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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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Band To Watch: Thyla

Music towns like Brighton often come with a set of contrasts. They’re inspiring, because there are tons of artists milling around, collaborating, figuring out their…
Ryan Leas | May 8, 2018 - 11:28 am

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Artist To Watch: Hatchie

Like many of us, Harriette Pilbeam loves Carly Rae Jepsen. She cites her as an influence, admiring her talent for writing smart pop music. Under…
Margaret Farrell | May 7, 2018 - 10:45 am

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Band To Watch: Spielbergs

Ever hear a new band that’s so truly, madly, and deeply your shit that it immediately seems like a prank?
Ian Cohen | April 26, 2018 - 9:15 am

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Band To Watch: Retirement Party

Two weeks before her band released their debut EP, Avery Springer found herself on family vacation at Universal Studios dealing with a crisis. The new…
James Rettig | April 24, 2018 - 12:02 pm

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Artist To Watch: Westerman

Sometimes an artist emerges, seemingly out of nowhere, with a piece of new music so perfect that it leaves you wondering a few things. First…
Ryan Leas | March 27, 2018 - 9:58 am

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Band To Watch: THICK

Chatting with Nikki Sisti, Shari Page, and Kate Black of THICK feels like being at a slumber party. They laugh and talk over each other,…
Julia Gray | March 6, 2018 - 3:39 pm

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Artist To Watch: Many Rooms

There's a specter that hangs over Brianna Hunt's first album as Many Rooms. Occasionally, it can be beautiful, but more often than not it's looming…
James Rettig | March 6, 2018 - 12:01 pm

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Band To Watch: awakebutstillinbed

Shannon Taylor is the creative force of a band named awakebutstillinbed and she just put out a record titled...deep breath here...what people call low self-esteem
Ian Cohen | March 1, 2018 - 11:07 am

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Band To Watch: Jouska

Doug Dulgarian has lived in Philadelphia for less than a year, and that's long enough for him to embrace the duality of the Philly thing:…
Ian Cohen | February 14, 2018 - 10:43 am

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Artist To Watch: Paddy Hanna

It played out like a scene in a downbeat, indie-level This Is Spinal Tap. In one of his succession of failed projects, Irish songwriter Paddy…
Ryan Leas | January 17, 2018 - 10:57 am

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Artist To Watch: Haley Heynderickx

To write "Untitled God Song," Haley Heynderickx had to get away from God's creation. "I was living with a friend and very self-conscious because we…
Stephen Deusner | January 16, 2018 - 9:20 am
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