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Spotlight Artists

HEADLINERS:
The following is our selection of artists that we tirelessly promote on BFN. We urge you to discover them for yourself.

Peter Bradley Adams
peterbradleyadams.com
Suggested Albums: Leavetaking; Traces; Between Us

Joseph Arthur
josepharthur.com
Suggested Albums: Big City Secrets; Come to Where I’m From; Redemption’s Son; Our Shadows Will Remain; Nuclear Daydream; The Graduation Ceremony; Redemption City; The Ballad of Boogie Christ (Acts 1 & 2)

Bobby Bare Jr.
bobbybarejr.com
Suggested Albums: From the End of Your Leash; The Longest Meow; A Storm, A Tree, My Mother’s Head; Undefeated

Jarle Bernhoft | SPAN
bernhoft.org
Suggested Albums:
Solo: Ceramik City Chronicles; Solidarity Breaks; Islander
SPAN: Mass Distraction; vs. Time

Biffy Clyro
biffyclyro.com
Suggested Albums: Puzzle; Only Revolutions; Opposites

Joe Bonamassa
jbonamassa.com
Suggested Albums: A New Day Yesterday; So, It’s Like That; Blues Deluxe, Vol.1; You & Me; Sloe Gin; The Ballad of John Henry; Black Rock; Dust Bowl; Driving Towards the Daylight; Different Shades of Blue

Luke Brindley | Brindley Brothers
lukebrindley.com
Suggested Album:
Solo: Five Songs EP; Our Year I & II; The Whiskey Switch
Brindley Brothers: Filled With Fire

Broadway Calls
http://broadwaycalls.tumblr.com/
Suggested Albums: Broadway Calls; Good Views, Bad News; Comfort/Distraction

Canasta
canastamusic.com
Suggested Albums: We Were Set Up; The Fakeout, the Tease and the Breather

Cordero
corderomusic.com
Suggested Albums: Somos Cordero; En Este Momento; De Donde Eres

The Coup
facebook.com/thecoup
Suggested Albums: Kill My Landlord; Genocide & Juice; Steal This Double Album; Pick a Bigger Weapon; Sorry to Bother You

Tina Dico
tinadico.com
Suggested Albums: In the Red; Count to Ten; The Trilogy; Welcome Back Colour; Where Do You Go to Disappear?; Whispers

Mike Doughty
mikedoughty.com
Suggested Albums: Haughty Melodic; The Gambler EP; Sad Man Happy Man; Yes and Also Yes; Stellar Motel

Dredg
dredg.com
Suggested Albums: El Cielo; Catch Without Arms; The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion; Chuckles & Mr. Squeezy

Jeremy Enigk | The Fire Theft | Sunny Day Real Estate
facebook.com/jeremyenigk
Suggested Albums:
Solo: The Missing Link
TFT: The Fire Theft
SDRE: How It Feels to Be Something On; The Rising Tide

The Gaslight Anthem
gaslightanthem.com
Suggested Albums: The ’59 Sound; American Slang; Handwritten; Get Hurt

The Great Crusades
thegreatcrusades.com
Suggested Albums: The First Spilled Drink of the Evening; Damaged Goods; Never Go Home; Welcome to the Hiawatha Inn; Four Thirty; Keep Them Entertained; Fiction to Shame; Thieves of Chicago

Hidden Hospitals
hiddenhospitals.com
Suggested Albums:  EP 001; EP 002

I Fight Dragons
ifightdragons.com
Suggested Albums:  Cool Is Just a Number EP; Welcome to the Breakdown EP; KABOOM!

