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A Psychedelic Trip with Temples at Neumos

A Psychedelic Trip with Temples at Neumos

16 April 2014

Seattle – Wednesday night at Seattle’s Neumos, the audience was treated to vibrant, energetic sounds of psychedelic pop rock and post-punk, thanks to Temples...

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...

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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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...

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...

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BNBTV Spotlight: Phantom Tails, "All Good Things"

Published in Breaking News
Thursday, 06 January 2011 12:00

BestNewBands.com   I have a really big crush on Minneapolis right now.  I get butterflies in my stomach thinking of Twin Cities acts such as Atmosphere, The Goondas (check them out on bestnewbands.com), Zoo Animal, and, now, up-and-comers Phantom Tails.  Phantom Tails’ influences cover basically the entire spectrum of music a...

BNBTV Spotlight: thatwasthen, "Storymaker"

Published in Breaking News
Thursday, 30 December 2010 12:00

BestNewBands.com In my opinion, it is a pretty unanimous sentiment that every audiophile's favorite pastime is the good ol', all-American car concert.  What sense of pride cometh when you finally get the hang of driving with your knee, enabling you to air guitar like your freaking Jimmy Page or beat the nonexistent crap out of a n...

BNBTV Spotlight: Roman Holiday, "The Long Way Home"

Published in Breaking News
Thursday, 23 December 2010 12:00

BestNewBands.com
Roman Holiday is at it again in all their Kings-of-Leon-y-pop-rock glory.  With their newest single “The Long Way Home”, this Seattle band gives an all-star effort, but unfortunately doesn’t hit a home run (wah wah wahh).  The song is generic and somewhat bland—the only pickup comes with the guitar solo—and ...

Foxes in Fiction-Alberto EP

Published in Album Reviews
Wednesday, 22 December 2010 19:00
With the entire West Coast basically a victim to dark, angry, furrowed-browed storm clouds, the release of Foxes in Fiction’s new EP, Alberto couldn’t have been better timed. Dropping this week in the wake of Warren Hildebrand’s (the brain behind Foxes in Fiction) first full-length album, Swung From The Branches, this 7-track EP translated better...

Best Venues of 2010

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 19 December 2010 18:00
Voting for the Best Venues of 2010 has closed, but here’s a look at some of the nominees from the category. El Rey Theatre - Los Angeles, CA Earlier this month, Claire Gallagher caught “adorable” Kina Grannis at the El Rey. Claire wrote, “Kina began her set around 10 to a roar of applause from a very excited and supportive audience.  The...
Picked By: Liz Livengood Who: Belle and Sebastian Where: Barrowland in Glasgow, Scotland When: Monday, December 20 Cost: SOLD OUT Age Restrictions: 14+, but if under 16 must be accompanied by guardian 18+ ...