November 2011

18 / November 2011 / Saunders Robinson

  1. Money GrabberFitz and the Tantrums
  2. Something Good Can Work (Remix)Two Door Cinema Club
  3. Santa FeBeirut
  4. Dead WrongHanni El Khatib
  5. Country RoadsPretty Lights
  6. Numbers Don't LieMynabirds
  7. You're Too WeirdFruit Bats
  8. Hold OnAlabama Shakes
  9. 1327 ObsesionaoDavila 666
  10. You Were Never ThereDiego Garcia
  11. Don't Owe You A ThangGary Clark Jr.
  12. Not Fade AwayFlorence and the Machine
  13. Let's Get It OnMarvin Gaye
  14. The Boy with the Thorn in His SideThe Smiths
  15. Little TalksOf Monsters and Men
  16. Long GoneToy Soldiers
  1. Fitz and the Tantrums / Money Grabber

    This song has been around but I love this album. These guys put on a KILLER show.

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    Fitz and the Tantrums are an American soul group from Los Angeles, California. The group was founded in 2008 by Michael Fitzpatrick, who had begun writing soul music for a solo project on an old church organ he had purchased. He added friend James King to the group as an arranger and soon after expanded the band to a seven-piece, including several horns. Fitzpatrick shares the vocal duties with Noelle Scaggs. Other members include Joseph Karnes, Jeremy Ruzumna, and John Wicks. Read more on more...

  2. Two Door Cinema Club / Something Good Can Work (Remix)

    I love this version of the song. Very upbeat

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    Two Door Cinema Club is a Bangor and Donaghadee, Northern Ireland, UK, electropop / alternative band, formed 2007, consisting of Alex Trimble (vocals, guitar), Kevin Baird (bass, vocals), Sam Halliday (guitar, vocals) and, live only, Benjamin Thompson (drums). The band has released three albums: "Tourist History" (2010), "Beacon" (2012) and "Gameshow" (2016). The band's name resulted from Halliday's mispronunciation of the local cinema's name, Tudor Cinema. Read more on more...

  3. Beirut / Santa Fe

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    Beirut is an American indie-rock and world music band which was originally the solo musical project of Zach Condon (born Zachary Francis Condon in Santa Fe, New Mexico) and later expanded into a band. The band's first performances were in New York, in May 2006, to support the release of their debut album, Gulag Orkestar. Condon recorded before Beirut was established: when he was fifteen and under the name of Realpeople, he made an electronic record, fashioned after his love for The Magnetic Fields. Read more on more...

  4. Hanni El Khatib / Dead Wrong

    This is my one of my favorite up and coming artists. He's very bluesy, although this song doesn't capture that. His voice fluctuates in a way that reminds me of Elvis.

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    Hanni El Khatib is a singer-songwriter and musician based in Los Angeles. The son of Palestinian and Filipino immigrants (and the first American in his family), Hanni El Khatib grew up in San Francisco and was obsessed with classic Americana and pop culture of the 1950s and 60s. Influenced by pioneers of early Rock and R&B, the multi-instrumentalist serves as singer, songwriter & producer for his one-man band (live he is joined by drummer Nicky Fleming-Yaryan) mixing a unique sound of ‘50/’60s blues, soul, garage rock & doo whop. Read more on more...

  5. Pretty Lights / Country Roads

    Who doesn't like John Denver meets Pretty Lights?

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    Derek Vincent Smith (born November 25, 1981) is an American electronic music artist who performs under the stage name Pretty Lights. He is also the proprietor of an associated music label, Pretty Lights Music. Smith's music relies heavily on digital sampling and crosses many genres, forming a combination of "glitchy hip-hop beats, buzzing synth lines, and vintage funk and soul samples.". Pretty Lights' sound is generated by manipulating samples and organic beats using the Novation X-Station, monome and the Akai MPD32. Read more on more...

  6. Mynabirds / Numbers Don't Lie

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  7. Fruit Bats / You're Too Weird

    This SONG is sooo weird, but I love it.

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    Fruit Bats is an American rock band formed in 1997 in Chicago, Illinois. The group has had many personnel changes but revolves around songwriter Eric D. Johnson. Their albums include Echolocation (2001), Mouthfuls (2003), Spelled in Bones (2005), The Ruminant Band (2009), Tripper (2011), and Absolute Loser (2016). In 2009 Johnson also joined The Shins. Originally part of short-lived Chicago group I Rowboat, Johnson and two of his fellow Rowboat members, guitarist Dan Strack and drummer Brian Belval, created Fruit Bats as a side-project. Read more on more...

  8. Alabama Shakes / Hold On

    Another up and comer. CMJ called them a band to watch. These guys, much like Raphael Saadiq and Fitz are part of the retro soul movement.

