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Sunshine Riot

Alt-rock quartet Sunshine Riot have a country influenced sound that they rather aptly describe as “something like Johnny Cash meets Kurt Cobain.” The Boston, Mass outfit has toured all over the country, developing a live show that teams with searing music and incredible energy. They’ve also managed to garner favorable press everywhere from Nashville to NYC and have recently put their album “A Fresh Bottle & A Brand New Day” out on… Read More

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Klover Jane

Klover Jane is a heavy rock band from Seattle, WA with a classic hard rock sound that recalls the likes of Guns N Roses and Soundgarden. With a voice that owes a definite debt to Axl Rose, Klover Jane frontman Rane Stone has been identified as having a voice that’s “the greatest thing to come out of Seattle in a… Read More

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We Were Giants

We Were Giants are two brothers and their best friends who make music loud together. The band have a riotous indie pop-rock sound, and an understated cool about them that could easily transform them into indie darlings, were the cards to fall that way. They’ve already landed airplay on some of the top stations in Ireland and could have what it takes to appeal to a more international audience. You can say you heard them first at GSTV when you check out this video for “She Said.”

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The Dirty Clergy

Formed in 2009, the Dirty Clergy are a rock and roll band from Winfield, Alabama. Known for their distinct, edgy sound that’s a hybrid of grunge, garage rock, and punk, the band draw on influences that include Oasis, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, and the Ramones. For a band that started out as a folk duo, the Dirty Clergy have a pretty rocking sound. You can get a good sense of the band’s stripped down vibe and style when you watch this video for “Shake.”

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Lost In Atlantis

Phoenix, AZ is perhaps not the most likely place for a band whose sound is a nuanced combination of rock and electronica to emerge from. But that’s exactly where Lost In Atlantis hails from. Fronted by the photogenic and brassy-voiced Elisabetha Rosnowski, the band was formed in 2008 and have an anthemic, techno edged rock sound that they describe as “rocktronica.” Lost In Atlantis may not exactly be Read More

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Futurist

Being a band of bearded, longhaired hipsters with a retro influenced sound is nothing new at this point. If you’re from New York City, it’s become almost a cliché. Unless you are Futurist that is. The Brooklyn five-piece describes themselves as “indie art rock,” which might make you wince were it not for the band’s instantly likeable alt-folk rock sound. Futurist have been making some waves on the Read More

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