Bob Moses is a Canadian electronic duo based in Brooklyn.
Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance attended high school together in Vancouver. Howie went on to attend Berklee College of Music in Boston, Vallance to producing dance music.
The two accidently reconnected in New York and formed Bob Moses, the name a tribute to Robert Moses, a major New York City urban planner responsible for many of the iconic bridges and expressways in the City, not to mention Shea Stadium.
Days Gone By is their debut including the song “Tearing Me Up”.
“Tearing Me Up”
Methyl Ethel, a trio from Perth, will emerge from Down Under in 2016.
Their debut album Oh Inhumane Spectacle made a splash in Australia last year.
The song “Twilight” will move them beyond their home shores.
What began as a trio with twin sisters Alejandra and Claudia Deheza and Benjamin Curtis, transformed into a duo when Claudia left in 2010.
Tragically Benjamin died of lymphoma in 2013.
SVIIB is the abbreviation for School of Seven Bells and Curtis did complete his parts before becoming sick.
“Open Your Eyes” from the album coming next month.
“Open Your Eyes”
Hinds is a Spanish female garage quartet based in Madrid.
Once known as Deers, they had to change their name due to a previous trademark.
Hinds (female deer) just released their debut album Leave Me Alone featuring the single “Garden”.
David Bowie, a personal inspiration, hero and friend.
I was fortunate to travel Japan with him in 1992 while he was in the conglomeration Tin Machine. His insight made the country even more special.
This photo is from my private collection. I snapped it during an intimate conversation in a hotel room in Tokyo.
David will live on forever. He is “Lazarus”.
“Lazarus” from Blackstar
My Christmas Eve Broadcast is tonight on WGBH, 89.7 FM in Boston and WGBH.org worldwide.
This is your alternative Christmas, music rarely or ever heard save once a year. (6 pm-Midnight)
Not exactly a Christmas song but it should be. From Human Sexual Response “Land of the Glass Pinecones”
Bloc Party, the English Indie quartet, released their debut album in 2005.
After 4 albums, touring and a variety of side projects, the band has reformed with two new members.
Hymns is due in the New Year which will feature the compelling first single “The Love Within”.