Monday, July 29, 2013

The U & U Show 328 | New Friends: Cloud Control & AroarA

Cloud Control : Dojo Rising : Dream Cave (2013)
-       2nd album
-       Australian band that reminds me a lot of Youth Lagoon with less synth and more of a traditional indie rock sound.

AroarA : #14 : In the Pines (2013)
-       Debut full length. Also an EP of the same name.
-       Side project of Broken Social Scene

Arcade Fire : City With No Children : The Suburbs (2010)
-       3rd album.
-       4th album is forthcoming and being produced by LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy.
-       Another epic album from one of the leaders of independent music.

Lightning Dust : Loaded Gun : Fantasy (2013)
-          3rd album
-          This is the best song they've recorded.
-          Jagjaguwar Label.
-          Haunting synthy folk.

Dungen : Lipsill : Ta Det Lugnt (2004)
-       3rd album.
-       Swedish band.
-       Slightly folkier brand of psych rock than Tame Impala.
-       The Amazing is a folk side project spawned from Dungen members.

DeYarmond Edison : Dead Anchor : Silent Signs (2005)
-          2 album of 2. 1 EP as well.
-          One of Justin Vernon’s (most notably of Bon Iver) first bands.
-          A forefather band of everything folky and good that’s come from the Eau Claire music scene.
-          Its members spawned Bon Iver, Megafaun and Field Report

Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros : Life Is Hard : Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros (2013)
-       3rd full length.
-       Also did one solo album under the moniker Alexander.

Jonathan Rado : The Bad Side : RAW & ODAR (2013)
-       Album of rough demos available for free on BandCamp.
-       Proper full length debut, Law & Order is forthcoming.
-       One of the two main members of Foxygen.

Pea Sea : Mixing up the Cordite : The Debatable Land (2013)
-       Debut album after 17 years.
-       Led by Chris Rollen and features backing band Field Music.

Warm Soda : This Changes Everything : Tell Me In A Whisper (single) (2013)
-       Latest single.
-       2nd full length was out earlier in 2013.
-       Project started by Matthew Melton formerly of Bare Wires
-       Very similar vibe to Bare Wires
-       Slogan on BandCamp: 'JUST SAY NO to SXSW 2013' referencing Bare Wires' break up.

Cool Ghouls : Spring Break Blues : Cool Ghouls (2013)
-          Debut album.
-          Vintage, beachy/southern garage rock.
-          Surprise! Another great effort out on Burger Records.

Mozes and the Firstborn : Time's A Headache : Mozes and the Firstborn (2013)
-       Debut full length.
-       Psych rock from Holland.

Hunx & His Punx : Street Punk : Street Punk (2013)
-       4th album.
-       Another bay area garage punk band.
-       Album features a collaboration with Shannon and the Clams’ Shannon.

FIDLAR : Cocaine : FIDLAR (2013)
-          Debut full length.
-          Rough garage rick with a bit of surf rock.
-          So glad to see these guys getting a bit of publicity.
-          FIDLAR = Fuck It Dog Life’s A Risk.
-          Check out the video for this song featuring Nick Offerman.

Tobacco : Sweatmother : Maniac Meat (2010)
-       Side project of leader of Black Moth Super Rainbow, Tom Vec
-       Very odd brand of electronic, psych and rock.

David Lynch : Last Call : The Big Dream (2013)
-          2nd full length album.
-          This album has really surprised me… and really made me want to watch Twin Peaks and/or Blue Velvet.
-          One of the weirdest, most intriguing artists in film is not wasting your time in music here.

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