Chicago born artist Tolliver is set to release his debut EP, Rites, this Fall. His music highlights themes of recovery and breakdowns. Tolliver brings a unique background, being the son of a Baptist pastor who now works not only as a musician but also as a Mormon gay porn editor as his day job.
After a largely successful weekend at the Austin music festival, SXSW, Stella Donnelly became one of the artists on a lot of people’s radars after having been listed as one of the New York Time’s top 17 acts that stood out at SXSW. Now she is touring in support of Natalie Prass across the U.S. Her debut EP Thrush Metal, is now available digitally and will be available as a 12″ on June 22 via Secretly Canadian.
A new band has emerged from the west coast. World music band, Reyna Tropical is composed of Portland-based Fabi Reyna, and LA-based Sumohair. Although the duo live in different cities, they still manage to a find a way to produce their music, sending each other ideas and samples back and forth. Each time they meet each other, their songs are created by “moments of improvisation.”