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Best New Band: Temples: UK Psychedelic Rock

Stepping into the colored psychedelic light, UK band Temples are tuned in. You can hear the influence of 60s psychedelic rock innovators the Byrds and the Beatles in the band’s first full-length Sun Structures. There’s a different texture in Temples’ music that you’d never find in landmark vintage bands. A closeness in sound never technologically possible during … Continue reading »

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Best New Band: We The Committee

We The Committee’s haunting, pensive songs make every moment feel like cinema. Fuzzy, warm rock guitars float over understated beats. Male-female vocals interplay in the song “This Won’t End Quietly.” [youtube=http://youtu.be/XvW9A6zKIJM] Patrizio Knight and Kirsty Sutton formed We The Committee in London in 2010. The next year they released their first EP Munich. In 2012 three … Continue reading »

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Best New Band: Mitzi: Retro-Futuristic Dance Pop

Male-female vocals are understated and robotized. Dance grooves wax orchestral, then burst into shamelessly fun club pop. New Australian band Mitzi come in strong with their first full-length “Who Will Love You Now.” Some call Mitzi’s dance sound “disco,” but it’s definitely not. Their songs map somewhere between 80s new wave and current R&B-influenced club … Continue reading »

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The Latest: Divine Fits' Cinematic Video for "My Love Is Real"

I’m a fool for anything by Austin indie rock band Spoon. So when their frontman Britt Daniel came out with a new band, I immediately wrote Divine Fits up as a best new artist. The song “My Love is Real” is sung by Britt Daniel’s co-lead vocalist Dan Boeckner (from Handsome Furs and Wolf Parade). … Continue reading »

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