Monday, November 29

Jango Airplay Top 10

Hello everyone. We hope you all had a great Thanksgiving and holiday weekend and are feeling energized for the upcoming holiday season. Here's this week's Top 10 Airplay artists. There's a lot of new comers joining in the chart this week as well so check them out and show some support.

#1: Cosmic Millennium Raptor
Cosmic Millennium Raptor is the POP brainchild of three Texan songwriters. The group released their debut EP recently, full of songs about "chillin. partyin. chillin. partyin. chillin. partyin."

Click to hear Cosmic Millennium Raptor:
Awake Disease
#2: Kimberly Myers
Composer & multi-instrumentalist Kimberly Myers offers an eclectic blend of original contemporary, folk, Celtic and Appalachian style music. Her songs combine intriguing melodic cannons with lush orchestration.

Click to hear Kimberly Myers:
Castle Of Dreams
#3: The Vandon Arms
Before Myspace or Facebook, in a damp, cold Iowan basement, The Vandon Arms started playing music they loved for no one but themselves. Today they carry on the attitude of those early sing-alongs - play music and have fun for as long as people want to listen.

Click to hear The Vandon Arms:
Blaydon Races
#4: Jason Jase
Jason Jase is an R&B singer-songwriter from Dubai. Raised in a musical family, Jase grew up listening to everything from country to jazz, a background he continues to use pushing boundaries in his own work.

Click to hear Jason Jase:
For The Moment
#5: Toy Horses
Toy Horses are one of Wales' brightest indie gems. After airplay in the UK their music came to the attention of KCRW starmaker Nic Harcourt who put them on radio & stages in the States. Their debut album is expected in early 2011.

Click to hear Toy Horses:
And It Was You
#6: Nephew
Hip-hop artist Nephew released his debut mixtape in early 2010. Since then he has been featured in XXL Magazine & is a favorite of DJ Clark Kent. He is now preparing to release his first studio album.

Click to hear Nephew:
Get Money
#7: Max CarDi
Max CarDi is a rapper from Norfolk, VA. Despite less than a year pursuing music, CarDi has written more than 100 songs, and is currently in talks with Collabo Records.

Click to hear Max CarDi:
Building A Dream
#8: Resort To Failsafe
Resort to Failsafe is a tight, professional post-hardcore band. Said one reviewer, "even though I know that the music biz is unfair, Resort to Failsafe is going places."

Click to hear Resort To Failsafe:
Man Your Stations
#9: No Birds
No Birds began August, 2003 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Their first public appearance was opening for local punk-rock bands (no easy gig for a psychedelic/post-rock ensemble). Since that time the group has toured nationally and released a pair of studio albums.

Click to hear No Birds:
Music Is Easy...
#10: Texas Heat
Texas Heat is a four-piece honky tonk band located in Cologne, Germany. They've been active on and off for the better part of 20 years, gigging regularly, releasing albums and appearing at major festivals.

Click to hear Texas Heat:
Three Bottles Left

Tuesday, November 23

Happy Thanksgiving












All of us here at Jango would like to wish you the happiest of Thanksgivings. Whether you are spending time at home with family and friends, or on the road with family and friends, may you eat well, drink well and make joyous music with which to ring in the holiday Season.

Jango Airplay Top 10

We're back with the Top 10 Jango Airplay artists for the week of November 15-21. Mariah Ver Hoef is back in at the top spot after dropping out last week and Falconbrook is holding strong. Check new entries from Stateamind, Mnoizz & More below.

#1: Mariah Ver Hoef
A young singer-songwriter from Fairbanks, Alaska, Mariah writes about the isolation and shifting landscapes of growing up. 2010 will see the release of her third album in as many years.

Click to hear Mariah Ver Hoef:
Azure Sunshine
#2: Falconbrook
Falconbrook are a set of enigmatic post-rockers whose compositions are sprawling, but never dull. They keep their identities private and let the music speak for itself.

Click to hear Falconbrook:
Vistas
#3: Hugo Kant
Hugo Kant is a producer, arranger and multi-instrumentalist from Marseille, France. After many years playing in bands he started his first solo project in 2010, a mix of downtempo, nu jazz, trip hop and acoustic music.