Jimmie’s Chicken Shack
jimmieschickenshack.net
Suggested Albums: Pushing the Salmanilla Envelope; B.Y.O.S. (Bring Your Own Stereo); re.present; Fail On Cue

Joshua James
joshuajames.tv
Suggested Albums: B-Sides It’s Dark Outside; The Sun Is Always Brighter; Crash This Train EP; Sing Songs EP; Build Me This; From the Top of Willamette Mountain

Danko Jones
dankojones.com
Suggested Albums: Born a Lion; We Sweat Blood; Sleep Is the Enemy; Never Too Loud; Below the Belt; Rock and Roll Is Black & Blue

Josh Joplin | Among the Oak & Ash
joshjoplin.com
Suggested Albums:
Solo: Useful Music; The Future That Was; The Early Years, Vol. 1; Jaywalker; Earth and Other Things EP
AOA: Among the Oak & Ash; Devil Ship

Jukebox The Ghost
jukeboxtheghost.com
Suggested Albums: Let Live and Let Ghosts; Everything Under the Sun; Safe Travels; The Great Unknown

IKE
ikeonline.net
Suggested Albums: In Real Life; Where to Begin; Tie the Knot with All That You Got; The Little People, Church and the Steeple

The Kin
thekin.com
Suggested Albums: Rise & Fall; The UPside; Take in the Sunlight EP; Get On It EP

Michelle Lewis
michellelewismusic.com
Suggested Albums:  This Time Around; Broken EP; Paris EP; The Parts of Us That Still Remain

Jodee Lewis (formerly of The Spares)
jodeelewis.com
Suggested Album:  Whiskey Halo

Lissie
lissie.com
Suggested Albums:  Why You Runnin’ EP; Catching a Tiger; Covered Up with Flowers EP; Back to Forever

The Lonely Forest
thelonelyforest.com
Suggested Album:  Arrows; Adding Up the Wasted Hours

Lucero
luceromusic.com
Suggested Albums: Tennessee; That Much Further West; Rebels, Rogues & Sworn Brothers; 1372 Overton Park
Ben Nichols (solo)
Suggested Album: The Last Pale Light In The West

Lucky Boys Confusion
facebook.com/luckyboysconfusion
Suggested Albums: Commitment; Red Tape Outtakes; How To Get Out Alive EP; Closing Arguments

Pat McCurdy
patmccurdy.com
Suggested Albums: The Good Life/Memorial Day; The Sound Of Music; Pat in Person; Show Tunes; The Big Bright Beautiful World of Pat McCurdy; Pat in Person Vol. 2; My World of Love; 15 Favorites; Love Is a Beautiful Thing

Maxïmo Park
maximopark.com
Suggested Albums: A Certain Trigger; Missing Songs; Our Earthly Pleasures; Quicken the Heart; The National Health; Too Much Information

The Mean
themean.net
Suggested Albums: Meet Us Here; Zero Zero

Millencolin
millencolin.com
Suggested Albums: Home from Home; Kingwood; Machine 15; The Melancholy Connection

People In Planes
facebook.com/peopleinplanes
Suggested Albums: As Far As the Eye Can See…; Beyond the Horizon

Pinback
pinback.com
Suggested Albums: This Is a Pinback CD; Some Voices EP; Blue Screen Life; Offcell EP; Summer in Abaddon; Autumn of the Seraphs; Information Retrieved

The Postelles
thepostelles.com
Suggested Albums:  The Postelles; . . . And It Shook Me

Porcupine Tree
porcupinetree.com
Suggested Albums: Signify; Coma Divine; Stupid Dream; Lightbulb Sun; Recordings; In Absentia; Deadwing; Fear of a Blank Planet

Powderfinger
powderfinger.com
Suggested Albums: Parables for Wooden Ears; Double Allergic; Internationalist; Odyssey #5; Vulture Street; Dream Days at the Hotel Existence; Golden Rule

Red Wanting Blue
redwantingblue.com
Suggested Albums: Souvenirs of City Life; Pride: The Cold Lover; Warehouse Sessions; These Magnificent Miles; From The Vanishing Point

The Ike Reilly Assassination
ikereilly.net
Suggested Albums: Salesmen & Racists; Cars & Girls & Drinks & Songs EP; Sparkle in the Finish; Junkie Faithful; Hard Luck Stories

