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04. 30. 12. 12:04 pm

A BAND A DAY WITH NXNE: THE BLACK BELLES

From their self-titled 2011 debut:
• “
What Can I Do?
• “Wishing Well

05. 02. 12. 03:52 pm

A BAND A DAY WITH NXNE: ART VS. SCIENCE

Guitars, violent movies — “Hollywood" will make you move and groove.

• It’s not a Peter Gabriel cover, but “Sledgehammer" is still pretty good.
• Robot voices and real drums: “A.I.M. FIRE!" … So that’s what they meant by electro-dance-pop.

Art vs. Science will play NXNE 2012.  Visit nxne.com/2012/art-vs-science for more information.

(Source: SoundCloud / Art vs Science)

05. 04. 12. 11:18 am ♥ 1

A BAND A DAY WITH NXNE: METZ

Soft Whiteout" is less soft, more drum-assault

• Punk-chops with this cover of Sparklehorse’s “Pig
• “Automat” – because we need more convincing that robots are cool

METZ make a triumphant return for another round of NXNE. Visit nxne.com/2012/metz for more on the trio.

05. 06. 12. 10:51 am ♥ 1

A BAND A DAY WITH NXNE: HOLLERADO

Mrs. Robinson redux with “Juliette,” give or take fifty years

• “Fake Drugs" = real raunchy good times
Manotick’s finest pay tribute to our friends to the south in “Americanarama

Hollerado play NXNE 2012 alongside their heroes the Flaming Lips. Check out nxne.com/2012/hollerado for more.

(Source: SoundCloud / Arts & Crafts)

05. 10. 12. 11:20 am ♥ 1

A BAND A DAY WITH NXNE: PLANTS AND ANIMALS

• “Lightshow" confirms that Plants and Animals are neither (in that they just rock)

• Beg for “Mercy" – or possibly just more
• For when you need to pull a Risky Business move, “Tom Cruz

In the midst of a jaunt around the U.S., Plants and Animals play NXNE. Check out nxne.com/2012/plants-and-animals for more.

05. 01. 12. 11:02 am

A BAND A DAY WITH NXNE: EXITMUSIC

"Passage," the first single off their debut LP (also appropriately called Passage) out May 22. 

Older tunage:
• “The Modern Age
• “The Hours

(Source: SoundCloud / The dFm)

05. 03. 12. 10:05 am

A BAND A DAY WITH NXNE: YOUNG MAGIC

Remember a post ago, when we said we liked “Slip Time”? (You can look back, if you don’t believe us.) Now you can see/hear/experience/love what we were talking about.

• Young Magic’s re-re-re-remix of Doldrums’ “Egypt
• Watching out for Jaws with “Night In The Ocean

Young Magic bring their wands, errr, music to NXNE 2012. Visit nxne.com/2012/young-magic for more on the trio.

05. 05. 12. 03:52 pm

A BAND A DAY WITH NXNE: BASS DRUM OF DEATH

I Dunno,” complete with free download

Young Pros" sounds like it’s been preserved in a time capsule from the 70s
• “
Spare Room" is cooler than any spare rooms we’ve ever been in, and we’ve been in a lot

Bass Drum of Death travel up the Mississippi to play NXNE 2012. Visit nxne.com/2012/bass-drum-of-death for more information.

05. 08. 12. 10:23 am ♥ 1

A BAND A DAY WITH NXNE: DZ DEATHRAYS

Step 1: Put on “Gebbie Street" / Step 2: Party

This could be our theme song since “No Sleep" is pretty much the motto of the fest
• Build up, build up, build up, boom, “Blue Blood

From BNE to YYZ, dz deathrays head to NXNE 2012. Check out nxne.com/2012/dz-deathrays for more.

05. 13. 12. 11:43 am

A BAND A DAY WITH NXNE: OBERHOFER

I Could Go” on and on and on about how much we love whistling along to this song

• “o0Oo0Oo" is much more than a bunch of Os. Give it a listen and see what we mean
• A cover of Kanye West’s “Runaway”? No way. (Yes way)

Oberhofer will be stopping by NXNE to make you dance and blush. Check out nxne.com/2012/oberhofer for more.