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Two Door Cinema Club unreleased demo…

Hands off My Cash, Monty Two Door Cinema Club recently released an unreleased demo of theirs. If you haven’t heard it already, their album, Tourist History, is highly recommended.  If you’d like to hear more from them, check their myspace, or read / listen to some of the posts I’ve written on them.

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Check out Jimmy Eat World’s new single…

Jimmy Eat World – “My Best Theory” by Some Kind of Awesome Their first album in three years, Inverted, is due out September 28. Is it just me or are you hearing Duran Duran in this?  What do you think?

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Justin Townes Earle releases first single from upcoming album

Harlem River Blues Justin Townes Earle’s follow up to his fantastic album Midnight at the Movies is set to be released September 14th.  The aforementioned new album, Harlem River Blues, first single has been released for download at the cost of an email address.  The title track to the new album has a real country twang a choral influenced harmony section.  This is a great addition to his body of work.

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New Weezer single, Memories

Weezer – Memories by Hypetrak Here’s the first track to surface off the band’s upcoming Hurley (out September 14).  Weezer recently signed to indie label, Silver Lake Lounge, after they ended a 15 year relationship with Geffen.

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Black Mountain – The Hair Song

The Hair Song Old Fangs Whiskey soaked guitars and raspy vocals always make for an interesting sound, Black Mountain has that in spades.  Black Mountain is a five piece classic / blues rock band from Vancouver, BC. What else is interesting about this band is the inclusion of female vocalist Amber Webber.  She offers a soulful addition to what can only be determined as a classic / blues rock styled band that has the ability to blow you out of your boots.  Their most recently released single, The Hair Song and previous release, Old Fangs are great examples to create…

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Magic Kids – Superball

Superball Magic Kids have released another track from their upcoming album, Memphis, out on True Panther 8/24.  If you preorder the album now, you can download the MP3 version instantly. Superball is a super fun, peppy, and energetic. It’s 2:20 of pop goodness. Check out their other track off of Memphis, Summer… and prepare for some indie pop goodness come 8/24.

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Miniature Tigers F O R T R E S S

Bullfighter Jacket Mansion of Misery Gold Skull Miniature Tigers are an indie rock band which formed in Phoenix, Arizona, United States in 2006, whom now call Brooklyn home (shocking isn’t it?) The band consists of Charlie Brand (vocals, guitar), Algernon Quashie (guitar, keyboards), Alex Gerber (bass, vocals) and Rick Schaier (drums).  Their sound could be equated to Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, and at times even some of the Morning Benders comes out in them.  They recently released a new album entitled FORTRESS. The Alan Palomo(Neon Indian) infused track  Gold Skull was released to much fanfare, and for good reason.…

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The Parlour Suite – Welcome to the Garden Party

the Goldenhand Up From Underground The Parlour Suite, is a folk rock trio from Minneapolis Minnesota consisting of husband and wife duo, Joel (guitar) and Inga (piano) Roberts as well as their close friend Leah Nelson (tambourine). They are an obvious contemporary of She & Him (is that possible?) as is evident in the Goldenhand.    They meld the perfect 60’s poppy vibe; Inga Roberts voice just screams total pure innocence, it’s very refreshing.  I feel like I should be listening to Up From Underground, in an diner sharing a frappe with a sweet girl. They’ve got a real fun…

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Newport Folk Fest

If you haven’t already heard my non stop excitement for this weekend’s Newport Folk Fest, I’ll be gone for the weekend, visiting all my my favorite musicians in Rhode Island (which is neither a road, nor an island).  Have a great weekend. -kyle

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