Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The U & U Show 391 | So Much New & Good



Pond : Zond : Man, It Feels Like Space Again (2015)
-          Forthcoming 6th album
-          Australian group that features members of Tame Impala’s touring band.
-          Led by Nicholas Allbrook, also of Allbrook/Avery, who released his solo debut in 2014.
-          One of the most entertaining lead singers.
-          Latest music and live shows have made me think of 70’s Pink Floyd.
-          This collective of Perth musicians is making some of the greatest psych rock currently.



Ty Segall : Mr. Face : Mr. Face EP (2015)
-          Most recent EP.
-          Released one of the best albums of 2014 called Manipulator.
-          Still on of the best garage psych artists going.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The U & U Show 390 | New Sufjan!



Sufjan Stevens : Carrie and Lowell : Carrie and Lowell (2015)
-          I believe it's officially his forthcoming 6th album, but he's also but out numerous other compilations and releases from side projects.
-          One of the most talented musicians that I've been able to enjoy every step of the way.
-          This first teaser sounds like a hope-elevating return to his early stripped back folk days.



Iron and Wine : Everyone's Summer of '95 : Archive Series Volume No. 1 (2015)
-          First in a series of albums comprised of unreleased music.
-          This song is a great reminder of the incredible rough, raw folk Sam Beam did early on.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The U & U Show 389 | Early Promise



Panda Bear : Boys Latin : Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper (2015)
-          5th album.
-          Member of Animal Collective, one of the most highly acclaimed Indie bands.
-          Hypnotizing experimental, electronic psych pop.
-          Getting an obscene load of hype, but is sounding like it will be phenomenal.



Pond : Sitting Up On Our Crane : Man, It Feels Like Space Again (2015)
-          Forthcoming 6th album
-          Australian group that features members of Tame Impala’s touring band.
-          Led by Nicholas Allbrook, also of Allbrook/Avery, who released his solo debut in 2014.
-          One of the most entertaining lead singers.
-          Latest music and live shows have made me think of 70’s Pink Floyd.
-          This collective of Perth musicians is making some of the greatest psych rock currently.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The U & U's Best Albums of 2014 & Show 388



20 | Foxygen : Cosmic Vibrations : … 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.



19 | Ages and Ages : Our Demons : Divisionary (2014)
-          2nd full length.
-          One of the catchiest songs out this entire year.
-          Oregon indie poppers.