After enjoying HUGE success with their EP and thousands and thousands of digital downloads, the guys from Lynden are just getting into their rhythm. Coury Palermo from the band talks with Dan about their latest release, “The Act of Becoming”. Find out what the buzz is about, download it today!
This week the guys race the sun along the Blue Ridge Parkway. With stops at Mabry Mill (the most photographed area of the parkway) and the Meadows of Dan (no relation to Dan Portnoy) our travelers come to the end of their journey, culminating with a giant star. But who do they meet along the way?
The Hiatus is back off again! With all the releasing of new shows on TV this week, we thought why not introduce you to the next big thing in this weeks episode by featuring William Fitzsimmons and we couldn’t be happier. In this episode William talks about where the sadness comes from, the artsy part of being a songwriter, and how his wild ride in music is shaping up. This episode features the song, “It’s Not True” from the album Goodnight. Download it today!
This weeks episode features international troubadour, Josh Rouse. Dan talks with Josh about the latest album, Country Mouse, City House, his time in Charlottesville and how you can get a hold of Josh’s latest recommendations through his Bedroom Classics. Download it today!
This week THE DROP gets to experience the newest incarnation of jazz infused hip hop courtesy of The J. Davis Trio. The Chicago based crew have been breaking beats and busting rhymes for a handful of years. You need to check out this band if you’re into De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, or even Common. The latest album, These Things Happen, is full of incredible bass lines, sultry lyrics and essence of cool. We’re a little partial to the track “Breezay”.
This week Drop Music Editor Matt Benson talks with Dan Koch from the band, Sherwood. Dan tells Matt about the recent album, how they ended up on Myspace Records and the lowdown on an early side project. Download it today!
This week Dan catches up with Aaron Marsh from Copeland, who’s recent album, Eat Sleep and Repeat is a favorite of last year. Aaron talks about the recent album, his inspiration and upcoming tours. Download it Today!
Starting this week in bean town The Drop one hour radio program is unleashed to the world. I’m really excited about this. WBOS HD2 has launched a new station, Radio You Boston and it’s a real nice fit with THE DROP. Aimed at college students and hipsters alike Radio You is hitting the ground running. THE DROP will be [part of the Monday evening lineup – here it is:
This week’s episode features two upcoming artists. First up is Matt Mackey, he’s be traveling/touring the UK for the better part of 2005 and sharing his story’s of life and love. Then Militia Groups newest edition Chase Pagan shows his moxy through song. Download it today!
This weeks episode music editor Matt Benson and Dan catch up with Polyvinyl recording artists, Headlights at The Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar in Charlottesville, Virginia. Download the episode to check out how break dance fighting is still being utilized by the band. We thought this was a great way to lead off the SXSW week of fun down in Austin. Headlights will be playing with indie darlings Page France 3 times at SXSW this week, it’s a brief stopping point on their massive spring tour. Check out the rest of the available dates at the site headlightsmusic.com