__________________New Music 4.19.2011
The Belle Brigade _ The Belle Brigade
LA brother/sister duo make artfully arranged indie. See "Where Not To Look for Freedom," "Losers."
Bob Schneider _ Perfect Day
Prolific Austin singer/songwriter plays the music he wants to hear on a perfect day.Dalton Academy Warblers _
Brian Setzer _ Setzer Goes Instrumental
Setzer goes instrumental.
Daz Dillinger _ D.A.Z.
Longtime Dogg Pound member makes an album equal parts pop/gangsta rap.
Del The Funky Homosapien _ Golden Era
Ice Cube’s prolific rapping/beatmaking cousin is one of the underground’s weirdest, and best.
Death Ray Vision _ Get Lost Or Get Dead [EP]
5 song EP from metal supergroup to watch.
**Dengue Fever _ Cannibal Courtship
American brothers Holtzman and Cambodian lead singer Chhom Nimol combine Cambodian pop with 60’s psychedelia.
DJ Quik _ The Book Of David
Highly anticipated album from legendary producer aims to change the game with stylish, synth heavy beats.
Duff McKagan _ The Taking
Founding member of G‘n’R keeps mixing hard rock with elements of punk with moderately impressive results.
Eliza Doolittle _ Eliza Doolittle
UK tart makes slightly sophisticated pop on her anticipated full-length debut.
French Horn Rebellion _ The Infinite Music of French Horn Rebellion
Milwaukee buzz band plays fun, inventive electro that almost lives up to the hype.
Glee: The Music presents The Warblers
TV’s most nauseating aural phenomenon..
**I’m From Barcelona _ Forever Today
29 member Swedish pop band make their most direct, catchy songs yet. See “Always Spring,” “ Charlie Parker,” “Skipping A Beat.”
**Jenniferever _ Silesia
Ambient indie act via Sweden extract moments of brilliance from their noisy soundscapes. See “The Beat of Our Own Blood,” “Dover,” “Hearths.”
Kimberly Caldwell _ Without Regret
Texas native and former American Idol finalist makes a totally generic pop record.
Les Nubians _ Nu Revolution
Original, progressive R&B from hugely popular Parisian-born sisters Faussart. See “Afrodance,” “Deja Vous.”
Nedry _ Condors
Interesting experiemental/triphop via London. See “A42,” “Condors.”
Plan B _ The Definition of Strickland Banks
The singer-songwriter/rapper/actor/director AKA Ben Drew scored a #1 hit in the UK with this set of pop/soul. See “The Recluse,” “Free.”
Sylosis _ Edge Of The Earth
Talented British metal act combine thrash and hardcore with progressive elements for an excellent sophomore effort.
tUnE-yArDs _ W H O K I L L
New England native Merrill Garbus follows up her hit 2009 debut Bird-Brains with more unapologetically creative experimental electro. See “Gangsta,” “Bizness.”
The Unthanks _ Last
Critically acclaimed folk outfit makes beautiful, soothing, pastoral folk.