Monthly Archives: March 2010

CLASS ACTRESS – “Journal of Ardency” // ((Fresh steady slow electro pop from Brooklyn with tight beats and lush vocals.)) RIYL: Goldfrapp, Chew Lips, Phantogram

Stream Dr. Dog’s new album on NPR

Dr. Dog is premiering their much-anticipated Anti- Records debut SHAME, SHAME today, Monday, March 29th on NPR’s First Listen. Fans can hear the record in its entirety one week before the album’s April 6th release.

CHEW LIPS – “Karen” // ((New video from UK’s CHEW LIPS, electro pop with lovely lead vocals.)) RIYL: Blondie, Karen O, Annie Lennox

DUCHESS SAYS – “Ccut Up” Live at SXSW – // ((Here’s a shared experience, I was at the front of the stage for this show, basically next to the camera man, it was an insanely awesome performance.)) RIYL: having your face melted

Bands I Saw at SXSW

Still have a SXSW sleep hangover… will get back to posting new videos soon, in the meantime, here is the list of bands I saw at SXSW…

Choir of Young Believers
Chew Lips
Codeine Velvet Club
Descartes a Kant
The Morning Benders

The Lovely Feathers
VV Brown
Minus The Bear
Miike Snow
Miss Derringer
Timber Timbre
Marina and The Diamonds
Man or Astro-Man?

Local Natives
Washed Out
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings
The Good The Bad
The Kissaway Trail
Lost in The Trees
Timber Timbre

The Staxx Brothers
The Moondoggies
Think About Life
Duchess Says
The Ghost of a Sabretoothed Tiger (Sean Lennon)
Darker My Love
The Zeros

MOONLIGHT BRIDE – “Young Guns” – // ((Creative indie rock from Chattanooga, with soaring soundscapes, smart lyrics, and warbling vocals.)) RIYL: Stellastar*, Arcade Fire, U2

LADY DOTTIE & THE DIAMONDS -“I Ain’t Mad At Ya” // ((Damn good, blues rock soul combo from San Diego, saw them in Austin before The Zeros and they killed it!)) RIYL: The Dirtbombs, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Mick Jagger and Etta James having a baby