Tuesday, March 23, 2010

The Unknown & Unheard Show 170!

Stream & Download The U & U Show 170 Right Here, Right Now! (MediaFire) Black Keys – Tighten Up - Brothers (2010) - 6th album - this track, like their entire 5th album Attack & Release, was produced by Dangermouse. - very similar feel to their last. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Frightened Rabbit - The Loneliness and the Scream - The Winter of Mixed Drinks (2010) - 4th album, Midnight Organ Fight is their best to date. - This band had a lot of hype from the start, and that combined with a ‘far from album best’ first single pushed me away at first, but the deeper I dug into this album the more I was blown away - Scottish accent stands out, but there seems to be something more than that to his vocals and make them truly unique. - SXSW performer Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Drink Up Buttercup - Seasickness Pills - Born and Thrown on a Hook (2010) - Debut full length album - When looking these guys up reviewers frequently refer to this band as a circus or a carnival. - They have a prominent feel of the Beatles more psychedelic albums. - Check out their official site for videos for a handful of the tracks off this album. - SXSW performer. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - The Toll - Beat The Devil's Tattoo (2010) - Forthcoming album! Finally! - You just feel cool listening to these guys. - Brilliant lengthy live performers. - Played SXSW Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Bright Eyes – Happy Accident – One Jug of Wine, Two Vessels (2004) - Being re-released with new tracks. - Originally done during my personal favorite cross section of Conor Oberst’s recording career. - Stream an album preview mash-up HERE! Bright Eyes Official Site : Bright Eyes MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Neva Dinova MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine The Happen Ins - Baby - The Happen Ins (2010) - debut full length. - Played SXSW - Formed in 2009 and unsigned as of yet. MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Jason Collett - Love Is a Chain - Rat A Tat Tat (2010) - 5th solo album - Member of Broken Social scene. - SXSW Performer Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Snowglobe - Love - Little More Lived In (2010) - 4th album - Members from Memphis, but started in Athens. Two other prominent music rich locales. - ' Snowglobe is a rather amorphous, unwieldy group of artists who share a love for all things honest, poppy, and psychedelic.' - RIYL Polyphonic Spree. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Portugal, The Man – The Dead Dog - American Ghetto (2010) - 5th album… they all seem to sneak out queitly. - This band has had a huge sound from the start. - They are always putting out changing and innovative tracks and this album seems to show a change on a bigger scale. - ‘Church Mouth’ is my favorite album. - RIYL The Raconteurs/Jack White/Brendan Benson - SXSW performer. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine ARMS - Heat & Hot Water – ARMS EP (2010) - 2nd album from the Harlem Shakes' Todd Goldstein. - The song Tiger Tamer from their debut album is a brilliant track - SXSW Performer Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Thrushes - Crystals - Night Falls (2010) - 2nd full length - One of many bands rising out of Baltimore in the past few years. 'Wilderness and Lord Dog Bird are two others I've featured on here repeatedly. - The bands never seem to lean towards pop either. They have a more serious feel to them. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Twin Tigers - Automatic - Gray Waves (2010) - Full Length debut - Certainly a significant amount of psych here. - SXSW performer. MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Foals - Spanish Sahara - Total Life Forever (2010) - Forthcoming 2nd album. Out May 10th - Their 2008 debut, Antidotes, was included on most best of the year lists. - Mellow musically and vocally at first, but warms up, builds and gets even a bit spacey once it speeds up Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine

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