Sam Evian Sam Owens, who goes by the moniker Sam Evian, has been compared to a “very modern John Lennon” by the BBC. The NY-based musician found creative enlightenment in the restrictions of recording on reel-to-reel tape and the results are a collection of soul-baring songs we love.
Dirty Projectors The Dirty Projectors, fronted by David Longstreth, have been a hugely influential band since their formation in 2002. Their distinct sound is beautifully off kilter and their latest effort Lamp Lit Prose is positively bright and bouncy. We have a live preview the day before its release.
The Midnight Hour Two of hip-hop's most skilled composers Ali Shaheed Muhammad (of A Tribe Called Quest) and Adrian Younge have partnered as The Midnight Hour. Their recently released self-titled debut has been a favorite across our airwaves and we’re excited to welcome them for a live set.
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