2014's HOT 100 Live Unsigned Artists & Bands

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Here it is, our annual Hot 100 list of unsigned performers who delivered something special onstage this year. Contributing nominations to 2014’s list were MC staffers as well as freelance writers, club bookers, A&R reps, music attorneys and other industry pros nationwide. To enquire about a review for your band in 2015, check out https://musicconnection.com/reviews/get-reviewed.

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

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Alexis Keegan
Pop
Los Angeles, CA
http://alexiskeegan.com

Aloha Radio
Indie Rock
Orange County, CA
http://aloharadioband.com

Amanda Lamb
Country
Orange County, CA
http://amandalambmusic.com

Andrew Scotchie & the River Rats
Blues/Rock
Asheville, NC
http://ashevilleriverrats.com

Anthony Starble
Singer/Songwriter/Pop
Los Angeles, CA
http://anthonystarble.com

The Antics
Post-Punk
Skillman, NJ
http://wearetheantics.com

Aradia
Electronic/Pop
Seattle, WA
http://aradiamusic.com

Basic Shapes
Electro-Pop
Brooklyn, NY
http://basicshapesband.com

Bear Hands
Indie Pop
Brooklyn, NY
http://bearhandsband.com

Beth Donnelly & Doug Feller
Opera/Classical/Crossover
Tualatin, OR
http://jeremiahproductions.com

Bhavana Reddy
Indie Rock/World (India)
Los Angeles, CA
http://bhavanareddy.com

Big Monsta
Blues/Rock/R&B
Huntington Beach, CA
http://fb.com/bigmonstaband

Big Ol’ Dirty Bucket
Funk
Lynn, MA
http://bigoldirtybucket.com

The Black Moods
Classic/Alternative Rock
Tempe, AZ
http://theblackmoods.com

Blue Tofu
Electronica/Pop/Indie
Maumee, OH
http://bluetofu.com

Brian Whelan
Rock
Los Angeles, CA
http://brianwhelanmusic.com

Cartographer
Rock/Alternative
Los Angeles, CA
http://cartographermusic.com

Casey Wickstrom
Blues/Rock/Slide Guitar
Los Angeles, CA
http://caseywickstrom.com

Characula
Indie Rock/Horror
Hollywood, CA
http://characula.com

Cheryl Barnes
Jazz/Pop
Los Angeles, CA
http://cherylbarnes.com

Chris Rivers
Hip-Hop
Bronx, NY
http://chrisriversmusic.com

Cloud
Pop Rock
Temecula, CA
http://cloudisaband.com

Cody DiGerolamo
Indie Rock
Los Angeles, CA
http://codydigerolamo.com

Craymer
Electro-Pop
Seattle, WA
http://craymermusic.com

Dankrupt
Reggae Rock
Los Angeles, CA
http://www.dankruptmusic.com

David Choi
Singer/Songwriter
Los Angeles, CA
http://davidchoimusic.com

Demrick
Hip-Hop/Rap
Los Angeles, CA
http://iamdemrick.com

Dessy Di Lauro
Neo-Ragtime
Santa Monica, CA
http://dessydilauro.com

D.O.G.S.
Grunge/Alternative
Tokyo, Japan
http://reverbnation.com/dogs

Dragondeer
Psych/Blues
Denver, CO
http://dragondeer.com

Eliza Neals and the Narcotics!
Blues Rock
Ferndale, MI
http://elizaneals.com

Ellen Bukstel
Acoustic/Power Folk/Singer/Songwriter
Southwest Ranches, FL
http://ellenbukstel.com/site

Eric Slater
Alternative Rock/Singer/Songwriter
Los Angeles, CA
http://ericslater.com

Funktapuss
Funk
Hyannis, MA
http://fb.com/funktapussband

G-Eazy
Hip-Hop
Oakland, CA
http://g-eazy.com

Galvanized Souls
Alternative
Ventura, CA
http://galvanizedsouls.com

Grandhorse
Indie Pop
Portland, OR
http://grandhorsepdx.com

Honey Locust
Chamber Folk
Nashville, TN
http://honeylocustmusic.com

Honor By August
Rock
Washington, DC
http://honorbyaugust.com

Hoodie Allen
Hip-Hop
Old Bethpage, NY
http://hoodieallen.com

Hornbuckle
Blues/Rock/Soul
Denver, CO
http://hornbucklemusic.com

Humble Tripe
Orchestral Folk
Durham, NC
http://humbletripe.com

Huxlee
Alternative Folk
Los Angeles, CA
http://huxleemusic.com

Insect Surfers
Instrumental Soundtracks, Surf
Los Angeles, CA
http://insectsurfers.com

Jackstand
Rock
Livonia, MI
http://jackstandband.com

Jimmy Z and the Ztribe
Blues
Gardena, CA
http://ztribe.com

Joanna Beasley
Christian/Indie/Pop
Niles, MI
http://joannabeasley.com

Joseph Eid
Americana/Folk-Pop
Los Angeles, CA
http://josepheidmusic.com

JTronius Qwazar
Soul/R&B/Funk
Sherman, TX
https://fb.com/pages/JTronius-Qwazar/153775031300788

