Tuesday, March 30, 2010

The Unknown & Unheard Show 171!

Stream & Download The U & U Show 171 Right Here, Right Now! (MediaFire) The Hold Steady – Hurricane J – Heaven Is Whenever (2010) - Forthcoming 5th full length. - First since 2008’s Stay Positive. - This is one of the best bands we are lucky enough to enjoy in their prime. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Suckers – Black Sheep - Wild Smile (2010) - Forthcoming full length debut - big pounding, distorted anthem with a couple huge builds - loads of hype around this short 4 song release… deservedly so! - Love this Song! Myspace : Amazon : HypeMachine The National – Bloodbuzz Ohio - High Violet (2010) - Forthcoming full length album. First sine 2007 - They also had a hand in the production of the ‘Dark Was The Night’ compilation. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine : DayTrotter Frightened Rabbit - Not Miserable - 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. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Seasick Steve – Never Go West - Man From Another Time (2010) - 4th album, I think… he’s released some in the UK and here - Slower style of blues than what he grabbed me with initially. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine The Happen Ins - The Kids Don't Dance - The Happen Ins (2010) - debut full length. - Played SXSW - Formed in 2009 and unsigned as of yet. MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Alex Bleeker and the Freaks - Animal Tracks - Alex Bleeker and the Freaks (2009) - Debut full length - On Underwater Peoples who have been one of the most consistent labels in the past couple years if you are looking for quality rock music. - Bassist for the emerging lo-fi rock act Real Estate MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Dr. Dog – Mirror Mirror – Shame, Shame (2010) - Forthcoming 5th album - Finally a new album is on its way from this super talented Philly band. - 2nd single out. Official Site : Myspace : Amazon : HypeMachine Blitzen Trapper – Heaven and Earth - Destroyer of the Void (2010) - Forthcoming 5th album - indie folk/rock Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Slow Club - Our Most Brilliant Friends – Yeah So (2009) - Debut album - Guy/girl duo - Rolling folk rock sound. MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Liminanas - I'm Dead – I’m Dead 7” (2010) - One of a couple recently released 7”s - Jangly 60’s psych rock MySpace : HypeMachine Portugal, The Man – All My People - American Ghetto (2010) - 5th album… they all seem to sneak out quietly. - 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 Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Boddicker - When I Go Out - Big Lionhearted and The Gallant Man (2007) - Forthcoming 2nd album - starts off with a Dylan/Langhorne Slim-like acoustic guitar riff. MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Avi Buffalo – Remember Last Time - Avi Buffalo (2010) - Forthcoming full length debut - 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. - One of the bands quietly erupting early this year. Look for them everywhere very soon. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine

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