I just met Jack Ladder and the Dreamlanders' 3rd album, Hurtsville. You should too. RIYL: Nick Cave
Monday, July 16, 2012
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Everything these Australians have put out so far has been tremenedous. They bring a really refreshing brand of once thought to be lost psych rock. Plus the album and live performance from their member-overlapping act POND blew me away at SXSW 2012.
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Langhorne Slim & the Law : Song For Sid : 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
Sic Alps : Glyphs : Sic Alps (2012)
- 5th album. Out Sept 11.
- 4th album out back in January
- San Fran garage/noise pop band led by Mike Donovan.
Michael Rault : I Want To Love You : EP (2012)
- Forthcoming EP. Download this single for free on his Official Site!
- 2 albums out as well.
- Sloppy energetic vintage rock
Ty Segall Band : Mary Ann : 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.
Buffalo Killers : Hey Girl : Dig. Sow. Love. Grow. (2012)
- 4th album
- Cincinnati band… psyched out 70's blues rock.
Sonny & the Sunsets : Year of the Cock : 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.
Fiona Apple : Anything We Want : 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.
- Incredibly powerful vocal performance on this album.
Denver : The Way It Is : Denver (2012)
- Debut album.
- Portland group consisting of members of Blitzen Trapper.
- Dusty country rock.
Communist Daughter : Speed Of Sound (EP Remix) : Lions & Lambs EP (2012)
- Latest EP. Also one EP out in 2010.
- Led by recovering alcoholic John Solomon and his fiancé who helped him through his addiction.
Joe Gideon & The Shark : True Nature : Harum Scarum (2012)
- 2nd album
- Brother and sister duo from London.
- Big Lou Reed vibe on the vocals. Doors & Nick Cave, too.
Sam Flax : Backwards Fire : Age Waves (2012)
- Debut full length. One EP out as well.
- Catchy, fuzzy, eclectic psych rock.
- For fans of Kurt Vile's heavier tracks.
Here We Go Magic : How Do I Know : A Different Ship (2012)
- 3rd album. Also one EP
- Upbeat indie pop.
- This one sounds like My Morning Jacket light.
Warm Speakers : The World Around You : Mezcal Noon EP (2011)
- debut album.
- Gritty, lo-fi 80's pop.
LCD Soundsystem – All My Friends – Sound of Silver (2005)
- 2nd album of 3 from the James Murphy led outfit.
- Band known for successfully tapping into many different genres: dance, rock, indie, dicso.
- They are responsible for what many critics consider some of the greatest songs of the past decade: All My Friends and Someone Great.
- Recently playing their last shows in NYC. I caught the first one! Was amazing!