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    Your Musical Education: 13 Bands You Need To Know This Month

    Do you know what the smack is happening in alternative music? Here are our top picks for October with an awesome Spotify playlist for your enjoyment!

    The Tragic Thrills

    This quintet knows how to pack an emotional punch to the stomach. Their self-titled debut album was just released and can't be any better. Listen to stand-out track "Tears".

    Sarah Jaffe

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    Dallas artist Sarah Jaffe makes intricate indie pop that is undeniable. We can't count how many times we have played "Lover Girl"

    The Griswolds

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    Aussie rockers know how to start an impressive dance party. Their debut album "Be Impressive" have addictive jams like "Beware The Dog"

    Basement Jaxx


    Basement Jaxx will make you twerk hard. Don't think so? Try listening to "Never Say Never" and not feel compelled.


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    What's there not to love about Tennis? Their latest album Ritual In Repeat is an exercise in 70s cool.

    Bear's Den

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    We are salivating over Bear's Den upcoming album. Their beautiful, lush music will make you wonder, dream and desire.



    Icelandic artist Asgeir cultivates spectacular and awe-inspiring indie folk music



    You need to experience Rubblebucket. It's a sensory overload in the best possible way. Dig into their latest album "Survival Sounds"

    Catfish & The Bottlemen


    Anthemic and unapologetic, Catfish & The Bottlemen make music that deserves to be in stadiums

    The Revivalists

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    NOLA is full of incredible music but right now our favorites are these rocks, The Revivalists.



    If want to feel your blood boil, your heart quicken and your body rocking, crank up Otherwise.



    The sound of Islander call back to emotional alt-metal favorites like Deftones and Glassjaw.



    With songs like "Legend Of The Spaceborne Killer", these PA rockers know how to amp up any room.

    Listen To All These Artists On Our Spotify Playlist
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