Listen to and download a haunting track from this small New Jersey band with a mammoth sound.
Second Stage: Little-Known Bands You Should Hear
Hear a surprisingly dark and subversive song by the little-known New Hampshire-based band.
Hear a song from Oldboy Records that's as cool and crisp as the winter day that inspired it.
The New York band makes a song that balances youthful enthusiasm with a surprising amount of maturity and straight-up pop sensibility.
Hear a dreamy-sounding song by Sister Cities, a little-known band you should hear.
Download "Danger" by Sallie Ford, an up-and-coming artist whose music merits discovery.
Download and hear "Stay All Night," a terrific song from a little-known band worth hearing.
Killed by 9V Batteries hearkens back to the early days of the Sub Pop label, when grunge wasn't yet synonymous with flannel and distorted guitars were king.
The members of the Atlanta band Balkans play riled-up guitar rock. Download "Let You Have It."
The Vegetable Orchestra's members play with their food, turning produce into experimental music. Hear and sample one of the group's songs.
The trio hailing from Southeast Michigan hand- and computer-craft their own brand of earnest electro-pop.
Thaw your frozen eardrums with electronic tropicalia remixes from this Phoenix, Ariz. native.
The French multi-instrumentalist layers jazz, noise and melody to make an intriguing parfait of sound.
Hear "Gov't Seizure," a primal rock 'n' roll song from the innards of Boston's garages. The song plays out as a ferociously thumping audio party.
Wooden Dinosaur makes the kind of simple, stripped-down music that leaves you feeling somewhat nostalgic and longing for more. It's folksy, rambling, and sweet, with dark, quirky lyrics.