May 6, 2013 - London’s Treetop Flyers effortlessly capture the CSN&Y sound of California Folk-rock in the 60’s on their debut The Mountain Moves. They all met on the periphery of the London folk scene that gave the world Mumford & Sons and Laura Marling.
After a three-year intermission from the music world, Duquette Johnston is back on the national stage with his upcoming
release, Rabbit Runs a Destiny.
March 18, 2013 - The Alabama artist, known for his fusion of rustic and modern sounds, founded and played bass for
the band Verbana, and has shared performances with The Civil Wars, Foo Fighters, The Strokes, and Bonnie Prince Billy.
There’s something so warm and so likeable about Birdie Busch, West Philly’s whimsical, verse-weaving siren—that hearing her sing is like being greeted with a wave of energy.
March 11, 2013 - Birdie's lyrics are quirky, candid, and refreshing, and she infuses each song with a real sentimentality that makes you think she’d make a great listener and a great best friend. So when she croons—voice breaking like the sun’s rays through the trees—to “settle in for the greatest night in history,” as she does on new tune “Sitgreaves Pass”—one can’t help but wonder exactly what she’s referring to.
Jesse packs the house with his live shows in New England, and is currently touring and poised to break through across the country.
March 4, 2013 - Boston's R&B musician, soul-singer songwriter, Jesse Dee just released his debut alum, On My Mind, In My Heart, on Alligator Records. The album is a fusion of funky, feel-good grooves, all wrapped up in an energetic and soulful vibe. He's opened for soul legends Etta James and Al Green.
Dutch multi-instrumentalist and producer Jacco Gardner's debut album offers a fresh take on the baroque pop sound of the 1960s.
February 25, 2013 - Gardner plays every instrument on the record except drums, and his studio acumen, command of instrumentation and sense of arrangement recall and update the kind of ornate songs orchestrated by groups like The Left Banke and The Zombies and producers like Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks. Hear two tracks from Cabinet of Curiosities in this installment of World Café: Next.