Weekend Playlist – May 20, 2011


Start your weekend off right with music from artists featured this week on BestNewBands.com! “Say Goodbye” – Falcon Liz Livengood reviewed the band’s self-released album, Disappear.

Baltimore, Get Ready for Fences


This Sunday evening, Chris Mansfield, aka the 27 year old singer/songwriter known as Fences, will be bringing his brand of indie melancholy to The Golden West Cafe. I interviewed Chris for BestNewBands.com last year (see the full interview here), and he had this to say about creating songs that have endings, “When I’m writing, I

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Ideals: A Cocktail for Your Ears


Ideals are a melting pot of all the things I like in my music: brooding vocals, haunting lyrics and an aggressive sound that accurately replicates a live show on their EPs. After I received a late night text from someone who heard an Ideals song on their Pandora station, I immediately checked out their tunes

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Weekend Playlist – May 6, 2011


Start your weekend off right with music from artist featured this week on BestNewBands.com “You Oughta Know” – Das Racist “Coming or Going” – White Arrows Lauren Novik highlighted the upcoming tenth anniversary of Sasquatch! Music Festival, which is held annually at The Gorge in WA.

BestNewBands.com’s Concert Picks for the Week of 5/2/11


Picked By: Monica Christoffels What: Mallard Madness, featuring Yeasayer, A-Trak and RJD2 Where: University of Oregon main campus, Eugene OR. The event schedule has a map of each activity’s location. When: May 4-8. Event schedule can be found here. Cost: Free Age Restrictions: All ages