Brooklyn-based indie artist Bess Rogers has had a lifetime fascination with evolution. But it wasn't until 4 years of nonstop touring and three independent releases that the science of life began to creep its way into her songs. Her new record, aptly titled Out Of The Ocean, is a bold step forward for Rogers, and one that she has been eager to take.
Sophie released her first album when she was 16. The album was collaboration with Brooklyn-based musicians One Ring Zero. She drew lyrical inspiration from her father’s (author Paul Auster) English translations of French surrealist poems. The album was highly acclaimed in France and quickly found an audience throughout Europe.
Tiny Ruins is the project of Bristol-born, New Zealand-raised musician and songwriter Hollie Fullbrook. It grew out of writing the music for fringe theatre productions whilst a student in Wellington, recording by four-track and playing at live music and poetry nights in 2007-2009. Samuel Prutton committed the first Tiny Ruins songs to record, in the form of rough demos.
Americas longest-running and finest gypsy swing band in the style of Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli.
"Shameless Romanticism/ Mysterious Rhythms/ Dangerous Digits"
YOU WON"T BE DISAPPOINTED
The 25-year-old Malian is a rising star on France’s music scene with titles like “Let’s Go to Bamako”, that might be nostalgic tunes celebrating Mali’s capital, but that sound more like Britney Spears or Christina Aguilera than the music of Modja’s compatriots Salif Keita and Rokia Traore.
Nadia Mladjao, better known by her stage name Imany, is an Afro-soul singer. She was born in the French Comoros Islands in 1979. From the Comores, her 'stage name,' ' Imany,' means 'Faith,' in Swahili.
Guitarist Peter Malick recorded the atmospheric, lightly rockin' CD New York City with Norah Jones before the rest of the world discovered her. As a duo, they come off like Bonnie Raitt sitting in with Tom Petty. Top honors go to the title track and the soulful cover of Bob Dylan's "Heart of Mine."