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  • 2012′s HOT 100 Live Unsigned Artists & Bands

    26
    Nov

     

    MC’s annual, eagerly awaited Hot 100 list spotlights the live performers who made us sit up and take notice in 2012. Those involved in determining the results of this year’s poll included not only Music Connection staff members, but freelance journalists, club bookers and other industry professionals from across the US. To be considered for MC’s 2013 Hot 100 List, sign up for a Live Review on our AMP Social Space.

    Each Artist below is listed in alphabetical order and includes the following: Artist Name, Website, Genre and Hometown.

    See the original Music Connection magazine spread here 

    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

    Alana Lee
    alanaleemusic.net
    Pop
    Anaheim Hills, CA

    Alexander Cardinale
    xandermusic.com
    Singer-Songwriter
    Los Angeles, CA

    Ali Handal
    alihandal.com
    Hot Rock
    North Hollywood, CA

    Aloha Radio
    thealoharadio.com
    Surf Rock
    Orange County, CA

    Arlene Kole
    arlenekole.com
    Singer-Songwriter
    Los Angeles, CA

    Banshee Bones
    bansheebones.bandcamp.com
    Progressive Hard Rock
    Hollywood, CA

    Barry Smolin
    mrsmolin.com
    Melodramtic Pop
    Los Angeles, CA

    Belmont Lights
    belmontlightsmusic.com
    Pop/Rock
    San Diego, CA

    Bill Trujillo
    nicktrujillo.bandcamp.com/album/vegas
    Jazz
    Las Vegas, NV

    Blackmail
    reverbnation.com/blackmailtheband1
    Rock/R&B
    Detroit, MI

    The Blind Eyes
    blindeyesstl.blogspot.com
    Power Pop
    St. Louis, MO

    Bohème
    bohemeartist.com
    Pop/Rock/Singer-Songwriter
    Los Angeles, CA

    Bow Thayer/Trainwreck
    bowthayer.com
    Rock
    Boston, MA

    The Boxing Lesson
    facebook.com/theboxinglesson
    Psychedelic Epic Rock
    Austin, TX

    Brandon Schott
    brandonschott.com
    Indie Pop
    Glendale, CA

    Cala Elaine
    reverbnation.com/calaelaine
    Indie Rock
    Hollywood, CA

    Camille Bloom
    camillebloom.com
    Indie Rock
    Seattle, WA

    Charlie Rae
    charlierae.com
    Singer-Songwriter/Folk/Rock
    San Diego, CA

    Checkpoint Charlie
    checkpointcharlie.com
    Rock/Alternative
    Los Angeles, CA

    Cherish Lee
    cherishlee.com
    Country/Roots
    Los Angeles, CA

    Cloud
    facebook.com/cloudisaband
    Pop/Rock
    Los Angeles, CA

    Connie Lim
    connielimmusic.com
    Retrotronica
    Los Angeles, CA

    The Controversy
    thecontroversyband.com
    Alternative Adult Contemporary
    Los Angeles, CA

    The Couch
    facebook.com/thecouchmusic
    Indie Rock
    Austin, TX

    Coyote Kolb
    coyotekolb.com
    Roots Rock
    Boston, MA

    Daniel Robinson
    iamdanielrobinson.com
    Electro-Pop
    Buffalo, NY

    Dave Widow/The Lineup
    davewidow.com
    Funk/Blues/R&B/Rock
    Cincinnati, OH

    Dead Horses
    deadhorses-tst.blogspot.com
    Retro Rock
    Los Angeles, CA

    Deborah Crooks
    deborahcrooks.com
    Americana
    San Francisco, CA

    The Dig
    thedigmusic.com
    Indie Rock
    New York, NY

    Donner Social
    about.me/donnersocial
    Electronica/Pop
    New York, NY

    Doug Ferony
    dougferony.com
    Jazz
    New York, NY

    Drag the River
    dragtheriver.com
    Alternative/Country
    Fort Collins, CO

    Droll Brothers
    droolbrothers.com
    Art Rock
    Los Angeles, CA