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Rocket & the Ghost Aim for Pure Rock Gold on Debut EP

“Five people that get along who want to be there and want to play music together and be in the same room together, that’s a feat within itself. A band of brothers. It’s working for us so far,” Brian Kesley said.

11/14/2013

(Courtesy of Columbia Records)

London Grammar Brings The Sound Of Young Britain To America

Back in their home country of England, London Grammar is already a sensation, but as they make their way across the States for the first time, they hope to win over the American public.

10/10/2013

(Courtesy of Century Media Records)

New Music To Know: Butcher Babies Bring Diversity & Fierce Femininity To Metal

Heidi Shepherd – one of the two frontwomen for the Butcher Babies – is emphatic in her opinion that heavy metal should be a little bit more open minded and a lot more about rocking the f***k out.

10/03/2013

Terraplane Sun (Mark Maryanovich)

New Music To Know: Terraplane Sun Embraces Lap Steel, Trombone & Other Odd Instruments

It’s hard to figure out what genre Terraplane Sun is. In fact, the rock band, who mixes trombone, lap steel, organ and electric guitar, wish you wouldn’t even bother.

09/13/2013

IO Echo (Jeremy D. Larson/Radio.com)

New Music To Know: IO Echo Charms Hollywood & Trent Reznor With Worldly Debut

The L.A. duo’s 2012 debut, ‘Ministry of Love,’ transports listeners to cities like London, Berlin, Milan, Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing–some locations more literally than others, lyrically speaking.

08/23/2013

The 1975 (Courtesy Interscope)

The 1975 Takes Cues From John Hughes For Debut

“We’re massive fans of John Hughes,” Matty Healy confessed. “We wanted to make a record that was almost a soundtrack to our teenage years. If he made a movie about us this would be the soundtrack.”

07/15/2013

Charli XCX (Courtesy IAMSOUND)

New Music To Know: Charli XCX Turns Synth Pop On Its Head

Her music has been described as synth-pop, dark wave, new wave, tumblrwave, indietronic, gothtronic and post-apocalyptic pop. Regardless of genre, one thing is certain: Charli XCX’s style is anything but ordinary. The British singer-songwriter and […]

05/03/2013

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