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Episode 92: Unsigned and Wound Up 4 provided by Sonic Bids

posted August 30, 2011, 10:41 am by Brian Rutherford | Filed Under Music Emissions presents Unsigned and Wound Up, Music News, Podcast | comment 10 Comments

Welcome to another edition of Music Emissions Podcast of the Week and welcome back to another edition of the Unsigned and Wound Up series. Every last Tuesday of the month, we dedicate our podcast to providing the best up and coming unknown and unsigned talent in the world. This month we decided to grab the core of our Unsigned and Wound Up artists from one website. For the rest of the year, we will partner with some of the best sites on the web and mine through their talent. Next up…Sonic Bids
**Remember the song with the most votes on September 30th will earn the artist a feature/review here at Music Emissions. **

Which Unsigned and Wound Up 4 song is your favorite?

  • Incline District "First Time" (28%, 17 Votes)
  • Ashley McBryde "Holy Water" (18%, 11 Votes)
  • C.J. Field "Rain" (12%, 7 Votes)
  • Blah Blah Blah "Why Am I the Only One Laughing" (7%, 4 Votes)
  • Phil Edwards Band "Crash" (5%, 3 Votes)
  • With These, We Seize "West Coast Is The Best Coast" (3%, 2 Votes)
  • The Entertainment "Free (To Do Whatever I Want)" [Radio Edit]" (3%, 2 Votes)
  • All The Kings Men "Don’t Look Back (Turning)" (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Indofin "Non Profit" (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Mishap & Dj Extremidiz "Sworn In" (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Zap & The Naturals "Bring The Sun" (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Afterlife Parade "Death" (2%, 1 Votes)
  • JGood "Rolling Stone (Prod. Nefarious)" (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Orange Grove "You Decide It" (0%, 0 Votes)
  • The Wallburds "Hourglass" (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Time In Transit "Theme Song" (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Dub Trinity "Strike" (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 60

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  • Features
    -Find gig listings from more than 25,000 promoters and licensors.
    -Create your EPK (Electronic Press Kit)
    -Connect with promoters all around the world
    -Track your band’s buzz

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    1. EPK: The Entertainment
    London’s The Entertainment are a unique combination of Rock riffs, funky grooves and Rap. Bassist/trumpetist Achilleas played with the Dandy Warhols and The Soul Destroyers and the group features alternating lead singers.

    2. EPK: Blah Blah Blah
    Chicago’s beloved Blah Blah Blah is Comprised of two friends from Iowa and two Chicago musicians, the midwest quartet really found their footing For the new project, Thank You, Thank You, Thank You, the band decided to ditch the ease of digital and embrace the techniques of yester-year, recording the entire EP in analog reel-to-reel on 2-inch tape. Producer Matt Walker (Morrissey, Smashing Pumpkins) and engineer Sean O’Keefe (Fall Out Boy, Motion City Soundtrack, Less than Jake) helped smooth their sound.

    3. EPK: Afterlife Parade
    Having recently relocated to Nashville, TN, Quinn Erwin has been writing and performing for the past 12 years. He has played alongside The Flaming Lips, The Smashing Pumpkins, Spoon, and She & Him

    4. EPK: Dub Trinity
    Poets who have collaborated with Dub Trinity include Chet Singh, d’bi young, Afua Cooper, Ritallin, Dwayne Morgan, various members of the Toronto Dub Poets Collective, Oni the Haitian Sensation, Moe Clark, Truth Is…to name a few. Dub Trinity is from Peterborough, Ontario.

    5. EPK: C.J. Field
    C.J. Field, hailing from North Adams, MA, at 23 has already played 250+ live shows up and down the east coast.

    6. EPK: Incline District
    A Rock outfit from Cincinnati, OH, Incline District lists some of their influences as Dinosaur Jr., Broken Social Scene and The Funeral to name a few.

    7. EPK: Indofin
    Austin, TX based Indofin has played Warped Tour 2007 and shared the stage with a lot of major talents, but still theyre widely unknown.

    8. EPK: All The Kings Men
    Tulsa, Oklahoma’s All The Kings Men are a four piece that formed in 2010

    9. EPK: JGood SONG: Rolling Stone (Prod. Nefarious)
    Influenced by legends such as Big Daddy Kane and Jay-Z, to underground stand outs Little Brother and Blu, J.Good hails from Sacramento California, Here is JGood with Rolling

    Honorable Mentions – check out the audio pages of these artists who didn’t quite make our podcast
    Rellik, Jacco Muller and Victor Ghannam, Dirty Names, Skyler, The Larroquettes, Mavis “Swan” Poole, Modular Punk, A Story Left Untold, Bright Light Social Hour, South Shores, Helen Austin, The High Fidelics, Anthony James Cox, Galen Curry, Rare Monk, Reverse Order, Mac L , Eastern Sunz, Similar Prisoners, The Ryan Whyte Maloney Band

    10. EPK: Orange Grove
    From Rotterdam, NL, Orange Grove has a fresh sound, earning them managing to amass over 200.000 downloads ( of their original songs, one of which stayed in the Reggae Top10 for over a year.

