Best New Bands Does Desert Daze

Desert Daze by Nick Comaratta for Best New Bands

Joshua Tree, California – “Pretty much everything about this festival is unprofessional.” That was the easiest way to reflect upon Desert Daze 2016, as we walked back to our camp Sunday night following the Brian Jonestown Massacre’s closing set. This is in no way meant as a criticism either. Desert Daze was described as the “no rules

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New Bands to See at Desert Daze 2016

Desert Daze - Best New Bands

New York – This weekend ushers in California’s 5th annual Desert Daze in Joshua Tree, where for three days, from October 14-16, festivalgoers from around the world will experience “what music festivals once were, while illuminating the future of what music festivals can be.” I am hoping that by the end of this weekend I will

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The Sasquatch! 2011 Lineup is Here!


A larger version of this poster can be viewed at The Portland Mercury Music fans of the Pacific Northwest are in for a treat this Memorial Day weekend, as the 10th anniversary of the Sasquatch! Music Festival in Gorge, Washington promises a myriad of musical legends, as well as your favorite indie bands. Sasquatch! will

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Weekend Playlist – Best Songs of 2010


photo credit: Sherene Hilal Before we count down to 2011, we’re picking out some of the best songs of 2010. Which was your favorite? Vote now for your favorite song of 2010! “Rope” – ArpLine In an interview with Sherene Hilal, vocalist Sam Tyndall said, “‘Rope’ is one kind of sound that we like. We

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The Weekend Playlist for November 12, 2010


photo credit – Kelly Knapp In our latest installment of the newly-revamped Weekend Playlist, we look back on some of the week’s posts, accompanied by music from our featured artists. Cameras – Matt and Kim:Last Saturday, Cervante Pope reviewed Sidewalks, the latest album from Matt and Kim. Cervante wrote, “The album opens with ‘Block After

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