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7 New Bands At Pitchfork – Day Three -- Cheating Daylight Prove That Blood Is Thicker Than Water -- Horse Thief At The Bowery Ballroom -- De Lux Rough Up The Hammer Museum -- The Sea Life - Track Review And Interview -- Live Review - 4Knots Music Festival -- An Afternoon Delight: Ryley Walker Live at West Fest -- Interview: MKTO Bring Their Dreams To Life -- Goodnight Tonight Is Ready to Take Over -- An Interview with Oh Honey + Behind the Scenes Photos -- 5 New Bands to See at Pitchfork -- Read Our Interview With Roadkill Ghost Choir --
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The Sea Life - Track Review And Interview -- READ MORE
Live Review - 4Knots Music Festival -- READ MORE
An Afternoon Delight: Ryley Walker Live at West Fest -- READ MORE
Interview: MKTO Bring Their Dreams To Life -- READ MORE
Goodnight Tonight Is Ready to Take Over -- READ MORE
An Interview with Oh Honey + Behind the Scenes Photos -- READ MORE
5 New Bands to See at Pitchfork -- READ MORE
Read Our Interview With Roadkill Ghost Choir -- READ MORE
7 New Bands At Pitchfork – Day Three

7 New Bands At Pitchfork – Day Three

21 July 2014

Chicago – The final day of a weekend festival is always bittersweet. Even though you are exhausted, you dance and sing as if there’s...

The Sea Life  - Track Review And Interview

The Sea Life - Track Review And Interview

16 July 2014

Brooklyn – Maryland’s own The Sea Life is a beloved local band well worthy of farther-flung audiences. The group’s work is engineered for lovers...

No Family Is Safe When I Sashay – Perfume Genius

No Family Is Safe When I Sashay – Perfume Genius

22 July 2014

New York - Perfume Genius is the moniker of Seattle’s own singer-songwriter Mike Hadreas. Since his debut, this soloist’s tracks have crashed through playlists...

Features

Tame Impala Release "Live Versions", A 9 Track Live EP

Tame Impala Release "Live Versions", A 9 Track Live EP

23 July 2014

Los Angeles - Tame Impala has released Live Versions, an album of songs selected from a 2013 Chicago Tame Impala concert on Interscope Records. Chief songwriter Kevin Parker chose the 9 tracks for the record based on how different the live versions are from the album versions....

Tiny Ruins Announces Fall Tour With Sharon Van Etten – Premieres Video

Tiny Ruins Announces Fall Tour With Sharon Van Etten – Premieres Video

23 July 2014

Los Angeles - New Zealand singer-songwriter Hollie Fullbrook is currently on tour in North America, playing songs from her new album Brightly Painted One, out now on Flying Nun Records. NPR premiered the video which was shot, directed and even edited by Neil Finn while the two were touring together...

No Family Is Safe When I Sashay – Perfume Genius

No Family Is Safe When I Sashay – Perfume Genius

22 July 2014

New York - Perfume Genius is the moniker of Seattle’s own singer-songwriter Mike Hadreas. Since his debut, this soloist’s tracks have crashed through playlists with unforgiving, tidal might. But Hadreas’ power is neither loud nor sonically invasive. Rather, his work carries a message that’s both apt and...

Alvvays’ New Album Is A Dazed Dream

Alvvays’ New Album Is A Dazed Dream

21 July 2014

Los Angeles - What a debut! Alvvays’ self-titled record is a 9-track, lo-fi haze that is perfect for a joyride down the coastline. The strong and sentimental indie-pop has fanciful guitar breakdowns and vocals from lead singer Molly Rankin that are so fluffy they’re almost too good...

The Black Angels Debut New Video, Release 'Clear Lake Forest'

The Black Angels Debut New Video, Release 'Clear Lake Forest'

21 July 2014

New York - The Black Angels are excited to announce that their new offering Clear Lake Forest is out now via Blue Horizon. Clear Lake Forest saw a limited vinyl release on Record Store Day, but the 7-track set sees a much wider release today in a variety...

Album Review: Never Hungover Again By Joyce Manor

Album Review: Never Hungover Again By Joyce Manor

20 July 2014

New York - Never Hungover Again is a punk rock gem and, as most great albums are, perhaps too short for how good it is.  Each song stays under the usual three minute mark, but despite its length, the record doesn’t skimp on narrative or depth. The...

Cheating Daylight Prove That Blood Is Thicker Than Water

Cheating Daylight Prove That Blood Is Thicker Than Water

18 July 2014

San Francisco - There is something to the age-old saying, “friends become our chosen family;” it has a certain flair that inspires all of us to appreciate and love the people we surround ourselves with.   Friends gained from work can turn out to be some of the...

Clean Bandit - "Rather Be" #32 on Hot100 Announces 1st US Headline Tour

Clean Bandit - "Rather Be" #32 on Hot100 Announces 1st US Headline Tour

17 July 2014

New York - British electronic breakout group Clean Bandit have jumped to #32 on the Billboard Hot 100 with their international smash single, “Rather Be” ft. Jess Glynne, and announced details of their first-ever North American headline tour. The dates (listed below) – which celebrate the group’s new debut album, New Eyes,...

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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...