Once you get past the pretty cool band name and realize that they are not some sleazy Steel Panther/Spinal Tap sort of band, you quickly realize that they offer up some really solid musical chops. They are on their way to becoming our new favorite band.
The clever animation on the latest video from Neko case only serves to take an already excellent song to next-level brilliance. From her new L.P. Hell On.
There is a bit of a sixties girl group vibe on this organ-drenched track from Loner, the latest record from Caroline Rose.
The Lemon Twigs – The Fire
Remember when Rock and Roll was fun. People didn’t take themselves or the music too seriously and it was ok to be a bit different. Ladies and Gentlemen, presenting The Lemon Twigs.
The Dirty Nil – Bathed In Light
When you open for The Who your band must be pretty good. Part early who and part ramshackle MC-5 these Canadian dudes can light up a stage.
The Regrettes – California Friends
Part Pretenders, part 60’s Girl Group, all cool.
Glorious Sons – Josie
These Canadian brothers mix Springsteen worthy lyrics with With Kings of Leon Indie Rock credibility.
Massive Wagons – Under No Illusion
One nation under a hook and a groove, these guys are pretty much arena level ready right out of the box.
Wanderer, The latest album by Cat Power has definite top 10 potential. Her latest record in many years, Chan Marshall puts out music pretty much only when she wants to, is a beautiful nuanced gem of singer songwriter bliss.
The movie opens on October 5. With Lady Gaga playing the Streisand role and Bradley Cooper playing the Kris Kristofferson role.
There isn’t much not to like about Brandi Carlile. Her songs are straight forward and poignant. Her latest release, By the Way, I forgive you, Is highly excellent and top 20 worthy. For extra credit search out her epic cover version of Elton’s “60 Years On” from Live at Benaroya Hall with the Seattle symphony.