New Bands at Primavera – Shura and NAO

Primavera entrance by Mark Muldoon - Best New Bands

Barcelona—Once again, Barcelona’s Primavera Sound offered up the best and the brightest of the industry on the second day of its 16th edition.  Aside from powerhouse acts like Radiohead, The Last Shadow Puppets, and The Avalanches, a few newer bands came through to showcase their material to the throngs of hungry music lovers. Shura UK

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2 More New Bands At Primavera

Primaver by Xarlene - Best New Bands

Barcelona – Perfection is not something one comes across…ever.  Obviously the notion of true flawlessness is subjective and differs from person to person, but as a seasoned veteran of festival culture (going on twelve years), the Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona is as close to godliness as one can get when it comes to large,

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Neon Indian Was Flawless At Noise Pop Festival

Neon Indian by Corey Bell - Best New Bands

San Francisco – This past Saturday, the 24th annual Noise Pop Festival chugged ahead on its penultimate night with a slew of shows happening across the city at different venues, including a fantastic (though somewhat familiar) set by Texas’ Neon Indian, held at the Mezzanine in SoMa. The Mezzanine splits its time evenly as a nightclub showcasing today’s many

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Bully Kick Ass at TNK Fest, Again

Bully by Sarah Hess - Best New Bands

Chicago – Nashville rockers Bully played Tomorrow Never Knows Fest for the second year in a row, and yet again, they kicked ass! Last year the foursome supported Cloud Nothings. This year it was METZ, who they had been touring the East Coast with. I could definitely become used to Bully becoming a TNK staple!

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All Them Witches Warm Up TNK Fest

All Them Witches by Sarah Hess - Best New Bands

Chicago – Nashville band All Them Witches  got the second night of Tomorrow Never Knows Fest going with their psychedelic, southern, bluesy rock, heating up Lincoln Hall with plenty of sick jam sessions. All Them Witches were joined by fellow Nashville band Ranch Ghost and Louisville band Old Baby. Every winter TNK Fest brings a

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