Best New Bands Announces 2014 Newbie Awards Nominees

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New York –, a top destination for reviews, interviews and news about the world’s best emerging recording artists, has announced the nominees of its 2014 Newbie Awards honoring the year’s best new band, male artist, female artist and album—plus one new category (Breakthrough Artist), as determined by a poll of the site’s editorial staff.

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Outside Lands: New Bands We Liked On Sunday


Music festivals are the Jackson Pollock paintings of the concert-going experience: both are messy, frustratingly incoherent and unmercifully overwhelming affairs.  Yet, under the right conditions or at a certain angle or with the help of questionable substances/chemicals/beverages flowing through the blood stream, they can turn into beautiful, spiritual enlightenments.  Such is Outside Lands, another excuse

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