1. David Vertesi – All Night, All Night, All Night
Band members: David Vertesi
Band location: Vancouver, Canada
Album information: Album Cardiography comes out on 10/26
MySpace: David Vertesi
Track via Insomnia Radio
You may also know David from his work with the group Hey Ocean!
David Vertesi – All Night, All Night, All Night
2. Kings of Leon – Mary
Band Members: Caleb Followill, Matthew Followill, Jared Followill and Nathan Followill
Band Location: Nashville, TN
Album Information: Come Around Sunshine is due out on 10/19. Pre-order it now HERE. You can also stream the entire album on their website HERE.
MySpace: Kings of Leon
Kings of Leon – Mary
3. Alexander – Truth
Album information: Can’t find any info about a full length album at this time – he’s currently touring with Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Band members: Alex Ebert (of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros)
Band location: Los Angeles, CA
Track courtesy of zrdavis
Sounds straight out of a modern day Western – favorite track of the week.
Alexander – Truth
4. International Feel – The Coptic Sun
Band members: It’s very mysterious, but The International Feel seems to center around a gentleman named Mark. It also seems that this acts as a musical vehicle for DJ Harvey, Matt Edwards and Gatto Fritto.
Band location: Punta Del Este, Uruguay. Mark started his own label so he could create exactly the kind of music he wanted, allowing artists to flourish their creativity without borders.
Album Information: You can pre-order the 12” this comes from now HERE. Out on 11/1.
MySpace: They don’t seem to have a MySpace page up, but you can check out a lot of their tracks via their SoundCloud page HERE.
Track via Altered Zones
International Feel – The Coptic Sun
5. Fitz & The Tantrums – MoneyGrabber
Band members: Michael Fitzpatrick, Noelle Scaggs, John Wicks, James King, Ethan Phillips & Jeremy Ruzumna
Band location: Los Angeles, CA
Album information: Pickin’ Up The Pieces is out now & you can buy it HERE
MySpace: Fitz & The Tantrums
L.A. show information: Playing the El Rey Theatre on 11/17. Ticket information for that HERE.
Fitz & The Tantrums – MoneyGrabber
6. Stereolab – Sun Demon
Band members: Laetitia Sadier, Andy Ramsay, Simon Johns, Joe Watson, Tim Gane & Julien Gasc
Band location: London, UK
Album Information: Consisting of songs they recorded just before their hiatus, the new album Not Music is out on 11/16. You will be able to buy it via Drag City HERE.
Stereolab – Sun Demon
7. The Rest – John Huston
They’ve been playing together for 8 years!
Band members: Adam Bentley, Anna Jarvis, Blake Bowman, Dwayne Brydon, Jordan Mitchell, Matty Buzanko & Steve Jones
Band location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
MySpace: The Rest
Album information: You can download this track for free on their Tumblr page HERE. Their new album SEESAW is expected out next year.
The Rest – John Huston
8. Rubblebucket – Triangular Daisies
Band members: Alex Toth, Kalmia Traver, Adam Dotson, Darby Wolf, David Cole, Ian Hershey, Craig Myers & Mark Stewart
Band location: Brooklyn, NY
Album information: You can download this track for free on their site now HERE. Their 6-song EP Triangular Daisies comes out on 10/19.
I love that they list Freddie Hubbard under their influences.
Rubblebucket – Triangular Daisies
9. Emil & Friends – Downed Economy
Band members: Emil Yves Hewitt joined live by: Ryan Rogalsque, Davide Tanklefsy, Alexe deRussek & Stefan Briqueman
Band location: Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Album information: You can download this for free now HERE. You can buy the EP now HERE.
MySpace: Emil & Friends
Emil & Friends – Downed Economy
10. Cut Chemist – Povo De Santo
Band members: Lucas MacFadden (if you don’t know him by his moniker Cut Chemist, he was also the fonder of Jurassic 5 and Ozomatli)
Band location: Los Angeles, CA
Album information: You can download this for free now over at KCRW HERE. He will be playing their annual Masquerade party on 10/30. You can buy his latest album Sounds of the Police HERE.
MySpace: Cut Chemist
L.A. Show information: He will be playing at KCRW’s Masquerade ball on 10/30. Ticket information for that HERE.
Cut Chemist – Povo De Santo
11. Deerhunter – Helicopter (Diplo & Lunice Mix)
Band members: Bradford Cox, Josh Fauver, Lockett Pundt & Moses Archulets
Band location: Atlanta, GA
Album information: Remix track downloadable courtesy of Stereogum HERE. Buy Deerhunter’s full-length album Halcyon Digest now HERE.
L.A. show information: Deerhunter is playing The Music Box on 11/1. Buy tickets for that event now HERE.
Deerhunter – Helicopter (Diplo & Lunice mix)
12. The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger – The World Was Made For Men
Band members: Sean Lennon (yup, John Lennon’s son) & Charlotte Kemp Muhl
Band location: New York, NY
Album information: You can download this track for free courtesy of NME HERE. You can pre-order their full-length album now HERE.
MySpace: The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger
The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger – The World Was Made For Men
13. Sinitus Tempo – Situation
Band members: Nathan Peters
Band location: Washington, DC
Album information: You can download his entire EP Born Legends for free on his Bandcamp page HERE.
MySpace: Sinitus Tempo
Sinitus Temp – Situation
14. Kid Cudi – I Do My Thing (Feat. Snoop Dogg)
Band members: Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi
Band location: Cleveland, OH & Brooklyn, NY
Album information: Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager is due out on 11/9.
MySpace: Kid Cudi
If you have been paying attention to my site, you know that I am a huge Kid Cudi fan. And, who doesn’t love an anthem about just being yourself?
Kid Cudi – I Do My Thing (feat. Snoop Dogg)
15. Junip – Howl
Band members: José González, Elias Araya & Tobias Winterkorn
Band location: Göteborg, SE
Album information: You can buy their album Fields now HERE.
L.A. show information: Junip is playing The Music Box on 11/14. Buy tickets for that event now HERE.
Junip – Howl
Oldies but worth a re-listen:
1. Salt-N-Pepa – Push It
It almost doesn’t get any better than this…
2. Red Hot Chili Peppers – I Could Have Lied
3. Bob Dylan – Just Like A Woman