Handsome Furs – Serve the People – 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!
White Denim – Shake Shake Shake - Workout
- Debut album.
- 5th album just came out. They are continually changing their sound and evolving.
- They did an Impromptu album of demos last summer: Download for free right now!
- Played SXSW
Holiday was their debut and still their best.
- Playing the Rock Lobster in Indy Wednesday, June 29th.
Hanni El Khatib - You Rascal – Will the Guns Come Out (2011)
- Debut album
- If you love the old Black Keys you will get into this guy for sure!
- Hard, dirty garage blue rock.
Black Lips – Spidey's Curse –
- 6th album.
- One of the most fun bands to listen to and see live.
- Sloppy garage rock.
Julian Casablancas - Rave On - Rave On Buddy Holly (2011)
- Buddy Holly tribute album.
- solo debut from former Strokes front man.
- A very catchy, upbeat, danceable album.
Bill Callahan - One Fine Morning - Apocalypse (2011)
- 3rd album
- Folk singer/songwriter type
- The voice gets me here more than anything
- Former leader of Smog.
- This album is fantastic!
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy and The Phantom Family Halo - Mindeater - The Mindeater (EP) (2011)
- One of folk’s most prolific artists returns with a new collaborative album
- There is a bit of distorted rock on this album, but this track exemplifies Bonnie’s folk skills.
- debut full length
- Members of The Twilight Singers, Great Northern and Polyphonic
- made a big impression at SXSW
- This was their first single and was released like over a year ago! Time to revisit and remember why the anticipation was so massive for this record.
- The b-side from their latest single from their latest LP is I Am Very Far.
- These guys are a former best of the U & U top spot holder thanks to their album ‘The Stage Names’
- Lyric-heavy deeply layered building folk rock.
1, 2, 3 - Little Cure - New Heaven (2011)
- Forthcoming debut.
- Latest hard-to-google band!
- Jangily and Fuzzy rock.
Appetite - Fiery Ring – Scattered Smothered Covered (2011)
- 2nd album.
- Johnny Cash cover/rework.
Tennis - Is It True? (Brenda Lee cover) - Is It True? Single (2011)
- Latest single.
- Debut LP was out this past January. Debut EP was out in July of 2010.
- 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.
- Played SXSW
Moonface - The Way You Wish You Could Live In The Storm - Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I'd Hoped (2011)
- First full length. Debut EP was out last year and was one 20+ minute track.
- Wolf Parade's and Sunset Rubdown's Spencer Krug's solo project.
Priory – Kings of
- Debut full length. One EP out as well.
band. Portland, OR
- Indie pop/folk/electronic
- Great album art!
- Make me think of the Pixies a little.
Avi Buffalo – How Come – How Come Single (2011)
- Latest single
- S/t full length debut out in 2009
- They have a handful of tracks already for sale on their site.
- Shins’ sounds as well.
Admiral Fallow - Subbuteo - Boots Met My Face (2010)
- Scottish band that is very reminiscent of Frightened Rabbit and We Were Promised Jetpacks.
- Played SXSW