2. 1. Submissions flooded in, reaching a total of nearly 2,200 before the deadline passed. Tripzville Gods (Auckland, New Zealand)
Tripzville Godz are a musical collective whose story beings in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and continues now in Auckland, New Zealand. They say “We want to play our own little part in the current worldwide awakening process using music as our communication tool.” Extraterra (LP) by Vaureen
4. Vaureen (New York City)
Vaureen is an alternative/shoegaze trio based in New York City. Listen to more here. The Eiffels (Los Angeles)
Relix Magazine calls The Eiffels‘ “sleek dance rock…contagious.” Paste Magazine calls them “a sweet spot between indie-pop and rock.” Listen to more here. Their first full-length album Extraterra was released on October 26, 2018, on Rising Pulse Records. Earlier this fall, A Journal of Musical Things partnered with ReverbNation to highlight some of the best bands on the site.
3. After going through all of them (as you might guess, that took a little time), these four bands have been chosen for a little extra love. Inkblot Astronaut (Portland, Oregon)
Inkblot Astronaut is an Oregon based rock band hopping and blending genres to carve their own sound.
Here is our favourite crop of new artists from ReverbNation