Kate Callahan
Singer/Songwriter
Hartford, CT
http://kate-callahan.com

Kings of Carnage
Commercial Heavy Metal
Los Angeles, CA
http://kingsofcarnage.com

Kingston & Vice
Garage Rock
Long Beach, CA
http://kingstonandvice.com

KIVEN
Hard Rock
Los Angeles, CA
http://kivenmusic.com

Kylie Hughes
Singer/Songwriter
Malibu, CA
http://kyliehughesmusic.com

Kylie Odetta
Indie Pop/Singer/Songwriter
Greensville, SC
http://kylieodetta.com

The Last Born Sons
Modern/Classic Rock/Country
Toledo, OH
http://lastbornsons.com

Lecrae
Christian Hip-Hop
Atlanta, GA
http://lecrae.com

Louie Bello
Pop/R&B
Hyde Park, MA
http://louiebello.com

Mae Edwards
Spiritual Pop
Los Angeles, CA
http://maeedwards.com

Mana Hardcore
Singer/Songwriter
Tokyo, Japan
http://manahardcore.com

Mark Mackay
Country
Hollywood, CA
http://www.markmackayofficial.com

Max and the Moon
Alternative
Chino Hills, CA
http://maxandthemoon.com

The Moderates
Alt. Rock
Long Beach, CA
http://themoderatesband.com

Molly Roth
Pop/Soul
Los Angeles, CA
http://mollyrothmusic.com

Mora Mora
Rock
Los Angeles, CA
http://moramoratheband.com

Moxy and the Influence
Rock
Orange County, CA
http://moxyandtheinfluence.com

Mrs. Skannotto
Alternative Ska/Rock
Rochester, NY
http://mrsska.com

Nalani & Sarina
Pop/Rock/Soul
Central New Jersey
http://nalanisarina.com

Obsidian Silence
Hard Rock Prog Band
Pasadena, CA
http://obsidiansilence.com

Ostrich Run
Alternative
Anaheim, CA
http://OstrichRun.com

The Phil Celia Band
Americana/Roots
Newbury Park, CA
http://philceliamusic.com

Polaris Rose
Alternative Rock
Los Angeles, CA
http://polarisrose.com

Project Steiger
Shredding Metal
Los Angeles, CA
http://steigermusic.com

The Record Company
Rock/Roots/Blues
Los Angeles, CA
http://therecordcompany.net

Riddle The Sphinx
Alternative
Los Angeles, CA
http://riddlethesphinx.com

Rio & The Rockabilly Revival
Roots/Rock n’ Soul/R&B
Detroit, MI
http://rioandtherockabillyrevival.com

Sandman Negus
Hip-Hop
Los Angeles, CA
http://sandmannegus.com

Sex Helicopter
Rock
Los Angeles, CA
http://soundcloud.com/sexhelicopter

Shadows Entwined
Metal
Los Angeles, CA
http://reverbnation.com/shadowsentwined

Sierra West
Folk Rock
San Diego, CA
http://sierrarocks.com

Small Leaks Sink Ships
Indie/Progressive/Rock
Tempe, AZ
http://smallleaks.com

Smoke Season
Electronic/Folk Americana
Los Angeles, CA
http://smokeseason.com

Stacy Burk
Country Pop
Van Alstyne, TX
http://stacyburkmusic.com

Stars in Stereo
Rock
Los Angeles, CA
http://starsinstereo.com

STASH
Pop/Dance
Los Angeles, CA
http://danceSTASH.com

Sylvia Juncosa
Female Guitar Shred
Los Angeles, CA
http://sylviajuncosa.com

TAN
Pop
Los Angeles, CA
http://tanofficial.com

Tarra Layne
Pop/Southern Rock
Los Angeles, CA
http://tarralayne.com

Taylor Locke
Rock & Roll
Los Angeles, CA
http://tlatr.com/?p=1588

Ten Ton Mojo
Rock/Blues
New York, NY
http://tentonmojo.com/index

Tin Scribble
Progressive Rock
Wyandotte, MI
http://tinscribble.com

The Tins
Indie/Pop/Rock
Buffalo, NY
http://thetinsmusic.com

Trapdoor Social
Indie/Alternative
Los Angeles, CA
http://trapdoorsocial.com

V2
Rock
Santa Rosa, CA
http://VSquared.rocks

Viktoria Tocca
Adult Contemporary/AAA
Stockholm, Sweden
http://viktoriatocca.com

Vinyl Soul
Latin Soul/Hip-Hop/R&B
Hollywood, CA
http://vinylsoulmusic.com

weareTheBigBang
Alternative Soul
Los Angeles, CA
http://thebigbangmusic.com

Whiskey of the Damned
Celtic Rock
New York, NY
fb.com/whiskeyofthedamned

White Light Messenger
Alternative/Pop Rock
Los Angeles, CA
http://whitelightmessenger.com

Zip-Tie Handcuffs
Punk Rock
Boston, MA
http://ziptiehandcuffs.bandcamp.com