Grammy-awardee Gregory Porter is a force to reckon with in the world of jazz and R&B music. Want proof? His latest release, Liquid Spirit, won the 2014 Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album. This LA-born and California-bred grew up as a football player until a shoulder injury sidelined his future as an athlete. Bad luck on his young self but good news for jazz aficionados out there as this little bend in the corner gave us this crafty and soulful singer.
Raised among the oil and stain of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Julia Haltigan channels the unruliness of her hometown to her music, presenting to the stage a tough, sharp-edged rocker with a sultry voice.
Julia Haltigan & The Hooligans is the songstress’ second release, which features twelve flirtatious and moving pieces that walks along the avenue of blues rock.
Trip-hop producer, Anitek, has been regularly making an appearance here on the pages of the Frostclick blog, he's dropped by before with two of his previous records in tow as well as being one part of the duo, Tab & Anitek.
Trained in the classical arts, Anitek is a proficient pianist; having played for more than 15 years. He also plays cello,guitar, clarinet, drums, bass and is also a scratch DJ on the side.
Sae Yeon is the latest project to come out from his bag of tricks. It's an album that bears plenty of trademark Anitek grooves that both old and new fans will enjoy.
Up On The Hill‘s self-titled EP shares a matchless combination of old-time, bluegrass, and folk music. It was released on November 2012 with Josh Corrigan on guitar, banjo, harmonica, and vocals; Kate Corrigan on bassolele; Sean Diaz on fiddle and vocals; and Adam Sherrerd on mandolin and vocals as well.
A trip to the lukewarm embrace of the sea isn’t complete with a good soundtrack, on which Manua Loa perfectly fits the role to a T.
The band’s third and latest effort, Tales & The Sea, is your ideal jam-by-the-fireside ditty, and will no doubt garner new fans for this German band. The three-piece act composed of Jules Ahoi, Alaska WhiteSun, and Duncan Vert (we’re expecting some German-sounding names, though) have rendered the acoustic gods proud.