Goodnight, Texas: Texas Road Show

Folk band Goodnight, Texas plan to release their debut LP, A Long Life Of Living, next month. Their raw and gritty tunes are blended with smooth country vocals. Avi Vinocur and Patrick Dyer Wolf live in two completely different places in the world. Vinocur, from San Francisco, and Wolf, …

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The Bergamot: Static Flowers

This duo is unbelievably talented. Indiana singer-songwriter Jillian Speece has the vocal chops of a professional. Her country twang mixed with crisp pop vocals give her the edge above other females in her field. Once you add Nathan Hoff into the mix, you’ve got a force to be reckoned with. …

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Ben Howard: Got Love?

Acoustic folk musician Ben Howard is coming to the U.S. this month. Following his successful performance of “Only Love” off his debut album, Every Kingdom, on The Late Show With David Letterman this past month, his popularity has skyrocketed. After a few UK concerts, Howard is playing on the …

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The Indecent: Rock The Vote Road Trip

Triplets Emily, Bo and Maddy Brout have always wanted to be musicians. After their start in 2008, they added in friend Nicholas Burrows to complete their band. Later on in 2009, they played their first shows in front of a crowd. They recorded demos, and eventually signed to Warner Bros. …

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Damon Johnson: Multi-Tasking

Alice Cooper guitarist, Damon Johnson, is playing a couple of concerts this month. In the past, Johnson led rock band Brother Cane and wrote songs for famous acts such as Skid Row and The Temptations. He’s not done yet. Furthermore, he is the lead vocalist and guitarist in Slave …

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Fitz And The Tantrums: Don’t Be A Money Grabber

Pop rock group Fitz And The Tantrums have an undeniable sound. Fitz and Noelle lead the group in vocals, James King plays the saxophone and the flute, Jeremy Ruzumna on the keys, Joseph Karnes on bass guitar and John Wick on the drums. With a large and diverse group, their …

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Deerhoof: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Indie noise rock band Deerhoof are eclectic, to say the least. Their music is hard to pin down, but maybe that’s what they wanted all along. Since their start in 1994, the group has created experimental indie rock tunes that are fused with strange electronic sounds and repetitive vocals from …

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Worn In Red: Banshees

If you can’t sing, why bother trying to? Worn In Red has potential to be something great, but their vocals just aren’t there yet. It’s difficult to have a good album when the vocals are pitchy. Guitarist Brendan Murphy and bassist Matt Neagle should let someone else sing, because it …

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Letting Up Despite Great Faults: Untogether

Electronic poppers Letting Up Despite Great Faults have an extremely unique sound. Dream-like synthesizer and keyboard blended with sometimes calming, sometimes upbeat poppy guitar and smooth vocals make for an interesting dynamic. At first glance, you’d think it’d be impossible to use ‘80s keyboard tracks and make them sound modern. …

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Imagine Dragons: It’s Time To Shine

Indie rockers Imagine Dragons have a lot to do this upcoming month. The release of their fifth album, Night Visions, is up first. It’s set to debut on Sept. 4, and the same night, they are playing Jimmy Kimmel Live. Their song, “It’s Time,” is blowing up the …

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