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    Alabama Shakes is an American rock band formed in Athens, Alabama, United States in 2009. The group consists of lead singer Brittany Howard, guitarist Heath Fogg, bassist Zac Cockrell, and drummer Steve Johnson. Here is some background information on Alabama Shakes from the Hold On Songfacts: The R&B-inspired Rock band Alabama Shakes originated when lead singer/guitarist Brittany Howard approached bassist Zac Cockrell during a high school psychology class in Athens, Alabama and the pair began meeting after school to write songs. Read more on more...

  9. Davila 666 / 1327 Obsesionao

    How about some Puerto Rican punk rock? Why not? I love their lo-fi sound, almost channeling dysfunctional beach boys.

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    Get your panties wet. Dávila 666 Read more on more...

  10. Diego Garcia / You Were Never There

    I just like it.

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    Diego Garcia is an Argentine-American musician. He was the lead singer of the band Elefant and is currently a solo artist. Garcia was born in Detroit, Michigan to Argentine parents, raised in Tampa, Florida, and educated at Brown University. He first broke into the music world as the lead singer of the New York-based band Elefant, a group aligned with the postmodern movement. New York magazine once described him as the “Sexiest Lead Singer." In April 2011 he released his first solo album Laura. Read more on more...

  11. Gary Clark Jr. / Don't Owe You A Thang

    This guy has been around for a while, playing in Austin for years. When I first heard him, I thought I was listening a new Black Keys song. Nope. His guitar is outrageous.

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    Gary Clark Jr. (born February 15, 1984) is an American guitarist and actor based in Austin, Texas. Described as being the future of Texas blues, Clark's resume has included sharing the stage with various legends of rock and roll. He has stated that he is "influenced by blues, jazz, soul [and] country, as well as hip hop". Clark's musical trademarks are his extremely fuzzy guitar sound and smooth vocal style. GARY CLARK JR.began playing guitar in 1996 at the ripe young age of 12. Read more on more...

  12. Florence and the Machine / Not Fade Away

    I've been listening to Buddy Holly, and this is part of the tribute album "Rave On Buddy Holly." It includes other artists frin Cee Lo Green -- not my favorite singer but has a killer song -- to Justin Townes Earl and the Modest Mouse.

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    Florence + The Machine (recording as Florence And The Machine) is the name of Florence Welch and a collaboration of other artists who provide backing music for her voice. Florence is an art college dropout from Camberwell, London, who was discovered singing Motown covers in a nightclub toilet, drunk. Musically Florence and the Machine's sound is generally referred to as soul-inspired indie rock. Welch, who grew up listening to The White Stripes and Kate Bush Read more on more...

  13. Marvin Gaye / Let's Get It On

    This song never gets old for me

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    Marvin Pentz Gay, Jr. (2 April 1939 - 1 April 1984) was an American soul and rnb singer, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, known as "The Prince of Soul", or "The Prince of Motown." Originally a member of the doo-wop group The Moonglows, he pursued a solo career after the group disbanded and released many successful solo hits including "I Heard It Through the Grapevine", "Let's Get It On" and "What's Going On". His best albums are still held in extremely high regard, and he is often cited as one of the finest singers of his era. Read more on more...

  14. The Smiths / The Boy with the Thorn in His Side

    I love this song. Morrissey's vocals are about as perfect as you can get.

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    The Smiths were a rock band which formed in 1982 in Manchester, England, United Kingdom. The band consisted of Morrissey (vocals, lyrics), Johnny Marr (guitar, music), Mike Joyce (drums) and Andy Rourke (bass). Hugely influential, The Smiths lasted all of five years from 1982 to 1987, releasing during this period four studio albums (The Smiths, Meat Is Murder, The Queen Is Dead and Strangeways, Here We Come) and three compilation albums (Hatful Of Hollow, The World Won't Listen and Louder Than Bombs). Read more on more...

  15. Of Monsters and Men / Little Talks

    an Icelandic band that reminds me a bit of She and Him

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    Of Monsters and Men are an indie folk band which formed in 2010 in Keflavík/Garðabær, Iceland. The band consists of Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir (vocals, guitar), Ragnar Þórhallsson (vocals, guitar), Brynjar Leifsson (guitar), Kristján Páll Kristjánsson (bass), Arnar Rósenkranz Hilmarsson (drums) and the former member Árni Guðjónsson (keyboards, accordion), who left the band in 2012. The band released their debut album "My Head Is an Animal" in September 2011. Read more on more...

  16. Toy Soldiers / Long Gone

    These guys are a local Philly band. I came across them one day in a bar and was really impressed. While not showcased in this song, they can be very bluegrassy. Word?

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    Toy Soldiers is a rowdy, hard-working bunch who spent most of 2011 playing 120+ shows across the east coast and southern U.S. tearing through everything from tiny dive bars to festival stages to big theaters with a brand of soulful rock n' roll music that takes it's roots, puts it in a blender and pours out that good old feeling made for today. From it's beginnings as a duo started by Ron Gallo in Philadelphia in 2007, to it's era of fluctuating cast of players and it's eventual growth into a solid 5-piece band consisting of Gallo (lead vocals Read more on more...

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