Archive for February, 2012

Grimes at Stopover and more

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Canadian musician Grimes channels her inner percussive impulses into beat-driven synth accompanied by her otherworldly falsetto. You can see her at Savannah Stopover Festival on March 9th before she heads to Europe for festival dates including Prirmavera in May.
Grimes
Savannah Stopover
Primavera Sound

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The Big Sleep on Tour.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

After a two year hiatus The Big Sleep is back with new tour dates and an album - Nature Experiments . Their driving baseline, intelligent lyrics and stage swagger make for a great live performance. You can see them at Noise Pop on February 25 and at SXSW March 14 - 17.
The Big Sleep
Noise Pop
SXSW

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Veronica Falls at Noise Pop

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

The London pop quartet Veronica Falls mix sweetness and light with dissonance and darkness. Jangling guitars and plenty of reverb meld with dreamy vocals. You can see them live at Noise Pop on February 24.
Veronica Falls
Noise Pop

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Diva of Zanzibar

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Bi Kidude, the barefoot diva of taarab and unyago music is still going strong in Zanzibar. To see why she’s received the WOMEX life achievement award, head to Sounds of Wisdom Music Festival on February 10.
Bi Kidude
Sounds of Wisdom Music Festival

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Marlon Davis at Leicester Comedy

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Inspired by his upbringing in urban Britain, Marlon Davis has a fresh take on stand-up comedy, delivering his material with skillful observations. You can see him live at Leicester Comedy Festival on February 8.
Marlon Davis
Leicester Comedy Festival

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