Tuesday, November 16, 2010

The Unknown & Unheard Show 204!

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Cold War Kids – Royal Blue - Louder Than Ever (2011) - Forthcoming 3rd full length - Debut full length album out in 2006 - 3 EPs prior to debut's release - Newest full-length album is ‘Loyalty to Loyalty’ Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Matt & Kim - Ice Melts - Sidewalks (2010) - 3rd album, debut out in 2006, Self-titled. - just added to the Pitchfork Music Fest, which is one of the more relevant festivals you’ll find - keyboard & drums that sound like much more than that… sum of the parts - This album seems to focus on the keyboards/synth even more than before. Less of that full drive backbone of drum found on their last album. - This track is about the most mellow one I've heard. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Wooden Wand - Servant To the Blues - Death Seat (2010) - Latest 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 The Brute Chorus - Lazarus - How the Caged Bird Sings (2010) - 2nd album. debut album out last year. - Slightly raucous blues/folk UK band MySpace : HypeMachine Maps & Atlases - The Charm - Perch Patchwork (2010) - Debut full length, but have a handful of EPs out. - Chicago experimental folk outfit. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Bruce Springsteen - Racing In the Street ('78) - The Promise (2010) - A brand new double album of material recorded during the 'Darkness' sessions. - Darkness On the Edge of Town was his 3rd album - Best Springsteen album if you ask me. - Getting a big reissue this year - his last album is called ‘Working on a Dream’ and features the brilliant track ‘The Wrestler’ Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Horse Feathers – Bonnet of Briars - Drain You/Bonnet of Briars (Single) (2010) - Latest Release. Thistled Spring was their latest LP and 3rd overall. - 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 Tennis - Take Me Somewhere - Baltimore (2011) - Debut LP. Debut EP was out July 27th - Pop husband and wife duo. - Bought a sailboat and sailed around the east coast for eight months and now are sharing their experiences in song form for you. MySpace : HypeMachine Kurt Vile – Earlly Dawnin - In My Time EP (2010) - Forthcoming EP. - dreamy pop rock with vocals that bring up thoughts of Devendra Banhart - like Iron & Wine, cut his teeth with lo-fi recordings… this shows up more on ‘God is Saying…’ - Side project from The War on Drugs' lead guitarist. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Syd Barrett – Octopus – An Introduction to Syd Barrett (2010) - Born in 1946 in Cambridge, England. Died this past July. - Founder of Pink Floyd, but a lot of people might not recognize his contributions. - Responsible for their first album (The Piper at the Gates of Dawn), but is only on a couple tracks on the second. - He became more and more erratic and disruptive to the band and drove them to the point where they had to move on without him. - This is probably his best known song from his solo career and shows some similarities to some Beatles. - Released two solo albums but still worked with Floyd… even with his replacement David Gilmour. - Gilmour Produced this album. Official Site : Amazon : HypeMachine David Dondero – Just a Baby In Your Momma's Eyes - # 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 PS I Love You - Meet Me At the Muster Station - Meet Me At the Muster Station (2010) - Full length debut - I think they are fans of the Rolling Stones MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Quinn Walker - Save Your Love For Me – Lion Land (2008) - Debut from the leader of the Suckers - The Suckers’ full length debut is not out yet, but their EP is one of the year’s best. - big pounding, distorted anthem with a couple huge builds MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine

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