Listen: Guards' Sublime New Single 'Coming True'

By Alicia Dennis on
(Facebook)We've been patiently waiting for New York City's Guards to blow up big time for well over a year now, having fallen hard and fast for their epically catchy tune "Resolution of One." The band has tapped into that same delicious pop vein for their new single "Coming True," the second from their long-awaited full-length debut In Guards We Trust.You'll have to wait until February 5, 2013 for the album, so in the meantime catch the band touring the East Coast over the next couple of...Read Full Story

Zimbio Interview: Guards Burn Down the House at SXSW

By Alicia Dennis on
(via Vimeo)I had no trouble recruiting friends to go to the Chevrolet Sound Garage on the final evening of Austin's South by Southwest Music Festival, despite the wild throng of green-clad drunks that amplified 6th St.'s regular madness to a boozy fever pitch. I'd sent around a video of New York-based band Guards performing an acoustic version of their song "Resolution of One" earlier in the week, knowing the perfect pop chorus would draw them in.And draw us in Guards did. A fire alarm...Read Full Story

2012 SXSW: Best Bands to Watch

By Adam Wenger on
SXSW 2012 welcomes thousands of bands to Austin for the city's annual music festival. From mainstream rock legends like Bruce Springsteen to upstart indie darlings like Grimes, there's no shortage of talent. If anything, there's simply too many musicians to keep track of. With well over 2,000 acts scheduled to play from March 13-18, trying to keep tabs on what's great and what's worth missing can leave you with a serious headache. But don't worry, that's where we come in. Rather than become...Read Full Story