ARTIST: Ellie Herring
DATE: October 31, 2016
STORY: Premiere: Ellie Herring signs to Driftless, shares first single from new What a Joy EP on Gorilla vs Bear
CONTEXT: Gorilla vs. Bear was recognized by Rolling Stone as one of the web’s “Best Music Blogs” in the publication’s annual Best of Rock issue. GvsB was also voted “Blog of the Year” in URB Magazine’s annual readers poll, beating out such luminaries as Kanye West and the Huffington Post. In 2009, GvsB was named one of the “25 Best Music Websites” by The Independent UK, alongside famous weblogs eMusic, the Hype Machine, Pitchfork, and Kanye West