There are some great bands I have been reviewing and listening to recently. Here are some of the songs and my thoughts. Enjoy,
Agnes Obel “Riverside”-“Riverside” starts out with a beautiful piano piece, followed by her unique voice.
Agnes Obel is an indie singer from Berlin. Her debut album, Philharmonics was released in late 2010.
Aloe Blacc “I Need A Dollar”-“I Need A Dollar” has a great roots sound with strong lyrics mirroring the hardships of a person who lost everything and is starting up again.
Aloe Blacc is from Los Angeles, Calif. This song is from Blacc’s I Need A Dollar (How To Make It In America) EP.
Sounds like: John Legend
- “David” is an upbeat song from Brother’s Fly By Nights EP released in May 2011.
Brother is an alternative rock band from Slough, England.
The Black Ryder-“Grass”- “Grass” is a synth rock track from their 2011 Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride album.
The Black Ryder is an Australian band composed of Scott Von Ryper and Aimee Nash.
Sounds like: Unkle, Garbage
The Civil Wars-“Barton Hollow”-“Barton Hollow” is a track from Joy Williams and John Paul White’s debut album, The Civil Wars. The track has a great beat and overall sound. Williams and White’s voices complement each other.