Sunday, June 26, 2005


Adem - Indie Britpop

Adem Ilhan is categorized as a British pop singer whose music is more indie than pop. His debut solo album "Homesongs" was written, performed and produced by him and has been compared to M. Ward and The Decemberists. Check out his official website for news and other such sundries. Buy "Homesongs".

Sunday, June 19, 2005


Autolux - The Definition of Cool

Autolux is from Los Angeles and their music is very indie rock. They've been compared to bands like My Bloody Valentine and Lush and you can definitely hear the similarities. However, they make their own sounds and don't steal too much from their idols. Their debut record "Future Perfect" was produced by famous rock producer T-Bone Burnett, of all people. Check out some video at their official website. If you're a member of myspace, check out their profile and you can listen to some songs from the record. Buy "Future Perfect".

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Venus Hum

Venus Hum - A Girl and Two Guys

Venus Hum is a trio comprised of vocalist Annette Strean and multi-instrumentalists Kip Kubin and Tony Miracle. They formed in Nashville and released their debut album entitled "Big Beautiful Sky" in April of 2003. Their sound is hard to describe because each song captures a different mood/energy. Annette has a playful and experimental voice and their music is definitely all over the map. Check out their official website for some news and info. about the band. Go to this fan site for some downloads. Buy "Big Beautiful Sky" or go to their official site to buy their newest EP "Songs For Superheroes".

Monday, June 06, 2005

Brandi Carlile

Brandi Carlile playing her heart out

Brandi Carlile is from a small town in Washington. She was recently signed to Columbia Records and played SXSW in March. She has an absolutely beautiful, slightly twangy voice. She writes the songs and plays guitar and twins Phil and Tim Hanseroth play bass, guitar and also write. Check out some photos and tour info. at her official website. Buy the cd.

Thursday, June 02, 2005

The Redwalls

The Redwalls in their element

The Redwalls are from Deerfield, Illinois, and play rock-n-roll music. Their first album "Universal Blues" came out in 2003 and their newest record "De Nova" will be out this month. They're definitely inspired by British Invasion bands of the 60s, but they have their own sound. Check out their official site for some mp3s and news. Buy "Universal Blues" or pre-order "De Nova".