The Polls Are OPEN!

 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


Jack Of None

The Quality Of Mercury


The Hsu-Nami

The Affectionates



A Truth Called Nothing

Regardless of how the vote goes down at the end – EVERY one of these bands/artists should be tremendously proud of all they’ve accomplished this year through their incredible new music.  It’s an honor to recognize them for their amazing efforts and we’re as confident as ever that our readers will help us determine once & for all what our BEST NEW SOUND of 2016 really was!  Best of luck to each and every one of you – it’s time to get your vote on people!

Do that right here at the main polling page:

I’d like to make a HUGE shout-out as well to the Fireball8 Web Design crew…they helped make this years Reader-Vote look better than it ever has – and…AND…you can hear music from each nominee right on the page now!  That’s audible-awesomeness from every angle!  Couldn’t have done it without them…that Fireball8 crew really makes us look great & we appreciate it beyond words!  Sincerely hope you enjoy this year’s quest for BEST NEW SOUND 2016 and thank you ALL for participating!


"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."

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