When you can't find the words to say and it's hard to make it through another day...
Just Listen to these bands and artists...
Nobody understands momentum quite like The Crowning. After storming the scene in the Fall of 2017 with their debut EP, the Pennsylvania quartet has already begun to establish themselves as a regional powerhouse with their unique take on the altrock/grunge sound. In a very short period they have amassed over 45,000 plays on Soundcloud, opened up for several major national touring acts, received airplay from over 100 indie and college radio stations, and have been featured on the cover of The Aquarian Weekly.
Though the group has gained significant traction from the start, the story of The Crowning goes back more than a decade, and it's those formative years that serve as the nexus of their creativity.
Andi Ramser (singer, songwriter) and Sean Ewing (guitarist, producer) stir up a wide range of disparate influences without making the water so muddy that they miss the point. The result is a salty sweet rush of pure pop rock, careening back and forth between mellow and sunny to pounding slash and burn!
Artist. Producer. Songwriter. Vocalist. Multi-instrumentalist. A truly independent musician who wears many hats, Neel Dani does it all, and does it very well. Following in the footsteps of icons like the late and great Prince, Neel’s debut EP “Better Late Than Never” was produced, composed, arranged and performed entirely by Neel, and recorded and mixed by L. Stu Young, engineer to the likes of Prince himself. Writing, singing and playing all the instruments (over 15) featured on the EP's three songs, everything you hear is Neel, and everything you hear is real. From guitars, bass, drums and keyboards to an arsenal of instruments from all over the world, Neel even used a toaster oven on the song “How Do You Like Me Now”, giving new meaning to the term "hot track".
This is this groups second time finding a singer through craigslist. Proving craigstlist is right, once again, Mark Rosenberg takes lead on Tandem Unicycle. With all but Mark hailing from Orange County (Mark representing the East Coast), we make music that you possibly might be into a little. Taking the wide range of influences of all the different members, we make some sort of rock music.
Priding themselves on their eclectic songs, groove based rhythms and jazz styled chord progressions, Grand Tradition are inspired by the likes of Steely Dan and Stevie Wonder but take their contemporary pop edge from Foster The People, Michael Jackson and Phoenix to name but a few.
A rough pre-band demo was released last year created by frontman Anthony and friends which unexpectedly received plays from BBC Introducing, Nation radio, Amazing radio and others.
A full 6 piece band was formed and this year they released their 1st 5 track e.p. produced and recorded by Nick Brine (Teenage Fanclub, The Darkness) every song went on to be played by BBC introducing and they are looking forward to a year of gigging and playing festivals, sharing the same line up as Elbow, Madness, Field Music and Franz Ferinand, while working on their new 5 track EP.
Eclectic, groove driven, indie, jazzy pop music from Cardiff.
"Hey, Hey Oh" is what crowds frequently chant as they clap their hands to this Gypsy band. Made up of Koal, Davy, Skitch and Tucker, The Getbye is quickly becoming one of the most talked about groups in their native Orlando, Florida. From one man simultaneously playing accordions, drums and trumpets at the same time, to the others filling on bongos, bass and guitar, The Getbye is certainly a spectacle to be seen, and one that's hard to miss. Their whirlwind of sound, and love, has carried them from The Florida Music Festival, Westward to Backwoods Music Fest, and North to Indiana's Good People Good Times Festival along with a host of other gypsy forest fests.
Strangely Alright is a quirky,colorful band of brothers that create rock sprinkled with some electronics and a lyrical message to be who you are and that love is the answer. The peace and love vibe along with some crunchy guitars and pretty harmonies give a sound of that has, as Rockford Rowley from The Weekly Volcano says, “an undeniable emotional appeal. Ringing, triumphant chords and lyrics that allude to conquered tribulations immediately make the music relatable to everyone." And time can have a tricky way of beating people down and telling them to forget who they wanted to be and who they are. The fact that some members of the strangely clan are in recovery brings to mind the reality that people can find what was once lost.
Louisiana native John Guidroz is a singer/songwriter that blends elements of folk, pop, rock and other genres to create a sound that is truly his own.
John began playing solo acoustic shows in 2004. Over several years, he built a reputation as a solid live performer, willing to play songs from a variety of artists and genres. However, audiences would have to wait for any glimpse of original material.
That all changed in 2012 when John released his first solo album, Yesterday’s News. Produced by Matthew Moss and mixed by Michael James, the eight songs showcase John’s powerful vocal range, a keen sense of melody and clever lyrics. The songs are reminiscent of artists like Pete Yorn, David Gray and John Mayer.
John continues to perform regularly at live venues and has built up more than a decade of experience along the way. Whether performing solo or with a full band, audiences are sure to be entertained by his blend of humor, storytelling and well-crafted songs.
Natalise’s musical and artistic journey has taken a variety of adventurous paths. Beginning with piano lessons at the age of three, dance at seven, singing in the church choir at eight, she then auditioned and began training at the renown San Francisco Conservatory of Music at age 11, where she began her journey to become an accomplished classically trained pianist and vocalist. Natalise, however, soon found greatest solace and inspiration in writing her own songs on the piano.