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 Connecticut natives, Polluter, have been named Best Emerging New England Punk/Metal Artist of 2016 by our reader's poll.  One of the tougher candidates to categorize, Polluter fits uneasily within the ranks of their punk and metal colleagues.  Showcasing elements...

Mar 09, 2017

Earlier this year, experimental indie-rock trio XR Tabs was chosen by our panel of jurors as New England's Best Emerging Indie Rock Act of 2016.  Their unique, ambient soundscapes create a visceral response from the listener, fostering feelings of uncertainty and discovery.  Their...

Mar 04, 2017

2017 is going to be a big year for Replacire.  The Boston-based metal outfit is set to release their sophmore LP, Do Not Deviate, on March 17th via Season of Mist, and the band will be kicking off...

Mar 03, 2017

Our reader's have spoken once again and New Haven's melodic alt-rock act, Chaser Eight, has emerged victorious as their pick for Best New England Emerging Alt-Rock/Garage Artist of 2016. Chaser Eight keeps things stripped down on their new release Been Lost Dreaming, while keeping...

Mar 01, 2017

 With 7.5 votes, Crumb's, laid-back grooves have won over our panel of jurors, earning them the title of Best Emerging New England Folk/Soul Artist in our overall poll.  Their dreamy, introspective psych-funk vibe brought Crumb to our attention back in November and we're thrilled...

Feb 25, 2017

 Boston troubadours, Strangers by Accident, are hitting the road next week, on their musical pilgrimage to SXSW.  Formed by duo Brian Sousa and Amy Wynne in 2015, Strangers is a beautifully minimalist take on modern indie-folk.  It's the kind of sound you can carry...

Feb 25, 2017