Hailing from San Francisco and embracing a D.I.Y. ethos for their music and touring, Birdmonster is currently bringing their brand of punk-with-banjos music on tour to support their first full-length "No Midnight."
Cibelle makes use of a variety of elements to create unique, imaginative and enchanting pieces of music. Including; acoustic instrumentation, electronic processing, noise guitars, children's toys, and pure melodies carried by her unmistakable moving voice.
Each member of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band could tell you how Hurricane Katrina has affected their lives, but as a group they continue to tour and share the musical traditions and culture of New Orleans.
Twin Cities vocalist Connie Evingson already had a "hot club" jazz record out so she was ready to move on to her next project. But then she met the Hot Club of Sweden on a winter trip to Stockholm. The result is a new CD, "Stockholm Sweetnin'," that was released this summer in Minnesota.
M. Ward doesn't like to discuss the meanings of the songs he writes; he prefers the songs to speak for themselves. Luckily, the Portland-based singer's songs have a lot to say about subjects from love to the state of America.