Plastic Picnic: Sad Music You Can Dance To

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I first met Brooklyn based indie-pop band, Plastic Picnic at a dive bar on the Tuesday of SXSW this past March. I didn’t even mean to go to that showcase, but I was hooked the second they played a Police cover, and lead singer, Emile Panerio, left the stage to give the audience fist bumps. They had a contagious sort of joy that was hard not to give into, and my friends and I found ourselves dancing along to songs we had never heard before, but somehow felt we already knew. By the end of the week, I had seen Plastic Picnic four times and still wasn’t sick of them.

You Need To Listen To Rotana

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Rotana is courageous as she is talented. Her music takes us into her own personal journey of exploration of religion, sexuality, national identity and more. I loved getting to know this songstress and I cannot wait for you to get to know her, too. We talked about life and music and she’s definitely going to be on your playlists this year.

Jet Black Alley Cat Is Moving Up

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One of the best parts about the growing and adapting scene here in Nashville is the opportunity for acts to emerge in their own unique way. Back in 2014, I remember one of our local stations playing a track from a new rock pop band called Jet Black Alley Cat. Obviously, with a band name like that and a debut single titled “Poison”, they had my attention.