Blues

(Stevie Ray Vaughan, Muddy Waters, BB King)

Happy Elf “Sexmachine” – free funny electro-pop album

Happy Elf is the performing name of Dutch multi-instrumentalist Jeroen Elfferich. As Happy Elf, Elfferich has released more than ten albums since 1999. He considers his music "electropopmusic," but the truth is that it is a good mix of various styles thrown together with a nice electronic beat. His latest release is "Sexmachine," a five-track mini-album that's all about dreams, sex, love, and relationships. Don't expect a thoughtful and introspective album, though; as the release information says, "[D]on’t take it too seriously: it’s Happy Elf!"

The Dada Weatherman “EarthQuakes and Failed Mutations” – a blues and country album licensed under Creative Commons

Delicious acoustic and piano ballads characterize The Dada Weatherman’s second offering, “EarthQuakes and Failed Mutations”. The album is an interesting mix of blues, folk, and pop rock with soothing melodies. It’s perfect for easy, laid-back listening on gloomy days when you just don’t want to think about the rest of the world. Influences range from Bob Dylan, Arthur Rimbault, Leonard Cohen, Jimi Hendrix, Robert Johnson, Nick Drake, Django Reinhardt, and newer artists like like Devendra Banhart, Conor Oberst and Elliott Smith.

Allison Crowe: Little Light (originals)

Vocalist, pianist, guitarist, songwriter, engineer, producer and arranger - Allison Crowe is all the above. She lives & creates in Canada, but tours steadily, earning a reputation for exciting live shows that stir together her original songs with much-loved interpretations in an organic blend of rock, jazz, folk, Broadway, gospel and soul.

Tiara Wiles: This is Tiara

Tiara has been singing since she was a child and it seems like she can't imagine her life any other way. She grew up in Pittsburgh, PA singing in a choir and on her own all the way up to her senior year of high school, but her career really took of when she moved to Washington D.C. to attend Howard University. She started meeting people like-minded people who loved music as much as she did, giving her the confidence to work even harder towards her dream. Not much later Tiara met her current manager, Mic Sean, at one of D.C. music venues and everything started falling into its right place.