GHXST, Ceramics And More

23 April 2014

New York - The recent BestNewBands.com Presents showcase was an impressive reflection of the grittier, noisier side of the city, with GHXST, Ceramics, Maquina...

A Q & A With Street Joy

A Q A With Street Joy

21 April 2014

BROOKLYN – LA band Street Joy is steadily churning out full-bodied rock that struts in line with The Strokes’ vibe, yet is infused with...

Matthew And The Atlas – Other Rivers

Matthew And The Atlas – Other Rivers

22 April 2014

Seattle – Four years after signing on to Communion Records, UK artist Matthew and The Atlas (nèe Matthew Hegarty) has released his first full-length...

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Matthew And The Atlas – Other Rivers

Matthew And The Atlas – Other Rivers

22 April 2014

Seattle – Four years after signing on to Communion Records, UK artist Matthew and The Atlas (nèe Matthew Hegarty) has released his first full-length album. Other Rivers, is a vocally and melodically soaring compilation of songs Hegarty’s written over the past six years. After two acclaimed EPs, To...

A Q & A With Street Joy

A Q & A With Street Joy

21 April 2014

BROOKLYN – LA band Street Joy is steadily churning out full-bodied rock that struts in line with The Strokes’ vibe, yet is infused with the youthful cadence of sun-drenched SoCal tendencies. Rapidly garnering attention for their hard-hitting, high-energy soundscapes, their work is guaranteed to hook you from...

Jamestown Revival Announce More Headlining Tour Dates

Jamestown Revival Announce More Headlining Tour Dates

21 April 2014

Los Angeles - Jamestown Revival are excited to announce a run of headlining tour dates beginning in May. The band will be playing in major markets including Los Angeles (May 29 @ The Troubadour), San Francisco (June 01 @ Great American Music Hall), and New York City (June 24 @...

Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks’ - Enter the Slasher House

Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks’ - Enter the Slasher House

20 April 2014

Austin - Though the band name and cover art might suggest some sort of black metal nightmare, Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks’ “Enter the Slasher House” is more like a whimsical fun house.  If anything, this album was created from the trappings of a bad acid trip, though...

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...

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Goth-Folk Queen Chelsea Wolfe Entrances Austin

Published in Live Reviews
Monday, 09 September 2013 08:34
With each venue stacked and crammed throughout Austin on this heated Friday night, we know the one and only place to be. That friends, is at our preferred venue, Mohawk, to see the likes of a talented goth-folk queen in the flesh - Miss Chelsea Wolfe. The L.A. singer-songstress embodies the heart of atmospheric wasteland folk as she pushes her v...

Ty Segall At Austin’s Mohawk

Published in Live Reviews
Thursday, 05 September 2013 13:05
The late evening hours are beckoning hours in Austin. They call for the strange, the enthusiastic, the music-lovin’ Texans and company to come out of hiding from the heat to enjoy the bountiful tunes in the city that is the live music capital of the world. Last Tuesday night was no exception – Austin’s Mohawk on Red River, known for its killer l...

PAPA Shines At Stubb's In Austin

Published in Live Reviews
Thursday, 29 August 2013 17:10
  It’s late August and it’s hot in Austin. Not even a few, cold Lonestars have enough cooling powers to combat the 100-degree weather. It’s the presence of PAPA, the Los Angeles brainchild of drummer/lead vocalist Darren Weiss and bassist Daniel Presant, backed by guitarist Evan Weiss and keys player Ben Usen, that bring the soothing joy that come...

Live Review: Balmorhea At Austin's Mohawk

Published in Live Reviews
Monday, 26 August 2013 13:03
When I meet the six members who make up Balmorhea at Austin’s Mohawk, I am immediately struck by their kind spirit. It is perhaps, that very nature, full of nurture and unadulterated calmness, that fuels the singularly instrumental music they construct. It is a breezy August night and this is a venue made for this night. As Balmorhea step on to ...

Ellie Goulding Lights Up Austin

Published in Live Reviews
Monday, 26 August 2013 00:00
It is a slow night in Austin. I-35 is not as busy as usual and the buzz that normally carries the city along is oddly quiet. As you move closer to Frank Erwin Center, the official venue of The University of Texas at Austin located on the cities iconic Red River Street; there is something in the air. What that is, in this sense, is an excitement ...

Night Moves On The Go in Austin

Published in Live Reviews
Monday, 22 July 2013 00:06
Let us ask... 1. What would happen if Bob Dylan met MGMT? 2. Would we like this union or it is just too shocking to dream up? 3. Will we ever be prepared for the precarious alliance? Folks, it has happened. And we dig it. The result henceforth comes - the blessed odyssey of Night Moves and their debut album Colored Emotions. A psychedelic tr...