Because everyone loves a First Listen. Right? Right!
Check out Bahamas on World Cafe Bahamas opened for Noah & The Whale at Club Dada last summer and my life hasn’t been the same since. Frontman Afie (yes, that’s AY-fee, not Alfie) Jurvanen and Co. stole my heart and swallowed it in a single gulp. And did you hear them on World Cafe the other night? If not, just [...]
Bhi Bhiman. Pronunciation-wise, think “bee” – then “beeman.” You’ve got it! He’s the second-generation Sri Lankan-American songsmith destined to win the hearts and ears of the 2012 SXSW crowd – and hopefully yours, too. Thirty Tigers has just put out his second album – simply titled Bhiman. It’s a subtle, soulful investment - well worth your time. [...]
Francophiles and sci-fi freaks, this one’s for you. French electro-duo Air was commissioned to come up with the soundtrack for the newly-restored and colorized ‘Le Voyage dans la Lune’, the 1902 classic from ‘cinemagician’ Georges Méliès. Check out NPR’s interview with Nicolas and Jean- Benoit and the history of the restoration project via the Academy of Motion [...]
What’s sweeter than a dozen Gold of Kinbalu orchids or a special delivery from Dude, Sweet Chocolate or Coco Andre? Dallas duo Smile Smile’s “Tempo Bledsoe” getting some national attention in the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Valentine’s Day commercial, that’s what. Go, Ryan and Jencey! Gini. (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)