Wednesday, August 12, 2009

The Unknown & Unheard Show 139!!!

Stream & Download The U & U Show 139 Right Here, Right Now! The Almighty Defenders – Cone of Light – The Almighty Defenders (2009) - Debut album from King Khan & The BBQ Show + The Black Lips! - The story is they got together in Germany (where King Khan started his career) after The Black Lips were ran out of India by authorities while on tour. Myspace : Preview on Amazon : Stream on HypeMachine : Get the MP3! Sonny & the Sunsets – Death Cream – Love & Death 7” (2009) - Raven Sings The Blues is one of my favorite blogs when I want something raw, garage, psychedelic, bluesy or any combination of those in the form of a band no one knows about - Sonny Smith is the leader and has release more work under his given name. Official Site : Sonny Smith Official Site : Stream on HypeMachine White Antelope – Wild Mountain Thyme - Demo - Solo acoustic alias for Robin Pecknold, leader of the Fleet Foxes - I think before too long every child born will be required to have a solo acoustic name as well as a real name. - This is just stripped back Fleet Foxes. Loses something without the harmonies, but it’s still better than a lot of what’s coming in contact with your ears. - Cover of what has pretty much become a traditional song written by William McPeake. White Antelope Myspace : Fleet Foxes Myspace : Stream on HypeMachine Holiday Shores – Edge of Our Lives - Columbus'd The Whim (2009) - debut album - another fuzzy, dreamy tune to mellow out to. - Playing a TBA show in Bloomington on the 24th Myspace : Buy on Amazon : Stream on HypeMachine Netherfriends – Friends with Lofts – Calling You Out (2009) - debut full-length - Chicago band - Only three members despite the rich compositions. Official Site : Myspace : Buy on Amazon : Stream on HypeMachine Generationals – Angry Charlie – Con Law (2009) - debut album - Louisianan Band - Indie pop - Great SXSW DayTrotter Session Official Site : Myspace : Buy on Bandcamp : Stream on HypeMachine : DayTrotter Session Timber Timbre – Magic Arrow – Timber Timbre (2009) - 2nd album, debut was out in 2007 ‘Medicinals’ - M. Ward + Bon Iver + Tom Waits’ ‘What’s He Building In There?’ - Eerily cool spooky tracks… slogan on Myspace is ‘Creep on creepin’ on.’ - Toronto duo - ‘Music to kill you lover to’ Label Site : Myspace : Buy on Amazon : Stream on HypeMachine Nick Cave – Song of Joy – Murder Ballads (1996) - 9th album - One of Cave’s best and masterfully dark albums - One of the best received critically albums. - All about crimes of passion… Stagger Lee is a great un-airable song. Official Site : Myspace : Buy on Amazon : Stream on HypeMachine The Black Heart Procession – Rats – Six (2009) - Appropriately titled 6th album, first since 2006 - dark vibe to their music, but the back up vocals seem to round the edges nicely Myspace : Buy on Amazon : Stream on HypeMachine Cave Singers – At the Cut - Welcome Joy (2009) - 2nd album - An eerie style of folk… the vocals really stand out - RIYL: Lightning Dust - The lead singers sound like they could be brother and sister Official Site : Myspace : Buy on Amazon : Stream on HypeMachine Pablo – 4th of July – There’s Rope to Leave (2009) - 2nd album - Debut was one of the great under-appreciated gems of the past 3yrs or so - If you dig this one, check out the song ‘Loser Crew’ from their debut. - Stream this entire album on Spinner! Official Site : Myspace : Buy on Amazon : Stream on HypeMachine : Spinner’s Album Stream! The Antlers – Bear – Hospice (2009) - 3rd album - Out yesterday - Big pop sound… remind me of The Arcade Fire’s acoustic tracks - Distinct sing songy way of reciting the lyrics Official Site : Myspace : Buy on Amazon : Stream on HypeMachine Dead Man’s Bones – In the Room Where You Sleep – Dead Man’s Bones (2009) - First single from actors’, Ryan Gosling and Zack Shields, band featuring Silverlake Conservatory children’s choir. - Out October 6th - On ANTI one of the most eclectic labels going. Myspace : Stream on HypeMachine

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