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(Ren Radka for Warner Bros. Records)

New Music to Know: NONONO

The country of Sweden has born some of the greatest pop music ever heard. Their latest export, a trio called NONONO, have hit the American airwaves like a powerhouse with their single “Pumpin’ Blood.”

06/23/2014

Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher of Royal Blood (Courtesy Warner Bros.)

New Music To Know: Royal Blood Bring New Meaning To The Word ‘Loud’

The very hard rocking duo from Brighton recently graduated from playing nightclubs of fewer than 20 people to stadiums of more than 50,000 in just a year’s time thanks in part to the Arctic Monkeys.

05/07/2014

(John Fletcher/Tyler Kohlhoff/Jean-Baptiste Mondino/Harvest Records/Jamie-James Medina)

New Music To Know: 6 Acts to See At Coachella

We’ve put together a list of six acts that we think are worth seeing in person or on the webcast.

04/10/2014

(Courtesy: Island Def Jam/Mercury Records)

New Music to Know: American Authors Are Having the Best Days of Their Lives

Many have found a connection with the feel good vibes of “Best Day of My Life” where the guys are touching the clouds, howling at the moon and just generally grabbing life by the balls, singing, “No limits just epiphanies.”

02/21/2014

(Pete Voelker for Frenchkiss Records)

Drowners Do it All For Love on Self-Titled Debut

One part jangly guitar riffs à la The Smiths and one part disheveled punk, the Drowners love-filled debut is a testament to the gritty New York reality that’s helped craft perfect pop songs for generations.

01/31/2014

Jamie, Noah, Graham and Sydney Sierota of Echosmith (Smallz & Raskind)

New Music To Know: Echosmith Aspires Toward Role Model Status

“What we wanted to do with our music is write songs that have messages. I guess at the core of our songs they are pop, but we wanted to embrace the pop song with real and raw music.”

01/10/2014

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