Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Doppelganger Indie Picks . Mid June 2009


Hi! Welcome to Doppelganger's Indie Pick of the mid month. Btw, if you know of anyone and would like to recommend it to us, email openmickl@ gmail.com and we'll check it out. For today, check this out!

Malaysia

Artist: New York, via Malaysia
Shayna Zaid
myspace.com/shaynazaid



Bio: ~ Skope Magazine's 'Artists to Watch', Spring 2009 ~ Fox's Fearless Music 'Top Artist' web feature, February 2009 ~ 1st place in the 2008 International Songwriting Competition - Performance Category ~ Sonicbids's 'Band Spotlight' for December 2008 ~ 8 Songs featured on CBS's 'The Young & The Restless' 2008 ~ 4 number 1 singles on Malaysian Radio in 3 separate formats 2007 ~ 3 Era Award nominations (Malaysia) - 'Best New Artist', 'Best Female Vocalist' & 'Best Pop Song' 2007


Russia

Artist: Peter Nalitch
www.peternalitch.ru



Bio: Russia’s latest YouTube sensation sounds like a Balkan Gipsy Kings version of Borat. Why sounds? Because Peter Nalitch, a twentysomething architect whose true love is music was goofing off at his dacha one day with some friends when they decided to film an amateur video set to a remarkably catchy tune and some remarkably silly, utterly hilarious lyrics in intentionally botched English. The song, “Gitar” (the misspelling is intentional), has had nearly one million hits on YouTube and drawn rave reviews in a number of languages, including botched English …

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