Tuesday, March 22

Jango Airplay Top 10

Here's the Jango Airplay Top 10 for the week ending March 20. There's a lot of new faces in here this week and return act The Avant-Garde Metallic Orchestra has climbed up to reach the top spot. Check them out below and drop everyone a line in the comments section below.

#1: The Avant-Garde Metallic Orchestra
Minnesota's Avant-Garde Metallic Orchestra plays sophisticated metal instrumentals with a heavy symphony-orchestral backup. Their compositions are a fertile blend of building momentum and grand moments.

Click to hear The Avant-Garde Metallic Orchestra:
The Trooper
Mississippi's own BLOCKSQUAD deliver recognizable southern hip-hop but with an unorthodox flow. Coupled with the industry standard production, you get a sound that is fresh but familiar.

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#3: Aron Seals
Aron Seals is a rock/fusion guitarist and multi-instrumentalist. His music is heavily influenced by film scoring, and makes use of midi guitar to play various stings sounds while accompanying the solo guitar.

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#4: 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
#5: One Step Away
Comiong together in 2007, One Step Away started out competing in local battles of the bands, which they won habitually with their sunny, melodic rock. With passionate professionalism and studio-precision sound, One Step Away performances have a mesmerizing appeal as they mind-meld with their audiences.

Click to hear One Step Away:
Here We Go
#6: the black sharks
The Black Sharks are an English band with a love for great pop tunes, they are currently working on their debut Album with a release date being set for Spring 2011, the debut singles 'lose control' ws released November 1st and is surfing a wave of succes in the UK.

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lose control
#7: Jason Ehleben
Jason began playing piano early at the age of 5. He picked up the guitar soon after that and has made it a habit of studying both new instruments and composition ever since. "Wake" is aJason's first full-length instrumental album featuring 8 songs that were self-written, performed, and recorded during 2010.

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#8: The Vandon Arms
In a damp, cold basement just off of Ingersoll Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa, The Vandon Arms started off as a gorup of friends playing the music they loved for no one but themselves. Once the gorup started taking part in local shows their popularity increased at an incredible rate. The band wasn't just known for their unique sound and catchy melodies but a Vandon Arms show was a big party.

Click to hear The Vandon Arms:
Health to the Company
#9: Born One
After a well deserved hiatus Born One is back with a combination approach of delivering albums under his self owned independent label 'NuWurd Records." Both Born and fellow labelmate Zachariah Ware aka Known Strength as well as the very much appreciated help of J-biz.

Click to hear Born One:
This World
#10: Stonehoney
On their debut album The Cedar Creek Sessions, the Austin, Texas-based quartet Stonehoney delivers a bracing set of 14 original tunes that effortlessly transcend genre restrictions, merging rootsy grit with savvy melodic hooks and pointed lyrical insight.

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Feels Like Home


Anonymous said...

wicked relish rocks!!! should be top ten!

dyane said...

Have a great weekend!! and hope you enjoy my music!!
kiss kiss