Right now I have really annoying obsession. I am literally fixated by the Guardian’s New Band of the Day feature. Fixated.
I’d heard of it before, but never really checked it out for some reason- WHAT an oversight. I stumbled across it properly before I reviewed Brooklyn ‘band of the moment’ Friends and noticed they had been featured a while ago – and they’re pretty good right? So I thought I’d take a look and see what else I might have missed. The thing is almost all of it is good. Really. I’m not lying. I even read the story of the chap who writes it all. He hasn’t had a holiday in forever.
I’ve only been through about thirty articles and there are over a thousand, but I feel like I might miss something really good if I don’t listen to everyone I haven’t heard of. Plus, of course, the new band each day. This could take a while…so in the meantime here are my current top picks
Much of the best music comes out of Brooklyn, roll on in dance duo Blondes. There’s something about them I just LIKE.
She’s the daughter of late Monkee’s singer Davy Jones and I like her voice
Hand me some alt-rock and funk it up a little, why thank you Canadian’s Zeus
Found myself head bopping to this track, from Vancouver based artist Michael Diamonds