Tuesday, June 26, 2012

The U & U Show 287! Changes are a'comin'!

JEFF the Brotherhood : Leave Me Out : Hypnotic Knights (2012)
-          Water warming EP fir their forthcoming full length Hypnotic Nights.
-          Jake & Jamin Orrall
-          Kraut punk rock. Harder, eclectic rock.
-          This album has a significantly increased pop feel to it… Early Weezer specifically at times.
-          Played SXSW and they lead singer & guitarist came out into the crowd, right in front of me and played a solo from his knees for me!
-          Formerly of the band Be Your Own Pet.
-          Playing Radio Radio in Indy June 25th.

Langhorne Slim & the Law : Found My Heart : The Way We Move (2012)
-          First album with backing band The Law.
-          Great first single that you can get for free on his site.
-          Passionate and exciting live performer.
-          Playing Radio Radio Saturday, July 21st

The Gorgeous Hands : Swear to Me (That You'll Stay) : Swear to Me (That You'll Stay)/Generator 7" (2012)
-          Debut single.
-          Catchy pop rock that is a bit reminiscent of Benjy Ferree
-          Austin band formerly the Magnificent Snails.

Buffalo Killers : Get It : Dig. Sow. Love. Grow. (2012)
-          4th album
-          Cincinnati band… psyched out 70's blues rock.

Spiritualized : So Long You Pretty Thing : Sweet Heart Sweet Light (2012)
-          7th album since 1992!
-          first since 2008.
-          Big time success in the UK.

Sam Flax : Fire Doesn't Burn Itself : Age Waves (2012)
-          Debut full length. One EP out as well.
-          Catchy, fuzzy, eclectic psych rock.

BandCamp : Amazon : HypeMachine

Ty Segall Band : Death : Slaughterhouse (2012)
-          Opening track from this, the 1st album under the moniker Ty Segall Band.
-          Features usual collaborator, Mikal Cronin.
-          San Fran 60’s psych/garage rock leader.
-          Just released a new collaborative album with the band White Fence called Hair.

Blonds : Treasure Coast : The Bad Ones (2011)
-          Debut EP
-          Debut full length is on its way.
-          Moody, pulsing rock with powerful, steady, Nico-like vocals.
-          2 incredible videos out. One is for this song, one is for their new single, Run.

Fiona Apple : Every Single Night : The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do (2012)
-          Highly touted, first album in years.

The Tallest Man On Earth : Wind and Walls : There's No Leaving Now (2012)
-          3rd album.
-          Swedish singer/songwriter Kristian Matsson
-          Powerful voice.
-          2008 self-titled debut was very well received.

Sonny & the Sunsets : Pretend You Love Me : Longtime Companion (2012)
-          3rd album.
-          Raven Sings The Blues is one of my favorite blogs when I want something raw, garage, psychedelic, bluesy or any combination of those in the form of a band no one knows about
-          Sonny Smith is the leader and has release more work under his given name.
-          'Death Cream' is probably my favorite track still from them. It's off their debut album, Tomorrow Is Alright.

The Mojomatics : You Are The Reason For My Troubles : You Are the Reason for My Troubles (2012)
-          4th album
-          Upbeat barroom-style country rock.

Yeasayer : Longevity : Fragrant World (2012)
-          Brand new single released this past week.
-          Their 2nd album, Odd Blood, came out in 2010.
-          Best Band of Pitchfork Music Fest 2009 By Far!
-          Immensely layered quintet

Fidlar : Whore (2012)
-          Latest single. 2 EPs out as well.
-          Rough garage rick with a bit of surf rock.
-          So glad to see these guys getting a bit of publicity.
-          FIDLAR = Fuck It Dude Life’s A Risk.
-          SXSW 2012

JEFF the Brotherhood : Mind Ride : Heavy Days (2010)
-          3rd album
-          Jake & Jamin Orrall
-          Released a Live 12” for Record Store Day
-          Kraut punk rock. Harder, eclectic rock.
-          Played SXSW and they lead singer & guitarist came out into the crowd, right in front of me and played a solo from his knees for me!