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Band To Watch: Black Midi

Throughout SXSW last week, there was one question everyone invested in this year's crop of emerging indie names seemed to be asking: "Have you seen…
Ryan Leas | March 20, 2019 - 1:57 pm

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Band To Watch: Disq

Plenty of bands have long histories, forged from bonds of friendship formed in a distant childhood past. Shared upbringings, shared surroundings -- these can provide…
Ryan Leas | March 6, 2019 - 11:19 am

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Artist To Watch: Mdou Moctar

Ever since the Malian "desert blues" band Tinariwen began to build an international audience at the dawn of the millennium, a steady stream of Saharan…
Chris DeVille | March 5, 2019 - 11:00 am

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Band To Watch: Fontaines D.C.

There's been something happening in Dublin. Across 2014 and 2015, a group called Girl Band started to generate international buzz thanks to their idiosyncratic blend…
Ryan Leas | January 16, 2019 - 12:55 pm

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Artist To Watch: SASAMI

Sasami Ashworth is determined to make it. In a sense, she already has. She's scored short films and commercials, taught in an elementary school, and…
James Rettig | January 9, 2019 - 10:08 am

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Artist To Watch: Ellis

Linnea Siggelkow. L.S. Ellis. It's as simple as that. And the Hamilton, Ontario musician's songwriting is just as intuitive, a raw yet graceful breed of…
Chris DeVille | November 6, 2018 - 9:30 am

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Band To Watch: Club Night

Let’s just make something clear: While motorized scooters have infiltrated just about every major city in America to entertain drunks, endanger pedestrians, and undermine mass…
Ian Cohen | October 23, 2018 - 9:21 am

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Artist To Watch: Sir Babygirl

Sir Babygirl lives up to the excess of her name. Kelsie Hogue, the mastermind behind the fledgling project, admits that her music can be a…
James Rettig | October 9, 2018 - 11:00 am

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Band To Watch: David Nance Group

Last time David Nance Group toured through my town, the venue was a laundromat that hosts DIY shows. So opening for Jack White last month…
Chris DeVille | October 2, 2018 - 10:13 am

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Band To Watch: Florry

In 2003, Chloë Sevigny would endure the biggest controversy of her career, the Riot Grrrl group Bratmobile would officially break up, and Sheridan Frances "Francie"
Margaret Farrell | September 27, 2018 - 11:20 am

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Band To Watch: The Other Years

Nestled deep in the mountains of West Virginia, there is a creek that runs through a mountain. Over hundreds of millions of years the water…
Stephen Deusner | September 18, 2018 - 10:06 am

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Band To Watch: Young Jesus

John Rossiter came of age as an emo kid in the Midwest, so it goes without saying that he’s had some formative Saddle Creek experience.
Ian Cohen | August 14, 2018 - 10:00 am

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Band To Watch: Lala Lala

Last year, someone broke into Lillie West's apartment while she was sleeping. She didn't wake up. At the time, West was living in a one-bedroom…
James Rettig | July 11, 2018 - 11:02 am

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Band To Watch: Sorry

Sorry are chameleonic by design. Since they started putting out music a few years ago, they've flitted through a variety of styles, refusing to settle…
James Rettig | June 7, 2018 - 10:00 am

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Artist To Watch: Tomberlin

Sarah Beth Tomberlin wasn't allowed to listen to secular music growing up. She was raised in a deeply religious Baptist family, and one of the…
James Rettig | June 5, 2018 - 11:00 am
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