Ani Choying Drolma is a Nepali Buddhist nun, internationally renowned singer and social activist. She founded the Nuns Welfare Foundation in Nepal to support the education and welfare of Buddhist nuns. And recently Ani started a U.S. branch for her work called the Ani Foundation.
Memoryhouse is a dreamy band from Guelph, Ontario whose sound on record is heavy on ethereal keyboards, effected guitars and reverb. It's a popular sound these days, similar in many ways to Beach House.
That rhythmic rumble that played all hour long wasn’t the sound of the CTA or traffic. It was the mega drum and bass beats from this week’s guest in Eight Forty-Eight's DJ Series Mega Mike. Mike Hodgen as he known during daylight hours spends most evenings on the turntables.
For nearly two decades, music producers Kevin Johnson and Aaron Smith have been joined at the hip-hop intersection of beats and samples. They started out in Rubberoom- one of the best-known crews of the 1990s.