Iska Dhaaf (taken from Somali, translating roughly to “let it go”) is a Seattle-based duo composing meditative, circular post-punk. Nathan Quiroga and Benjamin Verdoes dive into rhythmically-driven music with poppy indie rock melodies, all inspired by Sufi poetry. The band stopped by to share some songs and chat with Maia about the project.
Representing Brooklyn and the Bronx, the one and only group called Manz Rivalz. The name stems from everyday life, which can be competition with anything or anybody. This crew has talent, laid back… | watch
Nasimiyu is a Brooklyn-based musician whose style has evolved over the years from her time in New Orleans making music to her deeply personal, experimental pop. Last seen on BTR Live Studio with the… | watch