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Find of The Week Vol. 3 No. 27: [Me]

[Me] is yet another great band in a long line of great bands that are making their way out of Australia these days. I don't know what they're putting in the water down there but...

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stream: Princess Pangolin

(email|facebook|twitter) Strings. Indie. Americana. Oklahomana (in the form of Flaming Lips cover). Country. Folk. Out-of-tune singing (as well as the more in-tune variety). Musical saws. Langour. Uptempo....

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Valley Maker

Bandcamp is probably the best idea that has come into existence since the creation of the iPhone. Although the idea is incredible and a wonderful format for mostly unsigned bands, the sifting like a needle...

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Best New Acts from Denton

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City Reign – “Out In The Cold”

City Reign is an up and coming Manchester, England pop/rock band. There's not much information out there about the band, and by "not a lot", I mean none whatsoever. The band has one album out titled...

Strange Shapes

Strange Shapes is a refreshing reprieve from the constant barrage of lo-fi, 4 track recordings that seem to be making it into my mailbox these days. This Brooklyn quartet has the good part of Vampire Weekend’s surf rock but without all the extra baggage or lawsuits. Each track is continually moving and progressing.

There was a lot of time put into these songs, they never seem to repeat themselves for more than a few measures before the structure is changed and, from what I’ve heard, it doesn’t appear that the band would be caught dead delivering boring old power chords to their listeners. There is intricacy in the guitar work that is accentuated by the addition of steel drum.

This is what summer music is supposed to sound like.

Snag songs from the double EP below or you can download them from here just in case you want to make sure they know you care.

“I Found A Rock”

“Moment Kept Arriving”

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