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HOT 100: Live Unsigned Artists & Bands

Here it is, Music Connection’s annual list of unsigned LIVE performers who showed us something special onstage during the past year. Contributors to this list are not only MC staffers and freelance writers, but club bookers, music attorneys and other industry pros nationwide. MC currently has reviewers in Los Angeles, New York, Boston and Detroit. To put yourself in the running for a free review, go to musicconnection.com/reviews/get-reviewed.

ALESSA RAY
Latin Pop
Hollywood, CA
alessaray.com

ALEX COLE
Classic Rock, Retro Rock
Los Angeles, CA
alexcolerocks.com

AMERICAN SYMPHONY OF SOUL
Soul, Funk
Medford, MA
americansymphonyofsoul.com

ANGEL CINTRON
Pop/R&B
San Antonio, TX
angelcintron.com

ANGIE WELLS
Jazz
Los Angeles, CA
angiewellsjazz1.com

BAD SNACKS
Alternative R&B/LoFi Hip-Hop
Los Angeles, CA
soundcloud.com/bad-snacks

BEST NOT BROKEN
Indie Pop Rock
Boston, MA
bestnotbroken.com

BINX
Pop
Los Angeles/New York
binxofficial.com

BLADE KILLER
Metal
Los Angeles, CA
bladekiller.bandcamp.com

BLANE HOWARD
Country
Nashville, TN
blanehoward.com

BLUE MIDNIGHT
Dream Metal
Los Angeles, CA
contact@bluemidnightmusic.com

BONESTEEL
Hard Rock
Hollywood, CA
Bonesteelband.com

BRENDON LINSLEY
Blues Rock
Detroit, MI
facebook.com/brendon.linsley

CARL HENRY
Blues/Folk
Plymouth, MI
carlhenrymusic.net

CHIEF WHITE LIGHTNING
Garage/Indie
Long Beach, CA
chiefwhitelightning.com

CHRIS CANAS
Blues, Funk, Soul
Milford, MI
chriscanas.net

CHRIS GREENE QUARTET
Jazz
Chicago, IL
chrisgreenejazz.com

CLAUDE HALL
Jazz
Los Angeles, CA
claude-hall.squarespace.com

CLOVET MAE
Electronic, Trip Hop, Downtempo
clovetmae.com

C Z A R I N A
Synth-Wave
Brooklyn, NY
czarinaofficial.com

DALE JUSTICE
Outlaw Country
Nashville, TN
dalejustice.com

DEFSOUND
Hip-Hop/Alternative
Los Angeles, CA
cargocollective.com/defsound

DEVIL SEASON
Dub/Punk
Long Beach, CA
soundcloud.com/devil-season

DEVIN KENNEDY
Pop
Los Angeles, CA
DevKennedyMusic.com

DISCIPLES OF BABYLON
Alternative Rock
Los Angeles, CA
disciplesofbabylon.com

DISCO SHRINE
Electro Pop/Art Pop
Los Angeles, CA
discoshrine.com

DOWN NORTH
Rock/Soul
Seattle, WA
hyperurl.co/noretreatvol1

EBB & FLOW
Euro-Pop
Hollywood, CA
ebbandflow.band

FACEXHUGGER
Heavy Sci-Fi Synth
Seattle, WA
facexhugger.com

FEYER
Electronic Rock
New York, NY
feyermusic.com

FIND YOURSELF
Progressive Math Rock
Placerville, CA
Findyourselfband.com

FITNESS
Electronic Dance Rock
Los Angeles, CA
fitnesswastaken.com

FOX AND BONES
Folk/Pop
Portland, OR
FoxandBones.com

FOX WILDE
Rock
Los Angeles, CA
Foxwilde.com

GINA CHAVEZ
Latin Pop
Austin, TX
ginachavez.com

GOLD STEPS
Pop Punk, Easycore
Austin, TX
goldstepsband.com

HAL HENKEL & THE FLYING CAMELS
Blues Rock, Funk, Jazz
Eugene, OR
facebook.com/HaroldHalHenkel

HALO CIRCUS
Electronic Alt Rock
Los Angeles, CA
halocircus.com

HOLLYWOOD NIGHTMARE
Metalcore
Hollywood, CA
facebook.com/hollywoodnightmare

Holy Wars
Dark Pop Rock
Los Angeles, CA
holywarsmusic.com

IAMCHELSEAIAM
Pop/R&B
New York, NY
iamchelseaiam.squarespace.com

INCENDIO
World
Los Angeles, CA
incendioband.com

INSECT SURFERS
Psychedelic Instrumental Soundtracks
Los Angeles, CA
Insectsurfers.com

