Category: New Discoveries

New artists, new CDs, new stuff I like.

Discovery: Years & Years

There’s something about this voice that grabs me. Plus he dances cute. Listen at [SoundCloud] Press release: Rising London quintet Years & Years are set to release their irresistible debut single “I Wish I Knew” on September 24th through the…

Discovery: For the Foxes

Here’s another one that came to me recently that I liked. They remind me of the band fun. Recent Hopeless Records signees, For The Foxes have been delivering their own unique brand of pop rock ever since their inception in…

More cool new music for you!

I’ve been going through my emails (a bit overwhelming, I must say) and I found some gems. I’ll be posting them in the coming days… Here’s today’s: The band is called Cats Park. Face the Future – EP by Cats…

Discovery: Ida Gard

Hi kids! Because of my post about Karoline Hausted last month, I got an email from another Danish musician named Ida Gard. I took a listen/look today and she’s fantastic too! Well, if you know my penchant for Scandinavian pop…

Discovery: Marika Hackman

This came across my “desk” today (well, I got to it today, anyway!) and I clicked on the link to the video then went about clearing out my inbox but as soon as she started singing I clicked back over…

Discovery: Tango in the Attic

This recently came across my desk and I like their sound. I thought you might as well. Scottish four-piece, Tango In The Attic have just released the video for their new single “Mona Lisa Overdrive” [Download your copy of the…

Discovery: The Static Jacks

So these guys came across my desk recently and I listened to the song Young Guns and it’s really great! Check them out! They’re coming to Minneapolis next month (I can’t go, but I hope you can!) They have an…

Discovery: Debbie Miller

From her press release: “Miller, a classically trained pianist who studied under a Julliard alumna for ten years, began her career in the Brooklyn and East Village music scenes in 2007. With song topics ranging from love to bathroom graffiti,…

Solander freebie

Passing Mt. Satu is set for a US release on March 13th, 2012. From the press release: “Passing Mt. Satu, Solander’s new album, was recorded and mixed in the compact darkness of Swedish winter by Emil Isaksson at Studio Möllan…

Meet Hannah vs. the Many

I saw Hannah Fairchild’s photo and liked her right away. Then I read her bio and it made me laugh and I wanted to have a drink with her. Her music is energetic, poppish rock. It makes me want to…