SBS Reader-Vote For Best New Sound 2017 Is Open!

 SBS Reader-Vote For Best New Sound 2017 Is Open!

Welcome to the official SBS Reader-Vote, where we turn the controls over to YOU in efforts to help us determine the BEST NEW SOUND of 2017.  All albums & EPs submitted from December 2016 through to the end of November 2017 were considered for this year’s list – and out of the hundreds we reviewed, the list below represents some of the biggest highlights and most memorable artists/bands – the official Top 10 Nominations for this year’s BEST NEW SOUND.

Your nominees include (in no particular order):


Smoking Martha

Yellow Paper Planes


Eon MC Etc.


J Speed

Paul The Trombonist

Victory Fires

Sam & The Black Seas

Every one of these acts deserves their spot on this list for their incredible achievements this year – and while we can do our best here at sleepingbagstudios to put a credible list together, ultimately we let our readers and the fans out there decide who gets to live-on through our Wall Of Fame and be recognized as the undisputed BEST NEW SOUND of 2017, announced officially before the year is over on Dec. 31st.

Starting today, between Dec. 15th to Dec. 30th you can VOTE to support your favorite nomination/new sound 17 times a day!  Every artist & every band on this list gave their heart & soul to their writing & recordings this year, & now is YOUR chance to show your support for your favorites & say thank-you with your VOTE!  Get those ballots in and cast them wisely!

Proceed to the official Polling Station, listen to the music and submit your vote for the year’s BEST NEW SOUND by clicking HERE.

Good luck to everyone in this year’s Top 10 and massive congratulations to them all for becoming part of the official quest for the BEST NEW SOUND of 2017 in this year’s annual SBS reader-vote!


"I’m passionate about what I do, and just as passionate about what YOU do. Together, we can get your music into the hands of the people that should have it. Let’s create something incredible."

Send this to a friend