Adebisi Shank _ This Is The Second Album From A Band Called Adebisi Shank
Original blend of guitar/alt rock with modern electronics and interesting beats. See the appropriately titled "Logdrum."
As Blood Runs Black _ Instinct
Aptly titled hardcore/metal.
Travis Barker _ Give The Drummer Some
An insane guest list can't even help this confused rap/rock blend.
**Caitlin Rose _ Own Side Now
Unique, stylish American folk, RIYL She and Him. See "For The Rabbits," "That's Alright."
Cornershop _ Cornershop and The Double-O Groove
Wild fusion of Indian music, Britpop, and electro.
The Damnwells _ No One Listens To The Band Anymore
American indie band release their own record after raising almost $35,000.
Death Set _ Michel Poiccard
The Dodos _ No Color
Percussion heavy art/pop. Only $2.99 at amazon.
Does It Offend You, Yeah?
Brit electro hipsters go for the biggest synths ever. See "Wrestling," "Pull out My Insides."
Eleventh Dream Day _ Riot Now!
Funeral For A Friend _ Welcome Home Armageddon
Vets still doing their signature hardrock/emo.
The Joy Formidable _ The Big Roar
Welsh rockers debut full length lacks the consistency of 2010's "A Balloon Called Moaning."
Nick Lowe _ Labour Of Lust
English songwriter has a lot to offer.
Steve Martin _ Rare Bird Alert
Shockingly good banjo tunes.
J Mascis [Dinosaur Jr] _ Several Shades Of Why
Solid folk, see "Not Enough," "Can I."
New York Dolls _ Dancing Backwards In High Heels
Original punk rockers still have it. See "Streetcake," "Talk To Me Baby."
**Noah And The Whale _ Last Night On Earth
Cinematic electro. See "Just Me Before We Met," "Give It All Back."
Oh Land _ Oh Land
Danish youtube sensation makes hip electro.
Rise Against _ Endgame
Punk's angriest are cheesier than ever.
Screeching Weasel _ First World Manifesto
Vets bring their trademark snide punk.
Smoking Popes _ This Is Only A Test
Fun, rocking set from indie punk vets. See "Wish We Were," "Punk Band."
**Telekenesis _ 12 Desperate Straight Lines
Catchy, stylish indie rock. See "You Turn Clear In The Sun," "Dirty Thing" and try to resist.
Dionne Warwick _ Only Trust your Heart
Second only to Aretha on the billboard charts, Dionne plays adult jazz.