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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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NO Plays FREE Show at LA’s The Satellite

Published in Previews
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 12:07
When I interviewed Bradley Carter and Sean Stentz of NO back in December, the band was still getting its bearings. The quintet had just released its debut EP, Don’t Worry, You’ll be Here Forever, and had admitted that not many people were familiar with the band—including friends and acquaintances—until right before the album release. The band had...

M83 To Play Two Nights at Club Nokia In Los Angeles

Published in Previews
Monday, 09 January 2012 02:03
Last year was quite good for Anthony Gonzalez. The French musician known as M83 released Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, an absolutely breathtaking album that stole the hearts (and ears) of bloggers and music fans around the globe, deeming it one of the top records of 2011. In addition, the LP’s first single, “Midnight City,” was named one of the top s...
M83 Thursday January 12th and Friday 13th at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, CA - 8pm - $25/$30 - All Ages GROUPLOVE W/ Hospitality, 123 and Kid Color Saturday  January 14th - Lincoln Hall in Chicago, ILL - 9pm - $15 - 18+ THE STEPKIDS w/ Cuckoo Chaos and Lushlife Saturday, January 14th - The Knitting Factory in Brooklyn, NY -  8pm - $10ad...

NYE Preview: Best Coast & Wanda Jackson at Club Nokia

Published in Previews
Monday, 26 December 2011 19:16
New Year’s Eve can be quite an ordeal in a city like Los Angeles. Dance clubs and bars exploit the holiday by charging obscene cover charges and even more obscene drink prices. So where is one to go who doesn’t want to deal with the club scene but still wants a kickass party? How about going to see some badass females melt your brain with good ol...

Artist of the Week: J*Davey

Published in Featured Artist
Tuesday, 20 December 2011 17:33
For several years, J*Davey has been on the precipice of ‘making it.’ There’s been significant buzz built around the Los Angeles-based duo for some time, however, like with many things in this world, things don’t often go according to planned. After spending several years stuck in neutral on Warner Bros. Records, J*Davey recently released their fi...
It’s not surprising if you haven’t heard of NO yet—the majority of the anthematic indie rock band’s friends hadn’t even heard of them until the last few months. That’s not to say the band is brand new; in fact, founders Bradley Carter and Sean Stentz started writing music under the moniker a year and a half ago, but their meticulous nature p...