Month: <span>December 2016</span>

The Polls Are OPEN!

Support your favorite independent band from our list of 10 official nominations this year and help us crown our BEST NEW SOUND of 2016! This year’s list includes the brilliant music, talent and efforts of (and listed here in no particular order!): Joseph Tonelli Sun.Set.Ships. Jack Of None The Quality Of Mercury aMBe The Hsu-Nami […]Read More

Ray Bally – BodyMysterySplendor

Ray Bally – BodyMysterySplendor – EP Review Almost immediately, you’ll likely notice the substantial difference between Ray Bally’s music and that of which you most likely normally listen to…and by substantial I’m inferring that there is actual SUBSTANCE to what you’re about to listen to & the fact that this element alone is bound to […]Read More

SBS Live This Week 058

Join us for Part II of our interview with Vladrumetz of Germany! It’s another solid world-wide episode with music, artists, videos & bands representing from Sweden, Germany, the UK, USA and Canada all in one! Check out music from Aztec live from the SBS Studio in 2015, a live performance from Vladrumetz from his home-base, […]Read More

Heavy AmericA – “Pray For Me”

Heavy AmericA – “Pray For Me” – Single Review If you’re a fan of hard-rock done right, I feel like you’re on solid ground in selecting this new track from Heavy AmericA called “Pray For Me” – this should be something you dig.  I am…hmm…I suppose these days less and less of a fan of […]Read More

Best New Sound Nomination 2016: Convey

One of the most dedicated & focused records of the year bar-none – Convey released their EP Speed Dial, a set of seven songs that absolutely blew the mind, led by an advance single of the same name.  Even a killer video to support the release of “Speed Dial” as a song – and quite […]Read More

SBS Best New Sound 2016 Nomination: The Affectionates

In a great year like this year was for independent music…my shortlist for this year’s top-10 was already bursting at the seams by the time it came time to add The Affectionates to it.  I am very guarded when it comes to the most recent releases that make a list like this, whether or not […]Read More

Clyde Robinson – “R.I.P Clyde”

Clyde Robinson – “R.I.P Clyde” – Single/Video Release There’s never any telling how far an imaginative project/video can take an artist in today’s world; having a defined style, image or point of view could blast you from living an everyday life into the spotlight overnight with the right viral approach or idea.  No matter which […]Read More

SBS Best New Sound 2016 Nomination: Joseph Tonelli

Sometimes you stumble across an artist and in their music you can hear the sound of true authenticity…you know, those real songwriter-types out there that have been the poets of generations of history…’the real deal,’ as they say…  One such artist in my humble opinion, is without a doubt, Joseph Tonelli, whose album Dust And […]Read More

SBS Best New Sound Nomination: 1FM

If you were one of the fine people that checked into last night’s episode of the SBS Podcast – today’s nomination is no surprise to you!  Within an entire list of bands/artists that made the year extraordinarily tough to select a final top-10…I decided to also sneak in today’s nomination into the lineup.  Alright alright…wasn’t […]Read More