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.