Browsing All posts tagged under » artists« artist Xander Smith’s summer tour!

August 1, 2012


This just in from the incomparable (and can we say huggable?) Xander Smith, singer-songwriter-guitarist-Kickass-starter-van-wrangler extraordinaire. Is this just the most wistful, dreamy summer jam? Xander’s on a European tour. Yes, we’d love to hit the road with him. If you’re anywhere in the neighborhood, drop in and enjoy his music and company. Hope your enjoying […] artists Xray Spectacle 1 of The Dark Lights

January 5, 2012


We were instantly hooked by the opening electric guitar riff and falsetto vocals of this two-song EP from The Dark Lights. Formed when Australians Matt Ho, Rachel Ho and Alan Grillo moved to London in 2010 and joined forces with East Enders Paul Andrews and Paul Hayward, the band fuses a dystopian techno vibe with dance pop. […] album: The Sound of Color Theory

December 31, 2011


Let us help you usher in the New Year with this lovely electroacoustic album from Color Theory. By turns wistful and dance-poppy, it’s the perfect mix for an evening that typically spans many moods. Download the album. The Sound of Color Theory, posted with vodpod artist Stepan Grytsay – “Violin Trance”

December 22, 2011


We’re always excited to discover unusual emerging talent like 14-year-old Stepan Grytsay. Born near Chernobyl in the Ukraine and reared in Argentina, Stepan has been playing the violin since age 3 under the tutelage of his parents. This year as the youngest participant in the YouTube Symphony Orchestra 2011, Stepan traveled to Australia to play at the Sydney Opera House. In addition to […]

Monte Pittman and the Queen of Pop

December 6, 2011


Our current featured artist Monte Pittman has toured for over a decade with Madonna. Not only that, he taught her how to play the guitar. Check out this fun compilation of video footage of their performances. Monte plays with such drive and swagger. It’s an ecstatic experience to watch and hear him. We’ll be […]

Monte Pittman’s ‘Pain Love & Destiny’ – CD Review

November 4, 2011


I hope Monte Pittman won’t mind if I confess that when I heard his new album, Pain Love & Destiny, the music that it evoked most strongly for me was the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper. I’m not being hyperbolic, and I’m not referring simply to stylistic similarities, for example in the vocal harmonies in ‘Price of […]

Traedonya on U-Stream tonight

November 3, 2011


She’s fabulous! Thursday November 3, 2011, starting at approximately 8:30PM ET, we’ll be U-streaming live from the Red Bull Space in NYC with Traedonya, “The bride of new funk hipopera.”  We believe this is the correct link: – follow our Twitter tonight for the live link! Here’s a great post about Traedonya on  Listen to some of her […]