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  • Music Connection’s Top 25 New Music Critiques of 2013


    Of all the Unsigned and DIY recording artists we critiqued this year, here are the absolute best—our 25 highest scorers as well as an extra 18 Top Prospects. Each total score you see is based on the merits of production, lyrics, music, vocals and musicianship. MC invites all unsigned recording artists who want to be critiqued in a national magazine to send us material in 2014 by first checking out “Get Reviewed” at http://musicconnection.com. Compiled by: Macie Bennett


    Sleepy Tea
    Web: facebook.com/sleepytea
    Score 9.0 out of 10





    ChiCityContact: iamchicitybooking@gmail.com
    Web: iamchicity.com
    9.0 out of 10






    CarolineRose_PasteComCaroline Rose
    Contact: emily@emilygproductions.com
    Web: carolinerosemusic.com
    8.8 out of 10






    orbeorbeOrbé Orbé
    Contact: orbemgmt@gmail.com
    Web: orbe-orbe.com
    8.6 out of 10






    Contact: manager@bonzie.net
    Web: bonzie.net
    8.4 out of 10






    brandonalanBrandon Alan
    Contact: eileen@eileenkoch.com
    Web: brandonalan.com
    8.4 out of 10






    amsessionAM Session
    Contact: bgreiert@gmail.com
    Web: sonicbids.com/amsessionmusic
    8.4 out of 10






    microthumbMicroscopium Oo
    Contact: microscopiumoo@yahoo.com
    Web: microscopiumoo.com
    8.3 out of 10






    Sharp3Sharp Three
    Contact: sharpthree@gmail.com
    Web: sharpthree.com
    8.3 out of 10






    BrevetThe Brevet
    Contact: thebrevet@gmail.com
    Web: thebrevet.com
    8.2 out of 10






    heidifeekHeidi Feek
    Contact: liz@elizabethmeadia.com
    Web: heidifeek.com
    8.2 out of 10






    JettPrescottJett Prescott
    Contact: info@jettprescott.com
    Web: jettprescott.com
    8.2 out of 10






    ember-PhotoshootEmber Fx
    Contact: elizabeth@signalflowpr.com
    Web: emberfx.com
    8.2 out of 10






    Lizzy-LehmanLizzy Lehman
    Contact: lizzylehman.music@gmail.com
    Web: reverbnation.com/lizzylehman
    8.2 out of 10






    DasTapesDas Tapes
    Contact: dastapesband@gmail.com
    Web: dastapes.com
    8.2 out of 10






    CHeins-umbrellaCourtney Leigh Heins
    Contact: cheins26@gmail.com
    Web: refolk.com
    8.2 out of 10






    Contact: LaFamos PR, amanda@ lafamos.com
    Web: nataniamusic.com
    8.0 out of 10






    Contact: mary.broadbent@gmail.com
    Web: zibbz.com
    8.0 out of 10






    Contact: mrmarcusharris@gmail.com
    Web: ad3music.com/b-a-s-i-c
    8.0 out of 10






    Contact: amanda@lafamos.com
    Web: aurah.com
    8.0 out of 10






    CathyHellerCathy Heller
    Contact: cathyheller1@mac.com
    Web: soundcloud.com/cathyhellermusic
    8.0 out of 10






    Contact: socionicband@gmail.com
    Web: http://socionicband.com/music
    8.0 out of 10






    Contact: doughboionline.com
    Web: http://tinyurl.com/kgbdmew
    8.0 out of 10






    ThedaPhoenix1Theda Phoenix
    Contact: thedaphoenix@gmail.com
    Web: thedaphoenix.com
    8.0 out of 10






    Contact: mgmt@kongos.com
    Web: kongos.com
    8.0 out of 10





    For our Top Prospects of 2013, click here