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2012's HOT 100 Live Unsigned Artists & Bands

 

MC's annual, eagerly awaited Hot 100 list spotlights the live performers who made us sit up and take notice in 2012. Those involved in determining the results of this year's poll included not only Music Connection staff members, but freelance journalists, club bookers and other industry professionals from across the US. To be considered for MC's 2013 Hot 100 List, sign up for a Live Review on our AMP Social Space.

Each Artist below is listed in alphabetical order and includes the following: Artist Name, Website, Genre and Hometown.

See the original Music Connection magazine spread here 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Alana Lee
alanaleemusic.net
Pop
Anaheim Hills, CA

Alexander Cardinale
xandermusic.com
Singer-Songwriter
Los Angeles, CA

Ali Handal
alihandal.com
Hot Rock
North Hollywood, CA

Aloha Radio
thealoharadio.com
Surf Rock
Orange County, CA

Arlene Kole
arlenekole.com
Singer-Songwriter
Los Angeles, CA

Banshee Bones
bansheebones.bandcamp.com
Progressive Hard Rock
Hollywood, CA

Barry Smolin
mrsmolin.com
Melodramtic Pop
Los Angeles, CA

Belmont Lights
belmontlightsmusic.com
Pop/Rock
San Diego, CA

Bill Trujillo
nicktrujillo.bandcamp.com/album/vegas
Jazz
Las Vegas, NV

Blackmail
reverbnation.com/blackmailtheband1
Rock/R&B
Detroit, MI

The Blind Eyes
blindeyesstl.blogspot.com
Power Pop
St. Louis, MO

Bohème
bohemeartist.com
Pop/Rock/Singer-Songwriter
Los Angeles, CA

Bow Thayer/Trainwreck
bowthayer.com
Rock
Boston, MA

The Boxing Lesson
facebook.com/theboxinglesson
Psychedelic Epic Rock
Austin, TX

Brandon Schott
brandonschott.com
Indie Pop
Glendale, CA

Cala Elaine
reverbnation.com/calaelaine
Indie Rock
Hollywood, CA

Camille Bloom
camillebloom.com
Indie Rock
Seattle, WA

Charlie Rae
charlierae.com
Singer-Songwriter/Folk/Rock
San Diego, CA

Checkpoint Charlie
checkpointcharlie.com
Rock/Alternative
Los Angeles, CA

Cherish Lee
cherishlee.com
Country/Roots
Los Angeles, CA

Cloud
facebook.com/cloudisaband
Pop/Rock
Los Angeles, CA

Connie Lim
connielimmusic.com
Retrotronica
Los Angeles, CA

The Controversy
thecontroversyband.com
Alternative Adult Contemporary
Los Angeles, CA

The Couch
facebook.com/thecouchmusic
Indie Rock
Austin, TX

Coyote Kolb
coyotekolb.com
Roots Rock
Boston, MA

Daniel Robinson
iamdanielrobinson.com
Electro-Pop
Buffalo, NY

Dave Widow/The Lineup
davewidow.com
Funk/Blues/R&B/Rock
Cincinnati, OH

Dead Horses
deadhorses-tst.blogspot.com
Retro Rock
Los Angeles, CA

Deborah Crooks
deborahcrooks.com
Americana
San Francisco, CA

The Dig
thedigmusic.com
Indie Rock
New York, NY

Donner Social
about.me/donnersocial
Electronica/Pop
New York, NY

Doug Ferony
dougferony.com
Jazz
New York, NY

Drag the River
dragtheriver.com
Alternative/Country
Fort Collins, CO

Droll Brothers
droolbrothers.com
Art Rock
Los Angeles, CA

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