Here is the finest previously unknown band to make their way down the feedback-drenched river of my Curve station:
Regulars possibly recall this blog's informal Artist Reward Program, supplementing the insulting pittance Pandora pays 'station filler' acts with purchases of physical media. The Violets make such support easy with their own store.
A thought on twitter- it's a transitory, ephemeral milieu, but allows a previously unavailable channel to express your admiration & support for a band, and gives them the opportunity to thank you for it. It's a minor thing, but this made for a cheerful discovery yesterday: