Their quick rise to the limelight comes as no surprise. With the addition of samples, a couple guitars, and live traps backed by programmed beats, Hills Like Elephants announces their presence on the national scene with a dance-friendly re-imagination of indie rock, lo-fi disco, and what frontman Sean Davenport calls "Motown with drum machines." On their sophomore effort, Feral Flocks, San Diego indie soul stalwarts grow from a solo project of keyboard crooner Davenport (Gun Runner, Abigail Warchild) into a full five-piece band.
Conectado con el universo y las melodías así vive NICOLAS SANTOS un joven bogotano que desde temprana edad supo que el arte de hacer música sería su más ferviente pasión.
"Ven Ven" shows more than a new face of the band, it ́s about consolidation of style, manipulating it through diverse shapes and where each song shows the musical maturity that the group has earned, without losing its essence and self confidence, and at the same time keeping it fresh. An album with solid rhythm section, danceable melodies and lyrics that catch you while they permit a journey, with leaps between the party and the melancholy.
Raiden Integra (a.k.a. R.D. Peoples) is a Hip Hop and Electronic Dance Music recording artist. He has been active since 2006. He has a sound that is truly all his own, and it has led him to be compared by others with a wide selection of top-tier artists including Outkast and Eminem. Currently performing on his own 'We Are Everything' Tour, this eccentric entertainer will come back to the U.S. fresh off a Japan/Austrailia run to perform at SXSW 2013.
San Cisco are from Fremantle in sunny Western Australia. On the weekends they love to go skateboarding, play Nintendo 64 and make a bit of indie pop on the side. Scarlett bangs the drums, Nick plays the electric bass, Jordi & Josh are the guys that play the guitars, write the songs and sing them.
Tearing up the lost highway from Oxford, Mississippi's Sweet Tea Studios comes the I Can't Wait EP, the sophomore offering from Memphis’s folk pop trio, Star & Micey. Produced by Dennis Herring (Elvis Costello, Counting Crows, Buddy Guy) and due for release late summer through the legendary Ardent Music label, the new EP captures the band's raw live spirit while carefully preserving the honesty of a well crafted work of art. Here's a little about Star & Micey's somewhat accidental beginnings.
The Mornings are Tokyo based, 4 piece Avant-hardcore band. Formed in 2003 by university colleagues, their musical style has shifted from their early years as Math Rock, Post Hardcore, Dub Influence, to more no/new wave, minimal and experimental approach. Their current sound can be characterized as blend of meticulous discordant sound ensemble of complex guitar, harsh rave synth, hip-hop like vocals and irregular time measure rhythm section, while always maintaining strong pop sensibility. Starting their career in live venues of Tokyo, the band accomplished to self-release several demo CDRs
Dave, tell ‘em about your wrestling record”
“Three wins, sixteen defeats. Beat the same kid twice. Lost to the state champion in six seconds”
Although the Magnolia Housing Projects have long been demolished, a light post still stands at the corner where youth like Vockah Redu (Javocca Davis) gathered to rap and create beats. The light post marks one of the birthplaces of Bounce music, a genre of rap specific to New Orleans that has invigorated crowds throughout the South. Vockah Redu and the Cru animate the stage with their dynamic revival of dance, music, and art from the street corner to the club.
WALL is a London-based singer, songwriter and producer. Her minimal pop music is causing taste-makers to fawn over the intimacy of the tracks. After releasing the haunting 'No Secrets' on Soundcloud the team at Black Cab Sessions stepped in to get involved. They quickly signed WALL for her debut single and as the first act on their newly born label, BCS Records. They have also filmed two exclusive Black Cab videos, a proper video for ‘Magazine’, and released her debut single on 7" and digitally.
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Music: March 11–16
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