Here's the top 10 Airplay bands for the week ending August 7th. Some familiar faces in this lineup with bands that have made it to the top 10 several times. Check them out and support them in the comment section.
Sharp and sophisticated, 25-year old emcee Anthem is a product of the aggressive, fast-paced culture of New York City. Anthem traded in a career on Wall St for one on the mic, and is now Amoeba Music Group's marquee artist.
Heather, an Oklahoma native, grew up as one of eight children in a musical family. Since then she's played everywhere from Lincoln Center to Egypt (and 90 other countries!), and released five full-length albums.
Born Adekunle Johnson Ojolowo, Q Hunta is a native of Osun State, Nigeria. After a break from music he returned a few years later playing benefit concerts and performing internationally. Now he's working on his full-length debut, an energetic blend of afro/hip-hop hustle.
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.
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 hearThe Avant-Garde Metallic Orchestra: The Trooper
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.
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.