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.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=125140661

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…

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

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

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

SATURDAY:
The Staxx Brothers
The Moondoggies
Think About Life
Duchess Says
Bleu
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