Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Quail and Dumplings - Quail and Dumplings EP (2011)
- One of folk’s most prolific artists' latest EP.
Emperor X – Erica Western Teleport –
Western Teleport (2011)
- 5th album.
- Former HS science teacher.
- RIYL: Mountain Goats & Death Cab for Cutie
PAPA - Collector - A Good Woman Is Hard To Find EP (2011)
- Led by the drummer for the band Girls.
- Upbeat, a touch beachy and sun-drenched pop and a perfect fit for the end of summer.
- There is something triumphant in their tracks that really draws me in.
We Were Promised Jetpacks - Act On Impulse - In the Pit of the Stomach (2011)
- 2nd album
- Scottish band with a very similar sound to Frightened Rabbit on the mellower tracks but seem a bit more aggressive when they amp up their sound.
We Are Augustines - New Drink For the Old Drunk - Rise Ye Sunken Ships (2011)
- Debut full length.
- Consists of two remaining members of the band Pela, Billy McCarthy & Eric Sanderson.
- Pela disbanded after McCarthy’s brother committed suicide.
Charles Bradley – The World Is Going Up In Flames – No Time For Dreaming (2011)
- Debut full length, but has been releasing music since 2002.
- Born in 1948.
- The Screaming Eagle of Soul
- Big 60’s funk and soul, Otis Redding and James Brown feel.
Richard Swift – Lady Luck – The
Atlantic Ocean (2009)
- 4th full length
- Hops from genre to genre
- This track has some serious vintage sounds, Motown in particular, and was released on a primer EP that was filled with similar feels.
- Walt Wolfman EP is coming out this month.
Richard Swift - I Would Die 4 U
- Prince cover... unreleased so far, but it's out there if you check this HypeMachine link
Dan Mangan – Post War Blues – Oh Fortune (2011)
- Third Album.
- RIYL: David Dondero & Wooden Wand.
Turf War – Part of My Heart – Years of Living Dangerously (2011)
- Debut album
- Produced by Ian St. Pe’ of the Black Lips.
Dead Luke – God of Nothing – Meanwhile… In the
- 4th album
- Luke Gasper.
- RIYL: Wet Hair and any other heavy, muddy, pulsing psych rock.
Holy Sons – Slow Days – Survivalist Tales (2010)
- 6th albu006D
- Debut album, Decline of the West, features their best track, The Feral Kid.
- Spare and sinister sounding tracks
- Opening for Stephen Malkmus.
Pavement – Spit On A Stranger – Terror Twilight (1999)
- 7th and final album
- Launched Stephen Malkmus to the top of Indie Rock
Stephen Malkmus – Freeze the Saints – Face the Truth (2005)
- 3rd solo album
- Former Frontman of Pavement.
- His album ‘Real Emotional Trash’ is my favorite.
Katie Kim – 20,500 Miles (The Proclaimers cover)
- Debut album is out, Twelve.
- Here’s one for a sleepy morning or one to ease you down in the evening.
My Brightest Diamond – Reaching Through to the Other Side- All Things Will Unwind (2011)
- Shana Worden’s debut album was out in 2006
- Previously with Awry and Sufjan Stevens