Nils Lofgren has built himself a stellar reputation over the years as a sessionist, playing with Neil Young and as a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band. He's also built up quite the solo career
The music of California based Girls is so revered, their new album is being called "the blessed trinity." Their new album's actual title "Father, Son, Holy Ghost" has a lot to do with the nickname, but critics seem to unanimously agree that Girls can do no wrong.
Chris Taylor's name should sound familiar. Taylor was the bassist, producer and co-vocalist of Grizzly Bear on "Yellow House" and "Veckatimest," he runs his own record label, Terrible Records, and is currently touring his solo project, CANT.
Blending melodic, powerful guitar-driven indie rock with hook-filled pop and Coldplay-style balladry, Irish /Scotch band Snow Patrol have become an international sensation with heavy touring, chart-topping releases, and beautiful singles.