Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The Unknown & Unheard Show 192!

Stream & Download The U & U Show 192 Right Here, Right Now! (Download) Grouplove – Gold Coast – Grouplove EP (2010) - Debut EP - Modest Mouse and Polyphonic Spree had a baby band… not really, but that’s what this sounds like. MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine The Hold Steady – Sweet Part of the City – Heaven Is Whenever (2010) - 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 Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan – Lately – Hawk (2010) - 3rd collaborative album. - Mark Lanegan is the haunting voiced former lead singer of punk rock outfit X - Their 2nd Sunday At Devil Dirt was outstanding. Isobel Campbell MySpace : Mark Lanegan MySpace: Amazon : HypeMachine These United States – Dug Him In the Dirt - 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. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine David Dondero – Wherever You Go - # Zero with a Bullet (2010) - 7th studio album. - Reminds me a bit of Neil Young and Mike Doughty! - This track is a bit more acoustic than the album’s title track. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Les Savy Fav – Dirty Knails – Root to Ruin (2010) - 5th album - 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 Black Mountain – Wilderness Heart - Wilderness Heart (2010) - 3rd album from this group of Canadians - First single. - Amazing cover art… it immediately became my computer's wallpaper. - Jagjaguwar Band… Bloomington’s star loaded label. Official Site : Myspace : Amazon : HypeMachine Dead Confederate – Sugar – Sugar (2010) - 2nd full length - Alt rock band from Athens, GA Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Dead Luke – Summertime Blues (Eddie Cochran Cover) – Digital Single via Raven Sings the Blues’ Music Blog (2010) - 2 sided single of covers - Heavy distortion and big time garage feel to this end of summer classic. - This is the exact type of band that keeps me coming back to Raven Sings the Blues. MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Fitz & the Tantrums – Breakin’ the Chains of Love – Pickin’ Up the Pieces (2010) - Debut full length album - Retro/soul feel. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Love Lake - Curses – (2010) - Forthcoming debut album from a Minneapolis band that apparently doesn’t have an official site or Myspace. - Check out the Bees (aka Band of Bees) if you dig this one. HypeMachine Eels – I Like the Way This Is Going – Tomorrow Morning (2010) - 3rd album in a trilogy of albums. End Times and Hombre Lobo were the first two. - There is a really interesting look into Mark Everett’s past on a NOVA on PBS, ‘Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives’ Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Sufjan Stevens - All Delighted People - All Delighted People EP (2010) - Latest EP. An unexpected release to say the least. - He has previously mentioned that he’s lost faith in the idea of the album b/c of pre-release leaks of music stealing the thunder and significance of setting a release date for an album. - BUY TIX NOW for his just announced tour as well. - Less of a popular/radio friendly album and more of Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine

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