Click to hear Hugo Kant:
Leonids
#4: Less Than Three
Pop/rock act Less Than Three is the creative outlet for 17 year old Jonathan Borgia. The music combines youthful energy with a polish beyond his years.

Click to hear Less Than Three:
Feels Like Summer
#5: Stateamind
Stateamind is a grungy MC from the city of New York - ambitious and vocally able. A nimble flow neatly belies the darker side of his subject matter.

Click to hear Stateamind:
A Killer's Killer
#6: Soul Water
Hip-hop duo Soul Water began in 2005 with the musical introduction of Dan Moore and Lindsay Justice. They quickly found independent success with a sharp blend of party sounds and positive messages.

Click to hear Soul Water:
Let It Ride
#7: The Loomis Fargo Gang
The Loomis Fargo Gang began writing music together while working as waiters in an Italian Restaurant. From these humble roots they discovered a shared talent for exploring the broader possibilities of folk music.

Click to hear The Loomis Fargo Gang:
Rebels Of The Frontline
#8: Silent Lapse
Silent Lapse play a progressive, metallic brand of rock and roll. While heavy, their music is melody-driven and guided by themes developed throughout various songs.

Click to hear Silent Lapse:
The Wake
#9: Mnoizz
Belgian electronica artist Mnoizz thrives on fuzz with a purpose. Lines interweave, feedback builds and music breaks over the listener.

Click to hear Mnoizz:
Indigo
#10: Jessie Funk
A veteran singer with five albums and national & international tours under her belt, Jessie Funk now turns her considerable abilities to country music, through which she hopes to continue sharing her love of music.

Click to hear Jessie Funk:
Dance In The Rain

Tuesday, November 16

Jango Airplay Top 10

Here's the Top 10 Jango Airplay artists for the week of November 8-14

#1: Falconbrook
Falconbrook are a set of enigmatic post-rockers whose compositions are sprawling, but never dull. They keep their identities private and let the music speak for itself.

Click to hear Falconbrook:
Vistas
#2: Awaken The Bride
Formed in 2008, hardcore quintet Awaken The Bride spent two formative summers touring before entering the studio in 2010. After months of DIY, they recently released their debut EP "Keep Your Graves."

Click to hear Awaken The Bride:
Whoa, Powered Laces
#3: Bendikt
Benedikt Brydern is a composer and performer, frequenting film & television screens, as well as the stage. His music is informed by this experience, as well as his early classical training in Munich.

Click to hear Benedikt:
Motender
#4: FX
Born and raised in the suburbs of New York City in the late 1960's, neo-soul artist FX absorbed a myriad of influences from big band to hip-hop. After formative years with the X-Factor crew, he now returns with "deep, skillfull and soulful sounds of ambience and full emotion."

Click to hear FX:
Deep Thoughts
#5: Angie Mattson
From a thunderous chant to a gritty strut, Angie Mattson's dark, smoky voice and rich lyrics are a force in the indie music world. Self-taught and highly motivated, she is a singer-songwriter to watch.

Click to hear Angie Mattson:
Hurricane
#6: Dump
Georgia native Dump is a young hip-hop artist whose music combines potent beats with passionate delivery. He is currently working on a debut solo album.

Click to hear Dump:
Get Ya Hustle On
#7: Left Step Band
Left Step Band is a London based four piece comprising of Emcee, DJ, Drums and Bass. Their eclectic wildstyle is a stampede of hip-hop, funk, ska, dub and biggabeat... The 21st century digital blues is here people.

Click to hear Left Step Band:
Rebels Of The Frontline
#8: Jahmings Macccow
Anguillian reggae guitarist/singer-songwriter Jahmings Maccow rose from that quiet island to the ruff ghettos of South Bronx, in the process becoming one of New York City's tuffest acts.

Click to hear Jahmings Macccow:
Horizon Train
#9: Resort To Failsafe
Resort to Failsafe is a tight, professional post-hardcore band. Said one reviewer, "even though I know that the music biz is unfair, Resort to Failsafe is going places."

Click to hear Resort To Failsafe:
Man Your Stations
#10: Lauren Nichols
Just 19 years old, country artist Lauren Nichols proves big voices can be found in small packages. She recently travelled from her home in Oklahoma to write and record in Nashville, and is now ready to unleash that voice on the world.

Click to hear Lauren Nichols:
Stargazing