New Tunes – Vacationer

Good luck trying to find any information on these guys, or maybe my googling skills are a little rusty.

New Tunes – Beth Orton

In 1997 I got to sit down and interview Beth Orton, an English folk singer-songwriter, for a local music magazine in Utah.

New Tunes – Grizzly Bear

I’m sure many of you are already familiar with Grizzly Bear, but I couldn’t resist featuring their new album Shields.

New Tunes – Parlovr

Parlovr is a three man indie rock band out of Montreal, Quebec. There isn’t really a concise way to describe their sound…

New Tunes – Cat Power

Cat Power (Chan Marshall) is by no means a new artist, but this is the first album of original material she’s put out in six years.

New Tunes – David Byrne & St. Vincent

David Byrne of course needs no introduction, and even if you’ve never heard of St. Vincent…

New Tunes – Kishi Bashi

Kishi Bashi is the solo effort of multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Kaoru Ishibashi who has toured as a violinist for Regina Spektor and of Montreal. His own songs are playful, orchestral adventures full of texture and relentless energy. The song I’…

New Tunes – The Airborne Toxic Event

This is yet another instance where the music I’m featuring isn’t necessarily brand new, but I only recently discovered this song.

New Tunes – Twin Shadow

I think I’m breaking a rule here by featuring a musician I’ve already written about once, but screw it.

New Tunes – Bowerbirds

These guys are a folk/indie band form Raleigh, North Carolina, and the song I’m featuring is relatively new. It’s off of their 2009 album Upper Air, so three years old? You pass a certain age and three years is like, what? Yesterday? Pshaw. There is mi…