Tag Archive for dessa

Class of 2010: Freshmen

These are the 40 new (and not so new) artists I have discovered in 2010… Active Child (experimental, chillwave, hymtronica) Alias of L.A.-based ex-choir boy, harpist Pat Grossi who released his debut EP, Curtis Lane, this year. Avi Buffalo (indie pop/rock, lo-fi) Very young indie pop band from Long Beach, CA released their self-titled debut album this year. Best Coast… Read more →

Gayngs – Relayted

Gayngs – Relayted I have been listening to Relayted quite a bit recently and I have to admit I had no clue who these guys were.  When I decided to recommend Gayngs to my readers I looked them up and realized it’s a project put together by Ryan Olson and includes some of my favorites artists such as Justin Vernon… Read more →

Derailed: Dessa – Badly Broken Code

Every so often I will be posting under the ‘Derailed’ heading. This is for posts that are outside my normal comfort area…indie rock/pop. Dessa is a part of the Doomtree hip-hop collective out of Minneapolis.  As I have mentioned before, this collective is associated with the Rhymesayers label and consists of underground or alternative hip-hop artists that take more influence… Read more →

Derailed: P.O.S @ The Marquis Theater 2/05/10

Every so often I will be posting under the ‘Derailed’ heading. This is for posts that are outside my normal comfort area…indie rock/pop. Last night P.O.S and ‘special guests’ brought their punk-influenced form of hip-hop to Denver’s Marquis Theatre. We missed Denver’s own The Pirate Signal, but got there in time to catch most of Dessa‘s set.  Dessa, along with… Read more →

Derailed: Minneapolis Hip-Hop @ Marquis 2/5

Every so often I will be posting under the ‘Derailed’ heading. This is for posts that are outside my normal comfort area…indie rock/pop When you think of hip-hop hubs, Minneapolis is probably not the first city to come to mind.  But the Twin Cities actually have a pretty exciting scene.  And now with Def Jux changing their direction, the Doomtree… Read more →