200 Bands/Artists To Check Out

These are bands that you should at least attempt to listen to before you hit the dusty trail. If you don’t like them then that is just fine.

  1. The Decemberists
  2. Psychedelic Furs
  3. Sonic Youth
  4. Sunset Rubdown
  5. The Raveonettes
  6. Bloc Party
  7. Weezer
  8. Head Automatica
  9. La Rue Ketanou
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Wolf Parade – “At Mount Zoomer” Review

Wolf Parade is back with their second full-length album, titled “At Mount Zoomer.” It’s refreshing to hear new Wolf Parade after having their other (fantastic) songs basically on repeat for months, so let us break it down, song by song:

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New Wolf Parade Song Released Over Internet

In case you haven’t heard already, Wolf Parade’s label, Sub Pop, has released a new song off of their upcoming album on their website. The song is titled “Call It A Ritual” and will be track 2 on the prior mentioned album. Here is the link:

http://www.subpop.com/assets/audio/4274.mp3

You can save it to your hard drive by clicking: File>Save Page As

More of The Mother Hips, Smashing Pumpkins headed to Rock Band

Every Friday, Harmonix announces the next set of tracks to be released the following week for their music game Rock Band. Yesterday Harmonix announced 3 new songs for their popular game:

“Zero” – Smashing Pumpkins

“Red Tandy” – The Mother Hips

“Time Sick Son of a Grizzly Bear” – The Mother Hips

More details after the jump.

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Peter Bjorn and John Band Spotlight

History: Peter Moren and Bjorn Yttling started playing music as a group in high school and in 1999 they officially formed Peter Bjorn and John. Their original intent was to just make music for their own personal entertainment. Continue reading

Albums Everyone Should Listen to Before They Die

This is a series I plan to keep ongoing. Spanning my musical tastes, I hope to merely suggest, and review, exceptional albums. My hope is that even if you are not a fan of the particular genre or style, you very well could still enjoy these albums. When choosing an album, I intend to find albums that transcend, that can reach all people. The blog as a whole is doing an in depth, song by song, series like this with Radiohead’s In Rainbows (which you can expect the next part soon). The first album in the series is Pink Floyd’s classic, Dark Side of the Moon .  My thoughts and suggestions after the jump.

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My Favorite Bands/Artists

These are my favorite bands and artists as of 4/24/08. Every single day, this list changes. In addition to numerically listing them 1-25, I have also put in parenthesis whether their stock is rising, falling, or simply staying put.

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