Category: New Discoveries

New artists, new CDs, new stuff I like.

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…

New Times in Black and White by Raleigh

I have a new band for you! They’re called Raleigh and they are: Clea Anaïs-Vocals, Cello, Keys; Brock Geiger – Vocals, Guitar, Bass; and Matt Doherty – Drums. They’re from Calgary (you knew I’d like it, they’re Canadian!). They remind…

Meet Trumpet Grrrl

I’ve got some new music for you to take a listen to. Fair warning…it’s a little different from what you normally hear here, but that’s what’s cool. So here are the deets: Trumpet Grrrl first started playing the trumpet at…

Nice Cliques

Meet Nice Cliques, an emerging indie-art rock band from Russia! Members are: Ivan Ilyin, Alexander Kasheva, Roman Makarov, and Anton Solodky. In 2010 they released a debut Populra Art. Listen to it at [Bandcamp] or download it on their [official…

Meet Little Comets

Little Comets’ new single Isles is out October 18, 2010. Since leaving their former record label, Columbia, and signing with Dirty Hit Ltd, Little Comets have been busy touring with artists such as Delphic and The Noisettes. They’ve been gaining…