Tuesday, November 30, 2010

The Unknown & Unheard Show 206!

Stream & Download The U & U Show 206 Right Here, Right Now! (Download) Iron & Wine - Walking Far From Home - Walking Far From Home 7" Single (2010) - Fist single from forthcoming full length, Kiss Each Other Clean. - This song blows away every song from his last album. - Sam Beam: Singer/Songwriter from Florida - Graduated from Florida State Film School with a Masters and for a while was a professor of Cinematography at Miami International University. - Started recording in 2002 - 2002-2003: recorded mostly lo-fi acoustic music - 2004-Present: Higher quality recordings and incorporated more instruments and creativity. - All his music is great to hear on vinyl. - Just signed to a major label : ( Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Cave Singers – Swim Club – No Witch (2010) - 3rd album. 1st release with always out-doing itself, Jagjaguwar records. - The raspy vocals here are worth the price of admission. - Their previous work has had me dying to get my hands on this, long-talked about, 3rd album. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Englishman - Angels and Earthworms - Englishman (2010) - Debut full length - debut EP out in 2009 - Reminds me a ton of the Mountain Goats… that’s a good thing! - Out of Lexington, KY. MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine The Mountain Goats and Kaki King – Thank You Mario, But our Princess is in Another Castle – Black Pear Tree EP (2008) - Short collaborative EP - play on the Super Mario Bros text. - Their latest, The Life of the World to Come, was out in October 2009. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Dark Dark Dark - Right Path - Wild Go (2010) - 2nd full length - Layered style of folk with male and female vocalists. - This one is leads with male vocals and fills in behind with excellent female harmonies. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Warpaint - Undertow - The Fool (2010) - 2nd album - This album is one of the most critically acclaimed of the year. - Mellow, restrained and pleasant. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Langhorne Slim – I Love to Dance - When the Sun's Gone Down (2005) - Debut album of 3 total. - His self-titled second blew me away. - the best folk singer/songwriter out there for my money. - Playing Radio Radio next week for $10! MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Steve Shiffman & the Land of No - Tweed Skirt - Steve Shiffman & the Land of No (2010) - Debut album - This is from their better-than-their-studio-recordings DayTrotter version and it’s free! - Excellent, more tradition rock outfit. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine : DayTrotter The Heavy - Strong Enough - How You Like Me Now EP (2010) - They bring Black Keys-esque blues rock, but slightly funkier/poppier/more-polished. - Two full lengths out. (2007 & 2009) - UK band. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Bravestation – White Wolves – 2010 EP (2010) - Debut EP - It’s about time Yeasayer fans have another band addressing their needs. Official Site : MySpace : HypeMachine Lonely Galaxy - Modern Romance - Modern Romance (2010) - Reminds me of a slower ballad by Suckers - Download this song for free from their RCRDLBL site. MySpace : RCRDLBL : HypeMachine Range Rover - Soda – Mind (2010) - Debut EP - Group of teenagers from San Diego experimenting with garage rock. - Rough around the edges, but I think this track has me wanting more from them. - Download this and the EPs title track for free right now from their Official Site. Official Site : HypeMachine PS I Love You - 2012 - Meet Me At the Muster Station (2010) - Full length debut - Split single with Diamond Rings. (The Diamond Rings’ track was the infinitely catchy ‘All Yr Songs’. - Full length debut is out this year. - I think they are fans of the Rolling Stones MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Abby Go Go - Guitar #0 - Abby Go Go (2010) - Debut album - Guitar and synth driven anthem - Led by twin brothers, Bon & Jon Allinson Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine Crushed Stars - Black Umbrellas - Convalescing in Braille (2010) - 5th album - Portland group that made the most of their SXSW and CMJ music festival shows. - This is a milder track. Hazy and soothing. Official Site : MySpace : Amazon : HypeMachine

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hi, very interesting post, greetings from Greece!

The Unknown & Unheard said...

Hello Greece! Thanks for checking out the site/show!