American Idol

New Music Tuesday: Alex Trugman, Jen Hirsh

Season 8 Top 36 contestant, Alex Trugman (he’s dropped the Wagner hyphenate!) and Season 11 Top 24 contestant Jen Hirsh may not have made the finals of their respective American Idol seasons, but that doesn’t translate to a lack of talent. Au contraire.  Both have released solid albums, firmly in the singer-songwriter vein. You can listen to snippets at iTunes before you buy.