Here – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes

hereAbout a year ago, I was in the car with when I was introduced to the 11-piece sounds of “Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes” through a song that has truly taken off, this song being the group’s hit, “Home”.  After that day I was addicted to the band’s unique sound through their previous album …Read More

JBM/Jesse Marchant

jbmThose of you who have been following my posts on This Bonus Track most likely know by now that I am a huge fan of the singer-songwriter genre. I can’t help but admire the pure and natural talent of so many of these artists, and I am constantly drawn to the soothing melodies that a …Read More

Rhye – Open

rhyeWho is Rhye? That is a good question………… Not much is known about this mysterious Los Angeles based electro-pop duo. The band has left no trails, tracks, or prints. Not a smidge. Both their Facebook and Tumblr pages have kept their identities completely concealed. There has been some speculation of the possibility that the twosome has …Read More

Azealia Banks

Azealia BanksAzealia Banks is one Bad@$$ B*tch. Listen to her voice and her beats… it just reeks of swagger. Real tough independent woman swagger. It makes me wonder why I never decided to become a rapper. If you don’t believe me, here is a preview of her lyrics (some of my favourite lines): I’m f****ing with …Read More

John Mayer – Born and Raised

jmYesterday we were treated to the newest album from John Mayer titled, “Born and Raised”.  I’m a big fan of John Mayer and have been waiting for this release for a long time now. This album is a bit of a wild card when it comes to John Mayer.  This newest record really is a collection …Read More

Dante – Next to You

DanteDante Kinnunen, or better known by his stage name Dante, has unearthed my wandering soul. Based in Stockholm, current drummer of the Swedish indie band, The Concretes, (and my new beloved artist of the month), recently kicked off his solo career this past year with release of his debut EP, “Next To You.” Inspired heavily …Read More

Matt Corby – Souls A’fire

Matt CorbyAfter release of his new EP, “Into the Flame,” Matt Corby, Australian singer-songwriter from Sydney, Australia, has gained quite the following from his recent lead track, “Brother.” With a soulful, smooth, and tantalizing voice, Corby has again proven his talent and teased the world with another preview of what is to come. “Souls A’fire,” also …Read More