Tag: Banta

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2016: An Aging Hipster’s Top Albums, EPs and Reissues

Year end album round-ups are no longer a consensus of the nation’s listening experience. We live in a hyper fragmented world —...


Best of 2016 (So Far): Finding Salvation in the Year’s Best New Music

For my final Popdose post until Fall, I am going out with a bang — or better yet, a shake, rattle and roll. Cancer sucks. I am...

Music, New Artists

New Artists: Banta Fits the Fashion and Breaks the Mold

Decades after its Sunset Strip heyday, Los Angeles has no shortage of hot new bands on the rise. Phases (featuring the Like’s Z...