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BronYAurStomp
Feb 9, 2007

Reality continues to ruin my life.

Traitorous Leopard posted:

Yo, check out The Weeks, they're pretty awesome (especially if you happen to like Kings of Leon).


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdmeqfPvypA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65Z4vsLrNwM

I really dig that first video's chorus, thanks.

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Elphiem
Dec 4, 2005

CFC Fan

Here's some over-the-top upbeat songs, guaranteed to put you in a good mood.

Mausi - sol.: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rkQEmnzFbg
Treefight For Sunlight - Facing The Sun: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38Ee...feature=related
Team Me - Riding My Bicycle: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=papfFCglqMo
MATT AND KIM - "DAYLIGHT": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgBeu3FVi60
Icona Pop - Nights Like This: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fEvZuFJXyY

Something to chill off with
The Joy Formidable - Cradle (Kyte remix): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XL9JW6n6QQ

Elphiem fucked around with this message at 02:17 on Jul 19, 2012

Twin Cinema
Jun 1, 2006



Playoffs are no big deal,
don't have a crap attack.


Gio posted:

Listening to this right now--it's awesome. Less frenzied than their s/t, but the same super upbeat, anthemic kinda vibe.

This is cool as heck, and I am hoping I enjoy it as much as I did their first release. So far, I am enjoying the vibe.

Epi Lepi
Oct 29, 2009

You can hear the voice
Telling you to Love
It's the voice of MK Ultra
And you're doing what it wants


Elphiem posted:


Something to chill off with
The Joy Formidable - Cradle (Kyte remix): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XL9JW6n6QQ

Gah, the vocals just do not work at all with the new beat, completely ruins it. That started off pretty cool too.

EDIT: Live version of the real song; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BZhFL0hjjo. I really wanna see this band, too bad last time they were in NYC was the middle of my busy season at work.

Epi Lepi fucked around with this message at 02:46 on Jul 19, 2012

Toadstrieb
Apr 14, 2011


Sleigh Bells live was, as reviews have suggested, kind of an exercise in totally covering up a tiny, thin voice with massive guitars, or, a near perfect set list was hampered by a barrage of noises as loud as god.

...

That said, not to perv out here, but Ms. Kraus has extremely firm thighs.

resident
Dec 22, 2005

Make it easy


Indie music/cinema crossover discussion.... I loved Shut Up And Play The Hits last night and miss LCD Soundsystem. RIP

Twin Cinema
Jun 1, 2006



Playoffs are no big deal,
don't have a crap attack.


I didn't see the new "The XX" song posted, so here you go: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nW5AF0m9Zw

I am a little mixed on this song. The song is fairly comparable to some of the stuff on their first album, but it just feels as if the song doesn't have the hook that, say VCR, has. But, there is still something appealing about it.

You can tell I am not a music critic.

Traitorous Leopard
Jul 20, 2009



BronYAurStomp posted:

I really dig that first video's chorus, thanks.

Heck yes

Another choice track from that same album (couldn't find a Youtube link)

http://theweeks.bandcamp.com/track/altar-girl

nomapple
Apr 27, 2012


Twin Cinema posted:

I didn't see the new "The XX" song posted, so here you go: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nW5AF0m9Zw

I am a little mixed on this song. The song is fairly comparable to some of the stuff on their first album, but it just feels as if the song doesn't have the hook that, say VCR, has. But, there is still something appealing about it.

You can tell I am not a music critic.

I hadn't listened to the XX before this, but I love it. I will definitely check out their s/t now. Really looking forward to this all of a sudden.

thehoodie
Feb 8, 2011


nomapple posted:

I hadn't listened to the XX before this, but I love it. I will definitely check out their s/t now. Really looking forward to this all of a sudden.

Are you me? I had the exact same reaction when I first heard it. And have listened to the album about 4 times in 2 days. It's really really good. How have I not heard of this before!?

BonoMan
Feb 20, 2002


Jade Ear Joe

Traitorous Leopard posted:

Heck yes

Another choice track from that same album (couldn't find a Youtube link)

http://theweeks.bandcamp.com/track/altar-girl

Not bad. Sounds like early Kings of Leon... not quite as good, but still good.

BonoMan
Feb 20, 2002


Jade Ear Joe

Epi Lepi posted:

Gah, the vocals just do not work at all with the new beat, completely ruins it. That started off pretty cool too.

EDIT: Live version of the real song; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BZhFL0hjjo. I really wanna see this band, too bad last time they were in NYC was the middle of my busy season at work.

