Brooklyn-based Grizzly Bear’s fourth album, Shields, hits stores next Tuesday, but you can get your First Listen fix here, courtesy of the kind folks at NPR Music. Thank you, Bob Boilen. Thank you, Santa. Thank you, Easter Bunny, et al…
Bhi Bhiman. Pronunciation-wise, think “bee” - then “beeman.” You’ve got it! He’s the second-generation Sri Lankan-American songsmith destined to win the hearts and ears of the 2012 SXSW crowd - and hopefully yours, too. Thirty Tigers has just put out his second album - simply titled Bhiman. It’s a subtle, soulful investment - well worth your time. And this video looks like something that should be up for an Oscar!
CORRECTION: This is NOT a Thirty Tigers release, but a self-release. Which makes it even more awesome.