Congratulations to Belmont University's The Lonely Biscuits for winning the first ever Chevrolet Sonic College Artist Woodie Award. They'll be hauling their Woodie to SXSW where they will be the opening act at this year's Woodies Festival. The Chevrolet Sonic College Artist Woodie Award spotlights the best emerging student musicians in America, the winner will get the once in a lifetime chance to travel to Austin and perform the opening set at the Woodies Festival.
The Lonely Biscuits have been together since September of 2011 where they started jamming and making music out of their dorm room at Belmont University. Blending soul, funk, and pop with rap, The Lonely Biscuits have created a unique and chilled out sound that has appealed to a wide array of people.
Blending intimate vocal performance with obscure synthetic textures, Kiah emerges from NYC and attends the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music. She is currently studying abroad in Berlin, exploring the diversely rich music and culture of the historical city while collaborating with producer Tolu and introducing her distinct sound to the European city-center.
Little Sur is a group of friends from New York University and The New School dedicated to making folk music in a metropolitan setting. Inspired by rich sonic textures and poetic lyricism, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer Josh Meer leads a revolving cast of creative collaborators who each add their own influences and imagery to the ever-evolving aesthetic of the group.
The four members of The Madison Letter met while attending Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois and deliver a fresh, mainstream sound with strong vocal, melodic, lyrical, and rhythmic elements. They value the live show experience and have traveled from coast to coast meeting new people and building lasting fans.