King Khan & the BBQ Show – Crystal Ball– Invisible Girl (2009) - 3rd album - Out November 3rd - They are both in the Almighty Defenders with the Black Lips
Local Natives – Shape Shifter - Gorilla Manor (2009) - debut album - Check out their DayTrotter Session Here!
Avi Buffalo – What’s In It For? – What’s In It For? 7” (2009) - Debut Release on Sub Pop - They have a handful of tracks already for sale on their site. - Band of Horses was suppose to have an album come out this year… maybe they changed their name to Avi Buffalo? - Shins’ sounds as well.
Rock Plaza Central - Hot Blind Earth - …At the Moment of Our Most Needing Or If Only They Could Turn Around, They Would Know They Weren’t Alone (2009) - 2nd album from the Chris Eaton led rotating group of musicians - Another track that packs a boatload of intensity. - Strained feel to the song that you get from The Builders and the Butchers and even the Mountain Goats… comparable vocals as well.
Karen O and the Kids – Heads Up – Where the Wild Things Are OST (2009) - Karen O composed soundtrack - The Kids include a couple other Yeah Yeah Yeahs, a couple Racounteurs and Bradford Cox of Atlas Sound and Deerhoof
Ezra Furman & The Harpoons – The Worm In The Apple – Inside the Human Body (2008) - 2nd album - Upbeat, enthusiastic Dylanesque folk - playing the Volrath in Indy Nov. 20th
Sonny & the Sunsets – Lovin’ On an Older Gal – Tomorrow Is Alright (2009) - Debut album - 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.
Timber Timbre – Like a Mountain – Medicinals (2007) - Debut. Self-titled 2nd out earlier this year - 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
Molina & Johnson – Wooden Heart – Molina and Johnson (2009) -Magnolia Electric Co's leader + Centro-matic's. - Two of the best folk/alt-country singer/songwriters team up.
Soulsavers – Some Misunderstanding - Broken (2009) - Single in support of 2nd Soulsavers album, ‘Revival’ - Mark Lanegan’s latest album since his insanely good album of duets with Isobel Campbell - This is a track not on the album. It is written by Lanegan, vocals by William Oldham. - 'You Will Miss Me When I Burn’ is on the album and is written by Oldham with vocals by Lanegan.
Heavy Trash – (Sometimes You Got To Be) Gentle - Midnight Soul Serenade (2009) - forthcoming 3rd album from the Jon Spencer & Matt Verta Ray collaboration. - Jerry Lee Lewis rock & roll - Chuck berry/rockabilly/rocking blues Official Site : Myspace : Buy on Amazon : Stream on HypeMachine