Artist of the Week: Grizzly Bear

Grizzly Bear

Grizzly Bear

Grizzly Bear, one of the few non-electronic acts signed to Warp Records, is this week “Artist of the Week”. The Brookline based indie band started as moniker for singer-songwriter Edward Droste that released the first album, “Horn of Plenty”, in 2004. He then invited Christopher Bear, Chris Taylor and Daniel Rossen to join the band. Eight years later they release “Shields” their fourth studio album and third as a four piece.

 

João Afonso

Founder and CEO of Musikki. Co-owned wahWah, an independent record store. Music addict. Used to spend every dime he had on records until he had to start spending most of it on dippers. Favourite artists: The Black Keys, David Bowie, Funkadelic, Feist, Pearl Jam, Bon Iver, James Blake, Bob Dylan, The Kills, Tim Buckley, Van Morrison, Led Zeppelin, Broken Social Scene, Efterklang, The National, Fiona Apple, Jeff Buckley, Andrew Bird, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Radio Moscow, Moon Duo, Midlake, Fanfarlo, Sigur Ros, Liars, Sonic Youth, Lambchop, Joan As Police Woman, Kings of Convenience, Beirut, Twin Shadow, Wooden Shjips, Lisa Hannigan, Jimi Hendrix, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Arcade Fire, Antony and The Johnsons, Beach House, Alabama Shakes, Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart, Tom Waits, Pavement, Stephen Malkmus, Nick Cave and the list goes on and on…