Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Mixtape #5

Number 5 is ALIVE!!!!

Hi guys and gals.

Quite strange to believe that we are up to the 5th Mixtape already! I'm really enjoying finding all this new stuff to listen to. I've found some real gems in amongst it all. Mixtape #5 is no different. Once again there is 12 new bands with 12 new songs. A tasty little foundation to lay future Mixtape's on. So I best not ramble on much longer and let you get to the good stuff.

Hope you enjoy #5!!! It's ALIVE!!!

Dan Deacon
Dan Deacon (born August 28, 1981) is an American electronic musician and performer, whose project originated from Babylon, New York and Baltimore, Maryland. He is best known for his live performances and the 2007 album, "Spiderman of the Rings."

Dollboy is an Indie Psychedelic Acoustic artist. Departing from his previously instrumental-only blend of acoustic and electronic sounds, Dollboy delivers A Beard Of Bees as his first 'song'-based album.

Here We Go Magic
Developed over a two-month period of stream-of-consciousness recording in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, Luke Temple's self-titled debut under his new moniker Here We Go Magic is a remarkable departure from his signature singer-songwriter material.

An Horse
An Horse is a two-person indie pop band from Brisbane, Australia, comprising Kate Cooper of Iron On on vocals and guitar and Damon Cox of Intercooler and Mary Trembles on drums.

Immaculate Machine
Immaculate Machine are a Canadian indie pop band from Victoria, British Columbia. The band's name is taken from the lyrics of "One-Trick Pony" from the album One-Trick Pony by Paul Simon.

Kevin Devine
Kevin Devine is an American songwriter and musician from Brooklyn, New York, who is known for alternately introspective and political lyrics and melodic acoustic guitar tunes. He cites his influences as Bob Dylan, Elliott Smith, Guns N' Roses, Brother Paramo and Nirvana, among others.

Lay Low
Lovísa Elísabet Sigrúnardóttir, better known by her stage name, Lay Low, is an Icelandic Indie artist and singer.

Pink Mountaintops
Pink Mountaintops, AKA Stephen McBean, has slowly emerged as a distinctive voice and a very special contributor to the North American songbook. A veteran of the Vancouver/Victoria punk rock scene, McBean is best known for his contributions to acclaimed rock band Black Mountain, as principal songwriter, guitarist and co-vocalist.

Sin Fang Bous
Welcome to the Wunderkammer. Pop music with a bow, a present from Reykjavik and from Sindri Mar Sigfusson. A present that he gave to us and especially to himself. A surprise album, a search game in terms of pop music.

Swan Lake
Swan Lake is a Canadian indie supergroup comprising Carey Mercer of Frog Eyes, Daniel Bejar of Destroyer, Hello, Blue Roses and The New Pornographers, and Spencer Krug of Wolf Parade, Sunset Rubdown and Frog Eyes.

The Wooden Birds
Andrew Kenny is a native Texan who after nearly six years in Brooklyn, NY has returned to beautiful Austin, TX. He's best known as the singer/songwriter behind mellow indie favorites the American Analog Set.

Probably best known by London gig-goers as the posse behind regular Wednesday club Goonite at the Buffalo Bar in Islington, Wry actually began life many moons ago, back in their homeland of Brazil.

Well there you go. Another round of tracks to get into. I hope you find something you like.

Take a listen here:

Mixtape #5 - The Week In Sound.

Have a grand week people!! I know I will!

The Doc!

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