Wednesday, December 3, 2014

U & U Show 385 | Getting Excited for LUH

Lost Under Heaven : Unites : LUHSONG001 (2014)               
-          Debut single from Ellery James Roberts newest project.
-          Formerly of the powerful, but short-lived WU-LYF.
-          Everything Ellery has done has felt about as big as possible. This is no different.
-          Also goes by LUH.

Elisa Ambrogio : Superstitious : The Immoralist (2014)
-          Solo debut from Magik Markers member.
-          Fuzzy slow-burning shoe-gaze.
-          Out on the almost always solid Drag City label.


Songs: Ohia : Two Blue Lights : Didn't It Rain (2002/2014)
-          7th album just posthumously deluxe reissued.
-          First band from Jason Molina who then continued on as Magnolia Electric Co.
-          Died in Indianapolis in March 2013 after years of alcoholism.
-          One of the greatest folk songwriters of the past 30 years.

Scout Niblett : Kiss (Feat. Will Oldham) : This Fool Can Die Now (2007)
-          4th album.
-          This track features William Oldham (aka Bonnie 'Prince' Billy).
-          Subdued and dark, but powerful songwriter.

Leon Bridges : Lisa Sawyer (Live at Sofar Dallas) (2014)
                - New song from a live performance.
                - Very promising vintage soul and blues singer just getting started.
                - Only two other singles out apart from this.

Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson : The Sound : Summer of Fear (2009)
-          2nd album of 2.
-          Just played one of his first shows in about 3 years.
-          Said he was working towards getting a 3rd album out in 2015.

Simon Doom : My Baby's A Baby (Single) (2014)
-          Latest and catchiest single to date.
-          Previously a much harsher rock band, but now seems to have taken a looser approach.
-          RIYL King Tuff.

El Ten Eleven : Nova Scotia : For Emily EP (2014)
-          Latest release. 6 full lengths out as well
-          Amazingly energetic looped instrumental electric guitar with drums.

French Style Furs : (World In My) Bloodstream : Is Exotic Bait (2014)
-          Debut LP
-          New group featuring members of Cold War Kids and We Barbarians.
-          Out on the very consistent Frenchkiss records.

Yoofs : Can't Think (Single) (2014)
-          Latest single.
-          One full length, which was out in early 2014, 3 singles before that, and a compilation of other recordings.
-          London duo playing psych rock reminiscent of Tame Impala and Pond.

T. Hardy Morris : Painted On Attitude (Single) (2014)
-          Latest single.
-          Leader of Dead Confederate
-          Also teams up with Deer Tick and Black Lips members as the Diamond Rugs.
-          Diamond Rugs just announced their 2nd album Cosmetics.

Steady Lean : Fog Chaser : Here's Something (2014)
-          Debut LP.
-          Dark psych folk band from California.
-          Available for whatever you want to pay on BandCamp.

The Soft Moon : Black : Deeper (2015)
-          First single from forthcoming 3rd album,
-          Incredible power to this song.
-          Combines the feelings that grabbed me when I first heard NIN and Suuns '2020'

Elvis Depressedly : Pepsi/Coke Suicide : Holo Pleasures (2014)
-          Latest of 6 releases.
-          All available for whatever you want to pay via BandCamp.
-          Rough, dark, bedroom pop.
-          RIYL Allison Crutchfield's solo stuff.

Holy Sons : Doomed Myself : The Fact Facer (2014)
-          11th album since 2000.
-          Prolific avant-garde Portland multi-instrumentalist Emil Amos.

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