Hedley: Wild Life

Hedley are a Canadian pop rock band formed by Canadian Idol finalist Jacob Hoggard and his friends in 2003. So far, they have put out five albums, starting with 2005’s eponymous debut. Their most recent full-length, Wild Life, was issued in their native Canada last year, and was certified …

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The 1975 @ Terminal 5

MANHATTAN, NY—Formed in Wilmslow, England, just a few miles south of Manchester, The 1975 have been around since 2004. However, their first self-titled full-length debuted in 2013, although they had released EPs since 2012. They are fronted by Matthew Healy, a vocalist who looks like a cross between Robert Smith …

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The Delines: Colfax

The Delines are a Portland-based band formed in 2012 by former members of The Decemberists, The Damnation TX, Richmond Fontaine and Minus 5. They are named after one of the members had a dream of performing on stage, and The Delines was written across the kick drum. Their style is …

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Sleepyhead: Wild Sometimes

Wild Sometimes is the fifth album by American rock band Sleepyhead since their formation in 1989. It is also their first in 15 years, with the previous record, The Brighter Shore, in 1999. The group was created in the basement of an NYU dorm, but eventually toured internationally with …

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Johanna Samuels: Double Bind

A Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter, Johanna Samuels will release her debut, Double Bind, this July. Its poppy style was influenced by Samuels’ love of artists such as Elton John, Paul Simon, Van Morrison and Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers, as well as contemporary melodic pop artists like Elliott Smith and Aimee …

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Redleg Husky: Carolina

Americana/folk rock band from North Carolina, Redleg Husky, was formed in 2012. Their debut, Carolina, is a nod to their home state. The group was influenced by the musical grooves of such diverse artists as Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Muddy Waters. Everyone in the …

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Setting Sun: Be Here When You Get There

Currently based in Brooklyn, Setting Sun have released five albums since their formation in 2001. They are fronted by Gary Levitt, who also produces the indie rock band’s music. Their debut, 2002’s Holed Up, set the group’s mellow style, and started an excessive tour throughout the U.S. and Europe. …

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The Feeling: Boy Cried Wolf

The Feeling are a London-based rock band formed in 1995. They have released four full-lengths, starting with their 2006 debut, Twelve Stops And Home. Their most recent record, Boy Cried Wolf, was released in their native Britain in 2013, but crossed our shores only recently. The group has played …

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Rotary Downs: Traces

Rotary Downs are a New Orleans-based indie rock band that formed in 2002. They have recently released their fifth album, Traces, which is their first since 2010’s Cracked Maps And Blue Reports. The group has played worldwide, from festivals like Bonnaroo, to the Marché International Du Disque Et …

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The Falling Birds: Native America EP

The Falling Birds are an up-and-coming rock band from Brooklyn, with roots in rural upstate New York. There, frontman Stephen Artemis witnessed the demise of the post-industrial Northeastern United States, or now what is colloquially called the “Rust Belt.” His childhood was influenced by the decline of industrialized America, and …

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