New York - NY
It's been a while since I know the Brooklyn band Wilder Maker, but I didn't took the time to write a piece about them until now. It's never too late !
Wilder Maker is the songwriting project of Gabriel Birnbaum (b. 1986, Boston, MA) a multi-instrumentalist and composer living in Brooklyn, NY. He has performed on stage and on record with artists such as Sharon Van Etten,Sixto Rodriguez, Jens Lekman, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, DeVotchKa, Akron/Family, and SKATERS and his projects have shared stages with The Arcade Fire, Deerhoof, Dr. John, Gogol Bordello, Phosphorescent, and Dan Deacon.
Following up their debut EP "I Won't Follow", the New York based band Secret Someones, comprised of singer-songwriters Bess Rogers, Hannah Winkler, Lelia Broussard and drummer Zach Jones, have unveiled a new track "Let You Go".
Tonight I feel sad . The world of music has lost an amazing and talented singer-songwriter. I've sadly learned that Alicia Lemke, aka Alice and the Glass Lake, has passed away. My thoughts go to her family, her friends ...
The ability to reinvent yourself takes talent, without a doubt, both because it requires enough skill to remake your persona and enough courage to let go of who you were before. Lightyear, the brand new electro-pop baby of Lauren Zettler, is the product of such talent in action. Lightyear combines stark, popping electronics, warm, bouncing basslines and Zettler’s own airy vocals, to create a sound that’s both human and intangible—filled with space and feeling.
Rebecca Perl is a singer/songwriter from the exotic tropical paradise we call Long Island, New York. Her music falls within the folk/pop genre with a jazzy twang. Rebecca brings a brand new feel and an original vibe to the female acoustic music scene.
Justin Tracy grew up in north London and started his musical career making his first professional recording as a drummer at age 13.
Lyle Divinsky, a.k.a. The Sasquatch of Soul, "doesn’t front: he sings soul and R&B, and that’s that. There are no tags or modifiers needed: his music is pure and honest. His focus is so spectacular that his originals sound like instant classics...” (Todd Richard, The Portland Phoenix). Hailing from Portland, ME, Divinsky moved to the delicious apple just over 3 years ago, and has been crooning his way into the hearts and hips of the 5 boroughs since.
Mikhael Muya of Black Fly Reviews is a singer/songwriter born in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He grew up in South Africa and is now living between Boston and New York City.
He began to play the guitar at the age of twelve and has been influenced by artists such as Ben Harper, Dave Matthews Band Hurray for The Riff Raff and many others. His music style is mainly folk, with touches of blues and rock.
Since the release of their first album, 'Wake the Hero' in 2009, Barnaby Bright has garnered high accolades for their songwriting and sound. Grand prize winners of the NY Song Circle competition, Barnaby Bright's music has also been featured on national television to soundtrack heavy moments on shows such as 'ER' and 'Days of our Lives.' Their follow up EP 'Gravity' was named one of the top 100 records of the year by Amazon.com, keeping good company with the likes of Adele and Bon Iver.