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6 New Bands To See At Sasquatch 2014

Written by Sunday, 18 May 2014 14:06
Seattle – Music festival season is in full swing, and the Pacific Northwest’s biggest is less than one week away. Sasquatch! Music Festival will be held Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-25, at the beautiful and award-winning venue Gorge Amphitheater. Headlining this year are Outkast, The National, M.I.A., and Queens of the Stone Age. As always, Sasquatch! is presenting a diverse selection of artists, all of whom are worth checking out. Below are some of our top picks that reflect the…
New York - Sharon Van Etten is a Brooklyn-based musician whose numinous talent and tell-all lyricism knifes its way into the hearts and minds of her listeners. With her fourth studio album in sight this month, two tracks are already up for public consumption. From what we’ve heard so far, Van Etten is going in for the kill once more. Are We There is preternaturally promising, and pledges to delve yet deeper into the notoriously haunting emotional terrain she has…

5 New Bands To See At Coachella

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 16:25
Los Angeles – It’s time for Coachella. It seems that every year it gets harder and harder to figure out where you want to be and who you want to see. We’ve come up with some recommendations to help you find some new bands to include in the mix. We’ve seen most of these bands already and we think you might like them. Obviously, there are a lot of great new bands at the festival that deserve mention, more than…

Album Preview: Craft Spells - Nausea

Written by Monday, 31 March 2014 19:40
Brooklyn – Last Monday marked the announcement of Craft Spells’ sophomore LP, Nausea, due out June 10th via Captured Tracks. Along with news of the release came the first single from this Californian beach-wave wonder. Justin Vallesteros’ songwriting hovers somewhere between dream pop and indietronic, wistful enough to roam to yet bolstered by a concrete structure. The latest track, “Breaking the Angle Against the Tide,” builds on the matchless sound Craft Spells has manufactured since their debut, but betrays evident…

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