Q&A: Matthew Melton of Bare Wires


Currently out on its first large scale tour of the U.S., and having been spotlighted on NPR, Bare Wires have been very busy lately. With a sound that is pop friendly, yet combines elements of late ’60s rock, the group has a winning formula that has dazzled audiences and won them new fans on a

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Q&A: Brady Erickson of The Ross Sea Party


  Having been together since 2009, The Ross Sea Party has been dazzling crowds in the City of Angels with their infectious brand of indie-rock. The quintent has recently been in the studio gearing up for the release of a full-length. In between writing and recording, Bestnewbands.com caught up with singer Brady Erickson to talk

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Q&A: Amy Wallace


Los Angeles-based, but Midland, TX born Amy Wallace has a busy 2010 thusfar. With her group the Music Dept., a collaborative work between her, veteran producer Chris Franz and Jonathan Korszyk, they have had songs licscened to One Tree Hill and MTV’s Teen Mom. Also, her solo career has been on an upward trajectory, which

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Alex Winston is Smokin’ Hot


Detroit-based artist Alex Winston does it all. From playing the piano to ripping chords on the guitar, the 22-year-old has been playing music since an early age. In fact, her father musician taught her how to play the drums before she could even walk. Winston released an EP, The Basement Covers, where she covers artists

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Jim Wolf: Making Heartbreak Sound Good


Over the past few weeks, for one reason or another, I’ve delivered a series of artists who have either the prefix or surname of ‘Wolf’ to you. At least for another week, this trend continues. Brooklyn-based Jim Wolf is a different breed from the others. For starters, Wolf is a singer/songwriter whose lyrics tackle the

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Anna Rose in Bloom


Since her formative years, Anna Rose has a strong passion for music. At time when many of us were learning our ABC’s and enjoying our coloring books, the New York native was learning how to play piano. She started when she was 5, when she received a guitar from an older cousin that was brought

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