Category: Artist News

This will be for when I hear some news about an already established artist (as opposed to new artist info)

First Aid Kit livestream

Virtual Musikfest  is a 10 day music festival going on now. Each day is a different category: the Noise, The Indies, The Solos, etc. It’s Free at Noon (11am central) -.Tune in now to see who is playing each day…

New Lissie Music

Lissie’s unreleased song from “Catching A Tiger”, Just Because I Can, is out today!  Listen here:  Also she is doing a livestream TOMORROW form the Parkway Theater (in Minneapolis!) with her band . A portion of the proceeds are going…

Congratulations are in order!

I just wanted to drop a congrats to Collected Sounds friends Katy Vernon and Mary Bue who were both named Best of the Twin Cities by City Pages Magazine! Mary Bue for Best Songwriter            …

Discovery :: Aldous Harding

Have you ever gone down a rabbit hole on YouTube? You know, when you go there to watch just one video in particular and then it automatically plays another one right after that, that it thinks you will like and…

Wyvern Lingo: New song

A band I featured a few weeks ago, Wyvern Lingo has a new song out now! Here’s what they say: Don’t Say It is a rather sad song about an inevitable end but musically we wanted this song to have…

Catching my breath! Updates

Happy Friday everyone! I’ve been busy this week behind the scenes at Collected Sounds. Some of the stuff I’m working on: Last week I published the Collected Sounds event calendar, but I did it with little fanfare in case I…

Natalie Merchant releases two digital albums!

Natalie Merchant is releasing two albums. Both of these were previously released in 2017 but only as part of a box set of all her solo albums. She’s now releasing them separately. The first is Butterfly. The album is made…

Azam Ali new song

Back in 2006 and 2008 I reviewed some albums by Azam Ali’s band Niyaz and her solo work too. I always loved her sound. It’s very peaceful. And who couldn’t use a little of that right now? I got an…

Discovery :: Wyvern Lingo

Wyvern Lingo is an Irish band from Bray, Ireland in County Wicklow. It consists of Caoimhe Barry on vocals and drums, Karen Cowley on vocals, synth, and bass, and Saoirse Duane on vocals and guitar.   From their website: Wyvern…