SBS Podcast 039

Come join us as we celebrate the reader-voted past four winners of our annual quest for the BEST NEW SOUND of the year at SBS!   The last episode of the year features music from: West My Friend (2014 Winner) “When The Ink Dries”/”Thin Hope”/”Ode To Sylvia Plath” Count The Thief (2015 Winner) “Lights”/”Bring Up […]Read More

SBS Podcast 020

15 amazing tunes from the independent music-scene that we discovered over 2016…all released as singles & technically weren’t eligible for our annual contest for Best New Sound – but they certainly still get recognized here on our show for the amazing contribution they made to music last year! And besides that…all that awesomeness makes for […]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 2016 Nomination: The Quality Of Mercury

Through an entire host of otherworldly themes and extraordinary depth in sound, The Quality Of Mercury pulled off a stunning achievement in the thickness of atmosphere & sonics with the release of the album Transmission in the first-half of this year.  What you might/might-not know – is that The Quality Of Mercury is actually the […]Read More

SBS Podcast 015

As always…a killer lineup of tunes from the independent music-scene! Featuring music from reliable sources you’ve heard on our show like The Quality Of Mercury, The Pit and Morrow’s Memory and brand-new tunes from Dansad, A Choir Of Ghosts, William Knott, Armada Named Sound & Genius Picaso – this show is packed with dynamite songs, […]Read More