Josh Ritter
joshritter.com
Suggested Albums: Hello Starling; The Animal Years; The Historical Conquests Of Josh Ritter; So Runs The World Away; The Beast in Its Tracks

Rogue Wave
roguewavemusic.com
Suggested Albums: Out of the Shadow; Descended Like Vultures; Asleep at Heaven’s Gate; Permalight; Nightingale Floors

Scouting For Girls
scoutingforgirls.com
Suggested Albums: Scouting for Girls; Everybody Wants to Be on TV; The Light Between Us

Sense Field
facebook.com/sensefield
Suggested Albums: Sense Field; Tonight & Forever; Living Outside

The Spares
thespares.net
Suggested Albums: Hand Me Down; Beautiful & Treacherous Thing; Now That It’s Burning; Everything Is Easy

Garrison Starr
garrisonstarr.com
Suggested Albums: Airstreams and Satellites; The Sound of You & Me; Fans’ Greatest Hits; The Girl That Killed September; Relive; Amateur; Amsterdam EP; The Forgotten Street EP

Street Sweeper Social Club
streetsweepersocialclub.com
Suggested Albums: Street Sweeper Social Club; The Ghetto Blaster EP

Eric Stepanian | Stepanian
ericstepanian.com
Suggested Albums:
Solo: Goodnight Scarlett
Stepanian: Autumn She Leaves; Wait Out the Rain

Superdrag
facebook.com/superdragofficial
Suggested Albums: In the Valley of Dying Stars; Last Call for Vitriol
John Davis (solo)
Suggested Albums: John Davis; Arigato!

The Tea Party
teaparty.com
Suggested Albums: Splendor Solis; Edges of Twilight; Transmission; TRIPtych; Tangents; The Interzone Mantras; The Ocean at the End

William Topley | The Blessing
williamtopley.com
Suggested Albums:
Solo: Black River; Mixed Blessing; Spanish Wells; Feasting with Panthers; Sea Fever; All in the Downs; Water Taxi; Aristocrats of the South Seas
The Blessing: Prince of the Deep Water; Locusts & Wild Honey; Sugar Train

Turbonegro
turbonegro.com
Suggested Albums: Party Animals; Retox; Sexual Harassment

Watershed
watershedcentral.com
Suggested Albums: The More It Hurts, The More It Works; The Fifth of July; Brick and Mortar

Alexa Wilkinson
facebook.com/pages/Alexa-Wilkinson
Suggested Albums: Lullaby Appetite; Lions; Lost in Olympia; Mechanical Circles EP

Jenny Owen Youngs
jennyowenyoungs.com
Suggested Albums: Batten the Hatches; Take Off All Your Clothes EP; Transmitter Failure; An Unwavering Band Of Light 

 

SECOND SPINS:
The following artists may not get a lot of airplay (or have much of a discography), but we still would like to give them high praise for their incredible work.

Acceptance
facebook.com/acceptanceband
Suggested Albums: Black Line to Battlefields; Phantoms

Michael Burks
michaelburks.com
Suggested Albums: Make It Rain; I Smell Smoke; Iron Man

Divorcee
myspace.com/divorcee
Suggested Albums: Lovesick

John Garrison | Budapest
garrisonmusic.com
Suggested Albums:
Solo: Above the Cosmos; Departures
Budapest: Too Blind to Hear

Gingersol
myspace.com/gingersol
Suggested Albums: Nothing Stops Moving; The Train Wreck Is Behind You

Fluid Minds
fluidmindsmusic.com
Suggested Albums: Love In Analog; The [as] Mixtape; Gamma Wave

The Insecurities 
facebook.com/theinsecurities
Suggested Albums: Ban The Kiss Hello: A Social Commentary; Show Your Teeth

Dewey Kincade & The Navigators
deweykincade.com
Suggested Albums: Glory, Glory EP; Love & War

The Lift
theliftstation.com
Suggested Albums: Road to Hana; It Is What It Is

Todd Martin
toddmartinmusic.com
Suggested Albums: Time For Good; Monte Clare

Paris, Texas
myspace.com/paristexasrock
Suggested Album: Like You Like an Arsonist

Ambrosia Parsley | Shivaree
facebook.com/ambrosiaparsly
Suggested Albums:
Solo: I miss you. I do. EP; Weeping Cherry
Shivaree: I Oughtta Give You a Shot in the Head for Making Me Live in This Dump; Rough Dreams; Who’s Got Trouble?

