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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
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Hunter Hunted Entrapped Chicago

Hunter Hunted Entrapped Chicago

22 April 2014

Chicago – On Friday night, Dan Chang and Michael Garner walked out on stage with their band to a thunderous roar of applause at...

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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The 5 Best New Bands at Bonnaroo 2012

Published in Festivals
Sunday, 20 May 2012 23:40
After my amazing SXSW experience I couldn’t wait to get my hands on this year’s Bonnaroo lineup. I went through the list from the bottom up. I tried to focus on bands that I have never seen live and that I expect big things from. I tried to pick from different genres but some crossover with each, they are too good to pass up. My common theme alwa...

Nicki Bluhm Puts A Spell on San Francisco

Published in Live Reviews
Sunday, 20 May 2012 12:15
In the middle of her set at the Independent in San Francisco, Thursday night, Nicki Bluhm removed the green sweater she was wearing over a black backless shirt and began to belt out Linda Ronstadt’s country hit “You’re No Good” from when Ms. Ronstadt was a country artist. It wasn’t Linda Ronstadt that I thought of though. I mean, sure the hair is...
After a long wait, BestNewBands.com faves Saint Motel have finally unleashed news that we've been anticipating for some time: details about the release of their debut album. Titled Voyeur, the record set to be released on July 10 and the band will follow that with a national tour. For those of you who can't get enough of this new about the Los An...

Father John Misty Announces Tour Dates

Published in Previews
Thursday, 17 May 2012 13:06
Upon releasing his Sub Pop debut, Fear Fun, at the beginning of the month, Father John Misty has not only received praise for the record, but has also made his late night debut on The Late Show with David Letterman and Last Call with Carson Daly, performing songs “Everyman Needs A Companion” and “I’m Writing a Novel.” The brainchild of Josh Till...

The Jezabels New video: ‘CITY GIRL’

Published in Breaking News
Thursday, 17 May 2012 10:46
Now armed with a UK press rap sheet longer than your arm and an attitude that defies convention, Australian four-piece and winners of the 2012 Australian Music Prize The Jezabels have not only conquered their home land but 2012 sees them casting their own brand of highly charged rock, like a malevolent storm, across the oceans and into the UK. I...

A Conversation with The Echo Friendly

Published in Interviews
Thursday, 17 May 2012 00:55
Emerging Brooklyn band The Echo Friendly is a name you may start hearing more often. They’ve gotten recent recognition for having their song “Same Mistakes” in the closing credits of the fourth Girls episode, but they also have a band and life philosophy more withstanding than that. In a conversation with band members Jake Rabinbach and Shannon E...