Aisha Burns: From Violin Femme to Singer Songwriter Debut
July 22, 2013 - If you Google Aisha Burns you might just end up on a website devoted to female string players called Violin Femmes. That is because she is best known as the violin player in the chamber folk band Balmorhea.
Veteran Canadian Songwriter Danny Michel In Winning Collaboration With Garifuna Collective
July 15, 2013 - Danny Michel is an under-the-radar Canadian songwriter with an already lengthy career. So why are we talking about him? Last year he travelled to Belize to record with The Garifuna Collective.
July 8, 2013 - A left-of-center approach like Lee Hazelwood, a deep baritone like Johnny Cash, electronic loops and some spooky-ass production (bagpipes!) all contribute to the sound of Pennsylvanian Daughn Gibson’s second album Me Moan. He spent time drumming with Pearls and Brass and released his first album All Hell in 2012.
Last Good Tooth Bring More Appalachian Flavored Rock Out of Rhode Island
Remember Providence, Rhode Island’s The Low Anthem? Our World Cafe: Next artist this week Last Good Tooth share origins in that city and a penchant for experimenting with fiddles and Appalachian music.
Song-A–Day Project Leads to Ace Reporter’s Debut Yearling
May 27, 2013 - Musician Chris Snyder suffered a breakup. All right, it was a band breakup, but still. He consoled himself with the challenge of the
threesixfive project as he called it; write a song a day for a year.
One Man Rocker Hanni El Khatib Combines “Old Weird America” With A Modern Esthetic
May 20, 2013 - Hanni El Khatib is a first generation American who grew up with a Palestinian father and a Filipino mother in San Francisco. His music has origins in the 50’s and 60’s soul, blues, r&b and garage rock, and all those influences are filtered through a love of punk.