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Postby indigo_jones » Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:04 pm

The_Kiwi_Fruit wrote:omg i went to age pryor and the suspisions concert last night in the wellington garden's. I loved it!!! his music is amazing. I'm going to buy his cd asap.

*cries with envy*
I saw a couple of photos of that show, but they were pretty distant, so I couldn't see anything clearly. I worked out that one of the guys from WIUO was there doing backup vocals (as he's been doing recently), but it looked like a woman was there doing backup vocals, as well. Was it Tessa Rain?

I've been enjoying Liam Finn's new solo album this week. He's inherited the Finn songwriting talent.
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Postby poptartgirl » Fri Feb 01, 2008 8:49 pm

indigo_jones wrote:I've been enjoying Liam Finn's new solo album this week. He's inherited the Finn songwriting talent.


He's about to start a bunch of tour dates in the US. They're all listed on MySpace : http://www.myspace.com/theliamfinn

I have at least 2 opportunities in less than a month to see him : during SXSW and on April 2nd :D

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Postby poptartgirl » Sun Feb 10, 2008 4:38 pm

The Alarmists - The Ghost and The Hired Gun

http://www.myspace.com/thealarmists
http://www.thealarmistsband.com

It got a lot of spins in my car this week during my daily commute :)

A little bit powerpop, a little bit indie-rock, and a dash of midwestern bar band
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Postby kittykat » Wed Feb 27, 2008 1:14 am

Has anyone here ever heard Modest Mouse? Luv them!

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Postby kittykill » Thu Apr 17, 2008 6:25 am

Modest Mouse is from my area. They are huge here.

Right now I am listening to The Hives and Edith Piaf. I'm really into more older music from the 1920-1950's but I'm always on the look out for new music.

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Postby kittykat » Thu Apr 17, 2008 3:02 pm

I've never heard of them. I think I'll go look them up. I usually listen more to alternative and modern music though. (And folk parody duos like FotC :D)
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Postby poptartgirl » Thu Apr 17, 2008 10:44 pm

kittykill wrote:Modest Mouse is from my area. They are huge here.

Right now I am listening to The Hives and Edith Piaf. I'm really into more older music from the 1920-1950's but I'm always on the look out for new music.


You might like a couple of current bands from Austin who are influenced by music from the 1920s-1950s.

White Ghost Shivers (1920s-1930s jazz, blues, vaudeville)

Mistress Stephanie and Her Melodic Cat (German cabaret mixed in with a little bit of punk on some tunes)
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Postby indigo_jones » Sun Apr 20, 2008 2:22 pm

You might also be interested in The Real Tuesday Weld. A strange, yet good, melding of various older sounds and styles, such as cabaret and jazz.
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Postby Johnnyp » Mon Apr 21, 2008 6:29 am

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Postby poptartgirl » Mon Apr 21, 2008 6:53 pm

Popup -- a quartet from Glasgow Scotland

New album, A Time and A Place, out in May - UK tour to follow in mid-June

http://www.popuptheband.com
http://www.myspace.com/popuptheband
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Postby ParanoidAndroid » Tue Apr 22, 2008 4:40 am

Bret You've Got it Goin' On- itunes preorder track YAY! :tonqe:
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Postby poptartgirl » Tue Apr 22, 2008 8:12 pm

Until I have the funds to buy their CD, I'm listening to their tunes on MySpace.

Frightened Rabbit - Scottish band I saw at SXSW and they're returning to Austin in early June :D

http://www.myspace.com/frightenedrabbit

Scottish pop rules !

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Postby poptartgirl » Mon May 05, 2008 6:17 pm

Still listening to Frightened Rabbit :D

Lucky enough to have a coupon and download 25 songs from emusic.com for *free* !
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Postby indigo_jones » Tue May 06, 2008 1:25 pm

emusic was promoting Frightened Rabbit pretty heavily last month. Sadly, I've had to cancel my subscription, because they never seemed to have stuff from the indie artists I was looking for. That, and I don't like losing my downloads that I've paid for, just because I forgot to use them up in time each month.

I've been kind of burned out on all my music right now, so I've turned to XM satellite radio for my musical entertainment. I always forget how much I like the different options.
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Postby dangerous person » Tue May 06, 2008 2:09 pm

kittykill wrote:Modest Mouse is from my area. They are huge here.

Right now I am listening to The Hives and Edith Piaf. I'm really into more older music from the 1920-1950's but I'm always on the look out for new music.


you might like The Divine Comedy (my favourite band! influenced by people like Jacques Brel and Scott Walker, gorgeous melodies and lyrics, Neil Hannon has the best voice ever as well) and Duke Special (very cabaret influenced - Irish)


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