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The Legend of Mac DeMarco

The Legend of Mac DeMarco

15 April 2014

Austin – I'm standing on the top floor of the three-tiered Mohawk. From my vantage point, you can see straight down Red River, past...

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...

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...

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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...

Record Store Day - Special Releases By New Bands

Record Store Day - Special Releases By New Bands

11 April 2014

New York - Record Store Day is just a week away! Marked as a day of record store culture celebration, and when hundreds of artists release special vinyls, CDs, and cassettes, rarities and splits, to remind us why physical stores need to exist. Every year there is...

Kyle Wilson Tells Us About His Brooklyn-Bred Band Milagres

Kyle Wilson Tells Us About His Brooklyn-Bred Band Milagres

10 April 2014

Brooklyn - Milagres front man Kyle Wilson is not just a fantastic music writer; he is a talented conversationalist to boot. Wilson spoke with Bestnewbands.com about his Brooklyn-bred band Milagres, and delved into the deeper meaning behind their latest album, Violent Light. The takeaway from this interview is...

Interview – Birdy

Interview – Birdy

09 April 2014

Brooklyn - UK-darling Jasmine Van Den Bogaerde, better known as Birdy, is a 17-year-old prodigy whose work floats in the realm of emotive, expressive and accessible pop. After earning an international following with the release of her first album in 2011, the young musician has reached record...

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Weekend Playlist - May 6, 2011

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 06 May 2011 10:00
Start your weekend off right with music from artist featured this week on BestNewBands.com
“You Oughta Know” - Das Racist “Coming or Going” - White Arrows Lauren Novik highlighted the upcoming tenth anniversary of Sasquatch! Music Festival, which is held annually at The Gorge in WA. ...
Very seldomly does anything newsworthy happen in a seemingly small town such as Eugene, Oregon. Well, I should take that back--this year saw local concerts by Gogol Bordello, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and even the legendary Elton John. (Oh, and our football team went to the national championship game, but that’s an aside.) So whe...

2010's Last Weekend Playlist

Published in Breaking News
Friday, 31 December 2010 17:00
As we welcome the new year, BestNewBands.com would like to take one last look at the magical, music-filled year that was 2010. photo credit: Jesse Diener-Bennett
“Babies” - Via Audio Jesse Diener-Bennett caught Via Audio in concert earlier this month, and had this to say: “Via Audio ended their set with ‘Babies,’ which features t...
This Eugene, Oregon-based band first hit the scene in the fall of 2006. Since then, Medium Troy has taken their signature “bohemian dub” sound all across the west coast, most recently on a few dates of the Vans Warped Tour earlier this summer. Undoubtedly, though, MT’s biggest fans are at home, where they’ve been voted Favorite Local Band for...

Corpus Callosum Picked By: Liz Livengood
Who: Corpus Callosum and Mood Area Trio
When: Monday December 27 8:30 pm
Where: White Eagle Saloon, Portland, OR
Cost: Free!
Age Restrictions: 21 and over ...

ANNOUNCING THE BEST ARTISTS OF 2010!

Published in Breaking News
Tuesday, 21 December 2010 15:00
Your votes are in, and this week we're announcing the TOP TEN in each of the Year End Best Of categories. We kick off today with Best Artist, and thanks to a few ties, we've got a nice, long list for you...
Shilpa Ray & Co. #10: GOGOL BORDELLO / SHILPA RAY AND HER HAPPY HOOKERS TIE Congratulations to Shilpa Ray and Gogol Bordello! Mon...