Thursday, February 21, 2013

The U & U Show 308! SXSW 2013 Preview #3!

Nick Cave : Jubilee Street : Push Away The Sky (2013)
-          15th studio album
-          Most recent was 2008’s ‘Dig, Lazarus! Dig!!!’ and then his two Grinderman albums.
-          Like a few artists out there, like Lou Reed and Tom Waits, he has a huge cult following and a unique/distinct sound.
-          SXSW 2013

Psychic Ills : Might Take A While : One Track Mind (2013)
-          4th full length, Hazed Dream was out in 2011, but numerous other EP and single releases.
-          Trippy garage psych rock.

Dreamend : Magnesium Light : So I Ate Myself, Bite By Bite (2010)
-          5th album. 6th was a continuation of this album and was out in 2012.
-          A side project from a member of the off-the-charts-out-there psychedelic band Black Moth Super Rainbow.
-          Chicago band.
-          Lush, layered, experimental folk.
-          SXSW 2013

Vandaveer : Pretty Polly : Oh, Willie, Please (2013)
-          4th full length.
-          Lead single off new album of murder ballads.
-          DC based folk musician.

Cold War Kids : Miracle Mile : Dear Miss Lonely Hearts (2013)
-          4th full length
-          Debut full length album out in 2006
-          3 EPs prior to debut release.
-          Seem to be a love 'em or hate 'em band, that I love.
-          SXSW 2013

WU LYF : Cave Song : Go Tell Fire To the Mountain (2011)
-          Lone album. One of the best on 2011.
-          ‘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.
-          Just got found out they broke up in November 2012.
-          RIYL: Explosions in the Sky, Wilderness or Lord Dog Bird

Holy Esque : Tear (2012)
-          Single released for free via Soundcloud.
-          One EP out and they've hinted at another release at the end of March.
-          The fall somewhere between amped up Frightened Rabbit and WU LYF
-          Another one of the bands I am most excited to see at SXSW 2013.

Dragons Of Zynth : Anna Mae : Coronation Thieves (2007)
-          Debut album
-          Fronted by twins from Cleveland.
-          Album produced by TVOTR's David Sitek.
-          Also worked on Dave Sitek's project Maximum Balloon.
-          2nd album due out in 2013
-          One of the bands topping my must see list at SXSW 2013

Thao Nguyen & the Get Down Stay Down : Move : We The Common (2013)
-          4th album. Also one collab album with Mirah called Thao & Mirah.
-          if you are unfamiliar with Thao you need to correctly that quickly
-          If she ever were to propose to me, I would say yes.
-          SXSW 2013

Jake Bugg : Lightning Bolt : Jake Bugg (2012)
-          Debut full length. Also one EP.
-          Very talented 18yr old UK folk singer songwriter.
-          Huge Dylan sound at times.
-          SXSW 2013

Frank Turner : Peggy Sang The Blues : England Keep My Bones (2011)
-          4th album. 5th on it's way out in April of 2013.
-          UK folk/punk songwriter.
-          Originally in the post-punk band Million Young, now mainly does more acoustic folk leaning  music.
-          Reminds me a bit of the Counting Crows and the Hold Steady.
-          SXSW 2013

Drive-By Truckers : Ronnie & Neil : Southern Rock Opera (2001)
-          3rd album of 9.
-          First album with Jason Isbell
-          Masters of the southern garage/bar room rock.
-          Jason Isbell is playing SXSW 2013

Hollis Brown : Spoonful (Featuring John McCauley) : Nothing & The Famous No One (2012)
-          Track released prior to the release of their debut EP
-          Features John McCauley of Deer Tick, Middle Brother & Diamond Rugs.
-          Download the EP for free on their Official site.
-          Hollis Brown & John McCauley are both playing SXSW 2103

David Wax Museum : A Dog in the Fight : Knock Knock Get Up (2012)
-          4th album
-          Folk/americana rock duo.
-          SXSW 2013

Country Mice : Your Black Crow : Hour of the Wolf (2013)
-          2nd full length
-          Debut album was 2011's Twister
-          Folk rock outfit that formerly went by We Are Country Mice.

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