Hot Pursuit Kicks Off Quarterfinals
After eight weeks of competition, 16 victorious bands vie for a record deal in
The Hot Pursuit, Spin magazine and Music Nation’s onlinechallenge in search of the next breakout rock act, has finally — aftereights weeks of fervent competition — entered the quarterfinals! Now,16 previous winners like Chicago’s genre-bending rockers Roosevelt Jenkins, Belmar, NJ-based post-hardcore outfit Casual Wish, and Phoenix, AZ’s piano-driven balladeers Raining & OK,among many others, battle it out in hopes of entering the semifinals,slated to kick off next Tuesday (Dec. 4) as the quarterfinals’ eightvictors duke it out! Head over to spin.musicnation.comto view the competition and help us pick the winners in thequarterfinals, and be sure to drop in next week and see if your bandadvanced! For a quick musical taste from the quarterfinals’ talentpool, check out the player below featuring tunes from each of the 16competitors.