Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The U & U Show 380 | CMJ '14 Recap + New Panda Bear



Panda Bear : Mr Noah : Mr Noah EP (2014)
-          Lead up EP for his forthcoming 5th album.
-          Member of Animal Collective, one of the most highly acclaimed Indie bands.
-          Experimental, electronic psych pop.



Courtship Ritual : Umbrellas in the Sun : Pith (2014)
-          Debut album
-          Electronic indie-pop.
-          RIYL Wet or the XX.
-          Best of CMJ 2014

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The U & U Show 379 | CMJ 2014 Preview Show #3



Foxygen : Brooklyn Police Station : … And Star Power (2014)
-       3rd full length.
-       Their 2nd, We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic, was my 2nd favorite of 2014.
-       Funkier Rolling Stones feel.



Lace Curtains : Bedroom Honesty : The Garden of Joy and the Well of Loneliness (2012)
-          Debut album
-          Big Velvet Underground sound.
-          CMJ 2014

Friday, October 17, 2014

The U & U Show 378 | CMJ 2014 Preview Show #2



Museum Of Love : In Infancy : Museum Of Love (2014)
-       Debut LP
-       Project led by Pat Mahoney, former drummer of LCD Soundsystem.
-       Sounds like a lot of LCD + a little of the band Elbow.


Heart-Ships : We Were Quick To Bang The Drum : Foil (2014)             
-       First single of debut LP.
-       Debut EP, EP1 was a highlight of 2013.
-       Reminiscent of Modest Mouse and Frog Eyes.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The U & U Show 377 | CMJ 2014 Preview Show #1



Heart-Ships : Nadine : Foil (2014) 
-       First single of debut LP.
-       Debut EP, EP1 was a highlight of 2013.
-       Reminiscent of Modest Mouse and Frog Eyes.



OnlyReal : Punks and Potions : Days in the City EP (2013)
-       Debut EP
-       Also released 2 singles from forthcoming debut full length. Due out in 2015.
-       Vocalist over a blend of super catchy classic indie rock and electronic music.
-       23 yr old Niall Galvin bedroom project.
-       CMJ 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The U & U Show 376 | Yellerkin Returns + 11 Newbies



King Tuff : Black Moon Spell : Black Moon Spell (2014)
-          3rd full length album
-          out of the Vermont
-          psychadelic/powerpop/rock… a little like T Rex vocals
-          His self-titled 2nd album was one of 2012's best albums.



Perfume Genius : My Body : Too Bright (2014)
-       3rd full length
-       Best song of 2014 so far.
-       This track burst out away from the delicate, piano-only tracks that filled most of his first 2 LPs.
-       Project led by Mike Hadreas.