Classically-schooled, Sydney-based musicians Melinda Kirwin and Simon Rudston-Brown formed Falls as a couple, but broke up just after recording their debut EP "Hollywood" in 2011.
For a band that, in 2006, turned out an EP every month for the entirety of the year, a five year wait for new music is a long wait, but Bishop Allen's new work proves it was time well spent.
Creating a sound that is often described as boisterous yet melancholy, Brooklyn, New York's Small Black constructs on a rich antiquity of synth pop to produce modern music.
Fresh out of a near-death experience resulting from a 2013 car crash, Timothy Showalter had plenty of material for Strand of Oaks' fourth album, "HEAL."
Progressive improvisation band Umphreys McGee takes elements of rock, funk, jazz fusion and virtually every other musical form and turns it into a creation that transcends its component parts.
Doug Deming and Dennis Gruenling with the Jewel Tones are made up of a big guitar, with an even bigger sound, and a blistering harp; add in a strong rhythm section, and the various forms of blues and swing are well represented.
Make no mistake: the Baseball Project is anything but a bunch of rookies.
Blues disciple Selwyn Birchwood conjures up a mean hoodoo stew with a side of steel guitar magic.
It's often said there is safety in numbers, but there may be greatness too! With a sound as big as the band, Turkuaz excels in that unique combination of rhythm, blues, soul and jazz affectionately called funk.
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, like Blanche DuBois before them, has depended on the kindness of strangers, catching fire on the Internet, rather than through traditional record company marketing, at a time when that just wasn't done.