Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Threatmantics

Threatmantics are a scruffy Welsh rock trio that throw some wrinkles into the scruffy rock formula: Instead of a lead guitarist, they have a lead…
brandon | November 13, 2008 - 9:46 am
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Band To Watch: Surf City

Surf City is a young quartet from New Zealand. They used to be called "Kill Surf City," but there's an unfortunate band in England with…
brandon | November 11, 2008 - 11:46 am
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Band To Watch: Blank Dogs

Blank Dogs are actually singular: It's the insanely prolific one-man Brooklyn-based band of Mr. Blank Dog. We don't know too much about the biography of…
stereogum | September 4, 2008 - 4:15 pm
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Band To Watch: Fredrik

Earlier this year we shined a light Swedish pop outfit the LK and their electro lovely, wintry gem "Stop Being Perfect." Had we known the…
stereogum | August 22, 2008 - 3:17 pm
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Band To Watch: Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band

Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band are a new Seattle quintet with a long name. We've been enjoying their self-released Weepy EP, so we thought we'd…
stereogum | July 31, 2008 - 1:29 pm
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Band To Watch: The Neighbourhood Council

After two weeks of reader-tipped BTWs from Lawrence, Kansas, we mentioned there seemed to be something going on in that city, despite William S. Burrough…
stereogum | July 8, 2008 - 9:48 am
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Band To Watch: Hospital Ships

As we pass saturation point for press coverage of Montreal, Portland, Brooklyn and et cetera, it seems Lawrence, Kansas is poised for its coming tur…
stereogum | July 1, 2008 - 12:23 pm
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Band To Watch: Rooftop Vigilantes

We get a lot of emails, many of them from publicists. It's fun when you receive an email straight from a band, when they include…
stereogum | June 27, 2008 - 11:55 am
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Band To Watch: Dan Friel

Dan Friel is the guy with red hair in anthemic psychedelic Brooklyn noiseniks Parts & Labor. He's also the mind and burnt keyboards behind thi…
stereogum | May 29, 2008 - 10:56 am
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Band To Watch: Telekinesis!

Today your regular bloggers have been replaced by Ben, Chris, Nick, and Jason of Death Cab For Cutie. The band's new album Narrow Stairs is
Amrit Singh | May 20, 2008 - 2:38 pm
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Band To Watch: Extra Life

Extra Life's Secular Works arrived unknown in our mailbox and quickly found its way into regular rotation. The New York group is fronted by guitarist/vocalist…
brandon | May 8, 2008 - 12:13 pm
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Band To Watch: Dominique Leone

For anyone who's enjoyed Dominique Leone's writing at Pitchfork over the years, it's pretty fascinating to listen to the San Francisco-based Texan's self-titled debut full-length,…
brandon | April 10, 2008 - 2:31 pm
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Band To Watch: The Muslims

Assured-beyond-their-years San Diego quartet the Muslims will definitely get a lot of attention for their name, but we're much more interested in the band's catchy,…
brandon | April 4, 2008 - 10:58 am
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Band To Watch: Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson

At some point last summer, after hearing the amazing job Grizzly Bear's Chris Taylor did producing Dirty Projector's Rise Above -- we've been impressed, variously,…
brandon | April 3, 2008 - 1:49 pm
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Band To Watch: Bell

Bell is New York-based Olga Bell and friends. Bell does the singing, some of the samples, clapping, keyboards, and wields a laptop. She's joined by…
brandon | March 25, 2008 - 12:19 pm
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Band To Watch – SXSW Edition: High Places

This week we're revisiting and reflecting upon the original write-ups for some of our favorite Bands To Watch playing SXSW '08... So far, the…
brandon | March 15, 2008 - 10:29 am
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Band To Watch: SXSW Edition – Liam Finn

This week we're revisiting and reflecting upon the original write-ups for some of our favorite Bands To Watch playing SXSW '08... We're writing thi…
Stereogum | March 14, 2008 - 5:16 pm
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Band To Watch – SXSW Edition: Lykke Li

This week we're revisiting and reflecting upon the original write-ups for some of our favorite Bands To Watch playing SXSW '08... We were immediately…
brandon | March 12, 2008 - 2:11 pm
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Band To Watch – SXSW Edition: No Age

This week we're revisiting and reflecting upon the original write-ups for some of our favorite Bands To Watch playing SXSW '08... We first saw…
brandon | March 11, 2008 - 9:29 pm
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Band To Watch: Singer

Their own mini avant choir, Singer write songs that allow all four members to chime in vocally, each maintaining a separate spaciousness, around which the…
brandon | March 6, 2008 - 2:01 pm
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