The results are in and it is that time again when the collective heads of the music blogging community have come together and chosen their top five picks for bigger and better things in 2013. Just like the BBC Sound Of poll which it was designed to compliment, there are a huge breadth of nominations from the bloggers involved with 170 acts nominated but HAIM and CHVRCHES were clearly ahead of the rest of the pack.
We all got to nominated five bands, and HAIM were the only of mine to make this list. All the bands in this top five are great, but you’ll be hearing my other picks along with those of our other writers in the next few days – so keep your eyes peeled.
The blogs involved were: A New Band A Day, A Pocket Full Of Seeds, All Noise, Alphabet Bands,Both Bars On, Brapscallions, Breaking More Waves, Brighton Music Blog, Details Of My Life So Far, Don’t Watch Me Dancing, Dots And Dashes, Drunken Werewolf, Eaten By Monsters, Electronic Rumors,Faded Glamour, Folly Of Youth, Flying With Anna, God Is In The TV,Harder Blogger Faster, Howl, In Love Not Limbo, Just Music That I Like, Killing Moon, Kowalskiy, Love Music : Love Life, Mudkiss,Music Broke My Bones, Music Fans Mic, Music Liberation, Music Like Dirt, My Bands Better Than Your Band, Not Many Experts, Peenko,Real Horrorshow, Scottish Fiction, Skeletory, Song By Toad, Sounds Good To Me Too, Storm’s Brewing, Sweeping The Nation, The Blue Walrus, The Electricity Club, The Mad Mackerel, The Metaphorical Boat, The Music Hoarder, The Recommender, This Must Be Pop, Von Pip Musical Express, 17 Seconds.