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Tuesday, December 17 2013

The Best New / Emerging Artists of 2013

This was an incredibly fruitful year for new and emerging artists pointing their respective genre towards new directions and possibilities. From dance to R&B and country to indie, 2013 was a year for pushing boundaries.


Thursday, December 18 2014

Bastille: VS. (Other People's Heartache Pt. 3)

VS. both affirms Bastille's successes up to this point and highlights the weaknesses that need to be remediated as the band moves forward.

Monday, March 4 2013

Bastille: Bad Blood

The urgency of Bastille's pomp-heavy pop may signal some impending doom, but as long as Bad Blood is its soundtrack, it's safe to say the world will be alright.

Wednesday, May 23 2012

Bastille: Other People's Heartache EP

Other People's Heartache EP, a beautiful collection of covers, could end up not just being one of the year's best mixtapes but one of the year's best recordings as well.


Wednesday, July 30 2014

Bastille on "Sound Advice with Jenna Slater" (video) + Tour Dates

Bastille, one of PopMatters' favorite new artists, recently appeared on SNL comedian Vanessa Bayer's web series, Sound Advice with Jenna Slater.

Sunday, November 24 2013

Bastille - "Oblivion" (Live @ Capitol Studios) (video) + Tour Dates

Bastille is another of 2013's best new artists, crafting classic pop songs right out of the gate on their debut. Here the group performs a gorgeous acoustic version of "Oblivion" with a full string ensemble.

Tuesday, October 15 2013

Bastille - "Of the Night" (video)

PopMatters continues our lovefest with Bastille... here's a new video for the track "Of the Night", which appears on the group's 2012 mixtape, Other People's Heartache.

Wednesday, August 7 2013

Bastille Releases New Tour Video Ahead of US Album Release

Our favorite new artist of the year, Bastille, is touring North America this fall. In this new video, the band talks about their first US show.

Monday, April 15 2013

Bastille - "Laura Palmer" (video) + Tour Dates

Today brings a new video from Bastille's stellar debut LP, 'Bad Blood'.

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