Rain from the Cloud: 12.12.11

We’re in the midst of delivering finals and grading papers, so here’s a sun shower of goodness from the Cloud and other streams.

Ragga GröndalWise Man Song from Astrocat Lullaby
out now on  Bella Records
Notes: This Icelandic songstress makes beautiful atmospheric pop in the vein of Kate Bush. A recording star in her home country, she’s aiming to make a splash with this release. You can get it for five bucks and change on eMusic or through her distributor.

EMAAngelo b-side to the Marked single
get Past Life Martyred Saints 
Notes:  
Best new artist contender, EMA, delivers on this b-side. Impressive post rock track with a bit of hip hop flavor in the break.

EMA spring 2012 North American headlining dates:

MAR. 1     SAN FRANCISCO, CA       RICKSHAW STOP
MAR. 2     LOS ANGELES, CA           NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM
MAR. 6     DENVER, CO                   HI-DIVE
MAR. 8     MINNEAPOLIS, MN          7TH STREET ENTRY
MAR. 9     MADISON, WI                 THE FREQUENCY
MAR. 10   CHICAGO, IL                   LINCOLN HALL
MAR. 11   CLEVELAND, OH              BEACHLAND TAVERN
MAR. 13   TORONTO, ON                 THE GARRISON
MAR. 14   MONTREAL, QC                IL MOTORE
MAR. 15   BOSTON, MA                   BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL
MAR. 16   BROOKLYN, NY                MUSIC HALL OF WILLIAMSBURG

MesitaThe Coyotes from The Coyote
out early 2012
Notes: Simply melodic, beautiful harmonies, bouncy beat. Download this track free from SoundCloud.

Beat RadioHard Times, Go! (single)
out now
Notes: Beat Radio delivers once again with this track about acting misguidedly out of love.


Cheers… 

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