Night Beds : Hide From It (2014)
- Latest single, but no mention of a new full length.
- Released one of the most gorgeous albums of 2013, Country Sleep.
- Led by Winston Yellen.
Yellerkin : Vines : Yellerkin EP (2014)
- Debut EP
- This single was released in 2013.
- RIYL Yeasayer.
Landlady : The Globe : Upright Behavior (2014)
- Debut album
- Brooklyn band getting a lot of buzz as they run up to their album release.
- Incredible vocals that remind me of those of Maps & Atlases.
- Like Brian Jonestown Massacre or a mellower Velvet Underground
Curtis Harding : Surf : Soul Power (2014)
- Debut full length, Soul Power.
- Incredibly promising soul singer that’s readying one of the albums I’m most excited for.
- Played with Cee-Lo and, currently, with members of the Black Lips in a band called Night Sun (also readying a debut EP)
Megafaun : Get Right : Megafaun (2011)
- 4th album.
- Psych folk band.
- Megafaun and Bon Iver were the two bands that formed after DeYarmond Edison split up.
- This past Friday night featured a reunion of sorts as Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon played bass for Megafaun.
Ought : Waiting : More Than Any Other Day (2014)
- Debut LP
- 2 EPs out as well.
- Montreal by way of the States post-punk rock band.
- Name your own price for all their music on their bandcamp.
Wooden Wand : Dambuilding : Farmer’s Corner (2014)
- James Jackson Toth project's forthcoming album.
- His last album, Blood Oaths of the New Blues, was a Best of the U & U 2013.
- His track ‘No Bed For Beatle Wand/Days This Long’ was my favorite song of 2013.
Amen Dunes : Lonely Richard : Love (2014)
- 3rd full length.
- Significantly more approachable track from the usually more spacey, jammy, ambient dark rock band.
Lushes : Feastin : What Am I Doing (2012)
- 2014 re-release of their debut full length.
- Brooklyn based guitar and drums band.
- Post-rock with lots of looping.
1, 2, 3 : When the Levee Broke At The County Fair : Big Weather (2014)
- 2nd full length. Double LP
- Raucous Pittsburgh indie rock band.
tUnE-yArDs : Real Thing : Nicki Nack (2014)
- 3rd album’s first single.
- Led by the extremely and uniquely talented Merrill Garbus.
Tobacco : Father Sister Berzerker : Ultima II Massage (2014)
- First single from forthcoming album.
- Side project of leader of Black Moth Super Rainbow, Tom Vec
- Very odd brand of electronic, psych and rock.
Savages : Fuckers : Fuckers/Dream Baby Dream 12" (2014)
- Debut full length… Long awaited to say the very least.
- One of the most buzzed about bands at CMJ 2012.
- All female post-punk rock from the UK
- Seriously intense crowd-capturing CMJ 2012 and SXSW 2013 performances.
The Dirty Banks : Table Tennis (2014)
- Forthcoming EP.
- Debut EP was out in 2013.
- Bouncy, catchy, psych pop. Reminds me a bit of Modest Mouse and the Pixies (pre-Indie Cindy)
Pink Mountaintops : Ambulance City : Get Back (2014)
- 4th album.
- A more garage-leaning outfit from Black Mountain’s Stephen McBean.