Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The Unknown & Unheard Show 264!

WU LYF – Spitting Blood – Go Tell Fire To the Mountain (2011)
-          Debut album.
-          ‘World Unite Lucifer Youth Foundation’ or ‘Love You Forever’
-          Sound like Wilderness or Explosions in the Sky with lyrics.
-          Cinematic pulses and swells of powerful spacey guitars.
-          RIYL: Explosions in the Sky, Wilderness or Lord Dog Bird

Wilderness – Silver Genes - (K)no(w)here (2008)
-          3rd album
-          the vocals give this band their power… they are explosions in the sky with words
-          on jagjaguwar record label
-          Baltimore band

White Rabbits – Heavy Metal – Milk Famous (2012)
-          3rd album.
-          First two albums were big successes.
-          I think their music has gotten significantly better with every album.

Old Soul - Blackbird Calling - Old Soul (2011)
-          Debut full length.
-          You name the price download on their bandcamp site.

The Tallest Man On Earth – Weather of a Killing Kind - Adult Swim Singles (2011)
-          Latest release. 2nd album is just out as well.
-          Swedish singer/songwriter Kristian Matsson
-          Powerful voice.
-          2008 self-titled debut was very well received.

Quilt - Children of Light - Quilt (2011)
-          Debut Full length. 3 singles out as well.
-          Psychedelic ‘70s folk.
-          Reminds me of White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane.
-          BandCamp might be the greatest site for music in years. It offers artists and clean and simple presentation of their music. You could seriously get lost on here for days and days.

Auditorium - I'm the Enforcer - Be Brave (2011)
-          Debut Full length
-          Great sound captured here. Makes you think of T. Rex, Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes.
-          Sweet music video for this track too.

Bare Wires - Back On The Road - Cheap Perfume (2012)
-          3rd album.
-          T. Rex styled, fuzzy, rolling, raunchy 70’s rock.

The King Khan Experience - Hammer Ich Vermisse Dich - The King Khan Experience (2011)
-          Latest solo album. Been a long time coming.
-          Long time collaborator with Marc Sultan (AKA the BBQ Show)
-          One of my all-time favorite artists. The Supreme Genius of King Khan and His Shrines is one of the greatest albums.
-          This one is in all German I believe.

Donkeys - Don't Know Who We Are - Born With Stripes (2011)
-          3rd full length.
-          Super catchy rolling track.
-          Makes me think of These United States.
-          Download a bunch of this music for free from their site!

Buffalo Killers - Jon Jacob - 3 (2011)
-          B-side from their latest album of 3.
-          Cincinnati band… psyched out 70's blues rock.

Conveyor - Mukraker - Mukraker (Single) (2011)
-          Debut single.
-          Sound a bit like Yeasayer.

Bright Eyes – Firewall - The Peoples' Key (2011)
-          Forthcoming full length and first 2007's Cassadaga
-          Been working on solo stuff as well as the Monsters of Folk.

Iron & Wine – Walking Far From Home – Kiss Each Other Clean (2011)
-          Latest full length.
-          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.
-          All his music is great to hear on vinyl.

The Head and the Heart – Rivers and Roads - The Head and the Heart (2011)
-          Debut album.
-          Folk rock that amps up into something like Mumford & Sons who exploded last year.
-          Didn’t hear about a band more from this past SXSW.

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