Monday, April 4, 2011

The Unknown & Unheard Show 224!!!

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Ezra Furman & The Harpoons - I Killed Myself But I Didn't Die - Mysterious Power (2011)
- 3rd album
- One of the most talented and refreshing artists going.
- Huge Pixies sound here more than ever before.
- Played SXSW
The Kills – Damned If She Do - Blood Pressures (2011)
- Forthcoming album
- latest album was out in 2008, ‘Midnight Boom’
- Detroit rock duo.
- The female half, Allison Mosshart is in the Dead Weather with Jack White.
- Played SXSW
The Dodos - Black Night - No Color (2011)
- 3rd album
- debut album appeared on almost every indie music Best of ’08 lists
- their talent for creating impressive compositions is clearly evident.
- This entire album is heavily focused on upbeat chugging drums.
- Only $5.99 on amazon!
TV on the Radio – Repetition - Nine Types of Light (2011)
- Long-awaited forthcoming album.
- It seems all of their members have done their own projects since their last full length came out in 2008.
- Made my best of 2008 show.
- Played SXSW
Thao & Mirah - How Dare You - Thao & Mirah (2011)
- Debut collaboration between Thao Nguyen and Mirah
- if you are unfamiliar with Thao you need to correct that quickly. Look up Thao Nguyen & the Get Down Stay Downs
- Her last album, We Brave Bee Stings And All, was highlighted by the track 'Bag of Hammers." - Thao played SXSW
Timber Timbre – Woman - Creep on Creepin' On (2011)
- 2nd album, debut was out in 2007 ‘Medicinals’
- M. Ward + Bon Iver + Tom Waits’ ‘What’s He Building In There?’
- Eerily cool spooky tracks.
- Toronto duo
Elbow – With Love - Build a Rocket Boys! (2011)
- Forthcoming full length.
- Huge UK band… popular all over the world.
- previous album was Seldom Seen Kid
Cass McCombs - County Line - Wit's End (2011)
- New album out April 26th
- Blew me away with the track 'The Executioner's Song'
Middle Brother – Blue Eyes – Middle Brother (2011)
- Debut from this folk super group.
- Features members of Deer Tick, Delta Spirit and Dawes.
Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi - Two Against One (Ft. Jack White) - Rome (2011)
- Collaborative project led by producer Danger Mouse.
- Jack White? Yes, Please!
Alcoholic Faith Mission - And the Running with Insanity - And the Running with Insanity EP (2011)
- latest EP. 3 full lengths out.
- Extremely eclectic band from Denmark, Sweden.
- Played SXSW
Generationals – Ten-Twenty-Ten - Actor-Caster (2011)
- Forthcoming album.
- Louisianan Band
- Indie pop
- Great 2010 SXSW DayTrotter Session
- Played SXSW again this year.
Fleet Foxes - Grown Ocean - Helplessness Blues (2011)
- Forthcoming 2nd full length.
- No band was better in 2008 in which they released their debut EP & LP.
- My number one album for the 2008 (same with Pitchfork and numerous other outlets).
- Hugely diverse, lush, harmony-laden folk.
Ponytail – AwayWay - Do Whatever You Want All The Time (2011)
- 3rd album
- Missed this band completely, but after seeing them live I am totally sold on them
- The lead singer’s shrill unique way of singing makes her more of an instrument than a reciter of lyrics.
- Biggest pleasant surprise of Pitchfork Fest 2009.
The Mountain Goats – For Charles Bronson – All Eternals Deck (2011)
- Forthcoming full length
- Their last, The Life of the World to Come, was out in October 2009.
- Led by John Darnielle and his unmistakable passionate and powerful vocals.
Vetiver – Can't You Tell – The Errant Charm (2011)
- DC band… found them a couple years ago when These United States got me onto a few other DC bands
- Seems to be a solid scene
- Strokes, Coconut Records and Devendra Banhart fans gather around
The Henry Clay People – California Wildfire - This Is a Desert EP (2011)
- Forthcoming 3rd album.
- Big energetic anthem rock

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