I know absolutely nothing about Black Metal band Absu except that when I first heard their brand new song 'Hall of Masters', which is featured as a part of the Adult Swim's Singles Program, I nearly went deaf.
Cory Branan is a natural-born storyteller . As with any of his musical and literary pedestal sitters, from John Prine and Leonard Cohen to Raymond Carver and Gabriel García M?uez, his seemingly conversational, painstakingly crafted anecdotes benefit from a hard-eyed stare at hydra-headed experience.
I'm not completely familiar with Cat Power but the one thing I do know is that her oh so sultry, seductive voice and beautifully constructed heart swelling music, especially the songs 'Lived in Bars', 'The Greatest' and Handsome Boy Modeling School's 'I've Been Thinking' feat.
San Francisco band Permanent Collection is Jason Hendardy, Megan Dabkowski, Brenden Nerfa and Mike Stillman and boy oh boy this motley crew sure can make some hazy pop music that will have you bopping your head for days.
Seattle blues rock duo The Grizzled Mighty like to destroy things and then light those things on fire . Ryan Granger and Whitney Petty have only been on the scene as The Grizzled Mighty for a short time and within the last several months the duo have certainly gained a trusty following of people who know from hard and heavy rock and roll.