Our April Showcase: GHXST, Ceramics And More

Published in Live Reviews
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 02:14
New York - The recent BestNewBands.com Presents showcase was an impressive reflection of the grittier, noisier side of the city, with GHXST, Ceramics, Maquina Supervium, and Skull Practitioners all with their own distinct takes on rock in the local scene. Now that we’re also into the cold and rainy purgatory of Spring, it was also a great night t...

Matthew And The Atlas – Other Rivers

Published in Album Reviews
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 17:23
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 the North and Kingdom of Your Own, both released...

Hunter Hunted Entrapped Chicago

Published in Live Reviews
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 10:08
Chicago – On Friday night, Dan Chang and Michael Garner walked out on stage with their band to a thunderous roar of applause at the Riviera Theatre. Garner, a Chicago native, said it was their best welcoming to date. People were clearly excited to see LA based band Hunter Hunted and their lively indie rock. Since the duo broke from Lady Danville ...

A Q & A With Street Joy

Published in Interviews
Monday, 21 April 2014 14:41
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 first listen. The group surfaced with...

Flume Sells Out Emo's East

Published in Live Reviews
Monday, 21 April 2014 04:59
Austin - Selling out a show at Emo's East is already an impressive accomplishment, but doing so on a Wednesday night is almost unheard of. Nevertheless, a lone DJ by the name Flume was able to do so. Otherwise known as Harley Edward Streten, this talented 22-year-old became an Australian superstar after signing to Future Classic records two years...

Hamilton Leithauser At Joe's Pub

Published in Live Reviews
Sunday, 20 April 2014 01:04
New York – For his solo debut since The Walkmen’s indefinite hiatus, Hamilton Leithauser delivered a series of performance to a cadre of fans this week at Joe’s Pub. Depending on what gods you worship, what happened on stage that night was divine rock. Joe’s Pub takes its name from Joseph Papp, the theatrical producer who created the New York Sh...

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Our April Showcase: GHXST, Ceramics And More

23 April 2014

New York - The recent BestNewBands.com Presents showcase was an impressive reflection of the grittier, noisier side of the city, with GHXST, Ceramics, Maquina Supervium, and Skull Practitioners all ...

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...

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 the Riviera Theatre. Garner, a Chicago native, said it was their best ...

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...