The Live version of "Whirring" from that set is incredible. It just turns into an 8 minute complete loving rock out piece.

Funkutron5000
Jan 20, 2010


nomapple posted:

+1 for The Menzingers love in this thread, On the Impossible Past is amazing.

On the Impossible Past is my favorite album since I don't even know when. I'm not a huge fan of their other two albums so I was skeptical going into it but after my first listen I knew it was something I would listen to for a long, long time.

cubicle gangster
Jun 26, 2005

magda, make the tea


Is this the right thread to talk about fang island in? they're a bit heavy to be called indie, but it's all pop hooks.
I just got back from their show at the bowery and they're loving astounding live. Go see them!

Major just came out, and although I dont know it what I heard was incredible. Also listen to their first album, it's self titled.

Elphiem
Dec 4, 2005

CFC Fan

cubicle gangster posted:

Is this the right thread to talk about fang island in? they're a bit heavy to be called indie, but it's all pop hooks.
I just got back from their show at the bowery and they're loving astounding live. Go see them!

Major just came out, and although I dont know it what I heard was incredible. Also listen to their first album, it's self titled.

Funnily enough they did a remix of Cradle too: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgF6_u7OZ40

I still like the Kyte version though.

Elphiem fucked around with this message at 11:39 on Jul 21, 2012

Elphiem
Dec 4, 2005

CFC Fan

Don't know why this hasn't gotten any attention:

Doe Paoro - Born Whole: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YyfrDMA69Jo

Someone has already dubstepped it at least: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wwq-P_UMS0

LtTennisBall
Apr 5, 2009


About a week ago I got tickets to see The Dismemberment Plan in Baltimore. I missed them on their reunion tour (I had tickets for the Philly date but was unable to get there), so I'm excited. They're playing the Metro Gallery, which is a tiny space that I've never actually been to before.

Elphiem
Dec 4, 2005

CFC Fan

This ticks all my Indie Boxes
41st and Home - Gorbachev (live from the garage): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jy6p9DiUbNU

In It For The Tank
Feb 17, 2011

But I've yet to figure out a better way to spend my time.


I've been on an Indie Rock/Pop/stuff kick recently and I'm wondering if anyone can suggest any bands that sound similar to any of the following:

The Wombats
Two Door Cinema Club
Tellison
Tall Ships
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
Stronoway

nomapple
Apr 27, 2012


thehoodie posted:

Are you me? I had the exact same reaction when I first heard it. And have listened to the album about 4 times in 2 days. It's really really good. How have I not heard of this before!?

I finally got round to checking out their s/t last night and it really is excellent. I shall be spinning it a lot, but I still think Angels is their best song, on first impressions anyway.

I am listening to On the Impossible Past, again. I really think The Menzingers might've released my AOTY. Every time I listen to it, it gets better. I don't know how I can express enough love for it in one forum post, but most of you seem to know how awesome it is anyway. I don't know whether it's fair to compare them, but Handwritten really doesn't stand a chance at the moment! I'm so gutted that their London date on their Euro tour stops here the same night as Nasum's farewell show, as I really can't miss that. I might have to travel to the next nearest date, or visit a friend up north who is also a fan to go see them.

thehoodie
Feb 8, 2011


nomapple posted:

I finally got round to checking out their s/t last night and it really is excellent. I shall be spinning it a lot, but I still think Angels is their best song, on first impressions anyway.

Definitely agree, and I am far past first impressions. It just feels a lot deeper and more emotional than the songs off their s/t, and I think it works really well. Can't wait to hear more off their upcoming album.

thehoodie fucked around with this message at 20:10 on Jul 22, 2012

callmehyde
Apr 28, 2010


nomapple posted:

I finally got round to checking out their s/t last night and it really is excellent. I shall be spinning it a lot, but I still think Angels is their best song, on first impressions anyway.

I am listening to On the Impossible Past, again. I really think The Menzingers might've released my AOTY. Every time I listen to it, it gets better. I don't know how I can express enough love for it in one forum post, but most of you seem to know how awesome it is anyway. I don't know whether it's fair to compare them, but Handwritten really doesn't stand a chance at the moment! I'm so gutted that their London date on their Euro tour stops here the same night as Nasum's farewell show, as I really can't miss that. I might have to travel to the next nearest date, or visit a friend up north who is also a fan to go see them.

Just got On the Impossible Past the other day and I've listened to the entire album every day since. Besides The Gaslight Anthem, do you have any recommendations that might be in the same ballpark?

