Convey – “Inside Out”

Convey – “Inside Out” – Single Review I mean…I don’t wanna brag or anything…but guess which guy with two thumbs predicted that Convey would be back real soon with more new music for us after they released their last single “Terror” in October?  As it turns out, after much scanning of their social-media pages & […]Read More

Convey – “Terror”

Alright…you want something kickass to start your week off right?  Feast your eyes and ears on THIS dear readers, dear friends – Convey is BACK.  If you’re familiar with our pages you’re certainly familiar with that name – Convey is without question one of our top favorites in Alternative, or any genre for that matter.  […]Read More

SBS Podcast 040

40 of the most inspirational cuts we’ve stumbled upon from our first five years – and what a lineup of songs it truly is! Now to be clear…we’re not saying anything ridiculous like, best 40 songs you’ll ever hear in your life or any kind of click-bait headline – we’re telling it like it is, […]Read More

The Official Best New Sound Of 2016!

MASSIVE congratulations to The Quality Of Mercury for becoming our official BEST NEW SOUND of 2016! The final days of our search led to an enormous amount of votes coming through, and it was great to see even those that were trailing still gained ground right up until the moment it was all over.  I’d […]Read More

SBS Quest For Best New Sound 2016: 3/4 Results!

Another fantastic quarter has gone by, leaving but one and only one quarter left for you to cast your vote and support your favorite nomination for this year’s Best New Sound to be immortalized on our site forever on our Wall Of Fame being installed first thing in the new year! 3/4 into the voting […]Read More

SBS Quest For Best New Sound 2016: Halfway There!

You people ROCK!  Amazing job on the vote so far this year – full of surprises, twists & turns and proof that your fans can make all the difference in this poll at any given moment.  For instance…48 hours ago, we had a much closer race…things were tightening-up throughout the top-four from last week, until […]Read More

SBS Quest For Best New Sound 2016: First Quarter Update!

Results are coming back – you’ve already been getting your vote-on and are supporting your favorites; only seems fair that we’ll do our best to keep you updated on how it’s all shaping up!  Of course…it’s still early and anything can happen at any time…troops can be rallied…fans can be mobilized to vote…altogether too early […]Read More

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

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

Convey – Speed Dial

Convey – Speed Dial – EP Review Couldn’t have been more excited to see this one coming up on my playlist!  Convey has easily had one of the best and most entertaining tracks I’ve heard this year with “Speed Dial,” which we’ve reviewed earlier with glowing, well-earned remarks.  You might have also heard their chosen […]Read More