From the ashes of two prominent New Zealand rock acts, Shelter has emerged and is beginning to make waves. They recently completed two tracks combining modern rock with intricate melodies to introduce their infectious new sound.
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.
Introvert was born Matthew Voscinar and spent most of his life in the 589 square mile nursing home that is Hernando County. He now resides in Tampa, Florida and attends the University of South Florida pursuing a degree in English with a Creative Writing focus.
Shoresh's debut album, "Black Box" won't be for everyone. There are times when it will feel slow to a generation hyped up on autotune & mega-bass, but the listener with an appreciation for poetry & arrangment will find it a revelation.
Daniel Fries's alluring, flamenco-inspired guitar music ranges from exciting & uplifting to deep & dreamy. In addition to his solo material and studio recordings, he plays regularly with his live group, Trio Paz.
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.
The dynamic Bailey Bros from the Mississippi Delta recently released their debut, How To Write The Wrong, with a taste for all kinds of blues, and featuring Delta Blues icon Jimbo Mathus on every track.
Blaq Diamondz is a hip-hop/pop duo that came together in 2008. Their debut album is scheduled for release this year, and blends R&B, pop, techno, southern & westcoast rap, soul, rock and inspirational music.
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."