Count Chocula
Dec 25, 2011

WE HAVE TO CONTROL OUR ENVIRONMENT
IF YOU SEE ME POSTING OUTSIDE OF THE AUSPOL THREAD PLEASE TELL ME THAT I'M MISSED AND TO START POSTING AGAIN


callmehyde posted:

Just got On the Impossible Past the other day and I've listened to the entire album every day since. Besides The Gaslight Anthem, do you have any recommendations that might be in the same ballpark?

Sadly enough, this is all I listen to basically. I kinda talked about them in my Springsteen thread, since they're all influenced by him: http://forums.somethingawful.com/sh...hreadid=3472716
You can also try the punk thread.

I'd start with The Hold Steady (bit more literate), Titus Andronicus (bit punkier), and The Smith Street Band (bit more Australian). Frank Turner's another good bet; he's a bit more of a folk singer but he draws from the same well as The Menzingers. The Mountain Goats aren't punk but they are just as literary. Hot Water Music, Descendents, and Bad Religion are probably the forefathers of what The Menzingers do.

The Mountain Goats have some of the same lyrical themes, but are a bit more low-fi. Getting farther afield there's fellow Philly band The Loved Ones; their lead singer Dave Hause also has a few solo albums. Blacklist Royals are another Jersey band that sound just like Gaslight. Sharks are touring with Menzingers and sound a bit like them too.

I'll add more as I find them.

In It For The Tank
Feb 17, 2011

But I've yet to figure out a better way to spend my time.


I'll second Frank Turner (obviously) and The Smith Street Band. Both are absolutely ace.

Also, I'll throw Jim Lockey and the Solemn Sun in as a recommendation because he completes my triumvirate of folk/punk/thing bands.

Count Chocula
Dec 25, 2011

WE HAVE TO CONTROL OUR ENVIRONMENT
IF YOU SEE ME POSTING OUTSIDE OF THE AUSPOL THREAD PLEASE TELL ME THAT I'M MISSED AND TO START POSTING AGAIN


I somehow forgot The Weakerthans and Against Me! in that post.

thehoodie
Feb 8, 2011


Just thought people would like to know that Passion Pit's new album, Gossamer is out today (maybe tomorrow? I dunno). I haven't had a chance to listen yet, but thus far I have heard it's good. And if their first album is anything to go off of, it will definitely be a great one.

Serisothikos
Dec 4, 2004

Unlimited Pasta Pass

It's been really interesting listening to Matt and Kim evolve over time. Can't get "Let's Go" out of my head.

CountingCrows
Apr 17, 2001


thehoodie posted:

Just thought people would like to know that Passion Pit's new album, Gossamer is out today (maybe tomorrow? I dunno). I haven't had a chance to listen yet, but thus far I have heard it's good. And if their first album is anything to go off of, it will definitely be a great one.

I love their new album. This is a very interesting read if you'd like to know where the album came from and what the lead singer's been battling through:

http://pitchfork.com/features/cover...er/passion-pit/

callmehyde
Apr 28, 2010


Count Chocula posted:

Sadly enough, this is all I listen to basically. I kinda talked about them in my Springsteen thread, since they're all influenced by him: http://forums.somethingawful.com/sh...hreadid=3472716
You can also try the punk thread.

I'd start with The Hold Steady (bit more literate), Titus Andronicus (bit punkier), and The Smith Street Band (bit more Australian). Frank Turner's another good bet; he's a bit more of a folk singer but he draws from the same well as The Menzingers. The Mountain Goats aren't punk but they are just as literary. Hot Water Music, Descendents, and Bad Religion are probably the forefathers of what The Menzingers do.

The Mountain Goats have some of the same lyrical themes, but are a bit more low-fi. Getting farther afield there's fellow Philly band The Loved Ones; their lead singer Dave Hause also has a few solo albums. Blacklist Royals are another Jersey band that sound just like Gaslight. Sharks are touring with Menzingers and sound a bit like them too.

I'll add more as I find them.
Thank you, thank you, thank you. This was great not only because you gave me some new music to look into but because I've been trying to remember the artist and title of Frank Turner's "JetLag" for a few years now. So that was cool too.

In It For The Tank posted:

I'll second Frank Turner (obviously) and The Smith Street Band. Both are absolutely ace.

Also, I'll throw Jim Lockey and the Solemn Sun in as a recommendation because he completes my triumvirate of folk/punk/thing bands.
I'll check these out as well. Woohoo new music!

COUNTIN THE BILLIES
Jan 8, 2006

by Ion Helmet


PatrickDomino posted:

Hah, I was looking for a good summer anthem. I think that wins out.

