Wednesday, January 27, 2010

3 Songs: New Music (Solo Projects)



1. The Mynabirds - "Numbers Don't Lie" (Exciting new solo project from Laura Burhenn of Georgie James with production and instrumental assistance from Richard Swift!) http://www.themynabirds.com/




2. Inlets - "Bright Orange Air" (Inlets is Sebastian Krueger who has collaborated with My Brightest Diamond and Feist. Ethereal and interesting arrangements with a lilting Rufus Wainwright-like vocal.) www.myspace.com/inlets




3. Fyfe Dangerfield - "When You Walk In The Room" (Guillemots' front man steps out for his first solo release, Fly Yellow Moon. Recorded in 5 days, the record is loose, fun, melodic and eclectic.) http://www.fyfedangerfield.com/

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

3 Songs: On Repeat





1. Seabear - "Lion Face Boy" (Sindri Már Sigfússon returns with a 7-piece band for a second album of cozy indie-folk) www.myspace.com/seabear


Download: http://www.morrmusic.com/upload/audio/01_Seabear_%20Lion%20Face%20Boy%20-%20Single%20Version.mp3




2. Lucy Schwartz - "Help Me! Help Me!" (20 year-old singer/songwriter has had her music featured on several TV shows. An upbeat, horn-filled romp in the same vein as Feist.) www.myspace.com/lucysong


Download: http://www.mediafire.com/?tzz2jn5wh5n




3. Kuan - "J" (Genre-defying Dayton, OH based bands' guitar-driven instrumentals draw from jazz, prog, indie rock and beyond. Double EP set for release in April.) www.myspace.com/kuankuankuan


Download: http://www.daffodilpublicity.com/albums/Kuan.OnEP.J.mp3.zip

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

3 Songs: On Repeat





1. Freedy Johnston - "Don't Fall In Love With A Lonely Girl" (From his first new release since 2001 and best since 1994's hit "Bad Reputation", Freedy's voice is unmistakable.) www.freedyjohnston.com/blog/

Download: http://loudfeed.s3.amazonaws.com/assets/20519/Don_t_Fall_In_Love_With_A_Lonely_Girl.mp3



2. Worker Bee - "No Dreams" (Sweeping beauty and noise from their debut, Tangler, out now. For fans of Liars and Sonic Youth.) www.myspace.com/workerbeebuzz

Download: http://goldestegg.com/mp3dump/workerbee/06NoDreams.mp3



3. Real Estate - "Beach Comber" (Brings to mind Summer and youthful nostalgia. Soon to tour with label mate Woods.) www.myspace.com/letsrockthebeach

Download: http://www.forcefieldpr.com/realestatebeachcomber.mp3

Wednesday, January 06, 2010

3 Songs: New Music






1. We Are Wolves - "Holding Hands" (Fuzzy, swaggering dance-rock from their third album Invisible Violence out 2/2 on Dare To Care Records)www.myspace.com/wearewolvesnoussommesloups



Download: http://www.daretocarerecords.com/media/MP3/holdinghands.mp3






2. Vacations - "Hassle With Real" (Members of Joan of Arc and Chin Up Chin Up create crazy rhythms with ukulele for an exotic back-porch indie-jam) www.myspace.com/vacationsmyspace


Download: http://www.recordlabelrecordlabel.com/music/hasslewithreal.mp3





3. The Good Listeners - "Insect Losing Balance" (The band travelled between 12 cities in 24 days to record each song on the album with a different local artist. Gorgeous acoustic indie electro-pop in the vein of Bear In Heaven.) http://www.thegoodlisteners.com/


Download: http://www.dontquityourdaydream.com/02%20Insect%20Losing%20Balance.mp3


View trailer of making of the album: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDbFOB8svIs