JIBS BROWN
Blues Rock/Pop
Ferndale, MI
jibsbrown.com

JOE MOSES
Rap/Hip-Hop
Compton, CA
joemoses.lnk.to/SuWop

JOHN M
Americana Rock
Los Angeles, CA
johnm.com

JOJO MAYER NERVE
Jazz, Rock, Electronica
New York, NY
jojomayer.com

JØUR
Alt-Pop
Minneapolis, MN
jourmusic.xyz

LAS CAFETERAS
Latin Rock
Los Angeles, CA
lascafeteras.com

LINDSAY KAY
Indie Folk
Los Angeles, CA
lindsaykaymusic.com

LISA FINNIE
Americana
Los Angeles, CA
LisaFinnie.com

LIVINGMORE
Alternative
Los Angeles, CA
livingmoreband.com

MIA AND JONAH
Folk Rock
Los Angeles, CA
miaandjonah.com

MARINA V
Singer-Songwriter
Los Angeles, CA
marinav.com

MICHELLE LEWIS
Folk Pop
Los Angeles, CA
michellelewismusic.com

MILITIA VOX
Heavy Metal
New York, NY
militiaismyname.com

MIRANDA GLORY
Singer-Songwriter
Los Angeles, CA
mirandaglory.com

MOIRA SMILEY
Folk, Americana
Los Angeles, CA
moirasmiley.com

MOLLY HANMER & THE MIDNIGHT TOKERS
Americana
Los Angeles, CA
Mollyhanmer.com

MOTHER
Rock, Pop
Los Angeles, CA
instagram.com/wearemother

NANCY SANCHEZ
Singer-songwriter, Latin Pop
Los Angeles, CA
nancysanchezmusic.com

OIL BOOM
Rock/Blues/Psychedelic
Fort Worth, TX
oilboomband.com

OJAI
Indie Rock
Omaha, NE
ojai.bandcamp.com

OLLIE GABRIEL
Soul Pop
Los Angeles, CA
olliegabriel.com

PAMYUA
Inuit Soul
Anchorage, AL
pamyua.com

PARLOR SOCIAL
Urban (Speakeasy Soul)
Pasadena, CA
parlorsocial.com

PAYSON LEWIS
Indie Pop
Los Angeles, CA
paysonlewis.com

POLAROID SUMMER
Pop Rock
Houston, TX
polaroidsummer.com

RAYSSA
Pop Rock
Los Angeles, CA
Rayssamusic.com

ROANOKE
Alternative Americana
Nashville, TN
roanokeband.com

ROB MORROW
Rock
Los Angeles, CA
robmorrowband.com

SCOTT MULVAHILL
Singer-Songwriter
Nashville, TN
scottmulvahill.com

SIMON XO
Electro-Pop
Los Angeles, CA
SimonXOmusic.com

SIN COLOR
Latin Pop
Los Angeles, CA
facebook.com/SinColorTheBand

SKOUT
Indie-Folk
Brooklyn, NY
skoutmusic.com

SOLAR EYES
Psychedelic Doom Metal
Los Angeles, CA
solareyes.bandcamp.com

SWAY
Pop Rock
Los Angeles, CA
iheartsway.com

TAKERS LEAVERS
Pop-Punk, Post-Hardcore
Orange County, CA
takersleavers.bandcamp.com

THE CORONAS
Alternative Pop Rock
Dublin, Ireland
thecoronas.net

THE DUKE OF SURL
Garage Rock
Milan, Italy/NYC
thedukeofsurl.bandcamp.com

THE EULOGY
Hardcore Punk
Los Angeles, CA
facebook.com/eulogyhc

THE FOXIES
Indie Alternative
Nashville, TN
facebook.com/pg/thefoxiesmusic

THE GLASS JAW POETS
Alt Country Singer-Songwriters
Hollywood, CA
theglassjawpoets.com

THE HOTS
Hard Rock
Australia/Los Angeles, CA
thehotsofficial.com

THE PRETTY FLOWERS
Indie Rock
Los Angeles, CA
theprettyflowers.bandcamp.com

THE NOBLE PRIX
Modern Garage Rock
Burbank, CA
Facebook.com/nobleprix

THE NOVA DARLINGS
Indie Rock
Los Angeles, CA
thenovadarlings.com

THE THINGZ
Punk
Long Beach, CA
thethingz.bandcamp.com

THE WORLD RECORD
Power Pop
Los Angeles, CA
TheWorldRecord.net

TRE WRIGHT
Urban, Pop
Los Angeles, CA
TreWright.com

TWOLIPS
Alternative R&B
Los Angeles, CA
soundcloud.com/twolipsmusic

VELVET STARLINGS
Indie Rock
Chino, CA
facebook.com/VelvetStarlings

VICTOR FIELDS
Jazz
Oakland, CA
victorfields.com

WALKER BRIGADE
Femme-Fronted Art Punk
Los Angeles, CA
Facebook.com/thewalkerbrigade

WESTERNER
Psychedelic Electro Pop Rock
Los Angeles, CA
Westernerband.com

WESTSIDE MCFLY
Rap/Hip-Hop
Los Angeles, CA
empire.lnk.to/SouthCentralAint4Everybody

WHITNEY TAI
Dream Pop
Los Angeles, CA
whitneytaimusic.com

X.ARI
Electro Pop
Los Angeles, CA/Toronto
xariofficial.com

ZACH CALLISON
Alt Rock
Hollywood, CA
zachcallison.com

ZARAGOZA
Acoustic Singer-Songwriter
Los Angeles, CA
zaragozamusician.com