Featured Artist: Vancouver Sleep Clinic

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New York – Twenty-one year-old Tim Bettinson, better known as Vancouver Sleep Clinic, is a young Australian singer with a penchant for dreamy melodies and hard-hitting vocals. His debut EP, Winter, was self-released in 2014, and was followed by a sold out tour of Australia and Europe, due to its success. His forthcoming full length album,

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Riot Fest Featured Artist: Black Foxxes

Black Foxxes - Best New Bands

Chicago – Once again, in preparation for Riot Fest 2016, we’re featuring an up-and-coming band performing at the festival: U.K. punk rock band Black Foxxes. Last month, this phenomenal trio, comprised of Mark Holley (guitar, vocals), Tristan Jane (bass), and Ant Thornton (drums), released its powerful debut LP I’m Not Well. The emotional album often focuses on frontman Mark Holley’s brave journey,

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Dylan Gardner Gears Up for Album No. 2

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Chicago – Not too long ago, Best New Bands discovered the immensely talented Dylan Gardner. The Arizona teenager had become a bit of an internet sensation, sharing his songs and videos on sites like YouTube and Spotify, where his self-recorded album Adventures in Real Time racked up 2.7 million Spotify plays with its lead single “Let’s

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Featured Artist: Kaleo


Chicago – Earlier this month Americana inspired four-piece Kaleo released debut album A/B. The band’s first major label album arrived on June 10th, via Elektra/Atlantic.  The indie-folk band – comprised of JJ Julius Son (vocals, guitar), David Antonsson (drums, vocals), Daniel Kristjansson (bass), Rubin Pollock (lead guitar) – formed in Iceland, back in 2012. A few years later, Kaleo

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Featured Artist: MAGIC GIANT


Chicago – Imagine packing your bags with the bare minimum and spending three months road-tripping across North America with some of your best friends. Now imagine yourself documenting your adventures and experiences through art. Sounds pretty darn amazing, right? Well, that’s exactly what L.A. indie-folk trio MAGIC GIANT has been doing. The group, comprised of

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