Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The U & U Show 376 | Yellerkin Returns + 11 Newbies

King Tuff : Black Moon Spell : Black Moon Spell (2014)
-          3rd full length album
-          out of the Vermont
-          psychadelic/powerpop/rock… a little like T Rex vocals
-          His self-titled 2nd album was one of 2012's best albums.

Perfume Genius : My Body : Too Bright (2014)
-       3rd full length
-       Best song of 2014 so far.
-       This track burst out away from the delicate, piano-only tracks that filled most of his first 2 LPs.
-       Project led by Mike Hadreas.

Mark Lanegan Band : Harvest Home : Phantom Radio (2014)
-          10th solo album.
-          A little less of his signature vocal grit.
-          Formerly the leader of the punk rock band X.

Cherry Glazerr : Had Ten Dollaz : Had Ten Dollaz 7” (2014)
-          2nd LP, Haxel Princess, was out earlier this year.
-          Debut LP, Papa Cremp, was out in 2013.
-          LA band of ladies with music similar to, but sloppier and more lackadaisical than Waxahatchee.

Kevin Morby : Parade : Still Life (2014)
-          2nd solo LP.
-          Former Woods bassist and Babies guitarist.
-          On Woodsist Records… Woods’ label.

Allah-Las : Ferus Gallery : Worship the Sun (2014)
-          2nd full length.
-          Catchiest song to date from these late 60’s style beachy psych rockers.

OnlyReal : Backseat Kissers : Backseat Kissers 7" (2013)
-       One of their initial singles.
-       Also released 2 singles from forthcoming debut full length. Due out in 2015.
-       Vocalist over a blend of super catchy classic indie rock and electronic music.
-       23 yr old Niall Galvin bedroom project.

Yellerkin : Tools (2014)
-          Latest single
-          Debut s/t EP was out in early 2014.
-          RIYL Yeasayer.

Terror Pigeon : But I’m Your Fool : Live It Up Before You Die It Up! (2014)
-          2nd album.
-          Self-described as 'like a band meets gym class meets group therapy'
-          Quirky, eclectic. catchy, charming upbeat pop.
-          SXSW 2013

Steve Gunn : Way Out Weather : Way Out Weather (2014)
-          First single from his forthcoming album.
-          Also did a collaborative EP with Hiss Golden Messenger entitled Golden Gunn in 2013.
-          2nd album with a full band.
-          Experimental, jammy, classical acoustic guitarist.

Christopher Owens : It Comes Back To You : A New Testament (2014)
-       2nd solo album
-       Former leader of the majorly critically acclaimed indie-rock band Girls.

Bonnie "Prince" Billy : Night Noises : Singer's Grave A Sea Of Tongues (2014)
-          18th album when you factor in all his various projects.
-          One of Wlliam Oldham’s monikers.
-          Also released music as Palace Brothers and Palace Music.
-          One of the more prolific folk musicians.

Moonface : Helsinki Winter 2013 : City Wrecker EP (2014)
-          Follow up EP to the 3rd full length album from this Spencer Krug (Wolf Parade & Sunset Rubdown) project.
-          Features live show favorites left off the latest album.
-          Debut, Heartbreaking Bravery, was my pick for best album of 2012.

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