Bands like Turvy Organ put all of their music on SoundCloud for free streaming without limits (no 30-second previews like others). Why do they do it, when there are no direct revenues for most artists on that platform?
This week’s featured artist is the Denver based band Turvy Organ. They declare themselves being mostly influenced by Conor Oberst and the Bright Eyes. But it is undeniable, that their roots go back to the British Indie-Pop of the 80s. Bands like Echo & the Bunnymen, Edwyn Collins’ Scritti Politti and the Pastells come to mind quickly.
Our 28th Artist of the Week is American singer, songwriter and producer Hung Yung Terrarist. Based in Los Angeles, her music has a unique brand and is heavily influenced by her theatre experience (or is it vice versa?).
Her first 3 albums were self-produced and likened by critics to Coco Rosie, F.K.A. twigs and Grimes, while her 4th and most recent record was a collaboration with Darryl Swann and K-Embry, and an homage to old school Hip Hop.
This week’s featured artist (#26) Ghost Wave sound finds itself somewhere between the Flying Nun bands of the 80s, like the Clean, the Chills, and the Bats, the British explosion of the 1960s and the wayfaring dubs of Lee “Scratch” Perry…