If you're a County Grind reader, you know that Boca Raton is teeming with musical talent. The Florida Atlantic University label Hoot/Wisdom Recordings captures many of these PBC voices, putting out songs by collegiate musicians and even catering to the X Factor crowd. For instance, Alex Kinsley and Sierra Deaton, a couple and contestants on the show, are former FAU students who worked with the owly, student-run label.
Tonight, at FAU's the Burrow, formerly known as Coyote Jacks, Hoot/Wisdom Recordings will present performances by the X Factorites, Grace Kimmel, Chris Aiello, and Erica Morgan. Kimmel is a sophomore singer studying commercial music and is in the process of writing an EP. "My style is similar to that of Ingrid Michaelson, along with a dash of jazz, pop, and soul," she explains. "Because I play the guitar, my songs tend to focus on the acoustic atmosphere."More »