By: Larry Lootsteen
Artist: Gandalf’s Fist, “The Nine Billion Names of God”
Album: A Day In The Life of a Universal Wanderer
This Cumbria based band caught my ear as something covering multiple decades but their own vision as well.
Sounds like: A beautiful mess of new classic rock
Artist: My Midnight Heart, “Chest of Hearts”
A fantastic voice coming out of Brooklyn!
Sounds like: Kate Bush meets Adele
Artist: Hamish Anderson, “Howl”
Album: Hamish Anderson
Hailing from Melborne, Australia this one is bring the sound and the fury.
Sounds like: I feel when everything is going wrong.
Artist: Evan 0nly, “No Matter What”
Album: No Matter What
New York based has his debut EP out in early 2014
Sounds like: Alternative 80’s pop
Artist: Jus Post Bellum, “Gimme That Gun”
Album: Oh July
Another Brooklyn band self-described as inspired by the music of the civil war
Sounds like: Marching through hell, wishing for peace
Artist: Haerts, “Hemiplegia”
Out of Brooklyn but originally from Germany, this pair really is special
Sounds like: Alt-pop with a twist