Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The Unknown & Unheard Show 190!

Stream & Download The U & U Show 190 Right Here, Right Now! (Download) Arcade Fire – City with No Children – The Suburbs (2010) - 3rd album - This yet another epic album from one of the leaders of independent music. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Les Savy Fav – Clear Spirits – Root to Ruin (2010) - 5th album out September 14th - New York angular alt-rock band led by one of the most insane people on the planet, Tim Harrington - Possibly the best live band I’ve ever seen… primarily thanks to Harrington Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Wilderness – Beautiful Alarms – Vessel States (2006) - forthcoming 3rd album - the vocals give this band their power… they are explosions in the sky with words - on jagjaguwar record label - Baltimore band MySpace : Amazon Cloud Cult - The Strength - Forces of the Unseen - Light Chasers (2010) - 7th 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! - This is bigger rock sound than I've ever heard from them by far. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine The National – Bloodbuzz Ohio - 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 J Roddy Walston and the Business – Used to Did - J Roddy Walston and the Business (2010) - Debut album - Baltimore band - Rock and roll feel to some of the tracks - Makes me think of Dr. Dog here. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin – Sink / Let it Sway – Let It Sway (2010) - 3rd full length - Indie rock band from Missouri - This album was produced by Death Cab’s Chris Walla (also produced albums for the Thermals, the Decemberists, and the Long Winters) Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine The Black Angels – Telephone – Phosphene Dream (2010) - 3rd album from the ominous psych rockers. - Formed in 2004 in Austin, TX - Interesting feel to it… similar to some of the Black Keys more eerie songs - Debut Self Titled EP was released in 2005. 2nd full length out in 2008 Official Site : MySpace : Buy on Amazon : Stream on HypeMachine Queens of the Stone Age - Better Living Through Chemistry - Rated R (Deluxe Reissue) (2000/2010) - 2nd album - Influential dirty aggressive west coast rock lead by Josh Homme (also responsible for Eagles of Death Metal) - Reissue comes with a 2nd disc of bonus material. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine These United States – Ever Make You Mine - 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 Frontier Ruckus - Mona and Emmy - Unreleased (2010) - They played this on their recent DayTrotter Session. - 2 albums out. - Mellow folk sound. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine : DayTrotter Lord Huron – We Went Wild – Into the Sun EP (2010) - Debut EP - Rich, easy going tropical feel to this track. Official Site : MySpace : HypeMachine Frightened Rabbit - Son C (2010) - Latest single released to the band's mailing list. - 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 Menomena – Tithe - Mines (2010) - 4th album - Lackthereof and Ramona Falls are side projects that have had releases since the last Menomena album - Ultra-creative song writing. No one comes close to the sound they make. Layers and layers of instruments and vocals. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine

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