LANY Found Love in Chicago

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Chicago – L.A. trio LANY played two back-to-back shows at the House of Blues in Chicago, supporting Troye Sivan on the Blue Neighbourhood Tour. Best New Bands was at the second sold-out show on Tuesday night, to catch LANY – our Featured Artist – perform for a packed room, full of screaming fans. Although Paul

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LANY: Soon To Be Your Latest Obsession

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Chicago – LA trio LANY creates catchy electro-pop with 80s vibes and hints of R&B. Catchy is perhaps an understatement; LANY is set to be your latest obsession! That is, unless you’ve already discovered the sexy, seductive tunes of LANY. Then you know and are in the know. When LANY first began releasing music online, in

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Alex Casnoff of Harriet Talks American Appetite

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Chicago – L.A. indie rock band Harriet recently released the fabulous debut album American Appetite via Harvest Records. The album was produced by Sean O’Brien (The National) and Tony Berg (The Replacements) and “touches on themes of money, greed, power, and corruption.” Harriet was formed in 2011 by singer, song-writer, and keyboardist Alex Casnoff, after leaving

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FIDLAR Announce Album Details, New Song


On January 22 (and February 4 for our friends in the UK), our favorite new punks FIDLAR are finally releasing their eagerly anticipated self-titled debut album via Mom & Pop (Wichita in the UK). If that’s not enough, new track “White on White.”  some of the songs are repeats from the band’s EP, if you

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Saint Motel Conquers The El Rey


Saturday night in Los Angeles offers up an abundance of opportunity for people to get themselves into all sorts of sin and misery. You can drown your sorrows at the local neighborhood watering hole, or you can get sloshed with your friends at the club de jour. Or, if you’re a music fan, you can

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Artist of the Week: Saint Motel


We’ve been lauding these guys as one of our favorite new bands for what seems like forever, but yesterday, at long last, Los Angeles’ own Saint Motel released their debut LP, Voyeur. Singer A.J. Jackson and guitarist Aaron Sharp have come a long way since their days as film students at Chapman University and their

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Artist of the Week: Everest


Everest is one of those bands that you need to know, even though you probably don’t. Those in the in-crowd, as in, those are music junkies and are familiar with terrific music, have known about the Los Angeles rockers for some time. These guys have such a strong repoire that even the legendary Neil Young

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