    11. EPK: Phil Edwards Band
    Hailing from Auckland, NZ, whether they enjoy the comparisons or not, Phil Edwards Band is like the Eastern Hemisphere’s Jack Johnson.

    12. EPK: The Wallburds The Wallburds are four-piece band from Los Angeles, California. The band was formed in 2004 by singer Cesar Saez de Nanclares, who was later joined by Trevor Wells on bass, Shea Branham on guitar, and Chris Vargas on drums. Each band member brings a unique dynamic and set of influences to the band. Their catchy rock n roll sound comes from the influence of bands as diverse as Led Zeppelin, Radiohead, the Rolling Stones, Nirvana and The Beatles.

    13. EPK: Mishap & Dj Extremidiz
    Phonik Ops on the Turntables and Mishap on the vocals hail from Vancouver, British Columbia

    14. EPK: Time In Transit
    Comprised of some of the best musicians from their homelands of Phoenix, Washington DC, Denmark, and Ukraine, New York City-based quartet Time in Transit is a melting pot of backgrounds and influences as wide and varied as its members.

    15. EPK: Ashley McBryde
    Raw talent combined with a whiskey washed sense of humor has been used to describe singer-songwriter Ashley McBryde. Mentor and famed co-writer, Lisa Carver (Reba McEntire, Willie Nelson), described her as a “writer’s writer.” Put her on a stage and you will see and hear that she is the nicest bad girl you’ve ever met.

    16. EPK: Zap & The Naturals
    An indie soul/reggae band based in Brooklyn, NY, lists their influences as John Legend, Jack Johnson, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Sublime and Otis Redding.

    17. EPK: With These, We Seize Originally a two man group named Between Brothers, Seattle, WA, With These, We Seize released a six song EP called Standby in 2010, see ya next month.

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    10 Responses to “Episode 92: Unsigned and Wound Up 4 provided by Sonic Bids”

    1. Profile photo of Brian Rutherford Brian Rutherford on September 1st, 2011 6:48 am

      The poll results have been edited to reflect a fair voting contest. Please refrain from voting for an artist more than once. This includes, but is not limited to…

      1. Voting with multiple user accounts
      2. Voting at multiple IP addresses.

      Those guilty know who they are. Anyone caught “gaming” the polls, will be disqualified. Let’s keep this fair people.

    2. Profile photo of CharlesMartel CharlesMartel on September 1st, 2011 7:35 am

      There’s some damn good stuff on here. I wonder if there is anything we can do to further promote some of these bands?

    3. Profile photo of brightcat1 on September 1st, 2011 1:28 pm

      I was gonna pay the neighborhood kids a nickel a pop to vote for my fave this week. So that’s out too then? Ha!

    4. Profile photo of dscanland dscanland on September 1st, 2011 2:53 pm

      Damn, that was hard! These are all great tracks. Ultimately I went with Incline District. Phil almost took my vote.

    5. Profile photo of Brian Rutherford Brian Rutherford on September 1st, 2011 4:17 pm

      haha, no, quite the contrary, passing on word to people, suggesting your favorite is just one of many points to this podcast! Go for it Kelly!

    6. Profile photo of phr3ak9x phr3ak9x on September 1st, 2011 4:54 pm

      Nice work B-Ry!

      Gotta give it up to my boys from Tulsa on this one.
      All these kids are pretty sic tho… lots of great sound, loads of talent!

    7. Profile photo of Ben Oliver Ben Oliver on September 9th, 2011 8:29 am

      I liked songs 1, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, and 13. Still like 2 the best though!

    8. Profile photo of Brian Rutherford Brian Rutherford on September 19th, 2011 11:18 am

      One more time:

      The poll results have been edited to reflect a fair voting contest. Please refrain from voting for an artist more than once. This includes, but is not limited to…

      1. Voting with multiple user accounts
      2. Voting at multiple IP addresses.

      Those guilty know who they are (a different band this time). Anyone caught “gaming” the polls, will be disqualified. Let’s keep this fair people.

    9. Profile photo of Incline District Incline District on October 2nd, 2011 5:33 pm

      Thanks for everyone that voted for us! The other bands on here were great and it was an honor to be on the same podcast as them. If anyone wants to play in Cincinnati let us know and we will hook it up!

    10. Profile photo of Brian Rutherford Brian Rutherford on October 2nd, 2011 7:28 pm

      Congrats on the win Incline District!

      Now that’s indie music! I hope some of the other bands take you up on that offer, and extend the same professional courtesy.

      also, please send a zip of your most recent EP/LP
      to, Several of our writers voted for you.

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