Listen to Olly Murs and HITS host Vanessa having a chat about his latest album and more.
Photos of Tom Odell with support acts The Beach and Jane's Party at Tonhalle Munich.
Canada's Jane's Party chat about playing covers, touring Europe and a lot more!
and we're closer to the end of the countdown. A bit too close if you ask me.
I really tried to not write too much in the Birthday Countdown posts because I wanted the videos to be in complete focus.
I still want that today, don't get me wrong. But there is no way I'm not going to write a massive lot about this very video.
it's day 23 and that means we're dangerously close to the official second birthday.
But let's celebrate until we reach the day.
Ben Barritt is no new name to those of you who read the blog regularly. But Ben brought along his good friend Mishka Adams since they are touring the Philippines together right now.
But I hope you're still enjoying this as much as I do.
Palms and Pelicans, a four piece band from The New Forest, UK, consists of Jack Lawrence (guitar, vocals), Mattea McKinnon (guitar, vocals), Matt Cummings (bass) and Will Woodfine (drums).
Seriously ... my intros got so boring, right? Sorry guys! :)
Kiirstin Marilyn is a singer/songwriter from New York City, US.
She has been involved in music things such as theater plays, musicals, broadway and of course her own music.
half time. I just can not believe we're halfway through the Birthday Countdown.
But I'm so happy about your support and I'm sure you're going to enjoy the next half.
Tom Mitchell is a singer/songwriter from Bristol, UK. He's been in the industry for more than 20 years as a guitarist.
Over the years he has worked with artists such as Duffy, The Cadbury Sisters, Juey and John Madden.
day eleven and I'm running out of funny things to say in the first sentence...
Winter In Toronto use the elements that fascinate me the most: voice, lyrics and guitar.
The duo from London, England consists of Cameron Pickard and Ellis Mizen.
The soft and hypnotizing picking and the calm and yet expressive voices work together so well and create an absolutely honest atmosphere.
we're still going! Day 9 is rolling on and I'm still really excited.
Chris Stringer is a fabulous singer/songwriter from Swansea, UK. His genre would be acoustic but with pop and rock elements. Producers call him "an amazing guy to work with" and so his upcoming EP seems to be really promising.
the first week of our Birthday Countdown is over. (How can this already be going for a week?!)
And to start the second week - what could be better than some rock'n'roll?
The Arkanes are no new faces for a lot of you. They first got featured when they supported Jim Kroft and absolutely stood out with their energetic live performance.
The rock band from Liverpool consists of Chris (lead vocals, guitar), Dylan (guitar, vocals), Lee (bass, vocals) and Andy (drums).
the first week of our Birthday Countdown is technically over with todays video.
Danton Jay is a singer/songwriter from Victoria BC, Canada. His background is Belgian and Canadian and his music includes elements of rock, blues, R'n'B and folk.
day 6. This is so cool. I am so happy.
Are you too?
The Unassisted is one of the first bands I've ever featured and today they play a song for our second birthday.
The band from Manchester, England consists of Jason (guitar, vocals), Mark (bass and guitar) and Chris (drums).
day 5 and I'm still so excited I could jump around non stop.
But I won't because then I wouldn't be able to upload these videos daily.
Today the incredible Liam McClair, an acoustic singer/songwriter from Manchester, England is going to please your ears.
if you reading this you either just joined the Birthday Countdown or you just returned for the third time.
Either way - thank you.
Nina Yasmineh, a very fanstastic singer/songwriter from New York, US has been featured on house in the sand before.
She writes, plays and performs indie pop with a touch of electronic.
Her self-produced EP "Seven Years" got nothing but great reviews and that's no wonder.
Influnced by artists like Florence Welsh and Mikky Ekko,
You can basically find everything you'd like to hear.
And here is Nina performing Miquel's "Adorn" for our second birthday.
it's day number 2! Already! (I'm still way too excited...)
Sarah Bollinger, the singer/songwriter from St. Louis, US stands for talent.
I'm not exaggerating.
She really does.
Signed to Sweet Soul Records Japan Sarah released her debut album "Both/And", a 10 track recording. It's got a rather fun vibe, it's honest, personal and soul pop.
The piano lady has worked hard and out done herself.
And I'm absolutely honored to have her opening the Birthday Countdown today.