Tuesday, July 26

Jango Airplay Top 10

The Top 10 Airplay bands for the week ending July 24th. We have some new bands climbing to the top in this week's lineup. Support them with your feedback in the comment section.

#1: Shelter (NZ)
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.

Click to hear Shelter (NZ):
Blacklight Friday
#2: Sad Alice Said
Ukrainian septet Sad Alice Said play a distinctive blend of gothic metal with elements of doom, decorated in a symphonic wrap and multifaceted semantic filling.

Click to hear Sad Alice Said:
Open Your Eyes
#3: DelCity
Born Bamidele Citizen of Nigeria, DelCity's music blends the consciousness of rap, the swing of reggae and the international flair of his background into a melange of emotion.

Click to hear DelCity:
Bamidele
#4: Q Hunta
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.

Click to hear Q Hunta:
Sha Kan Kan
#5: Mambo Zombies
The Chicago-based Mambo Zombies consist of 3 main players, Dez Desormeaux, Luis Prieto Rosario and Jose Valdes, who have been performing suave, vibrant Latin music together for the past 12 years.

Click to hear Mambo Zombies:
Tu No Me Quieres
#6: Arketek
Arketek is an electro/ambient act from Galway, Ireland who makes rich soundscapes with an almost a filmic quality, and influences spanning metal to indie, country to techno, drum & bass and beyond.

Click to hear Arketek:
Morse Code - Need Help
#7: 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
#8: 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
#9: 2002
Pamela & Randy Copus, the New Age duo known as 2002, have landed 9 albums on the Billboard Charts by blending keys, strings, harps, guitar and their layered voices into a celestial, angelic "virtual choir."

Click to hear 2002:
An Ocean Apart
#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

Monday, July 18

Jango Airplay top 10

Here's the Top 10 Airplay bands for the week ending July 17th. Some familiar faces in the lineup along with some newcomers. Show your support with feedback in the comment section.

#1: Sad Alice Said
Ukrainian septet Sad Alice Said play a distinctive blend of gothic metal with elements of doom, decorated in a symphonic wrap and multifaceted semantic filling.

Click to hear Sad Alice Said:
Open Your Eyes
#2: Shelter (NZ)
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.

Click to hear Shelter (NZ):
Blacklight Friday
#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.

Click to hear Aron Seals:
Fearless
#4: Introvert
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.

Click to hear Introvert:
Heavy Sighs Spoken Softly
#5: Shoresh
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.

Click to hear Shoresh:
Glance
#6: Daniel Fries
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.

Click to hear Daniel Fries:
Bodas De Galisteo
#7: 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
#8: The Bailey Bros
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.

Click to hear The Bailey Bros:
Lonely Man Blues
#9: Blaq Diamondz
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.

Click to hear Blaq Diamondz:
Betta Get Low Remix
#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

Monday, July 11

Jango Airplay Top 10


Here's the top 10 Airplay bands for the week ending July 10th. There is a lot of great talent out there, check them out and support them with your feedback in the comment section.


This Week's Top Scoring Bands
#1: Sad Alice Said
Ukrainian septet Sad Alice Said play a distinctive blend of gothic metal with elements of doom, decorated in a symphonic wrap and multifaceted semantic filling.

Click to hear Sad Alice Said:
Open Your Eyes
#2: Shelter (NZ)
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.

Click to hear Shelter (NZ):
Blacklight Friday
#3: Hugo Kant
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.

Click to hear Hugo Kant:
#4: 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
#5: DelCity
Born Bamidele Citizen of Nigeria, DelCity's music blends the consciousness of rap, the swing of reggae and the international flair of his background into a melange of emotion.

Click to hear DelCity:
Bamidele
#6: 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
#7: 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
#8: 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
#9: Jake Dreyer
A musician from eight years old, award-winning metal guitarist Jake Dreyer recently released his debut solo EP "In the Shadows of Madness," showcasing years of study under a variety of master instructors.

Click to hear Jake Dreyer:
Harmony Of The Spheres
#10: Introvert
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.

Click to hear Introvert:
Heavy Sighs Spoken Softly