Tuesday, March 22, 2011

New Bands to check out

I'm putting together a list of Artists (that i've compiled through my online reading of blogs and reviews.

Here are some of them with youtube links attached.


James Blake (dubstep meets great vocals)

http://www.youtube.com/embed/LA-lOywYGic


Mount Kimbie (Ambient but loved by indie and club kids)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x1TFxao0oI


Skrillex (somehow i'm not annoyed by auto-tune vocals over great beats)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSeNSzJ2-Jw


Toro Y Moi (if Of Montreal & Postal Service had a musical child)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gxhLiNypVU


Black Dice (Experimental glitchy animal collectivish with some trippy visuals overlayed)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBYp6ZaN67E


Dirty Beaches (a male version Sigor Ros with some 50's surfer rock built in)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1npX5-CP0A


Glasser (Bjork sounding yet less pretentious)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hP2YydjRRUk


Telekinesis (fast weezer with catchy choruses)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FD8XhRfn6Rg


Jim Jones Revue (Punk/old school rock with a hives vibe)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVClmEKbm0I


Dom (Synth loving music that japanese school girls will blast from their cell phones as ringtones)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PdA2SAdSgc0


Eliza Doolittle (A young Lily Allen enjoying her hipster following)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PeedRMLUAbo


Grouplove (Modest Mouse sounding but less angry)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzMC3IQ4fiI


Young the Giant (Don't let the pencil mustache throw you off, they are not pedos)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ji7B_54Cp_A


Gorillaz - The Fall (All ipad made and still amazing)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTB0JVDBlZk


Wale (Nintendo loving rapper sounds like a non sucky Kanye)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hH4oI43hSa8


I'll just throw out a few albums that i've overlooked but you may want to get:


Tom Waits - Small Changes

Velvet Underground & Nico

Mississippi John Hurt

Taj Mahal

Bob Dylan - Blood on the Tracks

Otis Redding - Best of

Wilco - A Ghost is Born

Rolling Stones - Aftermath

Pavement - Crooked Rain

James Brown - Live at the Apollo

Iggy Pop - Lust for Life

The Stone Roses

Local Natives

The Good Life

Free Energy

Surfer Blood

Broken Bells

Kill the Noise

Computer Club

Evol Intent.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

If you want to send me mail in Alaska

Send to:

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Thursday, May 27, 2010



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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Leaving LA



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Monday, November 16, 2009

Open bar @ JFK



Tangueray and tonic never tasted so good.