Tuesday, April 27, 2010

The Unknown & Unheard 175!

Stream & Download The U & U Show 175 Right Here, Right Now! (MediaFire) Plants & Animals - American Idol - La La Land (2010) - 4th album - Montreal band. - I had a big debate within myself on whether to play a song with this title or not, but in the end thought people deserve to hear a quality song associated with those two words for once. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Sin Ropas - Fever You Fake - Holy Broken (2009) - 4th full length album - Former by former members of Red Red Meat - Sin Ropas = Without Clothes = Interesting Google search results. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine The Hold Steady – Weekenders – 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 Band of Horses – Factory – Infinite Arms (2010) - Forthcoming 3rd album - First album in a couple years - Go to their official site for a free download of this song! Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Roky Erickson & Okkervil River – Forever – True Love Cast Out All Evil (2010) - Latest solo album from Roky Erickson with Okkervil River as his backing band. - Erickson’s past is a wild one: One of the leaders of the psychedelic rock movement with the 13th Floor Elevators, lots of drugs, marijuana arrest, insanity, electroshock therapy, musical reemergence, obsession with junk mail, mail fraud arrest and finally back to music. - One of many acts participating in Record Store Day. Roky Erickson Official Site : Okkervil River MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine 13th Floor Elevators - You're Gonna Miss Me - The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators (1966) - Debut album from the Austin, TX psychedelic rock band. MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine The Tallest Man On Earth - Kids On The Run - The Wild Hunt (2010) - Forthcoming 2nd album - Extremely unique voice - 2008 self-titled debut was very well received. - Awesome album cover! Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine : DayTrotter Wooden Wand - Spitting at the Cameras - James and the Quiet (2007) - 2nd album from this James Jackson Toth project. - Also released music as WAND after his band left him. - I played a lot of that last year. MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Dr. Dog – Shame, Shame – 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 Josh Ritter - Rattling Locks - So Runs the World Away (2010) - forthcoming 6th full length from one of the more innovative folk rock acts going. - Out May 4th Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Tom Waits – Jockey Full of Bourbon - Rain Dogs (1985) - Follow up to Swordfishtrombones - 2nd album in a shift of styles for Waits. - Cover Art is a picture taken in an asylum. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine De Novo Dahl - Once When I Was Young - Tigerlion (2010) - 3rd Full length out May 25th - this one reminds me of Pink Floyd. - Tennessee band that brings a hugely diverse range of styles. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine The Mynabirds - Wash It Out - What We Lose in the Fire We Gain in the Flood (2010) - Full length debut - if this doesn’t fit perfectly with the brand new She & Him track, nothing does. - 60's folk pop vocals. Official Site : MySpace : HypeMachine Avi Buffalo – One Last - Avi Buffalo (2010) - 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 Horse Feathers – Starving Robins – Thistled Spring (2010) - Forthcoming 3rd album - Stripped back sound featuring all strings - Painfully sad at times - unmatched in it’s raw emotion… like the earliest Iron & Wine albums - This music makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine

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