Tag: Benjamin Verdoes

Iska Dhaaf – “The Wanting Creature”

Iska Dhaaf – “The Wanting Creature”

Whether with their past bands or as individual performers, Benjamin Verdoes  (of alt-rock group Mount St. Helens Vietnam Band) and Nathan Quiroga (of the genre-blending, hip-hop collective Buffalo Madonna) have always been artists pushing the proverbial musical envelope while also writing songs that were far from the conventional. So when the two artists decided to join forces as Iska Dhaaf […]

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Weekend Showcase December 19th Edition

Weekend Showcase December 19th Edition

2015 has been a fantastic year for music, and we’ve been fortunate to feature some great songs by veteran artists and emerging new acts. It’s only fitting that the final Weekend Showcase of the year has familiar names and some new ones people ought to know. And like past Showcases, we’ve spanned the globe for new music. This week’s playlist […]

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Melodic Tonic, vol. 29

Melodic Tonic, vol. 29

Welcome to your #NewMusicMonday fix – a.k.a. The Melodic Monday. This week we’re serving up some downtempo cocktails. December has been unseasonably warm in many areas, so we’ve been chilling out with some ambient and electronic tunes from around the globe. Let’s get things started in Iceland, a region where cool applies to both the climate and the music scene. Kiasmos – “Swept” (Reykjavík, Iceland) […]

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