Joan as Police Woman
FOR FANS OF: Antony and the Johnsons, Feist, Rufus Wainwright, Jeff Buckley
Joan As Police Woman is the stage name of singer/violinist Joan Wasser, who made her name in the indie-songwriter scene by playing with such artists as Rufus Wainwright and the late Jeff Buckley. Here, she makes a strong, stunning case for her own God-given talent, with her rich, soulful voice and assured songwriting taking center stage. Check out the duet with Antony Hegarty, "I Defy," if you want spine-tingling, white-girl gospel at its best.
FOR FANS OF: Bloc Party, Snow Patrol, Eisley, The Stills
This Anglo-Icelandic quartet got their start in the UK indie rock scene when Bloc Party's manager got a hold of their demo and took them under his wing. Their debut EP, 7 From the Village, is an icy but sweet little treat, full of sharp melodies…