Turntable.fm is such a great thing for music as a whole, and I wish it nothing but success as it scales. Every day in there is a new possibility for connections, great music and good times. One particularly memorable evening, I had the pleasure of meeting Olga Nunes, one of Mashable’s Top 10 Turntable.fm DJs and a singer-songwriter living in San Francisco. While some better-known artists have been using Turntable.fm to test out their new tunes, Nunes has been using it as her underground marketing strategy – collecting almost 800 fans in a relatively short time on the site.
This girl is DIY to the max, using sites like Bandcamp and Kickstarter to keep her music going. The effort is paying off as Nunes’ music has evolved since she started writing in 2005. Originally a relatively basic “girl with guitar” act, Nunes is transforming into a more legit indie pop figure, her latest “Waiting For” featuring the kind of stuff that I’m such a sucker for – bells, hand claps. Anything bubbly, man… gets me every time. Couple that with a rock solid voice to make Olga Nunes one of my favorite Turntable.fm finds thus far.
Pre-order her upcoming album LAMP on Bandcamp