The ol' TWTR blog comes back to life a bit (although still no new podcast episodes for the foreseeable future) to spread the word about the fantastic Los Angeles-based band, Lo Moon.
Clint Eastburn has kept very busy lately producing catchy, electro-pop goodness—as he says—"in an attic off South Street" in Philly. Recording simply as Eastburn, the songwriter/musician/producer released a five-song EP called Good Morning on his Bandcamp and Soundcloud profiles in 2012. He has received positive buzz from Philadelphia Weekly's "On the Record" column and PW's Make … Continue reading Artist to Watch: Eastburn
I can't believe I haven't written an Artist to Watch post on Australian singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke until now.* My wife and I saw her open for Ben Folds in Montclair, N.J., in April 2010 and instantly became huge fans of hers. Miller-Heidke's third album, Nightflight, has deservedly received very positive reviews from a number of … Continue reading Artist to Watch: Kate Miller-Heidke
I first learned of Oxford, Miss.-based singer/songwriter/musician Dent May when I heard the song "Eastover Wivez"—a bonus track on his 2009 release, The Good Feeling Music of Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele (released under the name of Dent May & His Magnificent Ukulele)—on satellite radio a couple of years ago. It was one of … Continue reading Artist to Watch: Dent May
Well, I haven't done one of these "Artist to Watch" posts since December (when I profiled Fitz and the Tantrums), but I recently stumbled upon a new band that I am really into right now. Fatty Gets A Stylist (FGAS) is an 80s-influenced electronic project led by Australian singer-songwriters -- and husband-and-wife combo -- Keir … Continue reading Artist to Watch: Fatty Gets A Stylist
While listening to WXPN, the radio station out of the University of Pennsylvania, the other day, a song I hadn't heard before started playing. The opening piano chords had this certain timbre that intrigued me. Then, when soulful horns, bass line and vocals kicked in, I was really drawn into the song. Finally, the male … Continue reading Artist to Watch: Fitz and the Tantrums
Right on the heels of the post I did on Passion Pit the other day, I would like to share with you another artist to watch. I first heard of Winter Gloves when I happened to catch the track "Invisible" from their "about a girl" CD on XM Radio's The Verge channel. It was the … Continue reading Artist to Watch: Winter Gloves