Tuesday, February 8

Jango Airplay Top 10

The Top 10 Jango Airplayers are here for the week of 1/31-2/6. There's some fresh faces and some solid holdovers. Have a listen to their tracks and drop a line in the comments. As a quick reminder on how PopScore is measured check out this recent blog post HERE

#1: 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
#2: Nelson Braxton
Nelson Braxton is a bassist/producer who's toured with artists like Goapele, Lyrics Born, Jaguar Wright and Lina. Now he's working on his own brand of polished R&B that blends classic melodies and modern aesthetics.

Click to hear Nelson Braxton:
What Would I Do
#3: Amyst
Amyst are an experimental rock quintet from Phildelphia whose music blends genres including ambient, screamo and hardcore. They recently released their second EP, "Chapters In Her Diary."

Click to hear Amyst:
Letters To Grace
#4: Ealeon
Ealeon is a Dutch quintet forged in the fire of breakups, depression and, ultimately, redemption. Now, three years after forming, they are ready to release their debut, a blend of the symphonic & soulful, gothic & pop.

Click to hear Ealeon:
The Change
#5: Haight-Ashbury
This Glasgow trio (brother/sister, lifelong best friend) is built on a foundation of close harmonies complemented by grungy guitar riffs, throbbing bass and percussive flourish. Definitely worth a listen.

Click to hear Haight-Ashbury:
Favourite Song
#6: Morning And The Melting Sunrise
Morning And The Melting Sunrise is a lo-fi folk act from the United Kingdom. Their music is a stark blend of dreamy guitar and near-whisper vocals.

Click to hear Morning And The Melting Sunrise:
#7: JC.B
Swiss electronica artist JC.B blurs pop, dance and new age into a fine, swirling mass. Sonics appear & disappear with practiced skill, neatly moving the listener forward and contributing ambience.

Click to hear JC.B:
Hey Hey
#8: 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
#9: Keyz
Filthy South to Cali - Shreveport, Louisiana emcee Keyz is holding it down with a heady mix of hustle, flow and unshakeable confidence. His music touches on struggle, but never loses its belief in the future.

Click to hear Keyz:
#10: Riley Etheridge Jr.
Riley Etheridge Jr. is a New York City singer-songwriter with deep roots in musical Americana. He recently released the album "Things I Used To Know," described in the press as an "elegiac, contemplative collection of sad, funny, and ultimately redemptive alternative country."

Click to hear Riley Etheridge Jr.:
In This Moment

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