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Band To Buzz About: Small Million

For fans of: Broods, Gems, Anna Of The North There must be something in the air in Portland that just keeps churning out the best synthpop in the universe. Moody-pop duo, Small Million – comprised of Ryan Linder and Malachi Graham – are living proof of that notion as their dreamy soundscapes transport us into… More »

The 25 Best Albums Of 2016

2016 was a big year for music and the albums released this year, without a doubt, reflect that. From break out stars to our longtime favorites to even the smallest of indie acts, there was an album for everything and everyone to jam out to. This was no easy task but finally, we have rounded… More »

Artist To Buzz About: Bryde

For fans of: The Cranberries, Garbage, Potty Mouth London alternative artist, Bryde, is a heaping dose of 90’s nostalgia that there ever was. The singer tugged on our flannel-loving, knee sock-wearing heartstrings with buzz single, “Honey,” and we’re pretty sure there’s more where that gem came from. More can be found on EP2, available now… More »

Band To Buzz About: Transviolet

For fans of: DWNTWN, Zella Day, Halsey LA’s Transviolet – comprised of Sarah McTaggart, Michael Panek, Judah McCarthy and Jon Garcia – are making waves with their infectious indie-pop sound paired with McTaggart’s silky smooth vocals. Stars like Harry Styles, Katy Perry and Ellie Goulding have shown support and if that’s not reason enough to… More »

Band To Buzz About: Oh MalĂ´

For fans of: Young The Giant, Local Natives, Radiohead Boston based four-piece Oh Malô (oh muh-low) – comprised of Brandon Hafetz, Jack McLoughlin, Jordan Lagana and Isaac Wang – specialize in colorful soundscapes mixed with ambient guitars and delicate vocals. The band just released a new video for single, “Miss You,” off of their album, As… More »

Band To Buzz About: Venus Demilo

For fans of: Foals, Friendly Fires, Coasts Liverpool alt-pop outfit, Venus Demilo – comprised of Tom Anderson (nah, not the MySpace dude), Chrissy Connor, Ryan Williams and Fran Fitzpatrick – are classic indie at its finest. With an energetic, wide range of capabilities, the band’s newest single, “Bite My Tongue,” is a well-crafted synth experimentation… More »

Band To Buzz About: Luna Bay

For fans of: Coasts, Bad Suns, The Neighbourhood London’s Luna Bay – comprised of Connor O’Mara, Rye Milligan, Sammy Penniston and Alex Ross – have been making waves with their debut track, “Colours,” which is pretty reminiscent of the early days of Coasts. With only one song out, the buzz is palpable! You can expect… More »

Buzznet Presents: Fall Music Preview Playlist

Fall has officially arrived! We’re pretty sure a lot of you are busy with everything school-related so we took it upon ourselves to craft the perfect fall playlist as sort of an album preview of what you can look forward to this season! From pop princess on-the rise, Daya, to the new record from Banks,… More »

Band To Buzz About: Babygirl

For fans of: Alvvays, Basement Revolver, Avril Lavigne Toronto duo, Babygirl, have been one of my summer obsessions that I’m not planning on ever quitting. Comprised of Kirsten Clark and Cameron Breithaupt, the indie/emo-pop duo first captured my attention with their single, “Overbored” – a track about being so burnt out and indifferent about everything… More »

Band To Buzz About: Blossoms

For fans of: One Night Only, The 1975, Viola Beach I was first turned on to the UK’s Blossoms by a dear friend with a good ear for English talent. One listen to the band’s buzz hit, “Charlemagne,” sold me right off the bat and if it’s catchy melodies aren’t enough to hook you, their… More »

Band To Buzz About: All Tvvins

For fans of: Atlas Genius, Foals, Bearstronaut Dublin indie duo, All Tvvins – comprised of Conor Adams and Lar Kaye – dazzled me earlier this month with their killer debut album, IIVV. With 80’s-inspired indie rock to give you chills for days, it’s quite impossible to forget about these guys once you listen to them,… More »

Our Top 10 Favorite Albums Of 2016…So Far

Last week we shared our Top 20 Favorite Songs Of 2016 so far. Today, it’s all about the albums that have ruled our year so far. Ranging from pop to indie to some straight up alternative, these are the albums you need to get your hands on if you haven’t already! Happy listening!

Band To Buzz About: Basement Revolver

For fans of: Alvvays, The Cranberries, Annalibera Hamilton, Ontario trio, Basement Revolver – comprised of Chrisy Hurn, Nimal Agalawatte and Brandon Munroe – have a special 90’s nostalgia blended into their superb indie/rock/shoegaze sound that’s hard to forget once you’ve been pulled in. The band just released their debut self-titled EP – a four-track introduction… More »

Our Top 20 Favorite Songs Of 2016…So Far

Can you believe we are halfway through 2016 already? While the years keep on flying by, we’re certainly lucky enough to be graced with some killer songs along the way! While we’re sure you guys can’t wait for some new releases (as are we!), we decided to round up our top 20 favorite songs of… More »

PREMIERE: The Nursery Drops Dope Video For “Digital Ashes”

Toronto’s The Nursery first caught our attention in early 2015 with their killer fuzzed out synth-rock vibes with their single, “She Speaks The Wave.” Now, the band is gearing up for the release of their new EP, Digital Ashes on July 26– a collection of songs that tell a story of dystopian futures in the… More »

Artist To Buzz About: Lostboycrow

For fans of: Halsey, The Weeknd, flor For Los Angeles up-and-comer, Lostboycrow, storytelling is his main focus as he poignantly crafts dark synthpop & R&B-tinged tracks to the beat of the best kind of muse: personal experience. With over an album’s worth of tracks to dive into from the Oregon-born singer, Lostboycrow is making a… More »

Band To Buzz About: The Paper Kites

For fans of: Ryan Adams, The War On Drugs, Daughter Melbourne’s The Paper Kites – comprised of Sam Bentley, Christina Lacy, Dave Powys, Sam Rasmussen and Josh Bentley – captured my heart earlier this year with their stunning single, “Electric Indigo,” off of their sophomore record, twelvefour – a collection of thought-provoking tracks written between… More »

Album Review: Broods – ‘Conscious’

I first fell in love with New Zealand indie-pop sibling duo, Broods – comprised of Georgia and Caleb Nott – during a massive blizzard in early 2015. Holed up in my Brooklyn apartment, I fired up Spotify and fell madly in love with their 2014 debut, Evergreen. Since then, it’s been a rocky road for… More »

Buzznet Presents: Summer Lovin’ Ultimate Playlist

Summer vacation has arrived and while a lot of you may be celebrating with a little summer romance, we have the perfect playlist for it all! From Demi Lovato‘s summer anthem of “Cool For The Summer” to the dance-party track of the year with DNCE‘s “Cake By The Ocean,” there’s no shortage of fun jams… More »

Band To Buzz About: ISLAND

For fans of: Coasts, The Japanese House, Vampire Weekend London four-piece, ISLAND, recently released a killer new single, “Spotless Mind” – a track that dives into the never-ending web of consequences due to every action we take (or don’t take) in life. If that doesn’t have you hooked, you might want to dive into their… More »