Saturday, 31 March 2012

Jack White - Sixteen Saltines

Jack White on a diet: Sixteen Saltine crackers a day. From White's debut album as a solo artist, available in april.

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Lostprophets - Bring 'Em Down

New Lostprophets album is Weapons. Watch the 'Bring 'Em Down' vid.

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Wednesday, 28 March 2012

The Jezabels - Trycolour

Out for a while now, but needs more attention. From the debut album 'Prisoner'. I believe this - Australian - band could hit the big stage. Great song!

The Deep Dark Woods - The banks of the Leopold Canal


Roots. Somewhere beyond the farm of Ray Lamontagne, passing the studio of Fleet Foxes and miles behind the seventh house of Bruce Springsteen you get lost in The Deep Dark Woods. What a sad but beautiful voice. Stop doing things. Listen to this magical Canadian band. Album (yes.. from 2011): The place I left behind.

Monday, 26 March 2012

Garbage - Blood for Poppies

Garbage is back with a very catchy track. Garbage 2.0: there's more dance to it, but there's still the riffs, the drum loops and of course Shirley Manson. First single from their first new album in 7 years, "Not Your Kind of People".
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Sunday, 25 March 2012

Alialujah choir - A house a home

It reminds me of the some eary work of Sufjan Stevens. No gospel, no choir, but arty & folky singer songwriters material from Portland.

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Alialujah Choir - A House a Home (featuring Portland Cello Project) from Mark Smith on Vimeo.

Saturday, 24 March 2012

The Hives - Go right ahead

The Hives = rock 'n roll. New single still sounds like the songs of the early years. But never change a winning team & tune.

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Graham Coxon - What'll It Take

Nice co-creation video for new Graham Coxon (Blur) single What'll It Take. Made up of featured moves sent in by 85 fans from 22 countries all cut together by director Ninian Doff. Great song as well.

Thursday, 22 March 2012

Secret Music - Ghost in the graveyard

Well. It's no secret anymore. Lots of guitar. I like. An admiration for the classics, punk and guitar rock bands. Album: Secret Music.
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Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Fujiya and Miyagi - Your silent face


A great cover of a track of New Order from their second album Power, Corruption & Lies (1983). Enjoy.

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Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Dry The River - The Chambers & The Valves

One of the outstanding bands of this moment. New song & video The Chambers & The Valves is an epic tune. Pass it on!

Cloud Nothings - Stay Useless

Noisepop-punkrock outfit Cloud Nothings with new song. Aiming for a seventies punk revival? Hope so.

Monday, 19 March 2012

Perfume genius - Hood

A simple earnest song. Album: Put your back N 2 it. I love it. Mike Hadreas brings folk back where it belongs. In your ears.

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Sunday, 18 March 2012

The Dandy Warhols - Well they're gone


Great laid back sunday morning song. New album: This machine. American band from Portland combining shoegaze with powerpop.

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Saturday, 17 March 2012

Our Lady Peace - Heavyweight

This Canadian band did well in the '90s. But still going strong with this new very catchy tune. Like it!

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Skip the use - Ghost

Album: Can be late. French group from Lille. Somewhere between rock and electro. Catchy track. Check it out!

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Thursday, 15 March 2012

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

King Charles - Bam bam


Bam bam ba ba bam bam :-).

Miike Snow - Paddling out

Yeah. The Miike men are doing it again. Making me happy with a catchy tune. A great new single after their succes with Animal. New album: Happy to you.

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Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Sharon Van Etten - Leonard

Sharon's a singer-songwriter from NY City. Folky songs with a personal touch. This song is really magnificent.

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Plants and animals - Lightshow

Canadian indie rock band. Montreal as hometown. New album: The end of that. They call it Post classic rock. I call it damn good.

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Monday, 12 March 2012

Tindersticks - Show me everything


Their new album The something rain is much better than the last two, three. A revanche for Tindersticks. Cinematografic indie music, gentle, urgent with the great bariton voice of Stuart A. Staples.

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Sunday, 11 March 2012

Saturday, 10 March 2012

Elias - Hands and Knees

Vancouver, Canadian indie rock band Elias. I like their sound and all of the subtle nuances they put in their songs. Band to watch! New album is great and called: Fossils. Listen here

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Thursday, 8 March 2012

Mirel Wagner - No death

Mirel Wagner was born in Ethiopia, and grew up in Espoo, Finland. She's 23 years old. A voice and a guitar, no frills, honest like the last recordings of Johnny Cash. Dark themes, yes. Mirel said: "I think it's a bit lazy to say that I make sad music. Of course you might say the lyrics are bizarre or dark. But for me, the songs are first and foremost filled with desire. And there's this hope in them that love overcomes everything. What I find sad is the soulless music that is on the radio most of the time, music that is simply product. If there is no life in it... is this not much sadder than a melancholic song?" Debut album: Mirel Wagner.

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Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Honor - The anthem (B.A.N.G. version)


Don't wake me up for rap or hiphop. But this track is magic. The beat. The layers. Wow. B.A.N.G. is Dutch, Honor (producer of this great beat) is French. They're recording a record this very moment.

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HONOR | The Anthem (B.A.N.G version) from AITF on Vimeo.

Deaf Havana - Leeches

Sounds like... some 500 other bands. But hey, what the hek? It rocks.

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A Place to Bury Strangers - So Far Away

New dark industrial tune by A Place to Bury Strangers.

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Sunday, 4 March 2012

Kidnap Kid - Vehl

Fresh. Tinkling. DJ and producer. A rising star if you ask me. The kid: "I’ve been producing for about 3 years now. I’d been DJing for a couple of years before that so it just seemed like a natural progression. People lose interest in DJs pretty quickly unless they have music behind their name it seems. New EP: The Great Confusion. Bring in the Bass.

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Saturday, 3 March 2012

Blood Red Shoes - Cold

One of our discoveries a few years ago. Still going strong. New single from the forthcoming album In Time To Voices, out 26 March.

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Spector - Chevy Thunder

This British band is named after one of the great (and criminal ;) ) producers of the world, but there is no wall of sound. Actually they could be cousins of the Vaccines or Pulp. Key words: dandy, synth, Britpop.

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Thursday, 1 March 2012