As for me, I am so excited on the new How to Dress Well song, "Cold Nites". His last CD drove me wild and I loved every second of it. "Ocean Floors for Everything" was good, but this song just gets me going.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEEBnL7OvIg

Oooh I loved How To Dress Well's first album. Will check out...

Twin Cinema posted:

I didn't see the new "The XX" song posted, so here you go: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nW5AF0m9Zw

I am a little mixed on this song. The song is fairly comparable to some of the stuff on their first album, but it just feels as if the song doesn't have the hook that, say VCR, has. But, there is still something appealing about it.

You can tell I am not a music critic.

It hasn't hit me and comes off as boring but I might have to marinate on it more. I LOVED their s/t though and it took a little while for me to get into that.

Conduit for Sale!
Apr 17, 2007



Does anyone else not listen to the last track on the Fever Ray deluxe edition ("Here Before") because it's too happy and you'd rather end with "Stranger Than Kindness" because it's depressing as hell? I'm just curious.

Harold
Oct 28, 2004

Don't make me post something.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDYuo3p4AXA
Get Well Soon - Hold on


Listening to this track a bit. It's growing on me quite a lot.

A little like The XX, maybe.

You can download the track for free.

stoops
Jun 11, 2001


Poolside - Slow Down
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xlun7VOJDmI

one of the hottest tracks of the summer

Monday_
Feb 18, 2006

Worked-up silent dork without sex ability seeks oblivion and demise.

The Great Twist

A few days ago Ben Gibbard released a new song on his Soundcloud page. It's about former Seattle Mariner/current New York Yankee Ichiro Suzuki. As someone who never really listened to Death Cab, but is a big fan of the Postal Service, I'd say this is the best baseball song since Take Me Out To The Ballgame. Somehow I doubt it's going to make his solo album.

http://soundcloud.com/gibbstack/ichiros-theme

nomapple
Apr 27, 2012


OK so maybe my comment about Handwritten not standing a chance was a bit short sighted. SInce it went up on Spotify on Monday, I've listened to it every day this week, and made the vinyl purchase after work today The vinyl itself is beautifully presented, if you're wondering, but I'll probably bore people with the details of that in the vinyl thread instead. The music itself gets better every time. I really love the 1st half of the album now, and there is still a lot for me to get into on the 2nd half. 45, Mulholland Drive and Keepsake are the standouts for me so far, although National Anthem is also really good. It's kind of like a slightly more muted accompaniment to OTIP, and means that I am now listening to something other than The Menzingers. This will most likely feature somewhere in my top 20 of the year, possibly even my top 10. I'll live with it a little longer before I make that sort of call though.

E: I didn't see any posts for it, but I may have missed them... Either way, A new Mountain Goats track is available for streaming RIGHT FRIGGING NOW and it is, as predicted, wonderful. On a sidenote, I need that artwork on an LP sleeve, in my hands, right now.

nomapple fucked around with this message at 23:34 on Jul 27, 2012

Sgt. Pepper09
Dec 12, 2008



I just found out about the singer/songwriter Jeff Hanson that was signed to KRS in 2003. I am absolutely blown away. This guy wrote some really beautiful songs. Then I found out he passed away back in 2009. I am really shocked at how underrated he is. He deserves much more attention. I hate it so much when I find an artist that I really like just to find out they have passed on. RIP Jeff Hanson

The End of Everything Known
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMfFikpSvqc

This Time it Will
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FC7ICWiN6iw

If Only I Knew
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XfCqZBWKSzA

Seriously, check this guy out.

Admin Understudy
Apr 17, 2002

Captain Pope-tastic

Did anyone listen to the Animal Collective radio stream? They played the first song off Centipede Hz at the end and uploaded it to youtube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6cWumQwCqA

pissdude
Jul 15, 2003
Probation
Can't post for 3503 days!


The new Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti album is floating around out there.. and it loving OWNS. I love it. As good as any of his previous releases, if not better than some.

ThatsMyBoye
Nov 21, 2006

I wish that I believed in fate
I wish I didn't sleep so late
I used to be carried in the arms of cheerleaders


New Grizzly Bear, bitches.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bteY_fs3Y18

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Real Name Grover
Feb 13, 2002

Like corn on the cob

Fan of Britches


If the rest of Shields is as good as this one and "Sleeping Ute," I think I and many others are gonna consider this the album of the year.


E: Thread: http://forums.somethingawful.com/sh...hreadid=3499392

Real Name Grover fucked around with this message at 05:22 on Aug 3, 2012

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