Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The Unknown & Unheard Show 174!

Stream & Download The U & U Show 174 Right Here, Right Now! (MediaFire) Slow Animal – Sitting Here – Slow Animal EP (2010) - debut EP - Free to download from their official site! - New Jersey Garage rock Official Site : MySpace : HypeMachine Iggy Pop & The Stooges – Gimme Danger – Raw Power (1973) - 3rd album. Just re-released with a bonus live disc. - Started as a drummer but was inspired by lou reed and jim Morrison as inspirations for switching to lead singer. - Started as the psychedelic stooges in 1967 - Self titled debut in 1968 - Fun House was the follow up in 1970 - Had problems after Fun House, but then with a little help from David Bowie they got back together to put out the appropriately named Raw Power. Bowie produced the album Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Horse Feathers – The Drought – 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 The Kissaway Trail - Three Million Hours - Sleep Mountain (2009/10) - forthcoming 2nd album - Massive anthem rock with an interesting bit of holiday bells. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine The National – Afraid of Everyone - High Violet (2010) - Forthcoming full length album. First since 2007 - They also had a hand in the production of the ‘Dark Was The Night’ compilation. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine : DayTrotter Frightened Rabbit - Skip the Youth - 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 Cloud Cult - Running with the Wolves - Running with the Wolves EP (2010) - EP warming the waters for their forthcoming full length. - Led by environmentalist Craig Minowa - A band that’s been interesting and influential indie pop since 1995. - I reference this band a lot when talking about newer bands taking on this style because these guys are so good at it! Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Heavy Young Heathens - Shine - Make Room For The Youth (2010) - Forthcoming second album/ep - remind me a lot of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Love Is All - Bigger Bolder - Two Thousand and Ten Injuries (2010) - 3rd album - Swedish indie rock band Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine New Pornographers – Crash Years – Together (2010) - Forthcoming 5th album, out May 4th - Led by AC Newman, who also has a couple great solo albums out. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt - 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 Roky Erickson & Okkervil River – Be and Bring Me Home – 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 LCD Soundsystem - All I Want - This Is Happening (2010) - James Murphy led outfit - Score for the interesting-looking not ridiculously silly new Ben Stiller role. - Band known for successfully tapping into many different genres: dance, rock, indie, dicso. - They are responsible for what many critics consider some of the greatest songs of the past decade: All My Friends and Someone Great - This is one of their most dark and brooding. Fits well with Wall-era Pink Floyd, Nick Cave and the heavier John Lennon solo recordings. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine

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