Ringside
facebook.com/ringsidemusic1
Suggested Album: Ringside; Money EP

Spam Allstars
spamallstars.com
Suggested Albums: Pigs in Space; Fuacata Live!; Contra Los Roboticos Mutantes; electrodomesticos

The Suede Chain (Previous band of The Great Crusades’ Brian Krumm & Brian Hunt and The Lift’s Jason & Matt Docter) dreamwheel.com/suedechain
Suggested Albums: Ripplemark; Piloted by Ghosts

Ben Taylor
bentaylormusic.com
Suggested Albums: Another Run Around The Sun; Listening

 

SUPER SPOTLIGHT ARTISTS:
These artists don’t need much exposure, but we do enjoy listening to them.

A Perfect Circle
aperfectcircle.com
Suggested Albums: Mer De Noms; Thirteenth Step

Barenaked Ladies
bnlmusic.com
Suggested Albums: Gordon; Maybe You Should Drive; Born on a Pirate Ship; Stunt; Everything to Everyone; Barenaked Ladies Are Me; Barenaked Ladies Are Men; All in Good Time; Grinning Streak

Collective Soul
collectivesoul.com
Suggested Albums: Disciplined Breakdown; Dosage; Blender; Youth; Afterwords; Collective Soul (Rabbit)

Goo Goo Dolls
googoodolls.com
Suggested Albums: Hold Me Up; Superstar Carwash; A Boy Named Goo; Dizzy Up the Girl; Gutterflower; Let Love In

Peter Gabriel
petergabriel.com
Suggested Albums: Peter Gabriel I; Peter Gabriel III; Security; So; Us; OVO; UP; Scratch My Back; New Blood

David Gray
davidgray.com
Suggested Albums: A Century Ends; Flesh; Sell Sell Sell; White Ladder; A New Day at Midnight; Life in Slow Motion; Draw the Line; Foundling; Mutineers

Guster
guster.com
Suggested Albums: Goldfly; Lost & Gone Forever; Keep It Together; Ganging Up On The Sun; Easy Wonderful

Jimmy Eat World
jimmyeatworld.com
Suggested Albums: Bleed American; Futures; Chase This Light; Mixtape; Damage

Kings Of Leon
kingsofleon.com
Suggested Albums: Youth & Young Manhood; Aha Shake Heartbreak; Because of the Times; Only by the Night

Matchbox Twenty
matchboxtwenty.com
Suggested Albums: Yourself or Someone Like You; Mad Season; More Than You Think You Are; North
Rob Thomas (solo)
Suggested Album: …something to be

Panic! At The Disco
panicatthedisco.com
Suggested Album: A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out; Pretty. Odd.; Vices & Virtues; Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!

Puscifer
puscifer.com
Suggested Albums: V Is for Vagina; C Is for (Please Insert Sophomoric Genitalia Reference Here) EP; Conditions of My Parole

Scissor Sisters
scissorsisters.com
Suggested Albums: Scissor Sisters; Ta-Dah!; Night Work

TOOL
toolband.com
Suggested Albums: Undertow; Aenima; Salival; Lateralus; 10,000 Days

Was (Not Was)
worldwidewas.com
Suggested Albums: What Up, Dog?; Are You Okay?; Boo!

The White Stripes
thewhitestripes.com
Suggested Albums: White Blood Cells; Elephant; Get Behind Me Satan; Icky Thump