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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Mild High Club Brings Dreamy Vibes to NYC

Mild High Club by Isaac Sterling - Best New Bands

New York – If Mac Demarco replaced all of those cigarettes with joints, he would be Alex Brettin, the founder and talisman of Mild High Club. Brettin and his five-piece, L.A. based band brought dreamy vibes to Baby’s Alright on Wednesday night, showcasing the band’s hip style and chilled out attitude to the packed Brooklyn club. Normally, I

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