Monthly Archives: February 2010

THE SEEDY SEEDS – “Drive Me To The Center” // ((Electronic Americana with banjo twangs, synth layers, acoustic guitar and simple vocal harmonies from Cincinnati.)) RIYL: Mates of State, Anniversary, frenzied folk

PALOMA FAITH – “Upside Down” // ((Former burlesque performer from London freshens up the retro boudoir sounds ala Billie Holiday with a big voice that could would shatter all the glasses in a winehouse.)) RIYL: Duffy, Amy Winehouse, Bjork

THE SEA – “Sun Noir” // ((Brash and stomping rock n’ roll from a UK power duo.)) RIYL: Led Zeppelin, The White Stripes, The Black Keys

DIAMOND RINGS – “Wait and See” // ((Toronto based rocker creates a undulating low fi electro pop with swaggering vocal.)) RIYL: Spoon, TV on the Radio, Adam Ant

UFFIE – “Pop The Glock” // ((American- born, Hong Kong-raised, Paris-based MC Uffie creates electro-clash hip-hop with raunchy lyrics to make you bob your head and move your feet)) {{She’s been around for a while, so don’t compare her with Kei$ha, who is a poor copy.}} RIYL: Peaches, Justice, CSS

THE GOOD THE BAD – “001” // ((Dirty and swaggering new school surf with a touch of flamenco from Denmark.)) RIYL: Link Wray, The Raveonettes, Instrumental Rock

MY GOLD MASK – “Violet Eyes” // ((Chicago based husband/wife duo have given birth to some tasty darkwave pop, combining elements from 90s indie rock and 80s electro pop, with a fresh edge and heart.)) RIYL: Sleigh Bells, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Cure