If you’re in New York City, you should consider spending the first balmy night of July (Friday the 1st) at Fontana’s Bar with thatwasthen. This LA-based band is embarking on their first East Coast tour promoting their self-titled album, released this past January. These guys put on a serious show–I know from personal experience (read
Okkervil River I found myself back at The Wiltern last night to check out yet another of the venue’s repeatedly rocking lineups. On the bill for last night were NewVillager, Titus Andronicus, and Okkervil River. So, I paid too much for parking ($15, seriously?) and headed in amongst hoards of flannelled, plaid-ed boys.
fun. At the strange hour of 6:30 pm, I headed over to The Wiltern in Los Angeles to see Funeral Party and Fun. open up for Panic! At the Disco. It was still light outside, and this confused me. Then I got to the venue and saw hoards of black-clad teens with unnaturally died hair
On Saturday night, I got the chance to see a band called Dawes open up for Brett Dennen at the Orpheum Theater. Walking in downtown L.A. to the brightly-lit theater, I realized there really was a world beyond the seemingly impenetrable haze of the city’s skyline, and I found myself excited to have discovered this—like
Start your weekend off right with music from artists featured this week on BestNewBands.com! “Nanana” – The Californian Laurel Kathleen interviewed four of the five members of this band – check out the video to see what they talked about!
If you’re a Portugal. the Man fan like me, you’ve probably been anticipating their upcoming album release for a long time already (I mean, you’ve probably even pre-ordered the deluxe package by now). Expected to drop July 19th, In the Mountain In the Cloud is the alternative-psychadelic band’s 6th studio album. Now, P.tM has been
Back in my hometown of Las Vegas, I had the privilege to see The Airborne Toxic Event play Sin City for their first time. So, on this characteristically warm Sunday night I cruised through the refreshingly un-traffic-y streets and down to the bright strip. I lurched into the parking lot of The Mandalay Bay, and
These days, there’s a whole lot of music out there. Maybe there was a second baby boom sometime in the ’80s with the good economy and what not so there are just more young people around (seriously, though…). Maybe because of the internet it’s just become more readily available. Whatever it is, there are a
Attention everyone: Phantom Tails, bringing you the weirdest but coolest electro-psych-rock (or, in their words, “Deep Space Doom Funk”) out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, has created a YouTube channel, PhantomTailsTV, and uploaded a new, grossly-awesomely-strange video for their single “All Good Things” (posted above). The band is planning on releasing more new stuff on this channel
Start your weekend off right with music from artists featured this week on BestNewBands.com! “The Heron and the Fox” – Little Scream Kelly Knapp interviewed Laurel Sprengelmeyer aka Little Scream – here’s some of their conversation: