Monday, April 11, 2011

The Unknown & Unheard Show 225!

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Magnolia Electric Co. – It’s Made Me Cry – It’s Made Me Cry EP (2009)
- the first is from his Record Store Day Release
- Josephine is his forthcoming full-length
- Jason Molina’s current moniker he’s releasing music under. - Also released music in his name and Songs: Ohia
Thao & Mirah - Squareneck - 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
Ezra Furman & The Harpoons - Don't Turn Your Back On Love - Mysterious Power (2011)
- 3rd album
- One of the most talented and refreshing artists going.
- Played SXSW
Middle Brother – Blood and Guts – Middle Brother (2011)
- Debut from this folk super group.
- out in March
- Features members of Deer Tick, Delta Spirit and Dawes.
The Felice Brothers – Frankie’s Gun! – The Felice Brothers (2008)
- debut album
- popping up on so many best of lists
- best description I’ve came across for this song/band is Dylan with singing lessons and playing with the spirit of Woodstock.
- Big, warm, and satisfying album that rambles along nice.
Handsome Furs – What About Us – Sound Kapital (2011)
- 3rd album from Wolf Parade's Dan Boeckner and his wife.
- Out June 28th.
- I was late to the party here, but glad I didn’t miss it!
TV on the Radio – New Cannonball Run - 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
Asaf Avidan & The Mojos - Through The Gale - Through The Gale (2010)
- 4th LP of 4 total.
- Hugely popular Israeli rock/folk-rock artist.
- His vocals are reminiscent of Janis Joplin.
- Played SXSW
The Kills – Heart Is A Beating Drum - 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
Liminanas - AF3458 - AF3458 Single (2011)
- One of a couple recently released 7”s
- Jangly 60’s psych rock
The Black Angels – Surf City (Revisited) - Black Angel Exit (2008)
- 2nd EP of 3. Also 3 full lengths out.
- Just released Phosphene Dream and blew me away at SXSW
- 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
- Their first two EP's will be available on Record Store Day! This Saturday!
Timber Timbre – Too Old To Die Young - Creep on Creepin' On (2011)
- 3rd 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
Yellow Ostrich - Libraries - The Mistress (2011)
- Debut full length
- Sounds a bit like the Beatles and the White Stripes and even at times Menomena.
- Played SXSW
Felix - Where Is My Dragon? - You Are the One I Pick (2009)
- I love the vocals on this track!
- I’m sharing this track as a result of iTunes shuffle.
Carl Hauck – Seven Swans – Seven Swans Reimagined (2011)
- Sufjan Steven’s album covered for charity.
- Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy is the most notable name.

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