ACL 2013 2013-10-04

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fun. New York, NY

4.00 3.80 If you don't know fun., you've been living in a cave. They are responsible for the way too catchy "We are Young" and the constantly annoying "Some Nights."
42

Silversun Pickups Los Angeles, CA

4.00 3.20 Hipster darlings of Silver Lake in Los Angeles, the Silversun Pickups continued their slightly dark and rhythmic indie-rock tunes with their 2012 album, Neck of the Woods.
43

Grouplove Los Angeles, CA

4.00 3.25 Incredibly energetic and fun indie-pop group. You'll remember the song that opens, "Take me to your best friends house..."
44

The Bright Light Social Hour Austin, TX

4.00 1.30 Local Austin favorites for many years, The Bright Light Social Hour put on a super upbeat, bluesy rock show.
45

Junip Sweden

4.00 3.25 Kinda dark and esoteric Swedish folk-psych rock.
46

Wild Nothing Blacksburg, VA

4.00 2.80 Indie rock dream pop, perfect for a beach or a Sunday afternoon, or BOTH.
47

JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound Chicago, IL

4.00 1.35 Badass indie soul band
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Holly Williams Nashville, TN

4.00 2.10 Granddaughter of Hank Williams, daughter of Hank Williams JR, and half-sister of Hank Williams III, music clearly runs in Holly Williams' family. It's good country.
49

Alanna Royale Nashville, TN

4.00 0.65 Kinda neo-soul but definitely neo, she sings great with a solid funky band behind her, like a younger Sharon Jones.
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Aaron Behrens and the Midnight Stroll Austin, TX

4.00 0.65 A rock and roll, rhythm and blues band from the lead singer of Ghostland Observatory.