who’s next ’08

Who’s Next ’08: Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s

In a nutshell: Eight dreamy, world-weary Indianapolis musicians brought together by a shared love of woodsy Americana and chamber pop. Their cello-laden debut, 2006's The…
Kyle Anderson / February 2, 2008

Who’s Next ’08: Santogold

Even though singer Santi White mocks New York City scenesters on her single "L.E.S. Artistes," she's the first to admit that she could easily be…
Phoebe Reilly / February 1, 2008

Who’s Next ’08: Black Tide

"It's the fucking weather," says 15-year-old Black Tide lead singer/guitarist Gabe Garcia, explaining why Florida produces so many extreme-metal bands, such as Deicide and Obituary.
Kyle Anderson / February 1, 2008

Who’s Next ’08: The Wombats

In a nutshell: Brought together in 2003 by a love of lager and lyrics about odd animals, singer/guitarist Matthew "Murph" Murphy, drummer/singer Dan Haggis, and…
Craig Mclean / February 1, 2008

Who’s Next ’08: Jay Reatard

In a nutshell: The Memphis native's musical career got off to an early start after his dad gave him an ultimatum in 1995: Do your…
David Marchese / February 1, 2008

Who’s Next ’08: Duffy

In a nutshell: Thrown out of her school choir at age eight for being too loud, Welsh native Aimee-Ann Duffy poured all her energy into…
Craig Mclean / February 1, 2008

Who’s Next ’08: Chester French

It doesn't sound very cool, but D.A. Wallach and Maxwell Drummey, the Harvard alums who make up harmony-loving pop duo Chester French, owe their success…
David Marchese / February 1, 2008

Who’s Next ’08: B.O.B.

Bobby Ray Simmons was an early bloomer. At an age when most kids are still mastering the finer points of tag, the man who would…
David Peisner / February 1, 2008