Category: Artist Spotlights

Featured artists on Collected Sounds

Discovery :: Gordi

Gordi is a pop-folk singer and producer based in Australia. Sophie Payten (her given name) according to Wikipedia “worked at Prince of Wales Hospital as a doctor, after completing her medical studies at The University of New South Wales in…

Discovery :: Overcoats

Overcoats is a New York-based electronic-pop duo consisting of singer-songwriters Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell. They met on their first day of freshman year at Wesleyan University where they sat next to each other in an ‘Intro to Anthropology’ class.…

Discovery :: Katzenjammer

katz·en·jam·mernounINFORMAL•DATEDconfusion; uproar.a hangover; a severe headache resulting from a hangover.plural noun: katzenjammers However, my Alexa pronounces it: KAHTZ-en-yahmmah – which appears to be the German pronunciation. In German, it means Cats Wail (or Caterwaul)   Per Wikipedia: “Katzenjammer was an English-language…

Lotte Kestner

This is by no means a new artist. You might remember a band called Trespassers William from way back in the late 90s-early 00s. I was obsessed with their 2002 release, Different Stars. It was so beautiful and calming. I went…

Samantha Crain Spotlight and New Music

I first discovered Samantha Crain back in 2012 when I went on the Cayamo Cruise. Which is a whole other story for another time. I “studied” ahead of time buying all her released music so that I would be familiar…

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…

Discovery :: Cannelle

Cannelle is cinnamon in French. It’s also the name of a great musician. I’ve known Melissa Oliveri personally for a few years now. But recently she started sharing her musical abilities with the world and I wanted to make sure…

Jonatha Brooke revisited

I plan to highlight one artist per week that I have discovered over the years. Today I chose Jonatha Brooke. Mostly because her concerts are another bright spot in my week! Every Monday she broadcasts from her kitchen for an…

Nerina Pallot revisited

  I plan to highlight one artist per week that I have discovered over the years. Today’s pick is Nerina Pallot. She’s received a little more notice lately because she reworked the song “Love Will Tear Us Apart” and it…

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…