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Stu Basham & The Aviatrs / Blog

Bands of the Week Ep. 2

Like everyone else I discovered Ryn Weaver this week and her song OctaHate. I thought I was clever and was going to post about her but then realized that's what so many others did this week. I'm not shooting those blogs down because there's a reason everyone should talk about Ryn, but I wanted to showcase some other artists that are also exploding. This week I discovered great blogs like the ones below. All of them feature great reviews and songs that are very catchy. Some blogs I had known about but got to really dive into while others I found for the first time. Disco Naïveté - http://disconaivete.com/ Popjustice - http://www.popjustice.com/ The Line of Best Fit - http://www.thelineofbestfit.com/ I also want to add that I discovered a great writer for the Village Voice named Gili Malansky (@malinskid - http://www.gilimalinsky.com). She introduced me to up and coming Brooklyn act MisterWives who have a new release out called "Reflections." My favorite song is "Twisted Tongue." See below for my new favorites and visit their websites for upcoming promotions and tour dates! Mapei - "Change" http://soundcloud.com/mapei @Mapei MisterWives - "Twisted Tongue" http://misterwives.com/ @MisterWives Rae Morris - "Cold feat. Fryars" http://www.raemorris.co.uk/ @raemorrismusic

Bands of the Week Ep. 1

Over the past few days I have stumbled upon some really great music and really great blogs. I discovered these artists and blogs through one of my favorite websites Hype Machine where you can find almost every music blog out there. While browsing for new music I found 3 great blogs I want to share with the world. I am not a normal blogger in the sense of the word but I do want to share things that I think deserve to be shared. Below are three cool blogs I think that you should check out along with three cool bands that I discovered from these blogs. I for one am now a fan of these artists and I suggest you check them out. Here is a Soundcloud player to stream the music and hear for yourself. SOUNDCLOUD LINK 3 BLOGS YOU SHOULD CHECK OUT Insomnia Radio - insomniaradio.net Faronheit - faronheit.com The Burning Ear - www.theburningear.com/ 3 ARTISTS YOU SHOULD START FOLLOWING Mike Wojniak “Stone & The Sea” www.mikewojniak.com/ Tiny Victories “Gravitron” www.facebook.com/tinyvictories Carlton! “Sex Taxi” www.carltonband.com/