Friday, December 26, 2008
ICE, SEA, DEAD PEOPLE are one of the few bands that have emailed me that I actually liked. They are a 3 piece band from London who are inspired by bands like Fugazi, Liars and Jarcrew. Their aggressive, sharp post-punk music is very harsh on the ears, kind-of reminiscent of Untitled Musical Project. I should listen to it in the mornings to wake me up. I can imagine them being a fun live band to watch. Actually less fun and more scary, but still awesome. Justin Klein is the name of the song up for download below, I have no idea who Justin Klein is but he's probably awesome, just because he has a ISDP song named after him.
MP3: ICE, SEA, DEAD PEOPLE - Justin Klein
BUY: A t-shirt?
Sunday, December 21, 2008
Simon Says No! are a 4 piece experimental shoegaze/noise-rock band from Oslo, Norway. Considering the fact that before now, the only Danish music I'd heard was Aqua - Barbie Girl, their stuff is suprisingly good. When listening to SSN! it's obvious that bands like Slowdive and My Bloody Valentine are big influences on them. They recently played a few gigs in the USA, apparently they were well recieved and got good reviews. They will soon be releasing their debut EP entitled Ahoi de Angst. Below is an MP3 from the EP.
MP3: Simon Says No! - Sleeping Heart
Edit: They're actually Norwegian, not Danish.
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Instruments (Make Music) are a fantastic 4-piece from London who make aggressive yet warming math-pop, in my opinion the best kind of math-pop. It's like Johnny Foreigner meets Pulled Apart By Horses. They recently released their self-titled debut EP on Unlabel, also the home of Klaus Says Buy The Record from that Orange Unsigned show. You can listen to it in full on Last.fm here, and if you like what you hear, you can buy it from Unlabel here. If you don’t have a Last.fm account or just want an MP3, look below!
MP3: Instruments (Make Music) – Bright Eyes Make For Good Dogs
MP3: Instruments (Make Music) – The Mexican