KAFM Music Blog
The KAFM Music Bureau Top Picks for 2016 - Alexa's selections
1 Kaleo | A/B
"...Screams Black Keys/Cage the Elephant/Gary Clark Jr....give these Icelandic-Texan transplants a listen...every song is great for airplay..."
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#2 Ryan Shupe | We Rode On
"...Mix of adult alternative, rock, reggae and more all infused with a wee bit of bluegrass..."
#3 Kishi Bashi | Sonderlust
"...master of blending pop, classical training and beauty...gorgeous vocals, looping instrumentals that blend so well together and create poppy, fantastic soundscapes..."
#4 Grouplove | Big Mess
"...so much going on, it's like being hugged by a giant-wave of pop backgrounds. Male and female vocals with pretty solid harmonies. ...upbeat, energetic, and creative. Neat instrumentals & arrangements..."
#5 How to Dress Well | Care
"...gorgeous vocals...R&B stylings, pop song structures and swirling melodies...pretty, fun, and soulful tunes scattered all over this record..."
Alexa's Best of 2016 | Honorable Mention:
1. Hayes Carll | Lovers and Leavers
2. Avett Brothers | True Sadness
3. The Wood Brothers | Paradise
4. Bon Iver | 22, A Million
5. Balkan Beat Box | Shout It Out
Keep your radio tuned to KAFM as we continue to present the best in new music and emerging artists for 2017!