Who Are Some of Your Favorite New Artists / Bands Discovered in the Last Year?

acosmichippo

Genius
Platinum
Sep 10, 2007
15,384
1,089
113
DC
#2
oh, man... I'll try to only post a few at a time. These four were "holy sh*t this is awesome" moments for me.

Minerva Lions - listen to their EP for free here


The Temper Trap (think pink floyd meets the beegess meets arcade fire)

Warpaint (i think I'm in love with every single one of them)

and the best band you don't know you've already heard: The Asteroids Galaxy Tour
That whole album is incredible.
 

patrickj

Genius
Gold
Sep 2, 2007
6,221
445
83
Austin, Tx
ipadinsight.com
#3
Cool. I bought that one track above from the Heineken ad, but I hadn't heard the other three. Like Warpaint best of those three clips, will listen to more from each.

Here's another band who I've ended up buying a lot of over recent months:

 

acosmichippo

Genius
Platinum
Sep 10, 2007
15,384
1,089
113
DC
#5
Cool. I bought that one track above from the Heineken ad, but I hadn't heard the other three. Like Warpaint best of those three clips, will listen to more from each.

Here's another band who I've ended up buying a lot of over recent months:

very cool duo there. Added that album to my spotify playlists.
 

katelynneemma

Evangelist
Gold
Jan 15, 2011
683
98
63
30
N.Y.
#7
The black lockets

They are local but they're very good. We have a venue, the lost horizon in Syracuse that hosts a lot of big names. The lockets have opened for Story of the year, cross fade, pop evil and a bunch more.
 

Mommy

Zealot
Gold
Feb 19, 2011
1,104
88
48
NY
#13
Ugly Friend... (sarcasm)** still waiting to hear when there playing their next show! 


Sent from my iPod touch using iCafe app
 

patrickj

Genius
Gold
Sep 2, 2007
6,221
445
83
Austin, Tx
ipadinsight.com
#20
Yeah getting Formula 1 here is really exciting - and big boost for the local economy. SXSW = I've only gone along to a few of the events during the Interactive section of it, have never done too much of the music portion. Mainly because I'm lucky and there's great live music here all through the year.