FEATURED PLAYLIST: Weekend Plan
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SOUNDTRACK FOR THE WEEKEND. NOW GO HAVE FUN.
4 ARTISTS TO KNOW
Moon Taxi is a five-piece alt-rock band hailing from Nashville Tennessee. The band formed in 2006 and consists of members Trevor Terndrup on lead vocals and guitar, Tommy Putnam on bass, Spencer Thomson on guitar, Tyler Ritter on drums, and Wes Bailey on keys. The band released their first studio album, Cabaret, in 2012 and will be releasing their third studio album, Daybreaker, on October 2, 2015 nationwide. The band is currently on tour in North America.
Darlingside is a quartet indie/folk band from Cambridge, Massachusetts. The band originally was a five-piece band but parted ways with their drummer in 2013. The band currently consists of a bassist, a guitarist/banjo player, a violinist and cellist, all of whom contribute to the melodic vocals that create the bands unique sounds. The band’s most recent album, Birds Say, was released on September 18, 2015, and the band is currently on tour in North America.
The Lone Bellow is a southern-born, Brooklyn based indie/folk/rock trio. The southern roots definitely come out in their music, both in their self-titled first studio album and their most recent album, Then Came the Morning, which was released in January of 2015. The songs they write are songs about their lives, which they can connect to and can bring true emotion to. The band is currently on their fall tour in North America.
ZZ Ward is a multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter who grew up in Oregon. Ward spent her youth listening to blues and hip-hop, and those sounds can be heard in her own music. Ward released her first album in 2012, and her first single “Put the Gun Down” broke into the Top 10 on the AAA radio chart in February of 2013, staying their for 10 weeks. ZZ Ward’s most recent album Love 3x was released in July of 2015 and she is currently on tour in North America.
THIS WEEK'S COVER
Song: Angel Eyes
Original by the Jeff Healy Band
Cover by Barrett Baber