Timothy Driscoll of Austin, TX, and his band Dead Earth Politics won the Austin Chronicle’s award for best erforming band: metal for the third straight year. In March they released the EP Men Become Gods. Visit deadearthpolitics.com.
Hadi Sumoro of Philadelphia, PA, launched HX Audio Lab, LLC, which provides audio/acoustics consulting services. He works in studio design, loudspeaker design, and electro-acoustic optimization. Visit hxaudiolab.com.
Justin Purtill of Grass Valley, CA, released a new album of improvisational folk music entitled The Sun in Splendor on Constant Clip Records. It is available on Bandcamp, iTunes, and CDBaby. Visit justinpurtill.com.
Nathalia Palis of Stevenson Ranch, CA, is a bilingual children’s songwriter and performer. She released her second album Dream a Little (Sueña un Poquito) and has been featured on Univision and The Talk (CBS). Visit nathaliamusic.com.