Yardley is the local experimental rock outfit that layers atmospheric electronica with the sensual vocals of Birmingham artist, activist, keyboardist and vocalist Sarah Mason supported by Daniel Long on drums, Matt Sanderlin on guitar, Jacob Robertson on bass and Amberlyn Richardson backing up vocals. Think Radiohead meets Lana Del Rey. Featured here this New Music Monday is their brand new single, “Jameson,” followed by two previously released tracks, “Want It All,” and “Blood On Your Hands.” You can support Yardley by downloading “Jameson,” available through iTunes, or catching them live at one of their upcoming shows. Visit our calendar for dates and times or by following Yardley on Facebook, and Instagram.[read more…]
String Theory, formerly known as Blue Galaxy String Project, is an instrumental pop group formed in 2005 that plays an eclectic mix of originals and modern pop songs arranged for string quartet + acoustic bass and drums. The group is comprised of six conservatory trained musicians representing Northwestern, University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, University of Indiana, University of Alabama, Boston Conservatory, Davidson College and Cleveland Institute of Music. The musicians are united by a common passion – to expand their musical repertoire beyond the traditional roles of the string quartet.
Candlebox is an American rock band from Seattle, Washington. Since its formation in 1990, the group has released five studio albums, which have achieved multi-platinum and gold certification, as well as numerous charting singles, a compilation, and a CD+DVD.
Candlebox was the first successful act on Madonna‘s Maverick Records, which went on to sign Alanis Morissette, Deftones and The Prodigy. They found immediate success with the release of their self-titled debut album in July 1993. It featured some of the band’s biggest hit singles, including “Far Behind” and “You“, and was certified platinum by the RIAA four times. Their next two albums, LucyAerosmith, al, alabama, Alanis Morissette, bham, birmingham, calendar, Candlebox, concerts, Danzig, Deftones, featured, Godsmack, Happy Pills, Henry Rollins, Hinder, Into the Sun, Late Show with David Letterman, live, Living Colour, Love Stories & Other Musings, Lucy, Madonna, Maverick Records, Metallica, music, Our Lady Peace, performance, Radiohead, Rush, Seattle, Seaweed, shows, Sponge, Suicidal Tendencies, The Flaming Lips, The Offspring, The Prodigy, things to do, Woodstock, WorkPlay