Thurston Moore still has a noisy, abstract approach to punk rock, but in his solo career hes picking up bits and pieces of other styles and influences via collaborating with other musicians.
To stand apart from the herd, a label has to be a bit different while remaining a reflection of the community its supporting. Thats what New Brunswick, NJ-based Don Giovanni Records has been doing ever since Joe Steinhardt and Zach Gajewski founded the label while attending Boston University back in 2003.
Avant-garde jazz bassist Luke Stewart leads a life thats as complex as his music.
Coming from White Plains, Beans has been doing things his own way since the mid-90s. His unique style is multi-dimensional and its not the typical boom bap hip hop, its an approach thats his own artistic identity.