Here at WGTB we get a lot of music in our office. A lot. Some of it is great, outstanding even, but a lot of it passes through without a second listen. Sad as that may seem, it speaks to the importance of making a record that has something to offer instantly and sells itself.
While we like to feature up-and-coming artists in this feature regularly, nothing in the mail this week struck us as “the next big thing”– or perhaps we’re too busy still drooling over the new releases by Kate Nash, Avi Buffalo, and Happy Birthday, not to mention all the albums that have leaked in the past few weeks (Black Keys, LCD Soundsystem, Broken Social Scene, to name a few).
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