Tuesday, June 29, 2010

The Unknown & Unheard Show 184!

Stream & Download The U & U Show 184 Right Here, Right Now! (MediaFire) The Tallest Man On Earth - Graceland (2010) - Neil Simon cover - 2nd album is just out. - Extremely unique voice - 2008 self-titled debut was very well received. - The first act I will see at the P4K-fest Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine : DayTrotter Perfume Genius - Mr. Peterson - Learning (2010) - debut album. - Easy and catchy piano track. - This week's band that is blowing up out of the blue. They are everywhere! MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Wolf Parade – Cloud Shadow on the Mountain – Expo 86 (2010) - 3rd album - Their 2nd was a huge 2008 hit. The same can be sair about their debut in 2005 - Dan Boeckner and Spencer Krug each take their cracks at song writing and lead singing and each are coming of hugely successful releases from their side projects. - Boeckner (Handsome Furs) and Krug (Sunset Rubdown) Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine We Are Country Mice - A Good Old Fashioned Barn Raising - We Are Country Mice (2010) - Debut album - Big ominous rock sound with vocals that can only remind one of Les Claypool of Primus. MySpace : HypeMachine Puerto Rico Flowers - Let's Make Friends – PRF 4 EP (2010) - Debut EP - Another heavier rock sound with a bold voice. Label's MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Blue Giant – The Void Above the Sky - Blue Giant (2010) - Debut full length - This is a side project from members of Viva Voce. MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Viva Voce – Believer - Get Yr Blood Sucked Out (2006) - 4th album… 5th was out last year, Rose City - Portland, OR husband and wife duo - spacey catchy psychedelic rock. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Sonny & the Sunsets – Too Young to Burn – Tomorrow Is Alright (2009) - Debut album… getting a proper release finally. Was previously out only on vinyl and digitally. - 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. Official Site : Sonny Smith Official Site : HypeMachine Ezra Furman & The Harpoons – Halloween Snow – Banging Down the Doors (2007) - Debut album - One of the most fun records to listen to in the past couple years. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine : DayTrotter Sessions J Roddy Walston and the Business – Don’t Break the Needle - J Roddy Walston and the Business (2010) - 2nd album - Baltimore band - Rock and roll feel to some of the tracks - Makes me think of Dr. Dog here. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine The Henry Clay People – Your Famous Friends - Somewhere on The Golden Coast (2010) - forthcoming 3rd album. - Big energetic anthem rock Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine These United States – The Great River - What Lasts (2010) - Forthcoming 4th album in 4 yrs - Their debut was one that I immediately latched onto, but it took a re-release to drive up the following this band deserves. - Jesse Elliot, lead singer, writes some fantastic lyrics to go along with the layered Americana progressions. - This is about the most poppy they've ever sounded. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine MMOSS - Woolgathering - i (2010) - Debut full length - Available for 'You Name the Price' on their official site. - Be careful when Googling… this band is not the Minnesota Metabolic and Obesity Surgical Specialists… I don’t think. Official Site : MySpace : HypeMachine Open Hand - Cool & Pilgrim - Honey (2010) - 3rd full length… first with a decent amount of buzz behind it. - Very limited releases prior to this. - Trying to give you a sample of the wide range they're bringing… and they have pretty short songs. MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine The Stone Foxes - Stomp - Bears & Bulls (2010) - Country folk rock act. - This track is a big time stomper reminiscent of Led Zeppelin’s Bron-Y-Aur Stomp. MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Maximum Balloon - Tiger (Feat Aku) - Maximum Balloon (2010) - Solo debut from TV on the Radio's David Sitek. - Features many big name guest vocalists. MySpace : HypeMachine

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