100 New Bands For 2012

This week’s magazine has not one, not twenty, but one hundred new bands for you to check out. Featuring 25 tips from across the globe, a spotlight on the next generation of UK bands, bigger features, predictions aplenty and numerous band crushes – plus several full page posters – it’s got the zeitgeist wrapped up and more music than you’ll need for some time.

Here, thanks to Soundcloud, you can hear all 100 of them. Click on the thumbnails to play whichever track you want in the central player, then be sure to buy the best and share the love. Let us know your favourites below.

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