Thursday, November 17, 2011

Today's Swell Tune: Mad Dog

  • Band: Black Lips
  • Album: Arabia Mountain
  • From: Atlanta Georgia, United Satates
  • Sound: Is there such a thing as "mod punk?" ; lo-fi garage punk
  • Website:
  • Social: facebook, twitter, blogspot

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Today's Swell Tune: Bad Intentions

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Today's Swell Tune: The Great Fire

  • Band: Future Islands
  • Album: On the Water
  • From: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Sound: I don't believe I've ever used the word 'breathtaking' in a sentence before ; new wave, synthpop.
  • Website: future-islands

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Today's Swell Tune: Fire!

  • Band: Baby Baby
  • Album: Money
  • From: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Sound: Like they put on a Hell of a live show. And like Violent Femmes might have a case against that opening riff... ; They brand themselves "Fun Rock," and I'm gonna ahead and brand an "indie" into that ass, too.
  • Social: facebook twitter
  • Download free:  here

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Today's Swell Tune: Dreamer

  • Artist: Elizaveta
  • Album: (EP) Elizaveta (full album due Jan 2012)
  • From: Born NYC, Raised in Russia. The exact reverse of...
  • Sound: I'm just gonna say it--Regina Spektor. Just a lot like that, but a bit synthier; pop opera (has anyone coined "popera" yet? Let's not talk to them, if they do.)
  • Social: facebook ; twitter

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Today's Swell Tune: Baby Missiles

  • Band: The War On Drugs
  • Album: Slave Ambient
  • From: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Sound: The best Bruce Springsteen song not written by Bruce Springsteen. Or Win Butler. ; indie rock.
  • Social: twitter

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Today's Swell Tune: Act on Impulse

  • Band: We Were Promised Jetpacks
  • Album: In the Pit of the Stomach
  • From: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Sound: Sometimes a song just seems to be about you...your and what you've been living... ...Screw you guys--it's my blog; indie rock, post punk
  • Website:
  • Social:  facebook, myspace
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