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 2016 Nomination: Jack Of None

I was, am and am-still impressed by the way this band of three-siblings, all spread-out throughout the globe created one of the darkest & most vibrantly artistic albums of the entire year; Jack Of None held nothing back on their album Who’s Listening To Van Gogh’s Ear? and fully committed themselves to every idea and […]Read More

SBS Podcast 006

Awesome new music from Sonificade, A Truth Called Nothing, B. Notes, Da Butcher, The L.A.W., Roy Catlin & The Dudes, Undocument, Jack Of None, Scott SK Miller & A.Lane, Styop Quoons and your host Jer @ SBS – come get it!  Read More

SBS Podcast 005

Today we get right into the benefits of being a kickass person & humble musician!  Featuring in-depth talks on the new music from alternative-rock band Between The Void and singer/songwriter Erik Odsell – and rounding it all out with incredible music from other great independent artists & bands like Justin Llamas, Jack Alacka, Michael Reddington […]Read More

Jack Of None – Who’s Listening To Van Gogh’s Ear

Jack Of None – Who’s Listening To Van Gogh’s Ear – Album Review Alright…gotta do my best to remain objective here and not simply love this album for its name alone…but C’MON…that’s one of the best titles you’ve ever seen too, admit it! I will say this though…there are certain indications you can derive from […]Read More