David Safar Feature Archive

This week on New Hot, read about an English musician whose debut reached #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart, the next release from a Swedish brother-sister duo breaking a hiatus and another album from the Philly indie rock scene. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, April 9. (04/06/2013)
Cold War Kids are one of the most underrated American indie rock bands of the past five years. They write and record songs that are quintessentially modern rock. It's not a cool thing to do when you've been a band for close to a decade, but it's also why their new album, <em>Dear Miss Lonelyhearts</em> is a refreshing return to normal in 2013. (04/01/2013)
This week on New Hot, read about the debut of a band and the return of another, both from California, and a group who gets their name from a Velvet Underground song. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, April 2. (03/30/2013)
This week on New Hot, read about a band that got started at an open-mic night, one of America's most notorious rock bands and an act considered a Minnesota staple. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, March 19. (03/16/2013)
Imagine landing in a city where hundreds of bands are playing all at once. How do you choose which bands to see and what shows will be worth remembering? (03/14/2013)
This week on New Hot, read about a young band from Chicago signed to a major label, a musician who brought back the "freak-folk" style and a living legend who has sold over 140 million albums. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, March 12. (03/09/2013)
This week on New Hot, read about two new bands from Thurston Moore and Trent Reznor, as well as the next solo record from The Soft Boys' Robyn Hitchcock. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, March 5. (03/02/2013)
Listen to Nick Cave's music as an ongoing narrative to fully appreciate what you might have dismissed as the "that goth rock." (02/18/2013)
This week on New Hot, read about a band whose front-woman is the daughter of a famous puppeteer, an album from Will Oldham's alter-ego and the next breakout act from Australia. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, February 19. (02/16/2013)
This week on New Hot, read about a local band releasing their debut, a UK-based act who got their launch through MySpace and a band who was remixed by the London Contemporary Orchestra. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, February 12. (02/09/2013)
This week on New Hot, read about a band who has collaborated with the likes of Camera Obscura and Arab Strap, a new project with ties to My Morning Jacket and an act who has had their music in over a dozen movies. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, February 5. (02/03/2013)
This week on New Hot, read about a Real Estate side project, a band who were certified silver with their debut album and a collaboration between members of The Moldy Peaches and Little Joy. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, January 29. (01/25/2013)
This week on New Hot, read about a project born out of popular South Carolina band The Heist and The Accomplice, an album named after a scientific theory and a band who went to Mississippi to record their new release. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, January 22. (01/18/2013)
This week on New Hot, read about a songstress that channels Whitney Houston, a cult classic indie band based out of Hoboken and a group with local ties that has opened for Weezer. These are our three recommended releases for Tuesday, January 15. (01/11/2013)
Muse's latest album is a testament to high production values in an era when anyone can record an album. (01/07/2013)