NME list the 50 best new bands, most of them are actually pretty good

  • 19 Aug 10

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If you’re not quite aware of NME, they’re a UK based indie music magazine published weekly which regularly spends months and months hyping bands up only to knock them down once they actually release music on a hard format (i.e most of the blog world, then). In that spirit they’ve published a list of the 50 most exciting new bands in the world (IN TEH WORLDZZ) for people who haven;t ever seen the internet, and you can see it below.

50 Everything Everything
49 Kindness
48 Clare Maguire
47 Funeral Party
46 Active Child
45 Magic Kids
44 Warpaint
43 Gayngs
42 Glasser
41 Avi Buffalo
40 Kisses
39 Wild Nothing
38 Delphic
37 Mona
36 Chapel Club
35 Frankie & The Heartstrings
34 Trash Talk
33 Perfume Genius
32 Veronica Falls
31 Jay Electronica
30 Wilder
29 MNDR
28 jj
27 Flats
26 Freelance Whales
25 James Blake
24 Pure Ecstasy
23 Foster The People
22 Cerebral Ballzy
21 DOM
20 Katy B
19 Mount Kimbie
18 Diamond Rings
17 The Middle East
16 Cults
15 Summer Camp
14 Hurts
13 Giggs
12 Zola Jesus
11 Egyptian Hip Hop
10 Grouplove
09 Yuck
08 Magnetic Man
07 Darwin Deez
06 Marina & The Diamonds
05 The Smith Westerns
04 Sleigh Bells
03 Wu Lyf
02 The Drums
01 Best Coast

Feel free to 1up these bands in obscurity down below in the comments, after all, more than one person has actually heard of most of these bands.

Alec