Tuesday, May 24

Jango Airplay Top 10

Here's the Top 10 Jango Airplay artists for the week ending May 22. It's great to see Mariah back on top as well as Sixty Miles Down who is one of the first Airplay artists from when we started in 2009. Check them all out below and give 'em a shout out in the comments.

#1: Mariah Ver Hoef
A young singer-songwriter from Fairbanks, Alaska, Mariah writes about the isolation and shifting landscapes of growing up. She recently released her fourth album, and has plans to tour internationally this summer.

Click to hear Mariah Ver Hoef:
Summertime
#2: Sad Alice Said
Urkainian septet Sad Alice Said play a distinctive blend of gothic metal with elements of doom, decorated with a symphonic wrap and multifaceted semantic filling.

Click to hear Sad Alice Said:
Open Your Eyes
#3: The Plastic Believers
The Plastic Believers are an experimental pop/rock duo from Minneapolis, MN, who wrap beautiful melodies in a sense of impending doom. Their debut album "All The Things We Carry" was released at the end of last year.

Click to hear The Plastic Believers:
On The Beach
#4: 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.

Click to hear Aron Seals:
Fearless
#5: Jace
Colorado's Jace is a Christian rapper hoping to "encourage you, the listener, no matter what circumstances you may face today, tomorrow or even a year from now."

Click to hear Jace:
All I Need Feat. PJ
#6: Albare
Australian guitarist & composer Albare plays rangey, mellow nu-jazz. A far cry from earlier, acid-tinged work, his latest release "[relies] on the nuance & skill of seasoned musicians to feather the contours of a landscape you would otherwise never glimpse."

Click to hear Albare:
Lose Control
#7: Sixty Miles Down
Hard-hitting & heavy, yet melodic, New Jersey's Sixty Miles Down grinds out gritty anthems pulled from the darker side of the soul. After 12 years of evolution, the quartet has lately been building on buzz around acclaimed releases "Sink Or Swim" and "A New Skin."

Click to hear Sixty Miles Down:
God Of Joy
#8: Pinney Woods
Pinney Woods takes its name from a Chattanooga neighborhood where the original members cut their teeth. Emcee Sutta Kane describes the group's sound as having "a southern feel, but it's been stretched so much that it's universal."

Click to hear Pinney Woods:
Distance (Feat. Francci)
#9: For This Cause
For This Cause is an alternative/post-hardcore band from Australia. They spent much of 2009 and 2010 on tour, and 2011 looks to be no different with opening slots lined up in front of major headliners like Switchfoot.

Click to hear For This Cause:
Promises
#10: Will Banister
Will Banister, a country singer-songwriter from Portales, NM has been singing in the West Texas/East New Mexico area since he was 10 years old. Now backed by the crack Mulberry Band and armed with an album of new, original material, Will continues to find himself in steady demand.

Click to hear Will Banister:
Santa Fe

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