Monthly Archives: March 2013

Apparat / Ash/Black Veil

Apparat – a German musician with an ear for pulling together beautiful stories in sound. If I were to fall from the sky and drift past floating leaves and flying birds, it’s this song I’d want pushing, pulling, dropping and … Continue reading

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The Staves / Facing West

These three sisters from London, Camilla, Jessica and Emily, make harmonizing and plucking strings while looking beautiful seem so easy. Picking up some momentum after touring with The Civil Wars and a nice hitting presence at SXSW, these songbirds released … Continue reading

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Laura Jansen / Queen of Elba

In honor of Ms. Jansen’s Queen of Elba album, which drops tomorrow,  I bring you a fierce single from this entirely delicious album. Laura has had a steady past and path of solid music. The latest album takes a dip into … Continue reading

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Dan Croll / From Nowhere

Start to finish, everything about Dan Croll’s latest EP, From Nowhere, is outstanding. I’m fully on board. I’ve signed on the dotted line. I’m an official fan. He has such a cool ease to his sounds without sparing any creativity, … Continue reading

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Duologue / Push It

Duologue: five piece band from London set to please your ears with a layered delivery of complex electro’rock infusion. This song: great build, beautiful vocals. I’m fluffy bunnies over this band. I think you will be, too. They’re on Facebook. … Continue reading

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SXSW Artist: Phosphorescent / Song For Zula

Phosphorescent’s Matthew Houck is a man after my own heart. His 2009 album, To Willie, is a tribute to my absolute favorite larger-than-life human, Willie Nelson. In addition to him recognizing the magic of Willie Nelson, he’s created a song that … Continue reading

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SXSW Artist: Field Report / I Am Not Waiting Anymore

Day 3 of SXSW focus artist. Today I bring you Field Report. Rusty and raw, the vocals of Christopher Porterfield make Field Report a stand-out artist. Christopher has been dancing around success, previously working with Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, … Continue reading

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