Thursday, January 17, 2013

The U & U Show 303!

Wooden Wand : No Bed For Beatle Wand/Days This Long : Blood Oaths of the New Blues (2013)
-          James Jackson Toth project's forthcoming album.
-          This song will be on my best of 2013, and I know I'm saying that in January.
-          Last release was 2011's Wooden Wand and the Briarwood Virgins.
-          Also released music as WAND after his band left him.
-          SXSW 2012

Todd Snider : West Nashville Grand Ballroom Gown : Agnostic Hymns and Stoner Fables (2012)
-          9th album
-          He’s truly a great song writer.
-          His 8th, The Devil You Know, garnered him tons of praise.
-          todd snider and the Nervous Wrecks
-          first album, Songs for the Daily Planet’ came out in 1994
-          SXSW 2012

Raymond Byron & the White Freighter : Some Kind Of Fool : Little Death Shaker (2012)
-          Debut full length from this new project from Ray Raposa, of the Castenets.
-          Out on Asthmatic Kitty Records… Sufjan's label.
-          Rootsy, easy folk.
-          RIYL The Tallest Man on Earth

DUNE RATS! : Lie and the Liar : Sexy Beach EP (2011)
-          Debut EP of 2
-          Sloppy garage, REM-leaning act starting to carve out a name for themselves in a similar way as FIDLAR.
-          Tied for best act of CMJ 2012 with the Grizzled Mighty

Fletcher C. Johnson : Happy Birthday : Salutations (2012)
-          2nd album.
-          One album out in 2010.

Donnie & Joe Emerson : My Heart : Dreamin' Wild (1979)
-          17 & 19 year old brothers who had their catalog rereleased in 2012.
-          I feel a little sad I've not found this song til now.

Devendra Banhart : Für Hildegard von Bingen : Mala (2013)
-          8th studio album
-          Full Name: Devendra (Hindu god of rain and thunder) Obi (Star Wars inspired) Banhart
-          He has perfected and pioneered the genre called ‘freak folk’

Turf War : Where I Belong : Years of Living Dangerously (2011)
-          Debut album
-          2nd full length has been recorded in NYC
-          Produced by Ian St. Pe’ of the Black Lips.
-          Atlanta band.
-          CMJ 2012

The Grizzled Mighty : Stuck In My Head : Thick Hand Grip (2013)
-          Latest release.
-          Debut s/t full length out in 2012.
-          Huge Seasick Steve and pre-Dangermouse Black Keys sound. Mean blues rock.
-          Tied for best act of CMJ 2012 with Dune Rats

Local Natives : Heavy Feet : Hummingbird (2012)
-          First single off forthcoming album.
-          debut album was 2010's L'Aventure.
-          Check out their DayTrotter Session Here!

Phosphorescent : Song for Zula : Muchacho (2013)
-          6th album
-          Singer/songwriter alias for Matthew Houck.

Nightlands : So Far So Long : Oak Island (2013)
-          2nd full length
-          Act on Secretly Canadian, sister label of Jagjaguwar.

Tunde Adebimpe : Unknown Legend (Neil Young) 
-          Lead singer of TV on the Radio
-          Track he did for the Soundtrack for ‘Rachel Gets Married’
-          He has a new band just playing their first shows in NYC, Higgins Waterproof Black Magic Band.
-          Hear their first recording here!

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