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Delta Spirit – Waits Room EP

Bushwick Blues (Acoustic Version) Delta Spirit is offering up a new EP entitled The Waits Room. The EP was named from a special room at Prairie Studios in Cotati, CA called the “Waits Room” which was a former closet that Tom Waits converted for recording. The EP has acoustic versions “Bushwick Blues” and “Devil Knows You’re Dead,” which appeared on their recent album History For Below.  They also recorded a bluesy, stripped down version of “John Henry,” which is absolutely fantastic, it’s dirty and grimy and just awfully awesome to listen to. New songs include the bluegrass folk track “The Flood,” and…

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Generationals – Trust EP

Trust Park the Van indie rockers, Generationals released an EP a few weeks back, entitled Trust.  You may have heard their single Trust, I posted on it a few weeks ago. In their second release, Trust (EP), the band is transitioning from a jangling, sun-kissed sound to a more popcentric more hypnotic, textured, sound.  Based on the success of their hit ‘When they Fight They Fight,’ Generationals flushed out their sound with feedback loops, drum-machine beats and throbbing basslines. “When They Fight They Fight” may be Generationals’ early-career success, but songs like “Victim of Trap” and “Carrying the Torch,” put Generationals on…

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Sean Bones – Turn Them

Turn Them This week Norah Jones put out a compilation of duets and guest appearances called ‘Featuring…’ Willie Nelson, Herbie Hancock, Outkast, Dolly Parton and the Foo Fighters all show up on this one. The third track from Featuring… is “Turn Them” from Sean’s debut LPRINGS.  Starbucks is giving away free downloads of the track all week.  Turn Them is as explained a duet with Sean Bones and Norah Jones; it’s got a light sweepy islandy vibe and perfect for a lazy day. More Sean Bones Website | Facebook | Myspace | Twitter

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The Morning Benders – Excuses (Remix)

Excuses – Golden Filter Remix Check out the remix done by the Golden Filter for the Morning Benders fantastic song ‘Excuses’ recently released on their website.  ‘Excuses’ comes from the Morning Benders’ wildly successful album ‘Big Echo’ an absolute must have album. Buy Big Echo

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Delta Spirit – Bushwick Blues

Delta Spirit “Bushwick Blues” (Waits Room Version) from Yours Truly on Vimeo. Check out the Waits Room version of Delta Spirit’s Bushwick Blues.  A slower, acoustic version of the fantastic song from their album History From Below. Delta Spirit will be playing another show here in Boston, the day after thanksgiving.  These guys are well worth the price of admission, and one of the best young live acts out there now. Tour Schedule: Nov 18 2010 8:00P High Noon Saloon Madison, WI Nov 19 2010 8:00P Turner Hall Milwaukee, WI Nov 20 2010 9:00P Legends of Notre Dame Notre Dame,…

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Murder Mystery – Problems

Problems Murder Mystery is a 4 piece pop/rock band from Brooklyn, NYC consisting of frontman Jeremy Coleman, sister Laura (drummer), Adam Fels (bass, guitar) and Graham Roberts (guitar, keyboards, vocals).  They write catchy, pop songs and ‘Problems’ is a good example, drummer Laura Coleman takes the vocals in this synthy ballad, that could be confused for a Belle & Sebastian number. Murder Mystery Website | Myspace | Facebook | Twitter

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Jenny O. – Well OK Honey

Well OK Honey Check out new track from Jenny O. ‘Well OK Honey.‘  The track is taken from her upcoming EP ‘Home.’  Home is her first solo release, produced and engineered on her own, its a 60’s and 70’s influenced pop rock mixed with a whispy light hearted LA sunny vibe. JENNY O. Home EP will be released on Manimal November 30, 2010

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Beady Eye – Bring the Light

Bring the Light Beady Eye is the new project from Oasis, sans Noel Gallagher.  Liam and the boys have recorded this 60s inspired piano led rock track, thats loose and fast.  The album details have yet to surface, and this may lack the songwriting of Noel Gallagher, but its got a fun feel, its certainly not what I was expecting, and that may be in Noel’s absence.  That may or may not be a good thing, I’ve yet to fully form an opinion on this one 3:30 of music but for now, its fun to listen to.  I caught this…

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Electric Owls – Cullowhee EP Review

When I Was a Flood Electric Owls’ new Cullowhee Songs EP was released on Vagrant on Nov 9 digitally and on vinyl via the band’s website (www.ElectricOwls.com). If you are unfamiliar with them, Electric Owls is a side project lead by Andy Herrod of The Comas.  The Electric Owls project, was recorded in Asheville, NC with Herrod, and some friends.  Written over the last few months that also served as a home recording experiment, there are guitars, banjos, beats, ukuleles, synths, accordions, horns, pianos, xylophones and bells. Simply put, the EP is just too damn short, four songs are just not enough.…

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