SOFI TUKKER Releases Music Video for “Drinkee”


New York – Experimental two-piece SOFI TUKKER has unveiled a new music video for the single “Drinkee” from the band’s upcoming debut EP called Soft Animals, to be released July 8th. New York-based musical duo consists of Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern. Best New Bands caught the two opening for fellow New Yorkers The Knocks, at Chicago’s Lincoln Hall. Sofi Tukker left

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Civil Twilight Debuts Ethereal Rendition of “Dancing With Myself”

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New York - South African rock band Civil Twilight released a haunting yet beautiful cover of Billy Idol’s ”Dancing With Myself.” The four-piece also announced an acoustic re-release of the band’s phenomenal third album Story of an Immigrant, via Wind-up Records on July 15th. Civil Twilight has been touring in support of the album the past month, including festivals performances

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Bad Suns to Release Sophomore Album ‘Disappear Here’

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Los Angeles - Today, with much excitement, California’s own Bad Suns announced the release of sophomore album, Disappear Here. The indie rock band will unleash album number two on September 16, 2016, via Vagrant Records/BMG US. Fans can pre-order the album on iTunes and receive an instant download of the title track, “Disappear Here.” In a press release, frontman Christo Bowman spoke of

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LANY Releases New Single “like you lots”

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New York – L.A. electro-pop band LANY has released the new single “like you lots,” from its new six-song EP kinda. The 80s heavy, modern R&B track is the perfect fit for summer. In “like you lots,” Frontman Paul Klein sings, “you are my number one,” and for us, LANY is the number one pick for summer

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The Hunna Announce Debut Album ’100′

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New York – Come, take shade under the magnificent leaves of the Hunna Tree. With roots buried deep in the urgency of rock and a laid-back sound dappled with an indie aesthetic, The Hunna ask you to take a leaf out of its book, by letting go of your inhibitions. Be young, be free, and be whoever the

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Still Parade’s ‘Concrete Vision’ is Chillwave Heaven

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Los Angeles - Niklas Kramer is a Berlin-based artist, who performs under the moniker Still Parade. On June 10th, Still Parade is set to release his ten-song debut, Concrete Vision. He first hit the scene a few years back with the Fields EP and its mesmerizing single. “Actors.” The release was recorded in well-equipped professional studios, with seasoned producers. Then, in 2014,

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Braids Shares New Single “Joni” From ‘Companion’ EP

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New York – Just last week, Montreal electro-pop trio Braids released an appendix to the lauded 2015 LP Deep In The Iris, the 19 minute EP Companion. Today, the band shares the single “Joni.” The music video was directed by Maria Ines Manchego and ”explores the end of a relationship, with a couple striving to reclaim their individuality while remaining close together.” Braids also

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Maarten Devoldere Unveils Solo Project Warhaus

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New York - Warhaus is the artistic alter ego and solo recording project of Maarten Devoldere, who fronts the soulful Belgian rock band Balthazar, along with Jinte Deprez. Warhaus’ debut album We Fucked A Flame Into Being will be released on September 2nd (Play It Again Sam Records). The first single, “The Good Lie,” was released May

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Wale Releases Summer Single “My P.Y.T”

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New York – Grammy-nominated rap superstar WALE returns with the soon to be smash hit of the summer: “My P.Y.T.” The single is now available at all digital retailers and streaming partners today. “My P.Y.T” debuted earlier this morning, with an every-hour-on-the-hour world premiere across all iHeart Media mainstream radio stations and websites. Produced by The Dope Boyz, “My P.Y.T” is

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