Pitchfork Festival Day Two Recap


The second day of Pitchfork started much like the first with an angry sky that interfered with my listening. After getting a late start I managed to get to the fest just as Cults were sound checking through the rain drops. Then the music festival gods decided enough was enough and the sun welcomed Madeline

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Top-5 Albums of 2011 – Kelly Knapp


Editors Note: As a special for the last week of 2011, BestNewBands.com is running lists of our writer’s top-5 albums of 2011. Because it’s the end of the year and because we want to find out what our writers really like, these albums are not restricted to “New” bands. Here are Kelly Knapp’s top albums

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Our CMJ Picks for Day 1, Oct. 18


It’s about to be that time of year again, when NYC is completely immersed in music for five days straight for the CMJ Festival. There are films too, but the amount of music takes ultimate precedence. With almost 900 bands announced, it’s quite difficult to decide who to see. We at BestNewBands.com are here to

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