Fuji Kureta [Artist Highlight]

Fuji Kureta is an electronic pop duo from Istanbul. The group is comprised of Sahin Kureta (music-programming) and Deniz Ozturk (lyrics-vocals) which have been making music together since late 2008. Fuji Kureta recently released their new 4 track EP, Yetunde, on South Africa based Tree Machine Records and you can hear right from the first … Read more

Lake Isle [Artist Highlight]

Artist: Lake Isle Hometown: Greensboro, NC. Record Label: Unsigned Artists With Similar Fire: Sun Kil Moon / Mojave 3 / Calexico Lake Isle takes its name and inspiration from the Yeats’ poem, “The Lake Isle of Innisfree.” We are a ‘band of brothers’, four dedicated musicians who’ve been at it for a while: Mark Dougherty, … Read more

Koji [Artist Highlight]

Artist: Koji Hometown: Harrisburg, PA. Record Label: Run For Cover Artists With Similar Fire: Kevin Devine / Matt Pryor / Bright Eyes Andrew Koji Shiraki is an American artist and activist from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He can be seen advocating with organizations such as Resolve and Invisible Children on behalf of child soldiers in Africa and … Read more

Survival Knife [Artist Highlight]

Artist: Survival Knife Hometown: Olympia, WA. Artists With Similar Fire: Unwound / Hot Snakes / Drive Like Jehu If you were a big Unwound fan then Survival Knife is a group you have been waiting for. Survival Knife features Justin Trosper (guitar/vocals) and Brandt Sandeno (guitar) from Unwound, as well as Meg Cunningham (bass/vocals) from … Read more

Cub Scouts [Artist Highlight]

Artist: Cub Scouts Hometown: Brisbane, Queensland (Australia) Artists With Similar Fire: Architecture in Helsinki / The Shins / Los Campesinos! Cub Scouts are an energetic Brisbane based 5-piece that have been crafting their own style of indie pop music over the last year. Their debut single “Evie” landed high rotation on triple j and scored … Read more

Elephant Stone [Artist Highlight]

Artist: Elephant Stone Hometown: Montréal, Québec Artists With Similar Fire: The Black Angels / Brian Jonestown Massacre / Teenage Fanclub Montreal’s Elephant Stone was formed in 2009 by sitarist/bassist Rishi Dhir. As one of the most highly sought out sitar players in the psychedelic music scene, he has recorded and toured with the Black Angels, … Read more