Posts tagged with ‘unpretentious’

Sarah Jaffe … The Body Wins … 2012

Sarah’s bluesy, ballsy (hehe) voice went on a date with a drum machine and a new wave/hip-hop producer for Round #2. Though she’s employed more instrumentation Jaffe still evokes a richly depraced, hollow, barebones, sound. She’s pretty brilliant!

Moonface … With Sinnai - Heartbreaking Bravery

Wolf Parade frontman’s solo effort is pretty similar to his earlier work. Dark, deep rhythms and power chords against proto-gothic vocals and sad but epic lyrics.

Ribouem … Jazz Giriot … 2012

Born in the Republic of Cameroon, Aime Roger Ribouem launched his musical career playing night clubs in the 80s. His jazz is influenced by the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Smith, Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker.

KonKoma … KonKoma … 2012

Super funky in a super great way. This is awesome, give it a listen!

The Ghost Inside … Get What You Give … 2012

These guys are emerging as one of the most exciting new bands on the melodic hardcore scene. Check it out!