We profiled them in our Artist of the Week feature a few weeks ago, but today, after months of waiting, Chester French have finally released their sophomore album for mass consumption. A bit different from their debut, Love The Future, D.A. Wallach and Max Drummey took a much different approach on Music 4 Tngrs. For
Longtime BestNewBands.com faves Grouplove have done it again. The Los Angeles-based quintet and our official “Best New Band of 2011″ have hit number 1 on the Billboard Modern Rock Radio chart for their hit single, “Tongue Tied,” which you may have heard quite a few times on an Apple commercial and several television programs. If
Trying to decide who to see at my first full day at Bonnaroo was an easy selection: The Dirty Guv’nahs. Since I missed their main set yesterday, I knew I had to catch them this time and I’m glad I did. The band drew a nice crowd when you take into consideration their early set time
The UK-based folk trio, The Staves, has been making a name for itself at a feverish pace. Although the outfit, consisting of sisters Emily, Jessica, and Camilla Staveley-Taylor, has yet to release a full-length album, it has already been signed with Atlantic Records and is currently on tour with the Grammy award winner, Bon Iver.
David Baldwin & Emile Mosseri David Baldwin (Guitar, Vocals), Emile Mosseri (Bass, Vocals), Erick Eiser (Keyboards, Guitar), and Mark Demiglio (Drums) are The Dig. Their roots go all the way back to middle school, and their sound has gone through some stages, but their latest release, Midnight Flowers, shows them becoming fully formed. Right before
Sometimes when you’re a new band, having a sunny, poppy first album is just the tip of the iceberg. It can give the false impression to fans and critics alike that you’re all fuzzy and happy inside without showing what’s truly who you really are. For Chicago’s Gold Motel, the described situation is their story.
For a new artist, Harlan has been making a lot of headway and fast. It’s not too often that you can score a Monday residency at The Echo in Los Angeles unless you have the chops to win over the notoriously fickle crowd of hipsters and industry types. But Harlan has done that. Citing Prince,
NEW ALBUM, EVERYTHING YOU EVER LOVED, PRODUCED BY MATT BAYLES (MASTODON, MINUS THE BEAR) IN STORES AND ONLINE VIA RISE RECORDS ON JUNE 19, 2012 Brighton, MA-based rock quartet Make Do And Mend are excited to present a new track from their forthcoming album, the Matt Bayles-produced Everything You Ever Loved (Rise Records, June 19,
Chicago in the summer is easily my favorite place to be, not only because we get a nice break from usual all around crappy weather, but also because of our street fests that take place seemingly every weekend. These festivals bring in amazing new bands, who often will play killer shows at night at some
In case you aren’t aware yet, one of our favorite new bands, SoCal slacker/punk/surf rockers FIDLAR, are set to hit the road for the next couple of weeks with another personal favorite, Swedish indie garage vets The Hives. Having seen the Swedes perform at Coachella in April, I can truly say for those of you